Goto your iTunes folder
it's either under:
- My Documents\My Music\iTunes\
(Make sure that it's right one by...
Drag the iTunes Library file from the above location to the Desktop.
Open the Previous iTunes Libraries folder in the iTunes folder.
Locate the file named iTunes Library YYYY-MM-DD where YYYY-MM-DD is the date you upgraded iTunes (Year-Month-Day).
Drag this file to the iTunes folder (the enclosing folder).
Rename this file to iTunes Library.
I did all this, but, I am unable to restore my itunes library... please help!
When I change the name of the latest library... again the same error comes...
If it is a repeat error stating file was created by Newer version then Make sure that the file your copying from the "previous iTunes Libraries" folder was ther Latest file created by the version of iTunes that you are trying to run...
Example: You download and install the iTunes 10.6 exe.... a few months roll along and your prompted to upgrade to iTunes 10.7.... Then you use iTunes for the next couple updates (ex: 10.7).
Now you get the dreaded update to iTunes 11... you follow all the direction on how to downgrade
--->How to downgrade from iTunes 11 to 10.7 (Until the next iTunes 11.xxx release)
The MOST common mistake Ive been asked about usually turns out to be related to the .itl file... please read the post I put a link to, and see if there is any information there that migh help
NOW THIS MAY NOT BE YOUR ISSUE.... but it seems the most likley candidate.
From what I gather, Currently the only reasons why people are wanting to revert from iTunes 11 are: 1 They want "cover flow" or (like in my instance) the program just DID NOT WORK.
I hope that you get your issue resolves.
Thank you for your time,
(sorry for any typo's (3:11am... going to ded now)) LOL 🙂