iTunes + Time Machine not playing well together.

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Relznuk, Sep 29, 2009.

  1. Relznuk macrumors 6502


    Sep 27, 2009
    UT, USA
    I've run into this issue before.

    When setting up a MBP after a fresh install of Leopard or Snow Leopard, I usually choose to transfer files and setting from Time Machine. But whenever I do this, iTunes suddenly can no longer "find" most of my songs, even though they are in the iTunes folder, and I have to spend days telling iTunes where to find each of the missing tracks.

    What could be causing this, and how do I fix it?

    Already tried permissions fixing and uninstalling/reinstalling iTunes.
  2. AnotherFanBoy macrumors regular

    Jul 5, 2009
    I don't have a fix to it, but a workaround of having to do each song manually would be to just delete your library, then drag and drop your music folder so they all get copied in again.

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