New Computer

Discussion in 'iPod' started by Sharoon, Apr 11, 2007.

  1. Sharoon macrumors newbie

    Apr 11, 2007
    My old P.C. recently crashed so I lost all my music files. I've just got a new p.c. and downloaded the newest versions of Quick Time and ITunes. What problems can I expect, and what's my next step? I realize I probably have to start from the beginning with my music collection. What happens with my music already on my IPOD? Thanks for any advice you're willing to take time to share.
  2. Lovesong macrumors 65816


    Sep 15, 2006
    Stuck beween a rock and a hard place
    All the stuff you bought from iTunes can be backed up through iTunes from your iPod. For all the other stuff try iPodRip (Windows I'm assuming)
  3. Sharoon thread starter macrumors newbie

    Apr 11, 2007
    Actually Vista

    Actually my new PC has Vista. I do have access to my daughter's p.c. where I could rip the songs, but she also has her own version of Itune music there, and I wouldn't want to interfere with it.
  4. pknz macrumors 68020


    Mar 22, 2005
    Vista is a version on Windows.

    See Windows XP, Windows Vista.
  5. balamw Moderator


    Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2005
    New England
  6. itsme92 Guest

    If you were going to use this computer to get the music off your iPod, you could always make a seperate user account (I'm assuming she uses XP) and import it into there, and then later delete the user account.
  7. gnasher729 macrumors P6


    Nov 25, 2005
    Warning: The original version of Vista has a bug where it can mess up your iPod at the moment that it is unplugged. I heard that Microsoft has fixed this; make sure that you have all software updates for Vista installed before you let an iPod anywhere near it.
  8. Sharoon thread starter macrumors newbie

    Apr 11, 2007

    Thanks for all the great tips... I appreciate your time.

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