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Why can I open my EXTERNAL CD PLAYER with Itunes?

External CD players shows in my Computer but not when I open ITUNES

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I insert a cd into my labtop but i doesn't show on my itunes? HELP!!!

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Cd burning error

If possible, use a second CD player/burner to burn a CD. If can't borrow one, either internal or external (USB), they are fairly cheap second hand. I suspect your CD player has become defective, maybe only in burn mode. Can you burn anything (eg, software) using this item ? ie is it only iTunes that's affected ?


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How to back up your iTunes in Window 7 OS

<p>On CDs (Discs)<br /> <p>1. Open iTunes. Click "File" tab at the top of the screen to "Library" and click "Backup to disk" option "iTunes Backup" window.<br /> <p><br /> <p>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. "<br /> <p><br /> <p>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).<br /> <p><br /> <p>In an external hard drive<br /> <p>1. Close iTunes if open. Connect your hard drive on the correct port on your computer and switch it on.<br /> <p><br /> <p>2. Find your external hard drive in My Computer and select the folder you want your files back.<br /> <p><br /> <p>3. Open a new browser window and locate your iTunes folder indexed. These can be found in "\ Users \ username \ My Music \".<br /> <p><br /> <p>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.<br />

on Jun 21, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Hi i have copied music from my cd but when it says to transfer to external devise it shows on mp4 but there is nothing there. not sure what i'm doing wrong.

You cannot drag and drop music from an audio cd to your computer. You need to rip it. Use itunes or windows media player. Look for the option to "Rip" music from the CD.

Rip using media player:

Mar 23, 2011 | Laser MP4-V970 MP3 Player

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Downloaded the music from my itunes playlist but it does not show the music in the music folder only the music that was prestored on the player. When hooked up to the computer it shows the downloaded music...

Not all devices support the use of itunes when it comes to putting songs on them.
This is one of those devices that does not support itunes. Depending on your type, you are either required to download another specific media player to copy songs to your media player or you may just need to copy and paste in the drive like you would do on any external device.
To know if you need any media player in particular, you can go through your manual and see if it specifies the need for any media player.
Hope this solution was of use to you? Please comment for more information and thank you for using the fixya website.

Jan 02, 2011 | RCA M4608 (8 GB) Digital Media Player

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I have an external drive and i would like to store my cds on my computer- not in itunes

You mean you have audio cds.
If thats the case insert your audio cd and open up windows media player, click the synch button and follow the instructions.

Mar 22, 2010 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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Can't copy file from computer to MP3 player

In any windows program, you should be able to go to My Computer, double click the icon for the extra drive, it may show up as an external usb device, rather than tight clicking and choosing copy, try dragging the itunes folder to the new destination, i.e. your usb device.

Jan 13, 2009 | TruTech SMP-1 GBL MP3 Player

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Ipod music is gone, but still says it has stuff on it

If you do this through itunes, it should be okay. The trouble is everytime you want to update your ipod, you will need to connect it with itunes and itunes will need to have your existing library that you created for you ipod to perform a quick and troublefree update.

If you are going to get an external harddrive you will need to re-direct where itunes is saving your music and video files. Because itunes will be using your internal harddrive for the system files (that is where windows is), it will automatically save the music to your internal drive. I suggest reloding an updated version of itunes from here and when asked where to install it, redirect it from your external harddrive. This way the itunes music folder will be on your external harddrive.

Hope this helps

Nov 02, 2008 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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Steps to Add/Remove iTunes

Control Panel. Add/Remove programs, Select Itunes. Computer may want to restart.

Reinstall ITunes. Computer may restart.

Go into ITunes. Select add folder. Select your mp3 folder from your H drive. Library will rebuild and for that many songs it will take about 30 minutes to do. Make sure that when you purchase new songs that the folder is mapped to your external hard drive as well. I made that mistake of not doing it and it made a big mess.

Make sure your IPod is set for manual music management.

Click on one of your purchased songs from ITunes and login to your account using your ITunes user id and password. That will enable you to play your purchased musice from ITunes. If you have activated your ITunes account to play on more than 5 computers, you will have to get a hold of tech support to reset your computer count.

That should fix the problem.

Jul 17, 2008 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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How to download on to the fusion mp3/mp4 player from itunes

I have the fusion mp4-mp3 and found that you have to drag and drop from limewire or windows media. I plugged the fusion into my computer and it comes up as an external drive. double click and it opens up the fusion. I then opened limewire and was able to drag and drop the music into it. Hope this helps.

Jul 15, 2008 | Waitec Fusion (128 MB) MP3 Player

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Downloading music files

iTunes might not be able to find a file or folder if:
  • The media files were moved from the iTunes media folder to a different location on your computer or to an external drive.
  • The media files were accidentally deleted from your computer.
  • The network or external drives storing the content are unavailable.
Correct the media file path Use these steps to help iTunes find the media file's correct location:
  1. In iTunes on your Mac or PC, select the song, album, movie, or TV show that has the exclamation point next to it.
  2. From the menu bar at the top of your computer screen or at the top of the iTunes window, choose Edit > Get Info.
  3. When you see a message asking if you want to locate the file, click Locate.
    • If you know the file's location, point iTunes to it and try to play your content.
    • If you don't know the file's location, search for it:
      Mac: Press the Command ? and Space keys on your keyboard, then type the movie title, app, song, album, or artist name.
      Windows: Press the Windows key on your keyboard, then type the movie title, app, song, album, or artist name. If your keyboard doesn't have a Windows key, press the Control (Ctrl) and Escape (Esc) keys on your keyboard.
    • If the file is on an external or network drive, connect to the external drive or network volume.
    • If you find your items in the Trash or Recycle Bin, restore them to their previous location:
      Mac: Control-click or right-click the item and choose Put Back.
      Windows: Right-click the item and choose Restore.
  4. After you recover the file, use Get Info again to locate the file, then point iTunes to the correct location.

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