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HT1449: iTunes for Mac: Moving your iTunes Media folder

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HT1449 iTunes keeps creating new iTunes folder instead of using folder in external drive

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I followed the directions for changing the location of my iTunes Media folder to an external hard drive. 

When I put the original files in the trash and opened up iTunes, it


1. reverted to looking for the Media folder in its original location and

2. created a new (empty) iTunes folder


I now have two copies of my iTunes library, one in the trash (that I can easily put back) and one on the external drive where I want it to be (I even consolidated my library into this folder... so I have no idea why iTunes decided to start locating my folder back in my Home Directory again)

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