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Audio CD not showing up in iTunes. Why?

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Jan 29, 2007 9:05 AM
Apologies for posting in 2 different discussion areas, but I'm not sure if this is an iTunes or a MacBook problem

When I insert an audio CD in to my MacBook, the CD mounts on the desktop but doesn't appear in iTunes.

It seems that iTunes knows the disc is there, as I get the pop up box that says "accessing gracenote". But the CD just doesn't appear in the left hand pane.

I'm a fairly experienced mac user, & I've not experienced this on any of my previous machines (iBook / MacMini / Powerbook).

...any ideas?

MacBook 2Gb   Mac OS X (10.4.8)  
  • Michael Tirta Level 5 Level 5 (7,655 points)
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    Jan 29, 2007 9:25 AM (in response to imianwilliams)
    Hi Ian Williams

    When you click the cd icon on the desktop, what kind of file it shows on the finder windows?

    Is it like musical note icon with file name track 1 , track 2, etc?

    Try to click one of them and see if it will play automatically on iTunes.

    Does it happen only for specific cd or all of your cd.

    On iTunes preference > Advanced > Importing > choose "show CD" on CD Insert section.

    On system preference CDs & DVDs > when you insert a music cd > Open iTunes.

    Repair permission might help your problem too.

    Good Luck.
    eMac 1.25 Ghz, Mac OS X (10.4.8), 1.5 Gb SDRAM, Expanded Dual Screen Monitor


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