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Started this discussion. Last reply by Greg Pratt Aug 11, 2011. 17 Replies

Hey everyone - Just wondering if anyone has had the problem with iTunes where random music folders get wiped off your hard drive. Looks like some random unaddressed bug that's been going on for…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Aug 6, 2011. 1 Reply

Hey there, everyone. Just thought I'd drop a note to say hello. This site and forum looks like exactly the kind of thing I've been after. I'm not really a message-board kinda guy but have been…Continue

 

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Greg Pratt replied to Michael's discussion What are you listening to right now?
"nice one. not a huge dimmu fan but love metal in general (i had the new brutal truth playing when i first replied to this thread... now it's extreme noise terror).   cheers, greg"
Aug 15, 2011
Greg Pratt replied to Greg Pratt's discussion iTunes
"Oh, I totally agree and personally back everything up on a separate external once a month. Trouble is, if it's been more than a month since the files were deleted, they're off the backup as well as it's been overwritten.   But,…"
Aug 11, 2011
Jonathan Dechko replied to Greg Pratt's discussion iTunes
"I haven't had any problems like this myself, but I think that this an excellent example of why we should all back up our data on a regular basis. I don't mean to be "that guy", but data losses like this are 100% preventable.…"
Aug 11, 2011
Liam Strain replied to Greg Pratt's discussion iTunes
"Thanks Greg. I've not had the problem you are describing - but I do have my iPod set to manually sync, otherwise, same as you. I do not know if they are related.   At least you still have it on the iPod - there are various ways to retrieve…"
Aug 11, 2011
Greg Pratt replied to Greg Pratt's discussion iTunes
"Hi Liam, thanks for the reply. The answers would be yes, no, and iTunes is managing folders.   Here's an example: an album by an artist called Dave Hause, have it in my iTunes, and also on my iPod. Been on iPod for a long time. Just…"
Aug 10, 2011
Liam Strain replied to Greg Pratt's discussion iTunes
"Questions.    Is your iTunes automatically syncing with your iPod?  Are you syncing between multiple machines? Is your iTunes set to manage your folders, or is it set to manually manage? "
Aug 10, 2011
Greg Pratt replied to Greg Pratt's discussion iTunes
"Bummer. Yeah, I really like iTunes and it's such an industry standard it's hard to want to change away from it. But having files go missing is just a killer. And how many are missing that I don't realize? Keeps me up at night... Greg"
Aug 10, 2011
Greg Pratt replied to Greg Pratt's discussion iTunes
"Yeah, nowhere to be found on the hard drive. Hadn't thought to change that preference, not sure if that would help or not but certainly worth a shot. Thanks! Greg"
Aug 10, 2011
Travis Tomaszkiewicz replied to Greg Pratt's discussion iTunes
"i had a problem when transferring my itunes to another computer. when i synced all the  videos i recorded using my ipod got erased...luckily i put them on youtube so i can still enjoy them if i'd like. that's the only problem…"
Aug 10, 2011
Reuven replied to Greg Pratt's discussion iTunes
"Is iTunes wiping it from your hard drive? You've probably already checked your Trash Bin, but just in case, I'm suggesting you do so. You can change the settings in iTunes so it doesn't mess with your music organized on your hard…"
Aug 10, 2011
Greg Pratt replied to Greg Pratt's discussion iTunes
"Hey David - No, ripped using iTunes, but not purchased through iTunes store. From what I've gathered from other reports, the bug is a random thing though, not related to where the music came from. I've yet to actually meet anyone who has…"
Aug 9, 2011
David F. replied to Greg Pratt's discussion iTunes
"Are those albums that you have ripped using non-iTunes software?  I have a friend that swears the system is hunting down her non apple tunes and whipping them out.  "
Aug 9, 2011
Greg Pratt replied to Michael's discussion What are you listening to right now?
"Good idea for a thread!   Brutal Truth - End Time   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=km2z_BuhMS8"
Aug 7, 2011
Shane replied to Greg Pratt's discussion iTunes
"No worries.  Luck to you."
Aug 7, 2011
Greg Pratt replied to Greg Pratt's discussion iTunes
"Thanks, Shane. I had never heard of Songbird, but it looks good; I'm going to look into that. Looks like you can use it to sync with iPods, too.   I'm more or less happy with iTunes; it's a bit of a memory hog and can be a…"
Aug 7, 2011
Shane replied to Greg Pratt's discussion iTunes
"I haven't used it in years.  It worked pretty well to organize and playback my music though.  I was the same as you, few hundred gigs of music, until my comp caught fire.  I used RealPlayer for a while and liked it a lot, but…"
Aug 7, 2011

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