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How do i get music from my ipod to my external hard drive? i found programs out there but they are 20 bucks or more. is there a way to do it for free?

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Try a program called Media Widget (do a Google search). It is FREE and we use it all of the time.

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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 http://www.apple.com/itunes/ here and when asked where to install it, redirect it from C:programfiles.......to your external harddrive. This way the itunes music folder will be on your external harddrive.

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music files and photo files take up a lot of memory/space on a hard drive. If you are using your flash dirve (external drive) to upload songs, phots etc to a website (i.e. Facebook;MySpace etc.) you can upload them directly from the external drive rather than loading them to your computer. I suggest, that if you have a cd/dvd burner, burn all music and photo files to dic, if your external drive is for temporary storage. Once you have done this, remove all music and photo files (except any you may want to use as start up theme music, background use for desktop etc.) then, degragment your hard drive, C:\. Once the degragmentation is complete, close all programs and reboot your computer. NOTE: while you can operate the computer while a defragmentatioin is in progress, any use slows this process, as degragmentations (or defrag's) can take some time to complete (i.e. 1 hour or more depending on the status of the computer and it's need for being defragmented) You can run an analasys to determine if it need to be defraged. This can be done under the Start Menu,All Programs, Accessories, System Tools,Disc Defragmenter: When Disc Defragmenter Opens, it will give you a list of the internal (hard drives,including the D:/ Partitioned Drive) Select C:\ and click on Analyze. This should only take a few minutes to complete. Once the Analysis is complete, it will tell you directly whether or not the computer (Drive C:\) needs to be defragged. In the event it does not, You can also run a Disc Cleanup: Go to Start Menu, All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, Disc Cleanup. Be careful doing this as you do not want to remove any programs that you use on a regular basis, or frequently, that the computer automatically may deem "seldom used". Here, you can remove, or uninstall programs and files that you or the computer do not need, and free up space. Freeing up memory or space will improve speed a little bit. Depending on the OS (operating system) and it's current grade (upgraded or not) - you may need to have more memory and RAM installed.

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