HELP! Haven't been able to update to 2.1 because.....


macrumors 6502
Original poster
Jun 10, 2008
Apple pissed all over 64 bit Window XP. When the iTunes version right before 8.0 came out, it would not install because Apple doesn't support 64 bit XP anymore. I have no functional iTune software on old Laptop.

So I go and by a new laptop.

My question is there a way to get my iTunes stuff from my previous laptop and put in on the new one with iTunes 8.0. I don't even have internet at the moment because we just moved so both my wife and I are still running 2.0 firmware.

Can you update the iPhone's firmware without Synching?

Please HELP!!!


macrumors member
Sep 8, 2008
I updated my 3G to 2.1 from 2.0.2 at work where I have nothing synced. The only thing that did not work is the Genius feature, which was not enabled until I synced with my library at home.

I also did the 2.0.1 -> 2.0.2 upgrade in this way.


macrumors 601
Jul 31, 2008
Northern VA
yeah, just copy/paste all the files from your iTunes folder into a iTunes folder in your new My Documents, and then copy/paste the Apple folder in C:>Documents and Settings>*user name here*>Aplication Data>Apple

must have Show Hidden Files and Folders selected.