I just moved all my music over from my PC hard drive to my external hard drive. The music transfer was fine but now i can't sync my ipod classic to itunes. It begins to sync then comes up with an error message that says "itunes has encountered a problem and needs to close". I have restored my ipod and now i have no music on my ipod. Can you help me?
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First of all when you sync your ipod with another computer all of your songs, videos and etc will erase by itunes application.Example the first sync was on your desktop using itunes and it was successfully transferred the songs and videos. But you want to add songs from your laptop, so copy the songs to your usb flash drive or external hard drive then paste it to your desktop computer. Then plug your ipod to your desktop computer and run the itunes application then add songs you want to transfer,by syncing or copying the song to your ipod your old songs will not be erase. Have a nice day
Hi, message saying "can not sync" means that the connection from the ipod to the computer was not successful.. If you sync your iPod with a different/empty library iTunes will only give you the option to copy your iTunes Store purchases directly from the iPod to the computer and everything else on it will be erased. You'll find details on transferring purchases in this article: iTunes Store: Transferring purchases from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod to a computer
Purchased applications can be downloaded over again, see this article for details: How to redownload purchased applications from the App Store
If you want to recover the music from CDs etc that is on the iPod and transfer it to your new computer there are a few things you can do. music from CDs etc.) there are a number of third party utilities that you can use to retrieve the music files and playlists from your iPod Touch or iPhone. You'll find that they have varying degrees of functionality and some will transfer data (such as playcounts and ratings), movies, videos, photos, podcasts and games as well.
A selection of iPod/iPhone to iTunes utilities: Senuti Mac Only (iPod Touch & iPhone compatible) SharePod Windows Only (iPhone and iPod Touch compatible) TuneJack Windows Only (iPhone and iPod Touch compatible) iPodRip Mac & Windows (iPhone and iPod Touch compatible) Music Rescue Mac & Windows (iPhone and iPod Touch compatible) iPod Music Liberator Mac & Windows (iPhone and iPod Touch compatible) iGadget Mac & Windows (iPhone and iPod Touch compatible) iRepo Mac & Windows (iPhone and iPod Touch compatible) iPod Access Mac & Windows (iPhone and iPod Touch compatible) TouchCopy Mac & Windows (iPhone and iPod Touch compatible)
I would also advise that you get yourself an external hard drive and back your stuff up, relying on an iPod as your sole backup is not a good idea and external drives are comparatively inexpensive these days, you can get loads of storage for a reasonable outlay: Back up your iTunes library by copying to an external hard drive
One last thing, you need to take care connecting to an empty iTunes. Open iTunes first and go to Edit>Preferences>Devices and check the box "Prevent iPods and iPhones from syncing automatically" and choose Ok before connecting your device.
Once you have recovered everything from the iPod and your iTunes library has been rebuilt it will be safe to sync again.
There are a number of different ways to do this. If you have an external hard drive, all you need to do is drag the Macintosh HD/[your user name here]/Users/Music/iTunes folder onto the external drive, connect the external drive to your Macbook, and drag and drop the iTunes folder from the external drive onto the iTunes icon in the dock. <br /><br />If you have an iPod classic, you can do this: <br /><br />http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1329<br /><br />...or if you don't have a huge library and/or have a lot of CDs/DVDs you can use, you can back up your library to disc: <br /><br />http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1382<br /><br />...or if you have anything other other sort of iPod, iPhone, or iPad, you can rip the music from it using this utility: <br /><br />http://thelittleappfactory.com/irip/<br /><br />
I am not to sure exactly why you would be using QT for your ipod. You need to upload only compatible video files to your iPod or they will not play and in most case will not even transfer to your iPod. The iPod will not play a quicktime file or .mov, you need to search the net for a converter that can convert your file to .mpg and your videos will upload and play. Also, you cannot transfer video directly from your quicktime program you need to use iTunes and either sync them or manually load the vids to you ipod.
first the easy part....1800 songs we will not move this one at a time..............plug ipod to pc..open itunes....see on left hand side of screen...pc (music,photo & video folders) and under that ipod (music, photo, video folders)..ok..click on pc (music folder) all your music shows up right ok..this time click & drag the pc (music) down to the ipod music folder and release....its 1800 songs so lets wait til the ipod is finish (look at the ipod file a circular motion is happening,,,,its loading).......once finish always eject your ipod...............now find where you are storing mp3 / mp4 on your pc...once you find it ..go to top bar view then click,on view details (artist,album,type,lenght) this where it will say mp3/4/wma/wav or flac file
Distinct clicking, right? Your hard drive is about to crash completely. Other than the ticking, your problems are probably because the hard drive is not giving out the information it needs to because it can't. You need either a new Hard drive or a new player. once you get it all of you problems should go away.