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When you do a new install of the OS, say TIGER, and you re-import all your music how can I get the Purchased Music Folder to re-populate? I like all the Purchased Music to show up there for easy backups.

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if you didn't back them up before your install you may have lost them they will not reload unless you pay again ,if I understand your question right. I haven't seen the re-import option I could be wrong

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if you didn't back them up before your install you may have lost them they will not reload unless you pay again ,if I understand your question right. I haven't seen the re-import option I could be wrong

I think he is saying that his library re-imported, but his play lists didn't. I had the same problem. I was forced to recreated my playlists, because I didn't back up the .plist file. oh well!

If you didn't back up your purcased music, you are just plain screwed.
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You can't get the music back into the Purchased Music folder. What I did was create a Smart Playlist for all Protected AAC files

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I'll look into building the Smart Playlist. I went and manually built the Purchased music folder, what a pain. I had backed up the whole iTunes folder to external drive, but it didn't import like I thought it would.

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Hi All,

How did you create the Smart Playlist to go out and find AAC files. Only thing I see is a way to point it at the Purchased Music folder, not file types.

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Here is how I have it set up
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That worked, Thanks.

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