Quick question before I update iTunes.

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  1. neko3343

    neko3343 Member

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    I want to upgrde to iTunes 10. The only reason I haven't yet us because I need administrator permission to do so, and I've been too lazy to go ask my dad.

    But anyways. I have 979 songs, 38 apps (not really sure whether that's important or not...). If I sync all of my music to my Nano (which I can easily copy it all off of), and all of my apps to my Touch (which I can get back via "transfer purchases from Paige's iPod"), then get rid of all of my music files includijg the iTunes folder, THEN install iTunes 10, I can still get all of my stuff back the way I think I can, right?

    I have like 4 copies of all 979 of those songs; its probably what's been slowing my compiter down...
  2. SuperMario

    SuperMario Active Member

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    You can upgrade iTunes without deleting your media.
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    xX-SicKsKiLZz-Xx Active Member

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    yes, you dont even need to sync it to your ipod(s), an upgrade means its just upgrading the stuff, once you have finished upgrading, your library will be EXACTLY the same

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    (the GUI may be different :/ )
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    ShinyPants New Member

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    But, to answer your question, providing you sync everything to your Nano, you can easily enable disk mode and drag the iTunes_Control folder into iTunes.
  5. neko3343

    neko3343 Member

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    Okay, thank you

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    And I am fully aware that updating it doesn't touch my media. I was just wondering if i could delete the files and put them back on, specifically everything in the iTunes folder.
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    ThePodofi Well-Known Member

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    Itunes just keeps your media organized.
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    iC57 New Member

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    You wont loose anything. If you are not an administrator and would like to be i suggest doing a reformat (aka system recovery on my computer (not a system restore) This will delete everything on the PC allowing you to start from scratch, as an administrator (i had this problem with my parents)).

    I hope this helps

    PS: any purchased apps can be downloaded for free via the itunes app store

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