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Moving iTunes directory to external drive, Moving iTunes directory to external drive

1923 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Sep 13, 2012 7:41 PM by Limnos RSS
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My desktop Mac's hard drive is full.  I want to move my iTunes drectory to a hard drive.  I have followed directions from previous discussion boards:

 

I have copied the /iTunes folder to my hard drive.

 

I have trashed (but not emptied YET) the contents of my home/music/ folder.

 

I have gone to preferences/advanced pane in iTunes app menu and pointed to the new iTunes folder on my external drive.

 

Relaunching iTunes app, none of my songs appear.

 

What am I doing wrong?

 

Sorry if I've missed something from previous message boards, I just can't find a simple procedure for doing this properly.

Mac OS X (10.5.5)

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