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Sharing suddenly not working properly

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Nov 15, 2012 12:44 PM


I have been sharing itunes on my imac with both an iphone 4 & ipad 2 for ages, all going smoothly.

Suddenly, about a month ago, both devices started to show only a handful of the artists and albums

whilst the actual songs individually are all shared. So on the song tab, all 4179 songs are listed, but

only 4 artists in the artist tab, and 75 albums in the album tab.

Have tried closing/re-starting, home sharing on/off etc. but nothing works.

The only non standard thing in my set up is that I have all the itunes media stored on an external drive.

Dont think this can be the issue though, as its been set up that way for about a year with no issues.

Would appreciate any ideas out there as to what is going on, and even how to fix.



My Specs:

Quite old white plastic imac

2.16 GHz Core 2


250 GB - 75 used

iTunes 10.7 (21)

iphone 4

ipad 2

External Drive - Samsung Story - 1 TB - 380 GB used

Format: Mac OS Extended (Journaled)


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