Two Questions - One about my Touch, other about iTunes

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by YodaEXE, Sep 18, 2008.

  1. YodaEXE macrumors member

    Sep 11, 2008
    So, I'm a new Apple user, and I recently bought a 2G iPod Touch. Now, my first question is in regards to it. I've had it freeze up twice on me, and sometimes, when I double press the Home button to bring up the music controls, the buttons don't always respond. Is this just normal glitchyness (woo for making up words!)?

    Secondly, my desktop is having issues. I'm running Vista Ultimate (yeah yeah, I know, people hate it, but I was one of the beta testers for it and I love it). So, I'm new to iTunes. I'm thinking of reinstalling my OS to see if it fixes some other issues I've had, but I'm worried about my iTunes stuff. All of my music and videos and such are stored on a different hard drive, so I'm not worried about losing them. What I am worried about however is if iTunes will recognize all the stuff after a fresh install. Will it just see the existing iTunes folder on my music hard drive and automatically add the stuff back to the library, or am I going to need to go through some complicated process?

    Thanks guys!
  2. andybno1 macrumors 68040


    Nov 6, 2007
    Liverpool, UK
    itunes issue:

    when you reinstall vista u will loose all data on that hard drive partition, in itunes there is an option to export the library to an xml file, when u come back to vista after reinstalling, make sure the hard drive letter is the same as before then just import the xml into itunes and you'll be fine.

    there is a folder inside music called itunes if you copy that to a hard drive that also works
  3. sgtboy macrumors 6502

    Dec 19, 2007
    Just open itunes, go to File-Library-Backup (this was changed in 8.0 so I don't know if thats 100% correct) and backup your library to a few DVD discs, either way you will be OK if do that.

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