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Lost all my song due to restore on my PC. I did save all along on an external hard drive. I don't know how but they saved as a notepad on my harddrive and I cannot import back to my itunes. Please help, I have had recreate my songs 3 time now, don't want to again.

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  • bluemoney Aug 07, 2010

    Thanks for letting me know I have to re-load all songs, just a little painful. I love the quick resonse. I texted my nephew 2 days ago and my son is too busy for me. Looks like I'll use you guys more often.
    Thanks again,



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If they were saved as a notepad file, you only save the sond listings, not the actual song files themselves.

Sorry to say they are gone and you will have to recreate the files again.

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  • bluemoney Aug 07, 2010

    Thats what I thought. Tell me how to save it right the next time, please.


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Did you install them on the online itunes account? They should be stored there so you don't have to re-download them.
Another thing you can try is to go to the notepad folder but don't open it. Right click on the folder, go to properties, and go to open with and change to a music player or itunes.
Or change file type to mp3.

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  • bluemoney Aug 07, 2010

    Here is what I got when I changed to open with itunes:
    Some of the songs in the file "momsmusic.txt" were not inported because they could not be found.
    Now what? None imported, I have 600 or so.

  • bluemoney Aug 07, 2010

    I also have these songs on my Ipod, will I lose them if I dock the Ipod on my pc?

  • bluemoney Aug 08, 2010

    Please answer,how do I save the right way on my hard drive and if dock my Ipod will I lose the song on there?



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