Transferring music library to new computer

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    How do I transfer my old library from iTunes to a new computer?
     
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    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?



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    No pcs
     
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    I guess then the methods you quoted will work then.
     
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    Lol sorry about the boob question. So what method do I use I want to transfer the music between a two windows pcs?
     
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    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.

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