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Dec 9, 2012 12:08 PM



I've got a laptop that required a new hard drive, and all my Apple backups are gone. I'm now trying to restore my system using an external drive as my backup source, and it seems my music and apps are all there. Unfortunately, I now have a restored library of music that contains many duplicates. Some are legit -- live versus studio recordings, and the same studio song on two different albums, but I've got hundreds of other duplicates.


Is there a quick way to delete these, or do I have to remove them one by one?


Also, it seems I have authorized 4 of 5 computers, when I only have one laptop that I use with my phone. Is there a way to reset this count?





multiple pcs, Windows XP Pro
  • lll Level 4 Level 4 (1,690 points)
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    Dec 9, 2012 12:29 PM (in response to mschifter)

    for the last question, open itunes

    at the top of the pape, the line beside the apple, click on store and you will see authorized computer

  • lll Level 4 Level 4 (1,690 points)
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    Dec 9, 2012 7:59 PM (in response to mschifter)

    yes you have to be with the computer that was authorized to desauthorise it



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