iTunes can't find my music files

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by steven314, Jan 18, 2008.

  1. steven314 macrumors newbie

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    Jan 19, 2007
    #1
    Okay.

    I've had my mp3's on a hard drive, linked via Airport Extreme to my iTunes.

    Recently I moved all the files to a larger external hard drive and attached that to my Airport Extreme. In iTunes>Preferences>Advanced, I changed my iTunes music folder location to the external hard drive iTunes Music folder.

    Two problems: iTunes can't find any of these files when I click on the songs. My whole library is unlinked to the corresponding mp3's. Second, whenever I turn of iTunes, the iTunes Music folder reverts to my laptop's hard drive.

    How do I get my music back?

    steven
     
  2. xXriderXx7 macrumors 6502a

    xXriderXx7

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    #2
    Hold option down as you click the iTunes icon.

    It will present you with an option to select an iTunes Library.
    Navigate to your preferred folder, and hit ok.
     
  3. steven314 thread starter macrumors newbie

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