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Keeping iTunes library/mp3 collection on external hard drive?

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#1 computergeek522


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Posted 27 April 2010 - 11:52 AM

I have a rather large mp3 collection (200 GB and growing!) and I would really like to free up some room on my laptop's hard drive for other things (the HD is 320 GB, but as I'm still collecting music, that will most likely shrink as time goes by!). Anyway, I recently bought a 1 TB external hard drive, and would actually like to keep my music on there instead of my internal hard drive.

But I'm wondering if this will cause any issues with iTunes and my iPod (a 160 GB iPod Classic.) Is it possible to keep my library and mp3 collection on an external hard drive and still have everything work with iTunes? If so, is there a specific way to keep everything working? Or am I stuck with having to keep my ridiculous mp3 collection on my internal hard drive?

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

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#2 redsteroo


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Posted 28 April 2010 - 06:49 PM

Try one of these links. Hope it helps. :thumbsup:

The video is pretty easy. The article in more detail about managing.



Edited by redsteroo, 28 April 2010 - 06:57 PM.

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