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Wont load all songs

Im using an ipod and the numark librarian to build the library for the idj2. I have about 1000 songs on the ipod. when i open the librarian to create a new library it only imports 371 of the 1000+ files. WHY? any help would be appreciated. thanks.

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The version of numark library that u use might be a problem... it is likely that it treats files as broken and doesnt read them at all.....  Improved detection and rejection of invalid files such as Apple Lossless files within an M4A container. These will not be imported into the library.
This occurs when you:

* Drag music from another location into iTunes.
* Addmusic to iTunes using "Add to library..." ("Add file to library..." and"Add folder to library..." on Windows) from the File menu in iTunes.

Or you may see a message reading:

"Error occurred while converting the file 'song name'. You do not have enough access privileges for this operation."

This can occur when you:

* Import music from an audio CD.
* Convert a song iniTunes to another file format using "Convert Selection to chosenformat" from the Advanced menu in iTunes.

Or you may see a message reading:

"There was an error downloading your purchased music. iTunes couldnot save to your Music Folder because you do not have write access.Check the permissions on your Music Folder, then use the Check forPurchased Music command in the Advanced menu to try again"
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Resolution

These messages occur if permissions are incorrect on your designatedmusic folder or on a folder inside your designated music folder.Permissions are settings that determine who can read, write to, orexecute a file or folder on your computer. Every file and folder onyour hard disk has an associated set of permissions.
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Note: Permissions and privileges for files are different fromauthorization to play a song purchased from the iTunes Store. Clickhere for information on authorizing a purchased song to play.
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and here are the instruction i can find for fixing permissions (said for xp but vista might work this way to) http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308419/en-us


if ur using Mac OS
some of the individual band's folders within the library have a padlock symbol.

When u look at them with Get Info there is a message "You can onlyread" immediately above the area where it says I have "Read &Write" privileges.

to unlock them
1. Using Finder, the top level folder of those files that you want to unlock. Switch to List View mode (cmd-2).
2. You should now see a finder pane containing only those files and folders that you want to unlock.
3. Cmd-a to Select All.
4. Open all the sub-folders. With all selected, opt-command-right arrow to open up alllll the children.
5. Cmd-A to select all
6. Opt-Cmd-I to bring up the single pane inspect
7. Unlock

also ensure u have all the read write permissions for the folders clik the following link
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2963?viewlocale=en_US



if ur not using the computer..... please follow the below procedure....
Rebuild your iTunes library to make sure the XML file is intact and clean. You can find the directions for that here.
Plug in iPid and use the updater to completely restore your iPod to it's factory settings.

i recommend u to reinstall numark library again... try downloading the firmware update for version 1.09 a
i wud however recommend trying podutil... thats the best....
hope that was of help...
thank you have a nice day good luck with ur ipod

Posted on May 13, 2009

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