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MacBytes
Nov 21, 2008, 01:39 PM
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Category: Apple Software
Link: New iTunes update munches store credit - warning (http://www.macbytes.com/link.php?sid=20081121143923)
Description:: iTunes users who have credit in their iTunes Store account from a gift card or voucher need to be warned that this credit may disappear once they have installed the latest iTunes update.

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MatLane
Nov 21, 2008, 01:41 PM
Shocking

i should of spent my 2.60 before i updated

guzhogi
Nov 21, 2008, 01:44 PM
I guess it's a good thing I didn't have any credit before I upgraded.

chr1s60
Nov 21, 2008, 01:46 PM
I upgraded and still have the few dollars of credit I had before updating.

OllyW
Nov 21, 2008, 01:51 PM
41.34 gone from my account. :mad:

minik
Nov 21, 2008, 02:12 PM
I doubt that it's gone for good. It happened to me days ago, but the credit showed up eventually later on.

dextertangocci
Nov 21, 2008, 02:49 PM
Mine disappeared for a few hours then re-appeared...

sfs
Nov 21, 2008, 02:51 PM
Strange... Mine never went away. I also installed the Pro Apps and H.264 updates at the same time, so maybe that had something to do with it?

OllyW
Nov 21, 2008, 03:37 PM
My credit is back now. :)

aswitcher
Nov 21, 2008, 04:09 PM
No problems here

liptonlover
Nov 21, 2008, 05:36 PM
Great... now I'm afraid to install an update I want really bad. I don't have easy access to more credit like some :(

Lancetx
Nov 21, 2008, 06:04 PM
No problems here at all. Store credit was there both before and immediately after the update as well.

lamina
Nov 21, 2008, 08:33 PM
I worked for iTunes support before. Just logout and log back into your account. It'll reappear.

thomahawk
Nov 21, 2008, 08:51 PM
i want my money back! i logged out and back like a dozen times!! and i got the update yesterday!!!

PCMacUser
Nov 22, 2008, 12:30 AM
The moral of the story is don't update iTunes... I told the Apple Update software to leave me alone because I was sick of having to download and install a new version every week or two.

And my music still plays.

Bye Bye Baby
Nov 22, 2008, 02:54 AM
If you are having serious problems with store credit- or you are using a US account overseas- servicemen and expats- download hotshield and get it up and running. Make sure itunes is not running.

Restart itunes in active hotshield mode. Store credit may not appear straight away, so you need to log-in. If it still doesn't appear, buy a song or something cheap and if you by pass any notification from Apple- i.e. store credit is expired or some such nonsense, store credit should reappear and you are away.