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bobthecat23
Sep 13, 2010, 08:00 AM
How do I transfer my old library from iTunes to a new computer?



spinnerlys
Sep 13, 2010, 08:03 AM
Migration Assistant via Target Disk Mode or via network or via external HDD, just make sure to copy the complete iTunes folder (Macintosh HD / Users / YOU / Music / iTunes).

Btw, you are talking about two Macs aren't you?
"How to maximise your MacRumors troubleshooting experience" (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=205018) created by mad jew in 2006



MacOS X 10.5, 10.6: How to use Migration Assistant to transfer files from another Mac (http://support.apple.com/kb/ht3322)
Pro Tip of the Week: Move All Your Stuff to a New Mac — Quick (http://www.apple.com/pro/tips/migration.html)
Migration Assistant - Use Migration Assistant to Copy Data from a Previous OS (http://macs.about.com/od/leopard105/ss/migratevol.htm)
6 easy steps to migrate your Mac using Time Machine (http://www.tuaw.com/2008/10/29/6-easy-steps-to-migrate-your-mac-using-time-machine/)


Target (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1661) Disk (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Target_Disk_Mode) Mode (http://guides.macrumors.com/Target_Disk_Mode)


http://i35.tinypic.com/2pqrhxx.png (http://mroogle.edesignuk.com/)

bobthecat23
Sep 13, 2010, 08:06 AM
Migration Assistant via Target Disk Mode or via network or via external HDD, just make sure to copy the complete iTunes folder (Macintosh HD / Users / YOU / Music / iTunes).

Btw, you are talking about two Macs aren't you?
"How to maximise your MacRumors troubleshooting experience" (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=205018) created by mad jew in 2006



MacOS X 10.5, 10.6: How to use Migration Assistant to transfer files from another Mac (http://support.apple.com/kb/ht3322)
Pro Tip of the Week: Move All Your Stuff to a New Mac — Quick (http://www.apple.com/pro/tips/migration.html)
Migration Assistant - Use Migration Assistant to Copy Data from a Previous OS (http://macs.about.com/od/leopard105/ss/migratevol.htm)
6 easy steps to migrate your Mac using Time Machine (http://www.tuaw.com/2008/10/29/6-easy-steps-to-migrate-your-mac-using-time-machine/)


Target (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1661) Disk (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Target_Disk_Mode) Mode (http://guides.macrumors.com/Target_Disk_Mode)


http://i35.tinypic.com/2pqrhxx.png (http://mroogle.edesignuk.com/)

No pcs

spinnerlys
Sep 13, 2010, 08:17 AM
No pcs

I guess then the methods you quoted will work then.

bobthecat23
Sep 13, 2010, 08:24 AM
I guess then the methods you quoted will work then.

Lol sorry about the boob question. So what method do I use I want to transfer the music between a two windows pcs?

spinnerlys
Sep 13, 2010, 08:29 AM
No pcs

Ah, I understood the above as "No PCs", as the missing comma and verb(s) did not gave me your intended meaning of that "sentence". ("No, PCs.")

Lol sorry about the boob question. So what method do I use I want to transfer the music between a two windows pcs?

Do you have an external HDD or network (ethernet) cable at your home? If so, just transfer the iTunes folder I guess.

Also think about editing your thread title to include the information about you using Windows and not Mac OS X, as this is a rather Mac OS X centric board.

To edit your thread title, just click on the http://images.macrumors.com/vb/images/buttons/edit.gif button on the bottom right of your original post and then click the "Go Advanced" button below your message.

bobthecat23
Sep 13, 2010, 09:10 AM
Ah, I understood the above as "No PCs", as the missing comma and verb(s) did not gave me your intended meaning of that "sentence". ("No, PCs.")



Do you have an external HDD or network (ethernet) cable at your home? If so, just transfer the iTunes folder I guess.

Also think about editing your thread title to include the information about you using Windows and not Mac OS X, as this is a rather Mac OS X centric board.

To edit your thread title, just click on the http://images.macrumors.com/vb/images/buttons/edit.gif button on the bottom right of your original post and then click the "Go Advanced" button below your message.

Thanks yeah I have an Ethernet cable and yeah I shouldnhave mntionednit was for windows

spinnerlys
Sep 13, 2010, 09:15 AM
Thanks yeah I have an Ethernet cable and yeah I shouldnhave mntionednit was for windows

Then create a network between the too and voilà, there you go.
There are many guides on how to network two Windows PCs that will help yo to properly set it up.

bobthecat23
Sep 13, 2010, 09:26 AM
Then create a network between the too and voilà, there you go.
There are many guides on how to network two Windows PCs that will help yo to properly set it up.

Thanks for the help.

BrennerM
Sep 13, 2010, 10:04 AM
iLounge guide to moving your library to a new hard drive/computer:

http://www.ilounge.com/index.php/articles/comments/moving-your-itunes-library-to-a-new-hard-drive/