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Moving iTunes preferences to another pc


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#1 Lilium

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Posted 02 April 2011 - 02:14 AM

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I'm going to retire my current pc and transfer my files to another pc, but I'm afraid of losing all of my iTunes configurations. I'm going to install Windows Vista on the new computer; a used custom build with a 2GHz AMD processor and (will have) 2GB of ram. Currently, iTunes reads my music from an external hdd. I haven't consolidated my files. I have edited the names of many songs and created many Smart Playlists. If I were to reinstall iTunes on the new pc, the changes would be lost and I'd have to rename hundreds of songs and regroup them into their playlists.

So my question is: Is there a file(s) that stores the information to the changes you make to songs and which playlists you've created. This way I can save them and paste them to my new pc. Hopefully iTunes would reconfigure itself to the way it was on the old pc. An suggestions? Thanks again.

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Posted 05 June 2011 - 09:35 PM

I've had to do this several times, this link gives a decent overview of the process to export/import your iTunes library. Hope this helps.

http://www.kadavy.net/blog/posts/transfer-itunes-library/




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