itunes like wth?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by smogsy, Jan 28, 2008.

  1. smogsy macrumors 6502a

    Jan 8, 2008
    i dragged across some music from my external HDD to my macbook to folder (import) then dragged them into music folder then i open tuines to find

    ALL MY MUSIC GONE? i reimport them and now i lost all my ratings......

    thats over 9000 songs. you now how long that took me to rate them?

    anyway rant over how can i get my ratings back! i tried importing the previous itunes database but nothing happens!
  2. karenflower macrumors 6502a


    Dec 7, 2007
    Here are some instructions I found on exporting ratings along with your iTunes library:

    I hope you get them back!
  3. smogsy thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Jan 8, 2008

    what ive done for now is delete all my music and just addedthe music i know i like forn now :)
  4. richard.mac macrumors 603


    Feb 2, 2007
    51.50024, -0.12662
    all the data for iTunes like ratings, song counts, playlists etc are in the iTunes Library, iTunes Library.xml & iTunes Music Library.xml files in the iTunes folder. so if you can rescue them you can get your ratings back.

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