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HT1473 Stop automatic import of mp3 files

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Any time I add a new .mp3 file to my music folder, iTunes automatically adds it to my library and creates a new playlist for new songs downloaded that day.  This happens as soon as the file is added to the folder, before I even play it.  Is there a way I can stop this and only import songs into the library when I actually drag them in? 


The music folder is not my "iTunes Media folder" location, and I've unchecked the copy files to iTunes option anyway. 

Windows Vista


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