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TS1408 Moved huge music library to external iTunes cannot find it

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My massive music library was taking up all the room on my hard drive, so I moved everything to an external drive.  I then deleted the library from my hard drive.


The music is located in a folder named "iTunes Music" on my external drive.  iTunes cannot locate the songs now.


I've changed the media folder in preferences to: volumes/externalharddrive/iTunes Music and it still won't play the songs.


I've also tried selecting "Get Info" by right-clicking on a song, then manually directing iTunes to song.  It will play that individual song, and asks me if I want to use the folder to find other songs.  I click "Yes", but it's still not working.


Any ideas?  I've searched these forums and I'm stumped.



imac, Mac OS X (10.5.4)


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