Reformatted. Are my songs/apps gone?

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  1. debstieb

    debstieb New Member

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    My daughter reformatted our computer. We are downloading iTunes right now. Are all of my apps and songs lost, or can I recover them?

    Thanks,

    Deb
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    SolarFlare New Member

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    If she formatted the whole drive, it sounds like you're out of luck.

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    If your Drive is partitioned and formatted one drive (Mainly C, while you put your music in D), you're all good.
    But if you didn't partition it, then tough.
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    If the songs and Apps are still on your iPod, you are safe. There are free programs that will transfer music from the iPod into iTunes. I have read that people have had great experiences with Sharepod.

    Before doing anything, make sure "Disable Automatic Syncing" is checked in the Devices tab of Preferences.

    Plug in your iPod, and right click it in iTunes and choose "Transfer Purchases". This will transfer your Apps into iTunes.
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    If you bought all of your music using iTunes, you can recover it. same with apps
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    wordlife6272 New Member

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    u can recover it if u got it off itunes, but if u reformatted, u probably wiped the whole thing
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    you can use Sharepod or just search.

    Total Commander. And your good.
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    Thanks for replies

    Thanks, I will try the sharepod

    Deb
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    Traveosa New Member

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    The same thing happened with me and my iPod nano about a year ago. I had reformatted and lost all the games and songs I bought. All you have to do is contact apple, and they will give you steps on how to get them back. It helped me.

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