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Songs won't download from itunes

We recently installed a new pc as the old one was playing up. I have copied a couple of cds onto my itunes music library & purchased a song from itunes store. When I tried to load these onto my ipod I get a message asking me if I want to download & install new ipod software 1.3.3, I don't want to do so & pressed cancel. I then get a message saying that my ipod is synced with another itunes library, do I want to erase this ipod & sync with this itunes library? I don't want to do that as it also says that it will replace the tunes on my ipod with the tunes in this library which means I will lose almost every song I have so I press cancel but then nothing happens. Help please. Many thanks.

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  • lovercat357 Dec 25, 2007

    i cant download songs. how do I download songs plese tell me.



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I recomend using a program called disk aid to copy all your music off your ipod to a foldert that you specif on your computer then restore your ipod using itunes and then put the song you copy back on the reason you get that message is because apple is srick about sharing usic a dosnt allow that so ipods unloess they been messed with with 3rd party software cant sinc with multiple itunes here is the program it is a 14 day trial but will get all your music here is the url tip to get it to dipaly your ipod folders in the progams buttom left hand cornor you should see a drop down arrorw click that and select a floder it should display your ipods content hope this helps

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I want to trans fer songs I bought from itunes to my ipod nano, How do I do this?

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