Posted by Sla#s on 09/20/07 14:45
John Anthony wrote:
> "Sla#s" <phil@KNOTslatts.net> wrote in message
>> John Anthony wrote:
>>> I've successfully changed the drive my music files are stored on.
>>> But every time I restart my computer, it reverts back to the
>>> original drive. The music stays on the new drive, but the new songs
>>> downloaded go to the original drive.
>>> From the iTunes help area, I've done this to change the default
>>> location of imported files...
>>> In iTunes, choose Edit > Preferences.
>>> Click Advanced and then click General.
>>> Click Change and select a new location for your files.
>>> And the iTunes instructions say that "from now on, new songs and
>>> other items you import will be stored in the new location. Songs
>>> you've already imported stay in their current location." That last
>>> half is true - the first half isn't.
>>> I've also done the "Consolidate Library" function and it did it's
>>> job, but didn't solve my current problem.
>> "moving iTunes library"
> I've already looked through a lot of those websites - none of them
> address my current problem mentioned above.
> And before posting to the Apple forums, I thought I'd ask here first.
I just did it (Well a couple of months ago) - followed all the instructions
and have had no problems.
Mine does load to the new drive.
I assume you have done:
Edit > Preferences > Advanced > General > "iTunes Music folder Location" >
Otherwise I would guess there is a problem with your iTunes installation
and it needs to be reinstalled.
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