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Turning off "Copy files to iTunes music folder" is not working

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  • 1. Choose iTunes > Preferences.
  • 2. Click Advanced.
  • 3. Click "Copy files to iTunes Music folder when adding to library" to deselect that option.
  • 4. Click OK.


I have done this but iTunes is still copying the songs to the library. Why isn´t it working and how do I turn it off?

MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012), OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.3)


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