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Issue transfering iTunes to a new PC

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Hi all,

 

My old PC gave up on me, most likely a motherboard issue, so i decided to get a new pc.

 

In that pc I also installed the HDD from my old pc, as they are still in working condition.

 

My old itunes setup was as follows (Windows XP):

 

on C: drive in the following folder is my itunes folder with no media in it, just library files, etc... :

 

C:/Documents and settings/"User"/My Documents/My Music/iTunes

 

The media folder was in a separate drive:

 

E:/JON/iTunes/iTunes Music

 

On my new PC the setup is like that (Windows 7):

 

C:/Users/"Username"/My Music/iTunes/

 

Media files are on the old drive that I transfered

 

After changing the location of the media files in preference/advanced

 

I always get the same message for every music i try the play: "cannot locate file"

 

My media folder is pretty big: 600Go, thats why I have to keep it on that Drive. The state of the drive is fine, I can play the files directly by clicking the music file.

 

Is there another way for itunes to recognize my media folder?

 

Thanks for your help.

Windows 7

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