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HT1386 iTUNES: How can I delete a bunch of duplicate files from iTunes?

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Nov 29, 2012 2:06 AM

Hi all,


Needed to reformat the PC so made a copy of the full iTunes folder in a external hard drive. After reformating, reinstalled again iTunes, pasted the iTunes full folder where it was... but the library does not find the things. Don't know what I did but now I have the full library duplicated... with thousands of files duplicated.. and many hundreds with the exclamation mark. How can I solve this mess? I still have the library in a external hard drive too if we need to restart again. Deleting the duplicates manually would be just crazy... and telling iTunes the rute to each file or even album would also be so long.


Any nice way to do it more automatically? I read about Tune Sweeper in the web... app that theoretically solves this mess... but found also  a couple of persons saying it does not work.


Many thanks

Windows 7


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