confused with disk utility fix itunes

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by whyrichard, Sep 28, 2006.

  1. whyrichard macrumors 68000

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    #1
    Hello,

    I ran disk utility to repair my external drive with my library on it, and it "repaired it". However now i have a folder of damaged files, with a bunch of aliases in it (66), and another folder called "recycled" with folders in it with names like "Di646", and songs in there somewhere....?


    how do i consolidate the folder?


    thanks,
    r.
     
  2. GimmeSlack12 macrumors 603

    GimmeSlack12

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    #2
    Why not just toss the folder altogether and put the songs back on through iTunes. If not use the Find feature in the folder and have it sift out the song files (hint: Search by kind).
     
  3. mad jew Moderator emeritus

    mad jew

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    #3
    Bizarre. Do you have the regular iTunes Music Folder too? Are both of these folders quite small (select them and hold COMMAND-I)? If so, then I'd probably trash both of these other folders. However, rather than trashing them completely, I'd drag them to the Trash without Emptying. Then, I'd reopen iTunes and play around with it for a while to make sure it's all working well. If it is, then I'd Empty The Trash.
     

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