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Old 10-10-2006, 11:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have just gotten sick of trying to repair my comp, so I have just decided to reset it altogether, but one problem stands in my way.

I really don't want to have to redo all my entire iTunes library, so I ask this.


Is there anyway to maintain my library while resetting my comp?
Or will I just plain have to buck up and spend the time puttin gall of my music back on?
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Old 10-10-2006, 11:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I am assuming you purchased most of the music? A quick Google brings up this guide.
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Old 10-10-2006, 11:33 PM   #3 (permalink)
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actually I have mostly hard copies, (which is not the music I am worried about, although it will be a while to get it back on)

but there is music, that no I have not purchase, but it is on my computer, and then there is of course the music I have borrowed from friends to get on.

so, aside from just getting a ton of cd's to burn, can I maintain the files and clear EVERYTHING ELSE on my comp.
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Old 10-10-2006, 11:37 PM   #4 (permalink)
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By resetting your computer you mean reformatting? If so, there's no way to just preserve certain files.
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alright, I figured as much.


these next few days are gonna be just fine and dandy then.
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YES THERE IS!!! It's called a partition, partition your drive, add all the files you want to keep to the new parition, format the old partition, and reinstall Windows.
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By resetting your computer you mean reformatting? If so, there's no way to just preserve certain files.
Don't give help, when you don't know what you are talking about.
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Old 10-10-2006, 11:57 PM   #8 (permalink)
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meh I suppose, I never thought of that. It still seems like quite a bit of work. It would be easier to burn the files or temporarily transfer them onto another computer or an external HDD, etc.

How much music do you have in all?
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YES THERE IS!!! It's called a partition, partition your drive, add all the files you want to keep to the new parition, format the old partition, and reinstall Windows.


please elaborate.....
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