Thursday, August 14, 2008

Help Needed with i-Tunes!!

Please Help!!

My i-Tunes has been doing strange things. My files seem to be disappearing!?! Well, they show up in the play list, but when I click on them it says the file cannot be found. This has happened to over 1/2 of my library. Which is days worth of re-downloading CDs! Ugh!

Did this happen when I downloaded an updated version? Does anyone know how to recover the music files w/o re-downloading them? Does my computer have some music-eating virus? If I reload the CDs, how can I keep this from happening again?

I also don't seem to be able to download the free NPR podcasts. Or any free podcasts for that mattter. I can find the subscribe button, but it isn't highlighted and won't let me click on it.

Any thoughts or advice!?!?

Musicless,
Meagan

2 comments:

Brian said...

Hmm...

I'd noticed my iTunes was acting a little funny the other day but didn't have time to investigate.
I might have to look into it. I do know I haven't upgraded to the latest version yet, after getting bitten by a bug on a previous upgrade.

I do know that it's rare for iTunes to actually 'eat' your music. Usually the library just looses track of it.

Try searching to hard drive for the album title, or *.mp3 or *.aac to see if you an find them. Then add the folder back.

ang said...

I don't know whats going on but try this discussion page you may find assitance there,
http://discussions.apple.com/category.jspa?categoryID=149