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iTunes crashes with library on Windows Home Server

2306 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Sep 18, 2010 5:50 PM by will_perdikakis RSS
CeThru1 Calculating status...
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Sep 4, 2010 8:46 PM
I upgraded to iTunes 10 on my MacBook Pro (late 2009) and my music library on a Windows Home Server. As soon as I connect to my server, iTunes freezes and I can't do anything except a Force Quit. It never did this with iTunes 9 and it looks like I will be going back to it if possible.

Anyone else running into this issue?
MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.4)
  • spotapski Calculating status...
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    Sep 8, 2010 1:04 PM (in response to CeThru1)
    I'm experiencing exact the same problem... every time I connect to my NAS (QNAP 101), where a part of my music is stored, iTunes immediately freezes and has to be forced to quit. This happens on my MBP as well on my older MB (both intel machines).

    I'd be more than happy if anybody knows a solution to this problem...
    MBP, Mac OS X (10.6.4)
  • spotapski Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    Did some discussion research and finally found something that helped me:

    I had the frozen itunes 10 beachball/Application not responding in Activity Monitor. To solve it I did the following:

    Double click itunes in Activity Monitor
    Click on "open files and ports"
    I scrolled to the bottom and noticed a song being opened every time it crashed. It happened to be on a network share.

    Went to Systems Preference>Network
    Changed IPV4 Network from DHCP to OFF
    Launched itunes.. Success no freeze!
    Removed song from library
    quit itunes, relaunched, still ok
    enabled network
    relaunched itunes, still ok
    Re-added song
    All is OK now.

    Hope it helps someone.....
    Working fine now...
    MBP, Mac OS X (10.6.4)
  • will_perdikakis Calculating status...
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    Sep 18, 2010 5:50 PM (in response to spotapski)
    I love you spotapski.

    Thank you for this. That worked perfectly. Some stupid song was corrupted and banged up my iTunes installation. I deleted that POS and now there is no problem.

    Perfect, perfect.

    Thank you, thank you.
    Mac OS X (10.6.4)


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