Huge itunes Upgrade problem

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by mashinhead, May 6, 2006.

  1. mashinhead macrumors 68030

    Oct 7, 2003
    Long story short: My little sister got the last g5 imac. She somehow deleted itunes, and reinstalled it from her old ipod mini cd and ended up with itunes 4.5. Whenever we try to install the upgrade to 6, it won t allow it. if you do a custom install, everything is greyed out, and in easy install says you can t install it on this computer. any suggestions on how to get around this
  2. WildCowboy Administrator/Editor


    Staff Member

    Jan 20, 2005
    Her Mac is probably seeing the receipts from previous installations of iTunes and thinks it's up-to-date. Go to the top-level Library folder (not the ones under her user folder or System), then go to the Receipts folder. You'll likely find several iTunes-related .pkg files. Deleting them should allow you to get iTunes up-to-date.
  3. dukebound85 macrumors P6


    Jul 17, 2005
    5045 feet above sea level
    Why not just download it from apple's website to begin with?
  4. mashinhead thread starter macrumors 68030

    Oct 7, 2003

    Thats what i did, thats whats not working. I'll try your suggestion wildcowboy and let you know. thanks

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