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One way to play iTunes music over the internet
Authored by: carldr on Jan 09, '08 08:25:45AM

A much better way of copying your music to a new location is by doing :

1. Open iTunes, and go to Preferences » Advanced.
1.1 Change the following settings:
Change iTunes Music folder location to Store:iTunes Music, with Store being your partition name.
1.2 Ensure that Copy Files to iTunes Music Folder When Adding to Library is unchecked.
2. Go to Advanced >> Consolidate Library, and confirm the action in the pop-up window.
3. Wait a while :)

All your music will be copied to the new location, and your iTunes library will be updated at the same time. Your music isn't deleted from the source location.

I much prefer this method, as I've followed the steps details above and I've ended up with iTunes not being able to locate any of my music even though it's in the place matching the iTunes Music folder location. I would still take a backup of your actual iTunes library files though, just in case.

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