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Can I safely delete iTunes from my internal HD?

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william120 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Sep 27, 2013 4:09 AM

In an effort to free up space on my iMac (OS X 10.8.5) I followed the instructions in the link below to move iTunes (11.1) to an external 500 GB hard drive.

 

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1751

 

To check that everything worked properly from the external hard drive, I quit iTunes and then reopened it while pressing the option key.  It prompted me to choose an iTunes library, I selected the iTunes folder on the external hard drive, and I was able to play music and videos normally.  Since it seems the move worked and the content is safe on the external hard drive, at this point I have two questions:

 

1. Can I safely delete iTunes off my internal hard drive?

2. What is the proper way to do that?

 

Many thanks for any help.

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