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Windows 7: Retrieving song from ipod to PC

03 Feb 2010   #1

windows 7 home pre 64 bit
Retrieving song from ipod to PC

Hi everyone,

My daughters Ipod has all her songs on it but her pc that had them all stored in her Itunes crashed and we have now lost everything on the pc because of a clean install of win 7.

However, all the songs she has purchased and collected over the years are safely stored on her Ipod, is they any way we can save or transfer the songs on her Ipod back into Itunes.

Any help please.

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03 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64

Sure, I believe if you hook up the iPod and start iTunes, it will recognize the device, and you can transfer the songs.

I do not use iTunes or own an iPod, but I believe there is a setting that will recognize the iPod as a storage device rather than a mp3 player. Perhaps you can then go into the drive in My Computer and see?

Just be careful not to sync the iPod with iTunes, until you get the songs retrieved. Otherwise they will be gone forever.
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03 Feb 2010   #3


I've always burnt the "playlist" to disk then rip it back to the drive as mp3.... or this: How to copy songs from your iPod to your PC - Digital Audio - Lifehacker
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03 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

You might want to go to the Apple site and check the help files as i think there is a way to get the music back. I have an ipod but i also store my music in two different places internal hd and external drive just to be safe.
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03 Feb 2010   #5

Windows 7 and MAC

go to start-> computer and then the Removable media drive thats your Ipod
What i want you to do id... go to the folder that says IPOD inside the Removable media drive
and then the folders will be like F00, F01 etc..
I need you to select them all and then copy and paste them to your local drive and then open them with Windows Media Player, and then create a playlist and save it
It will definetly save all your songs... But what my recommendation would be, uninstall I-Tunes before performing that ACTION...
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03 Feb 2010   #6

Windows 7 64 bit SP1

First, are sure they're gone? Did you replace the hard disk? Or did you re-install over the old OS? If you did, then the old OS is backed up to a folder called Windows.old in the root of your C:\ drive and inside will be your old user profiles and their data, including all the music.

If your songs are indeed gone, then you will likely to have use a program that can transfer files from the ipod back to your computer, such as iPodAccess to transfer your iPod files back to the computer.
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03 Feb 2010   #7

Windows 7 and MAC

yes he can also do that... but i have already instructed some commands that he can follow up on
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03 Feb 2010   #8

Windows 7 -x6

Heres a REAL simple way.

Download Sharepod. put the .exe on the ipod (through "my computer") open it and copy everything you your pc. its that easy.

If files on your ipod are corrupt by any chance and wont copy. like my brothers ipod, i copied band by band, and found out which songs were causing problems, and skipped them,

problem is it may erase your ipod if you try using itunes.

My way keeps your songs, in their artist folders, with their names.
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03 Feb 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I like iDump, it is a small program that is simple to use. EscSoft
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03 Feb 2010   #10

Windows 7 -x6

is that a player as well? / uploader? it looks like it strictly moves files from ipod to PC not vice versa.... i mean it is what she wants if thats the case. i am just curious if it is the same as sharepod.exe
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