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How to back up your iTunes in Window 7 OS

On CDs (Discs)

1. Open iTunes. Click "File" tab at the top of the screen to "Library" and click "Backup to disk" option "iTunes Backup" window.


2. Choose one of the backup "iTunes Backup" screen - with the back of the entire iTunes library and playlists "or" you only buy from the iTunes Store. "


3. Insert a CD-R or DVD-R drive and click "Next "in the "iTunes Backup" window. iTunes will automatically read the disk and start the burning process (see tips).


In an external hard drive

1. Close iTunes if open. Connect your hard drive on the correct port on your computer and switch it on.


2. Find your external hard drive in My Computer and select the folder you want your files back.


3. Open a new browser window and locate your iTunes folder indexed. These can be found in "\ Users \ username \ My Music \".


4. Click Start, and the required files to the hard disk, or select your entire iTunes library and drag the contents to the external hard drive to drop. The transfer may take several minutes to several hours.

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The iTunes Library file is locked, on a locked disk, or you do not have write permission for this file.


1. Open Finder. Goto Music > iTunes > and locate the following files.

iTunes Music Library.xml
iTunes Library.itl

2. For each file:

Right click on each file.
Click on Get Info
Under the Sharing & Permissions Tab: Make all the Privileges 'Read & Write'.
Close the Get Info box

Open iTunes again.
This worked for me on Snow Leopard.

Aug 13, 2009 | Apple iTunes

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