Alright iPod library download - Music Solved: I ve Solved: iPod - Music library download been putting this off for at least a month because I m dreading the whole process I ve got a GB mini and when I connect it to my computer an error message pops up I ve figured out that I have to restore my iPod and update it which will erase ALL the music from it Not so bad right Except for the fact that I have less than half of my songs on my computer To make the computer run more efficently I delete old songs that I don t listen to frequently The iPod runs fine but I can t upload any songs on it until I can fix the problem I ve heard of several different hacks to take music off an iPod but I need something free Any reccomentdations I tried doing one using WinAmp but it seems that WinAmp didn t download correctly and it wouldn t install I ll be happy to try again if that s the only way Thanks nbsp
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I've only just recently purchased my first iPod (a nano) and in crawling around the web I've managed to find a pretty good site for helping with my "iQuestions". Here's a link to an article on it for retrieving songs off an iPod, hope it helps some.
first off I m on rebuild of library slain ipod to advice part using music not really sure what forum this best goes in advice on using ipod music to rebuild part of slain library as it sort of involves several different things so feel free to refile if you think i got it wrong Basically i have my music collection spread across partitions one of the drives in question completely bit the dust this morning e Now some but not nearly all of the music from that drive is saved on my ipod and i would like to get as much as i can off of that but ideally i d like it to be the same path as before so i don t have to redo a advice on using ipod music to rebuild part of slain library whole bunch of really long playlists I have an extra drive I can put as the new E so the main question becomes how do I get the files off of the ipod and into the right location I have my itunes database file and presumably that could be used somehow because it will have all the paths stored but I have no idea how to start going about this undertaking siiiiiigh nbsphttps://forums.techguy.org/threads/advice-on-using-ipod-music-to-rebuild-part-of-slain-library.905170/
and dont know how to download music to ipod, it says it's sync from windows media and its on the ipod but dont see it on the *&^* thing.
I bought this for my daughter and am stupid about downloading music for her before I give it to her
I have windows xp
Are there ANY free music sites to download songs to an ipod that is safe?? There are many sites I have found that offer free music downloads but McAfee warns against P2P download programs and advises against downloading all the sites I have located. I have win xp.
Not being that experienced, I'm a little confused w/ the way the Library sorts CDs into genres vs the way I could sort the Music Folders. They don't seem to relate. For example, the Library lists an album under "Rock" that I would like to move to another genre but I cannot figure a way to do this. On the other hand, I know I could play around w/ the folders so that this particular CD is in the right place. However, I'm not sure that if I take the time to organize my Music folders whether this will have any impact on how the Library sorts them.
If you can shed some light on this I'd sure appreciate it.
Mp3 music files have tags that are kept inside the files themselves. The most common ones are Artist, Album, Track Title, Track Number, Release Year and Genre. When you put a file into the WMP library, the tags are read and stored, along with the file location.
So the tag data is what shows up in the WMP library and you can sort on various fields depending on which version you have. But the files can be put anywhere and named anyway you like. Most people use a certain naming convention like Artist-TrackNumber-Title.
If you want to sort the folders by genre you could do that, but you'll have to do it manually. You can do some manipulating of folders and filenames with tag editors. If you want to give that a try get Mp3Tag.
I m at a disadvantage here since I m not familiar with the Ipod program My daughter has an iPod shuffle She created a library on her hard drive and then transferred the music to her library shuffle iPod Solved: Shuffle A few weeks ago a built a new system that I was going to sell but ended up giving it to her I slaved the old hard drive into the new system until I could get all the Solved: iPod shuffle library info we needed off of it So when she plugs in her Shuffle we get a message that it is linked to a different library true the one on the old hard drive and do I want to replace what s on the Shuffle with what s in the new library I answer no since the new library is empty and I would guess it would wipe out what s on the Shuffle Since the old library is on the old hard drive I figure there has to be some way to transfer that music to the new library on the new hard drive Just can t figure out how to do it Please help nbsp
I have / Reinstall Transfer Library iPod Solved: recently had to install a new hard drive on my PC due to the old one crapping out - see one of my previous posts and I am now running into some issues with re-installing Solved: iPod Reinstall / Library Transfer my iPod iTunes iPod re-install both run fine and the iPod is recognized by my PC However when iTunes starts it says my iPod is currently linked to another iTunes Solved: iPod Reinstall / Library Transfer library presumably the one from my OLD hard drive and asks if I would like to set the deafult library to the current one This would be fine except the current iPod library has no songs in it and I am worried that a reset of the default library will erase all the songs on my iPod I currently don t have my music stored anywhere else so I can t afford to wipe the iPod clean until they are on the new HD Does anyone know how to transfer files from an iPod to a hard disk When I open up the removable drive iPod in My Computer I can t see any of the music files that are on the iPod so I m having trouble going this basic route So questions Will resetting the default library wipe my iPod clean How can I transfer files from an iPod to a hard disk nbsp
I followed from another thread and found some answers myself, which were actually quites helpful.
1) www.ilounge.com was helpful and got me answers that I needed. It was recommended on another thread.
2) It appears that it is not a simple feat to copy songs from an iPod back to a PC. Incidentally, apple provides little to zero documentation on such a transfer, most likely because of the potential for copyright infringement on the transferred music when friends "mass-upload" music to each other. However, if you read my plight above, there ARE many ways in which such a transfer would be legit and legal.
3) iLounge recommended the use of a shareware program called PodUtil, which was very easy to use and provided a solution for all my problems.
4) Incidentally, the answer to my question #1: Will changing the main library to my iPod wipe clean all the music currently on iPod? The answer is yes. If the only copy of your music is on your iPod, then DON'T select yes to change the default library. iLounge is pretty explicit about this.
I have tunes in my Library but when I try to drag them into the Music section of the iPod, an exclamation mark appears in the column on the left of the title and as I drag it across to the blue section, a circle with a line through it appears. The files will not transfer by dragging and dropping and I can't see any other way to transfer tunes to my iPod. Does anyone have any suggestions?
Sorry if I'm a little slow with this but I've delete my entire play-list at least 5 times already .
I have it on manual now and the songs are under the Music tab under Library. I can drag and drop the song onto the iPod under the Devices heading but that only puts it under the Music tab under that heading (Devices). No idea what I'm doing here
*koff* *koff* ahem.....uh, my daughter gave me an iPod and I can get it sync'd, and hooked up, and I have music on there, and I've downloaded iTunes, etc. etc etc....however, I can't seem to get my Playlist onto my iPod....i.e., "My funky music" folder (for stuff that my boomer friends don't like but I do, and I named it that so I'll know that's my stuff---but I digress). I've watched the Tutorial and I still cannot get my playlist organized on the iPod. Am I missing something? Can anyone crawl through here and just sit down and SHOW me what I'm missing/doing wrong/not doing? I'm such a visual person and I can normally follow visual instructions--ergo the video tutorial, but lorda' mercy! WHAT AM I NOT DOING???!!!
I have the older iPod shuffle that is about 1" x 2". I plug it in and it seems to be charging (yelllow flashing light). Do I turn it off while it's charging?
I downloaded iTunes 11, and yet it does not look like the layout here:
I tried to folow their directions by moving iTunes from My Music into Document/My Music. I can't even see my library now.
After I installed iTunes I saw some older songs on there that were in My Music.
Did I install the right version for Windows 7? Maybe I can start all over again. I want to transfer my songs that are on my iPod to my computer and then pick and choose what songs to put on my iPod.
hi im trying to transfer music from my ipod 5 to my pc thou Bluetooth. They are both connected but I don't know what to do now please help...
First, I wanted to listen to a clip on Amazon and I clicked "listen" for Windows Media Player and then another time for Real Player, since I have BOTH. All it would do was save it to my computer (entitled "hurl") and then I couldn't open it. It didn't even give the option of opening it--that was "grayed out."
Also, is there ANYwhere that I can just download a song without taking out a bank loan or giving them my firstborn? I went to Yahoo radio, too, and went through the sign-in procedure and then it wouldn't complete. The button just did nothing. I don't plan to do a lot of downloading music. I just want to get a song occasionally.
Any help will be appreciated.
Here is a link to free radio stations in the UK (I don't know where you are based)
Scroll down to the player that you use.
Not owning an Ipod myself - a colleague asked me who will he get his music from his Ipod onto his PC hard drive (win xp) - is their a program that can do this ?
I'm still a little unclear on exactly how I managed to accomplish this feat Just did a clean install of Pro and was relocating my User lt directory gt s to their respective drives as I have done numerous times with I had just pointed Music 2nd now is library a "Music" library "Download" to the drive where my GB collection resides My next "Download" library is now a 2nd "Music" library quot move quot was with Downloads As I started the process I remember seeing an extra message about moving all the files to the new location It was going on am so I just accepted it Next thing I knew I had two quot Music quot directories One has the usual blue musical note while the other has a blue downward pointing arrow most often reserved for Downloads However if I delete a file in one it is deleted in both directories Quite depressing all in all My attempts to restore it to its original state have failed I have seen several similar posts at this and other forum s but none are exactly like what I have done I don't know if I could try running a repair or if I'm either just going to have to live with this or reinstall the whole shooting match So I'm hoping someone can help me un-fubar my directory Thanks MD
User Folders - Restore Default Location - Windows 7 Help Forums I've done a similar error in the past. I just restored the default locations, and unchecked the box asking to move the files. Then cleaned up the folder contents, and moved them again.http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/60886-download-library-now-2nd-music-library.html
iam trying to rip music from an iPhone 3 to PC so it can be reimported into a new computer with a new iPhone 5 - I used to have a few programs years ago but cant remember the names, I spent hours trying various programs that claim to be free but are only free for X amount of transfers
anyone know of any working software?
apologies for long title. (1) i have a iPod video. i'm trying to copy music video's from dvd to iPod video without much luck. i'm running Windows XP. i won't go into the LENGTHY details of what i've already tried (unsuccessfully)-if someone could PLEASE just assist me with the EASIEST (successful) way to transfer the files. (2) i also need to transfer most of my songs from a previous iPod to the iPod video (i didn't keep all the songs in my library)-could someone please assist. (3) Lastly, my Windows Media Player 11 has just recently started playing up. i cannot play my cd's or dvd's through it any more. it 'jerks' & 'skips'. not sure why. can anyone help. a thousand thankyou's in anticipation.
Hi I recently migrated to Windows My music collection stumbled along the way and I had to re-fetch artwork for a few albums in WMP I also Xbox album No art library or in music Music! set it up in iTunes My default app for MP s is WMP As you can see below artwork only appears when in the folder view which somewhat defeats the purpose of libraries in the first place I'd prefer to No album art in music library or Xbox Music! sort them by artist with album art displayed without a folder as it should and as it did in Windows Art appears in folder view but not artist or album view On a related note I recently added many new MP s to my collection When I opened Xbox Music for the first time afterwards it seemed to be downloading art to add it to my older albums all of which have art Then the process was somehow interrupted I believe I closed the app Then when I opened it again none of them had art I would very much appreciate your help
Ok i've recently bought a new computer. I've just installed itunes and im wondering is there a way to transfer my 3000 songs from my ipod onto my library. The only option Itunes is giving me is to replace my ipod library with the empty itunes library on my new pc.
Help would be greatly appreciated
Hi guys, i dont know wheather this should go in the mac or win forum so move it as you please. I just bought an ipod and after making changes to everything under my ipod part of itunes and i want the changes to be made to the library. Bascially i want the Ipod to overwrite everything in my library, how can I do this?http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/make-ipod-overwrite-my-library-65084.html
I need a program that I can download music from my computer to another site. My searching came up with zip perhaps because I don't know what they are called. Would prefer one that is free but if necessary would pay for one.
I wish to send selected music I downloaded to my music files to Animoto video maker site as I don't care for their selection of music to go with videos I will make there.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Trying signing up for a free account at http://www.mediamax.com/ .
MediaMax, powered by Streamload, gives you a private and secure place to upload, store, access, and share your personal videos, photos, movies, music, and files.
It is the problem which pepole meet in their daily life .
Now It is a software called : Tansee iPod Transfer.
I downloaded a trial version of Copy Trans Suite, it worked perfectly.
Acoustica has this neat thing where you can pull up all the songs on your computer by searching for nothing. So i wanted to make my ipod playlist on there, copy and paste the songs into a folder, then upload that folder onto itunes. But it wont let me paste the songs from my acoustica playlist into the folder for some reason. Im going on a school trip tomorrow, and i want to be able to listen to my ipod. I spent a long time making this playlist. There has to be some way i can do this. Please help me.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/89990/acoustica-mp3-cd-burner-song-list-ipod-library/
Whenever I try buying a song.I get an error,stating myIE is not up to date.It is 6.0 128 bit encryption.Can get no help from MS.Had online support,email support.Completely useless.Can Any of you smart guys out therehelp me?
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I had a system crash and had to reinstall my OS on a Dell laptop IPod Drivers are installed and working Now I can t sync from my IPod to my PC when sync crash new How my w ITunes a I do to and IPod library system reinstall a after of I hit sync How do I sync my IPod to a new ITunes library after a system crash and reinstall of w at the bottom of the window nothing happens I assume because the sync box isn t checked When open any of the tabs music podcasts and click on the How do I sync my IPod to a new ITunes library after a system crash and reinstall of w sync box I get a message Are you sure you want to How do I sync my IPod to a new ITunes library after a system crash and reinstall of w remove existing music movies podcasts from this IPod and sync with this iTunes library Music movies synced to Lucy s IPod from other ITunes libraries will be removed and synced with this ITunes library Music I bought from ITunes in the new ITunes library but nothing that I ripped from my CD collection I really don t want to load all my CD s again Any suggestion how to transfer my music back to this ITunes library from my IPod Thanks Lucy SYSTEM INFO Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version Microsoft Windows Home Premium bit Processor Intel R Core TM i CPU M GHz Intel Family Model Stepping Processor Count RAM Mb Graphics Card Intel R Graphics Media Accelerator HD - Mb Hard Drives C Total - MB Free - MB D Total - MB Free - MB Motherboard Dell Inc CNC Antivirus Norton Premier Edition Updated and Enabled nbsphttps://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-do-i-sync-my-ipod-to-a-new-itunes-library-after-a-system-crash-and-reinstall-of-w.1092285/
I recently got a PSP. It looks really nice and works fine but I got one issue with it. When I download videos/music onto it. It says its not there. This is how i do it:
Download the music/video onto the computer
copy/paste the m/v into the correct folders videos/picture, music/music folders
then while the PSP was at USB mode i see the bar saying that stuff is being downloaded onto it. Then when I go to the spot to watch stuff it says nothing is there.... Wwwwwwwwwwhhhhhhhhhyyyyyyyyyyy?
I have photo shop elements 7 and I got it specifically to make slide shows with music. I can't however get it to download any music!........grrrrr. I am going back to photo albums and canon cameras. LOL I did get an error message saying something about not having a compressed something. I haven't been able to get it back, so I could remember it.
Any help would be sooooooo appreciated.
Thanks in advance, Susan:
The Music partition download drive hard music and to Videos exterior from other day I posted my problem download music from exterior hard drive to Music and Videos partition with getting a new computer which had win installed When downloading all my backups which had download music from exterior hard drive to Music and Videos partition been on an exterior drive they ended up in strange places Suddenly I had libraries and the library had folders but all the folder were named differently No more My Documents download music from exterior hard drive to Music and Videos partition my this my that Instead they dropped the my which by itself would not have bee a big deal but then they put my document files into my music folder Well that got me mad I'm a head-hunter and I keep everthing in Outlook Contacts In those contacts I have links to my candidates' resumes folders I also have links from my clients to their folders However after downloading having thought I had done everything by the letter I found the links didn't work What a mess I have over candidates categorized by qualifications I have clients in a similar situation Their links don't work either Then some very nice people from this site suggested I create partitions and lose the libraries At first I was frightened I had heard of partitions but had never been courageous enough to actually try them out I was also angry with Microsoft because they changed things for no reason Time is money and I'm losing money when I have to dick around with the computer instead of on the phone head-junting Feeling defeated I bit the bullet downloaded the software MiniTool Partition It seemed easy enough but I have run into some snags In my need to get organized I deleted all the music in the music folder under libraries And I deleted the My Documents folder from there also I need to make E C amp E Conn much smaller Look C It's huge I need that space for my pictures I don't think I need H Backups because I back up to an external hard drive Disk is the external backup I think When I double click I see all my files in there including my music folder with all my music How do I get them into F Music and Videos partition Any help would be greatly appreciated Oh I almost forgot When I get a new resume in the email I generally place it in a folder for later reading Now I can't place it in E C amp E I get a message saying something like I need administrator permission Well I am the administrator Anyway - baby steps Can you help me to tranfer the music from my external drive to F Music and Videos
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Anyway - baby steps. Can you help me to tranfer the music from my external drive to F: Music and Videos?
Normally, you would just drag them (copy, not move) with the mouse--from the external drive to F:Music and Videos. Can't you do that? But I may be misunderstanding you.
First I would decide how many partitions you ultimately want to end up with on your internal drive.
You need the one named system
You need C
You don't need the others.
Plan 1: put all of your personal files on C and subdivide C with a folder structure: Music, Pictures, Video, Work, whatever suits you. 2 total partitions.
Plan 2: put only Windows and programs on C, and put all data on D. Subdivide D with a similar folder structure. 3 total partitions.
Plan 3: Put Windows on C. Use several different data partitions D, E, F, and so on. One for each data type (music, video, pictures, etc). 4 or more total partitions.
I would lean toward plan 2. You seem to have chosen plan 3.
There are advantages and disadvantages to each of those 3 plans. Plan 3 works, but having a bunch of partitions can be wasteful because you can never anticipate the proper size and growth rate of the data type on a partition.
Your pictures partition is already 80% full.
If you know for sure that you want to stay with those particular partitions, you should be able to use that tool to resize them.
Or you could delete all but system and C, then shrink C to maybe 80, then make new D, E, F, etc.
So you have a lot of control.
If you have everything backed up to the external, I would disconnect it temporarily. That way you can't make an error and foul that drive up accidentally with the tool.
You had best confirm what is on H:backups.
What is supposedly on E:C&E Conn and why that peculiar name?
Report back with your ideas and results of moving those files with a mouse.
Just a general question, In music library upper right corner it says folder with a drop down arrow and under the drop down are choices of album,artist,song,genre,rating when clicking on one of those nothing happends. Also when sharing my music alot of my songs are locked. I've tried select all/ share and tried doing them individually, neither work. Any ideas?
I have recently upgraded from V7 to V9. I now find, (& it may be nothing to do with the upgrade), that on trying to download music from a link in a site I get the following error message... "Windows Media Player cannot play the file because the server is not responding" It then goes on to say that the link may be at fault, but it happens with many links so I think the problem is with my settings. I have tried to sort it out through the help screen but... well you know what I am going to say! Can anyone lead me through it please?
I just got my daughter an Ipod, but didn't figure finding a music download site would be this difficult. I don't care if I have to pay an annual fee, but I'm not paying $.99 a song.
Bearshare (or is it Sharebear) was recommended by a relative, but a review search showed it scored as poop. Is there a free Bearshare and a fee Bearshare? I'm skeptical of P2P, but is the fee site different from the file sharing site?
Limewire was suggested by a friend of hers, but supposedly it's loaded with spyware. How about Yahoo downloads? That's a higher annual fee, but worth it if there's no spyware.
Her computer is on a encrypted LAN with Zonealarm, AVG, M$ Antispyware, and Spybot.
Suggestions are not only requested, but needed. I can't keep her offline for long.
I have all my music uploaded onto OneDrive music folder.
Windows 8.1 Music app displays all my music on OneDrive for streaming. There's an option to download individual songs for local storage but that takes too long.. is there a way to download every single song through the Music app onto my Surface Pro 3 so that I have offline access to my music?
Yes, you don't need any tools or apps, just go to OneDrive app or folder (in file explorer) right click on that > make it available offline! Now it'll start downloading everything in that folder + if you add anything to it from another device it'll be downloaded automaticallyhttp://forums.windowscentral.com/windows-8/356729-force-music-app-download-all-streaming-music-onedrive.html
hello does any one know how i can get my music from my ipod to my acer aspire 5536 laptop with windows 7 ultimate please ?
Do you simply want to play songs on the ipod through the acer speakers?
Or do you want to actually move the files from the ipod to the acer?
well, some fat man brought my daughter an ipod, and now something as simple as tranferring music to it is not so simple. Do you have to have itunes to do this? Can i not just move exsisting songs from folder to the ipod?
I have music tracks CDs stored on a Windows machine that I use as a the How app to to tell rescan library? MUSIC home server I have mapped the folder where these are all stored as Z drive on my Windows bit tablet I tried using WMP as my music How to tell MUSIC app to rescan the library? library player but after days of scanning the collection the computer crashed because WMP had filled the C drive with album-cover artwork and STILL wasn't done scanning everything I read that the Win MUSIC the app formerly known as Zune I guess app 'handles large collections' so I told it to look at my mapped dive Z for music but it's not looking not finding anything NOTHING is showing in the library Opening Z in Exlorer I can see all the subfolders and the music therein but the MUSIC app is not bothering to look I've read that using a network share to store tracks for MUSIC requires that the folder with the tracks be mapped as a drive and that it be included in the Windows Search indexing schema As far as I can tell only Windows PRO allows indexing of network files and I just have standard Anyway- is there some command to tell the MUSIC app to RESCAN it's music storage locations
First of all: Using WMP for music collections is a bad Idea. It's ui is rubbish. But what's more it also messes up the media folders. It creats thounsands of cryptically named copies of the albums art files, it stores them hidden and marks them as system files and in some cases it even converts a ordinary folder.jpg file into a hidden system file. Get some decent media player like Winamp, Media Monkey or even VLC player.http://www.eightforums.com/software-apps/56516-how-tell-music-app-rescan-library.html
Music library and mp player Hi I know that If you rip an original CD track to MP kbps and then for whatever reason decide to compress that MP even further - say to that would result in some loss of quality But Building a music library I am ripping everything on and downloading on too But then with my future mp player having music on format that doesn t allow to store a lot in the player So thought I could compress a bit more and the quality yes the quality will be lower but then you want good quality you don t use a mp player but a normal stereo Am I right or wrong But then the And Music Player Library Mp3 days of cd are counted so we still need to put music on digital format for the future so what quality audio to use Stay with mp Or go with some other format Music Library And Mp3 Player like apple or wma from window media player Or some new recent one but may be not compatible with my new mp player and meaning I have to re-rip all my audio again Then technology will be there and there will be no need of compression And then the web will be access from everywhere and we wont Music Library And Mp3 Player have our own computer but subscribing monthly to some web site to use and listen the music and for every thing else So I am getting so confused and lost my question is what you do today and what do you recommend And about the future how are you going to keep up thanks
Here are my thoughts about this:No#1. Let today be today. If your music is .mp3, then keep it that way. Don't get tricked into the hype of what tomorrow may be like. You may not see tomorrow. Just keep doing as you're doing, and forget about the Jones'No#2. No one knows what tomorrow may bring, and since music isn't important as to being prepared for tomorrow, I wouldn't even think about it. If you need more room to store your files, then invest into another hard drive, and dedicate it to just your music.Your bitrate quality will really get disturbed if you went to a very low bitate, compared to it's original format/bitrate. And again, if your music sounds good to you, and you like it, leave it be. Don't go making projects out of things you really don't want to be wasting your time on. And yes, I know, the higher the bitrate, the larger the file size. It's your move now... so what are you going to do? I say just get more hard drive/storage space, and you'll nip it in the bud..wma formats, I always convert them to .mp3.Windows Media Player? If you're gonna use it (I see no reason why you would), just be aware that by default it is set to protect your music you rip using it. What that means is that your music is protected and it's virtually held hostage on your computer. Burning it from there won't work either. So, if you're going to use WMP, make sure you uncheck the Protect My Files checkbox. Even still, I'll never trust WMP with my music.Also, there is no reason to try to keep up with the ever growing of music softwares, just to listen to your music. If you use a program that plays your music, and it plays very well, then leave well enough alone. Alot of programs are designed to trick you, (like Windows Media Player), and they will DRM protect your music, and block you from transferring your music from your computer to disc, or where ever else you may want to put your music. Soon, you'll be posting here stating, your music all of a sudden doesn't play, you can't burn anything, your burner doesn't work, the programs you've used before all of a sudden don't work, you can play one file type, and not the other..... and the list goes on and on.Take this advice from someone that knows these computers and will inform you of what you should know about them. Trying to keep up with the Jones' and using the wrong softwares at the same time will get your computer slammed with problems.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/80355/music-library-and-mp3-player/
I in error set Iturnes as my default and it removed my husbands Music Library in Windows media player and now I cant find all of his music files that he downloaded. How do I recover this library?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Audio/Recovery-of-music-library/td-p/5795292
recently installed itunes and it decided to convert most of my library to aac, whatever that is. The problem is my music folder has pretty much doubled in size and is taking up 7gb when it should be about 4. is there any way to find and remove the duplicate files?
sorry, meant with some kind of program as too lazy to do it all manuallyhttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/35751/music-library-nightmares/
I recently imported almost 3000 mp3 files into WMP and created a playlist with almost 500 songs. This took several hours to do. Now when I open WMP, it's empty! No playlist, no audio files anywhere. Anybody have any ideas?
Did you save the playlist. Logical thing to do if your making a large list. This happened to me a few times with Winzip with a Playlist of about 400 Songs. Luckily i saved my playlist after i add about 10 new songs to it.
So, I don't really understand Xbox Music. After a clean install of Windows 8, I opened Xbox Music, clicked on My Music. It showed 106 albums, none of which are mine as far as I can tell. Later I added my music drive to the Music library, but it still shows the same 106 albums. I have over 22,000 songs; none of them show up in Xbox Music. Very confusing.
Well, after about a half an hour it decided to update. Still seems like a mess. I can't tell sometimes which are songs on the Xbox Music Store and which are on my own hard drive. Seems like everything is just mixed together without any reason.http://www.eightforums.com/software-apps/14316-xbox-music-library.html
hello i have some short of a strange problem here. my wmp's library started o act strange many songs artists and album names suddenly were renamed after one artist well it's not a big thing tho it's anoying and confuses me. so i dont wrealy know if this is fault of wmp ore something else but i only use a media player for my music and movies. i checked for viruses ore mallware nothing was found. maybe anyone could help me with this issue?http://www.vistax64.com/software/214625-problem-wmp-music-library.html
So, my itunes library is almost perfected for my needs and includes all the music i want on my computer. however, when i go to my music folder from start, it's really disorganized and i can't stand it. i just want to know if there is a program or something that i can download that will organize my music, not just create another library and play it. the thing is, when i fixed my itunes library, i changed the artist, album, artwork etc. , but not on the original file. i want to keep all that junk too. basically, i just want it all organized. i'm really bad at describing my problem, sorry! anybody help! thanks!
Hey, if you bring up your iTunes and click on the advanced menu, then choose Consolidate Library, this will copy your files into your designated itunes folder under the directory artist/album. Also the files will be copied and not moved, so after you bring order to the chaos so to speak, you can delete your originals. And iTunes will recognise the change in directory so you wont have to re-add your library!
This is driving me insane I am running WMP on Windows XP Home with Gb of Add Library all Will to WMP11 Not Music memory and an immense amount of free space on my hard drive in case that matters Originally all my music was displayed in the library with all the album art etc However I had WMP11 Will Not Add all Music to Library to re-install Windows and ever since then I have never been able to get WMP to add all the music to the library that was after all there before It adds some folder but not others yet they had all been added before my re-install I have tried the uninstal of WMP Windows Media Format Runtime and Microsoft User-Mode Driver Frameworks Feature Pack and deleted all Media Player Folders etc re-installed WMP and it STILL will not add the files as it did originally If I add the folders individually it will add the mp files to the library but I have hundreds of folders and adding them individually would take forever I have also followed all the suggestions for rebuilding the database again without success Does anyone know what I need to do to get WMP to once again add ALL my music to the library nbsp
Hi right now I am currently on a laptop running Windows XP Professional. I have a computer running Windows XP Professional as well. What I would like to do is allow the laptop to access my music folder on the PC.
Is there any way to do this?
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Hi is their any free software that would transfer your music from your 'Ipod Classic' to a PC with Win 10 pls?
Appreciate any help
I received an ipod from my son with all of his music there, how can I copy all of his music to my pc without wipe out all of my music in my iTunes...... (I had it long time ago), I want to add his music to mine.... thanks for all the help that I can get. Appreciate it very much.
I was wondering if there's an effective way to get songs off my ipod onto my computer. I'm going to replace my current Ipod, and it has music from a hodge podge of various places, that I wouldn't be able to easily get again. Thanks in advance.
How to transfer Songs from your iPod to your PCThey did a much nicer job of explaining it then I could.The jist of it is if you enable "Disk Mode" through iTunes you can then go to My Computer and select the iPod then locate the "ipod_controls" hidden folder and inside of it will be the "Music" Folder which is full of your music. Albeit renamed in the iPods hideous way. Yeah it took me months to straighten out my collection when I had to do it.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/452665/music-off-ipod-onto-computer/
I am looking for a software package preferably a free one that I could use to copy music from my ipod to my PC Hard Drive Some of my music has been downloaded from the web amp I do not have copies of some of it in my itunes library What I would like to do is to find a programme where I could copy individual tracks onto an external hard drive via my PC if necessary I do not want to back-up the music as I believe this condenses the files into one compressed file What I would like to do is to be able to copy individual files from my ipod onto ipod. music from Copying the hard drive I have researched Copying music from ipod. the internet a little amp have found some possible programs but ask if you are aware of any that would do the job without infecting my Copying music from ipod. PC or ipod with malware The ones I have seen are a Pod Trans b Sharepod c Copy bot I would be very Copying music from ipod. appreciative of any recommendations of how best to copy my music off my ipod Thanks nbsp
I've seen references to all of those apps. Any of them should work for you.
Just got an Ipod ...anyone know where theres any good freebie sites ....thanks
Hi is their any recommended free software that would transfer your music from your 'Ipod Classic' to a PC with Win 10 pls?
Appreciate any help
Hi so basically itunes sucks lol I consolidated my librarylast week and it corrupted in every or so songs off Copying ipod my music so they won t play i have about files in my library so you can guess how annoyed i am I had a backup from Christmas and restored about of them so they all should be fine now i have got the majority or the rest on my ipod currently and haven t synced since the corruption so they are all working on there Can someone guide me through a way of getting those last Copying music off my ipod files off my ipod please I have an gb video g if that matters if i can get those files off that would just leave songs i need to check rather than I enabled disk use and went looking through the f folders for files but they seem to be randomly names and in a random order so there is no way i know which is which Damn you Apple I know there is software out there but i don t know what to trust i tried one and it wouldn t work so if anyone has used anything and can recommend it that would be awesome Thanks in advance nbsp
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I had about 2000 songs on my iPod but a couple days ago when I tried to eject my iPod, it would not let me so I just unplugged it from the USB. When I usually do it nothing bad happens. But this time it removed all my songs and the Windows error message "Windows-Delayed Write Failed" occured and it said the data has been lost. I did not save any music in my iTunes library and put all of it on the iPod. Is there a way through Windows to get back lost data like this, by either backdating the computer to a past date of some other way?
my iTunes will not update. i am on iTunes 7.3 and it won't update to 7.5, it gives me the same thing "The older version of Apple Software Update cannot be removed. Contact Your technical support group."
i have been trying to update iTunes, because i have another problem.
my iPod, when plugged into the computer, shows that it has songs on it and everything, but when i unplug it from the computer, it is empty. i have already restored the iPod, and put all of the songs back on, and still, i am getting nothing on the iPod itself, but everything still shows up in the library.
i don't understand this at all, and i've done everything that i could find to fix it, can someone help?
also, i am using a 5th generation video iPod 30GB
Hi tech genuises out there! (I so respect your intellect, am in awe of it actually). Anyone know how to TRANSFER music from an IPOD onto a CD or maybe onto my COMPUTER, then I can get it onto a CD from there (I think)?
Would mean the world to me. I have some original musical compositions I wrote in COLLEGE on this IPOD, but which are stored nowhere else, since I recently REFORMATTED my hard drive, like the computer screw-up I am. -Will name my firstborn after whoever knows this answer. Seriously, Swear. I'll sign & notarize a contract to that effect. PLEASE!!?!!!
Hi, Having got an ipod recently I was hoping to set this up on a external drive in order that I can use it on my works laptop and my home pc. can anyone see any problems with loading i tunes on the external drive and using it in this way. someone has suggested this may not be a good idea as would be slow, but cannot see how else can have i tunes on main hd and save only music to external hd. cheers all
I'm sorry. I'm kind of confused with your question. What do you mean by install iTunes on an external drive? You cannot install an application on something with no OS.
If you are going to install iTunes on your various machines, and point the place it puts your music to the external harddrive, you may have some problem with speeds it you're tranferring files to and fro the external drive.
I have a toshiba gigabeat that stopped working I was sucessful in getting the music off the gigabeat back onto my computer but I am unable Ipod in is Music stuck to get it to my new IPOD Each song as a padlock on it and I don Music is stuck in Ipod t know how to unlock it I took both the Toshiba and the IPOD to someone who was able to get the music from the Toshiba to the IPOD and said all I had to do was take the IPOD home and sync it with the computer and I should be able to listen the music it seems that the music is there based on the amount of disk space left although I can t see or hear it from the IPOD I tried to sync it with the computer and it says it is syncing but I still can t see or hear the music - so I believe it is there but still locked Can you assist me with unlocking the music and allowing me to sync it so that I can see and hear the music on the IPOD Thanks nbsphttps://forums.techguy.org/threads/music-is-stuck-in-ipod.831227/
two days ago i took my pc computer to have additional 400 gb hard drive installed. My c drive 40 gb was full. The tech guy told me he cleared some stuff not being used and "defraged" the computer. Last night my 13 year old son was going to do something with is itunes and found that all the songs he had on the computer were gone. His ipod has the songs on it. He thinks that if he hooks up his ipod to the computer all will be lost.
Is this true? Is ther away to put the songs on the ipod back into the computer? By the way all the songs were purchased on line at the ipod store.
Hi Danabone, and welcome to TSG.
Found this on the Apple web site. NOTE: I have never tried this and am not familiar with the latest incarnations of iTunes or iPods (However I may soon have to learn them. Just got my wife an iPod Classic for Christmas).
Copying iTunes Store purchases from your iPod or iPhone to a computer
EDIT: You son is right about the danger of loosing all of the contents of the iPod. Older versions of iTunes had a default setting of automatically syncing an iPod to the current library on the hard drive as soon as the iPod was connected. If the library on the hard drive was empty, the iPod contents were set to match. Not sure about later versions.
why cant i copy from my computer to my ipod
these 2 pics a where its going why is the documents labeled as % music
i just want to copy songs onto my ipod
I wanna download some new music but my ipod?s running out of space. I really don?t wanna delete any single song, how can i backup them to my computer? They said I can copy the songs to anywhere on pc but that didn?t work at all, when ipod was pluged in there was no music(only some pictures) shown on the computer! I know there must be one solution, anyone know how ?
Welcome!Computer Hope is the number one location for free computer help. The forum will help everyone with all computer questions. Please confirm that you are using Apple OS 10. But it not, you should tell what computer system you are using.If you have iTunes installed on you computer, it should automatically fine all the stuff on your iPod; Be it photos, music or video. Did you try iTunes?http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php/topic,130936.0.html
Hi..my son has got a virus on PC and has not backed up anything...gonna reformat HD, but can music be transferred back from ipod to itunes afterwards?
The iTunes software is strictly one way for copying music files from the PC to the iPod.
You may want to check out the suggestions posted by DarqueMist in this topic:
I have a lot of music on an old ipod, but if I connect it to my itunes and sync it, it would delete all the songs on the ipod right? I was wondering if there is any way of extracting all the songs from my ipod.
Here is the best place to find info on anything i-ish even phones.....
Google, and other search tools similar to it, are friends of yours but you may not have met yet.....
Just got my new HP dv us with Vista Home Premium Never tried media center before I have always been an iTunes fan when it comes to my music library about gigs worth Thought I d give the Media Center a try since I never Center music library Media and used it Media Center and music library before When viewing my music in the media center music library a lot of the album art is not displayed and a lot of my albums have some of their tracks split like they are part of separate albums I am assuming this has something to do with some of the tags maybe I use Mp tag to edit the tags on all my music then when importing to iTunes I use iTunes to edit some of the other least populat tags composers etc A lot of my album art I use iTunes to quot find quot the album artwork when importing When iTunes does this does it add the artwork to the tags or is it just for iTunes purposes which might explain some of the missing artwork on media center Also if I want to update or change my tags for any reason after media center has added it to it s library how can I get media center to quot update quot particular music and albums to reflect the changes OK to sum up What is the easiest way to get my missing album artwork to display in media center How can get my quot stray quot tracks back in their original albums so they won t show as a whole separate album How do I quot update quot my media center library if I make changes THANKS nbsp
One feature I like with WMP (Windows Media Player) and Windows Media Center is that they have the options to automatically search online and replace incorrect information with your songs, artists, etc. at the same time finding missing information (ie: album cover) however this feature has to be turned on. Go through your preferences and see if you would like this and then turn it on.
just want to listen to my music library without any commercials or issueshttp://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/445589-i-want-listen-my-library-music-unempeded.html
My sister just bought one of these (Eposn P-2000 picture viewer and MP3 player).
I have an iPod and when I want to add songs I just connect to my computer and it launches iTunes.
My sister seems to think she can just add MP3's one at a time. She hasn't set up a music library. I told her when you have 100's of song files it makes sense to put them in a library like Windows Media PLayer or iTunes. I don't think the P-2000 supports iTunes. Does anybody know what it does work with, or is it it's own system, and you have to just add songs one at a time.
Paul aka Maui Cat
Help anybody? My operating system is Windows 10 and I am using the latest iTunes version, 12.3.2; the problem I've encountered is that with some CDs, when I download them into iTunes and call up the downloaded file, only one or two of the tracks are shown in black whilst the rest are greyed out. This doesn't prevent the greyed out tracks being played in iTunes, but if I try and burn those tracks to make a compilation CD, they wont burn. There is no such problem with the tracks shown in black (on the same CD). I've tried re-downloading the CD, but it makes no difference. Any ideas how to resolve this problem gratefully received.
My brother just downloaded a bunch of mp3s into my Music folder in my new laptop. I recently bought a 5.5 gen Video iPod and decided to include all these new songs in it. By dragging and dropping them into the iTunes library, they all went in.
That´s what I thought! When I saw the Library list, it was much shorter! I tried to manually drag-and-drop specific mp3s that hadn´t been copied onto the Library list. The ¨plus sign¨ icon indicating a file is being included showed up, but the file is not in there.
I have checked the properties in these files and they are the same as others in the Library, why are they not going thru?
hey guys, i have recently been given a laptop, i removed vista and did a clean install of windows 7 ultimate. since then i have made a 30gb partition on the hard drive and have installed windows 8 as a dual boot. i would like to be able to use my music library from the music app within windows 8, is there any way to link the music to the partition so windows 8 can read it from windows 7? (i wasnt sure if this should be eight forums or seven, I have an account here so i decided here.)
thanksw in advance
If you use Windows Media Player in Windows 7, you can tell it to look for music in a certain location.
Organize-Manage Libraries-Music-Add, and then select the location where your music is.
I want a good program, that I can organize all my CD's (that are in mp3 format).
I got a ZUNE MP3 player as a gift and I installed the software to download music. Something I am wondering is if the ZUNE software installed in my PC takes control of all the music I have already stored. Some of this music I got as an-mail attachment and now since I got this ZUNE software it seems i can not use it anymore lets say to burn a cd. Can someone explain me why ? Is Zune always to be in control of my music library in Windows Media Player or other players like REAL ?
Thank you for your insights,
Hi, I recently did a check for registry errors after upgrading my hard disk and reinstalling Windows 7 and all of my programs. It found over 1000 which are now fixed.
However since doing this I can no longer access my libraries.
I am faced with, in both my Computer and in the start menu where the libraries should be, the name of the library followed by '.library-ms' as well as the blank page icon when you hover over them (please see the attached file).
Some how this file extension has disassociated itself from whatever program it is supposed to open with.
Does anyone know:
a: What program it needs to be associated with,
b: If it is possible to fix and
c: How to fix it.
Any and all help will be appreciated; thank you in advance for your help.
Anyone? I need help with this.
I m looking for a way to catalogue all my music cds What I need is a program that will look up the album so I don t have to type anything be able to organize it and add the album art to my music folder I also want to be able to load my mp player a recent birthday gift from my music collection I m not interested in a radio function or purchasing music downloads Anyone have any suggestions besides Music Match Application Library for Need Music Recommendation which I presently use the basic version Music Match was recently purchased by Yahoo and from what I hear it s a real downgrade Also I prefer if it were free shareware Anyway any suggestions would be appreciated There is one player that I ve found but as I m not technical I don t understand half the bells and whistles If anyone would know if this would suit my situation you can read about it here - Need Recommendation for Music Library Application http downloads zdnet com download aspx docid Also what is winamp I know it has something to do with MP players but is it also a library If it has radio can I get am stations too I like talk radio but don t always have time to listen to it I would love to be able to upload programs to listen at my convenience Thanks for any info P S This is for my Laptop which has XP OS nbsp
Not sure where this goes, but since I'm running a Windows XP machine...
I have "My Music" folders on three different machines. I want to merge them all as simply as possible into one single "My Music" folder. Most albums are in their own folders, but some are across multiple folders (thanks, iTunes).
I need something that'll take the contents of the three folders, merge them, and put all songs back into folders named for their albums (and under their artists' names).
just want to listen to my music library without any commercials or issues
Hi, you haven't mentioned what phone you are using or the OS.
On my Lumia 930 running Win10 mobile, I use the 'Groove Music' app, then go to 'Songs' and 'Shuffle all'.
This then plays my music library (without commercials or issues).
If you need additional help or have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.
OK I think I have a new problem.
I couldn’t add new music to my library and tried the direction on this site to move/delete WMP database files.
This works fine and I could then add more music …
problem solved but only temporariliy.
Once MP11 rebuilt my library, the problem returned.
So every time I want to add new music, I have to dump the old library database files and rebuild.
This is a problem as it takes three days to rebuild as I have a large music libary.
Any Ideas? Could it be because my library is too big?
Any advice is appreciated.
WMP is an OK media player, but the music database just doesn't work that well.
For a large music collection you should try MediaMonkey, a freeware all-in-one music organizer.
No one has been able to describe this and trying to find a fix on the internet is proving to be impossible at least through Google Basically music to library randomly seems skip I m playing music and all of a sudden it stops I click the player and it s not responding for a few seconds and then goes to a new song If I happen to have it on top of all the other windows I see music library seems to skip randomly the media player cycling through a bunch of songs and music library seems to skip randomly then it starts playing one I say media player becuase I have tried WMP VLC Songbird and WinAmp but they all do the same thing edit I can go back and play through the song it just skipped through just fine So if Metallica - Enter Sandman skips and I go back to play the song it plays through just fine end edit This is completely random however I have noticed it tends to happen more after mins- hour of being asleep shut down a while Then it s even more random to the point where I may not even have the problem It seems to be doing it more often now though so I m getting worried more annoyed I thought maybe it was my hard drive cause it s happened a couple times while watching anime the video just stops and goes to the beginning This has only happened within the last weeks though So I switched to my library on an external hard drive but it still happens on there So then I tried installing songbird on my nd hard drive and playing it on there Maybe my main hard drive is going I was thinking Nope mins later it does it a couple of times music library seems to skip randomly I did build this computer in late July however it still happened on my old build So that s why I tested the hard drives since they are the only things that are the same It s also just the music I tested with a YouTube video playing and a video on my main hard drive Songbird at the time on the nd hard drive skipped but the audio was still playing on both the YouTube and VLC Anyone got any ideas At the moment I am testing a video on the nd hard drive as well as audio playing seeing if they both go out which would I think point to the nd hard drive But that seems odd that both my nd hard drive and external would do the same thing I also disabled enhancements as that seems to be a popular thing in search results Thanks for any and all help nbsp
Enhancements disabled did not work.
I had a video on the 2nd hard drive playing as well as the audio. When it happened, both VLC and WMP failed. However, it finally logged an application error in the Event Viewer with this error for VLC (it force closed basically):
Faulting application name: vlc.exe, version: 22.214.171.124, time stamp: 0x4c76f9fe
Faulting module name: libmkv_plugin.dll, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x4c76fa06
Exception code: 0x40000015
Fault offset: 0x000819f1
Faulting process id: 0x10a8
Faulting application start time: 0x01cb51608816eb05
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\plugins\libmkv_plugin.dll
Report Id: 32b9ba7a-bd5a-11df-80dc-6cf049ec5d74
Google searching for the error code hasn't really given me anything useful...
Also I've noticed the last few times (can't recall before then) that my keyboard went unlit. It's a Razar Larycosa so it has back lights.
I deleted music files out of my Music folder in explorer...Then open windows media player and the music files were still there. I then tried to delete them from my media player and then get a warning that media player can not find files. and it will not give me an option to delete.....What to do next? I am running windows 7 and windows media player 12.0.7601.17514
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 126.96.36.199
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU P6200 @ 2.13GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3892 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1722 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 183295 MB, Free - 135143 MB; D: Total - 273060 MB, Free - 272952 MB;
Motherboard: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., R530/R730/R540
Antivirus: AVG Internet Security 2012, Updated and Enabled
Delete the WMP database and rebuild it:
Im having a problem with Windows 7 RC1. I have all my music on an external drive that i keep plugged into my computer. i added the music folder on my external to the music library in windows 7. whenever i open windows media player it always has to reload my music, which takes a few minutes. Im wondering if there is a way to make it not have to reload the music and just remember where it is.
**** it im using iTunes
I am trying to use the Xbox music application on my PC to be ablet o get access to my music on my windows phone.
Windows is run off of my SSD (C:\) and my music library is on one of my other drives (E:\). I have added the folder that contains my music to the Xbox app, but it still tells me that "Its Lonely" and I should add some music. I have also changed the "Music" folder to default to my E: drive
Hi all I'm hoping someone can help me out with this one Got a new PC and I'm having some trouble with iTunes finding my music library Both machines were are running Windows XP well the old machine was running home edition new one is running Pro not that it probably matters and the latest version of iTunes I followed the steps on the Apple website for transferring the music and library http support apple com kb HT viewlocale en US the only difference being I used a portable HDD rather than my iPod I've gone to library music iTunes new Transferring PC through this process before a couple of times when I've had Transferring iTunes music library to new PC to format my hard drive for whatever reason and I've never had an issue until now I copied the iTunes folder over the the My Music folder like normal so the library files should all be correct Install iTunes and sure enough my library shows up just like normal Only problem is iTunes can't seem to locate the mp files themselves properly anymore Here's what I think is happening On my old PC the iTunes library files were stored in My Documents My Music like normal however due to lack of hard drive space I stored the actual mp files on a different hard drive in the machine in this case d mp This worked fine when I formatted that machine because iTunes was still pointed to the same hard drive for the music files as nothing changed on that hard drive when I formatted the primary drive with Windows on it In this case I've moved all the mp s to the default iTunes directory My Documents My Music iTunes iTunes Music since I don't have the hard drive space restraints I was dealing with before I confirmed that iTunes is pointing to the proper directory under Edit Preferences Advanced settings however every time I click on a song it's telling me it can't find the mp file and is asking me to locate it manually As far as I can see there's no way to do this easily without selecting one song at a time and locating the file for it I don't have the time or patience to go through my entire library and manually find all the files so is there an easier way to do this I was thinking if I delete my old library it may even be easier to re-add all the songs to a new one because at least that way I could select entire folders rather than one song at a time Any help you can provide is greatly appreciated Thanks
Delete your iTunes Library.itl and iTunes Music Library.xml from the computer with the problem and then re-add the music. They are normally stored in the My Music\iTunes folder but I don't know where they would be stored on your machine. It sounds like you copied the library files over from the computer with all your music on the C drive so the new computer will look for the files on the C drive. The only way to stop this is to delete the library and have it re-find the songs.http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/transferring-itunes-music-library-to-new-pc-359202.html
yea I am trying to make a list of my music library which is setup so that 1 folder=1 album so I am trying to take these 500 folders or whatever and somehow copy just the name of it to something like word, or excel or something...so I can make a list of them to send to other people, print or whatever...I tried to copy and paste them to word, excel, wordpad, notepad, and I just tried to click and drag them to those programs but no luck...and yes I realize I could type them all out but that's a little too much like work... here's an example of how I have this all set up http://img172.imageshack.us/my.php?image=music2mm.jpg
From a command prompt go to the directory where all these folders exist.
Type: dir > list.txt
the list.txt file should have all the directory names for you. It'll also have couple of extra lines you might want to remove for current directory and parent directory.
Windows 8 metro Music app just does not display my music.
As you can see, my music folder is included in the music library:
but yet the Music app only recognizes two songs out of 1000+ that I own
Windows media player, the desktop app, is working fine.
I've tried to restart the metro app several times, in vain.
I am having a problem where no matter what I do, Windows Media Player 12 gives me a "there are no items in your music library"! there is no option to add anything anywhere! when I google the message, it tell me to go to "organize<manage libraries<music" the first 4 results in Google says to do that, the rest of Google is just spam.
the problem is when I go to organize<manage libraries<music, nothing happens! I need to sync music to my Sansa Fuse+ but cannot because of this problem! please help!
EDIT: I want to also mention that the "library" link/tab is grayed out in WMP12. deleting the appdata did not help! other than that Google full of spam
The "library" is not even a real location...it's just a virtual location that doesn't have any content unless someone chooses to place "files" there by having them imported to that location. In reality...all that happens (IMO) is that a pointer/shortcut is placed there which points to the real file location and allows it to be accessed/played.
I don't even use it on my Win 7 install, preferring to use other players (which do the same thing as WMP without all the unnecessary trash).
If WMP doesn't give you the option to "import" files into the library...try another player and sync your files with it.
To find the real locations of your music files...you can use a tool like Everything Search Engine - http://www.voidtools.com/ and use the generic file extension (e.g. *.mp3) to find all .mp3 files.
Won`t allow me to download for personal usage music on my computer . Say`s I need a license to download music.
Here's two free search sites I use. Use their search box. The results link directly to free downloads:http://www.downloads.nl/local/en/mp...http://www.mp3chief.com/This is a directory listing of songs someone put up:http://www.moistworks.com/mp3/http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-xp/music-media-wont-let-me-download-music-for-personal-use/203050.html
The title is the question. Any advice out there?
I have moved my iTunes account from one computer to this one (Dell, Windows XP Office). iTunes will only restore my purchased music. I need to know how to, or if I even can, import my music from my iPod to my iTunes. Please help if you can. Thank you.
Hi, try www.copytrans.net they have a trial download that will let you use it for 14 days but you can only backup 100 songs. I just tried it and it worked great for me. very easy to use. Hope this helps.
I can't switch my iPod music from old to new comp. None of my music is from iTunes.
A few downloads, I thought I had got on to a data disc from old comp. Titles and artwork appeared on my iTunes list of tunes, but I click to play and get the message:
"The song 'The Final Countdown' could not be used because the original file could not be found. Would you like to locate it?"
I click to locate but try as I might, click on this and that, I can't find any trace of my music.
Also, with a bit of patience I could put the music from the CDs here on to iTunes but haven't been able to do it from old comp to new so far.
My friend has just re-installed xp home and wiped his entire hdd. During this his iTunes software was also erased meaning that he has to do a re-install. some of his friends are saying that if he plugs his iPod into a blank iTunes then this wil erase all the music on the iPod, is this true and if is is what can I do to prevent it ?
Any help woud be nice
I wouldn't think so, I guess it will depend if the iPod or iTunes tries to do a syncronization.
This is something new to me and would be interesting to know.
I purchased Two IPod minis together One of them is working fine Second one is having problems with all tracks Either the track volume is very very low or the Distorted Mini Music Ipod volume is fine but the music is garbled There is nothing wrong with the tracks as the Ipod Mini Distorted Music same tracks work fine on the first Ipod I have tried reinstalling software and restoring Ipod No luck Any suggestions from the Gurus out there is most appreciated Tried reset a few times but did not help Strange thing is that when I play a track off the Ipod using iTune it sounds Ipod Mini Distorted Music perfect on my PC So it does not seem that the tracks or Ipod disk is corrupted I tried couple of headphones also but it is definitely not the headphones I tried full Restore and that also did not help I do not know what else to try This was a personalised marriage gift I bought for someone and would hate to have to take it back to Apple as by then marriage will be over SOS someone please help nbsp
it could be bad hardware, as in the headphone socket is bad. Looks like a warranty replacement to me...
Is there anyway i can download music using my ipod, and then for it to go straight into my music holder? I understand i can downloads apps to download music into the apps but i really want it to go straight to my music library!! Any one know how? Or if theres anyway? (Without jailbreak)
Thanks for your help
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What kind of software can I use to move my music to Ipod by folders and organize my Ipod ... without Itunes... something in there I don't like.. is any other software??
Thanks in advance..
Rockbox might be available for your particular iPod model.
Have a look around here:
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