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Windows 7: Music upload Folders

08 Jan 2011   #1

win7 64bit ultimate
 
 
Music upload Folders

When I upload music to my music folder, Zune makes a copy for it's folder and ITunes makes a copy for it's folder. Now I appear to have 3 copies of each album or song. Is there a better way to handle uploads so I do not waste so much disk space with dupe files?
Thanks
jd

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09 Jan 2011   #2

win7 64bit ultimate
 
 

Am I the only one who's had this problem or am I asking the wrong group?
Any help appreciated.
jd
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09 Jan 2011   #3

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Windows 7 SP1, Home Premium, 64-bit
 
 

I don't know about current versions of I-tunes, but on older versions you can turn off I-Tunes having control over your original music folders. That way, it doesn't make copies of anything. It has to go to your original one and only copy to play it.

I have no idea if you can do that in current I-Tunes or if you have some over-riding reason why you need multiple copies.

The control to turn that off is in the options or preferences menu.
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09 Jan 2011   #4

win7 64bit ultimate
 
 

Thanks, that helps ...
jd
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