Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: itunes help

  1. #1

    Member Since
    Jun 21, 2011
    itunes help
    this is my first post. i have a macbook pro that i bought back in february. i enjoy it a lot. however i have lost a couple songs from my itunes library and i can't seem to find them. heres the story. i accidentally created a playlist from my library. i was trying to sync a new song i had purchased. so later that day i tried to resync the entire library back onto my ipod shuffle. its not a big library at all. anyway it took me a few weeks to notice, but i am missing two songs. i go to my library on itunes and it shows 1 of the songs with an exclamation sign next to it. i double click on it and it says it can't locate the original file. it then prompts me to locate the file. i try, its listed under the list of songs, but isn't in bold print like the others and i can't select it. now i went back to itunes just to see what would happen if i tried to repurchase the songs. itunes says that i've already purchased the songs, do i want to purchase them again. i decline. the second song is gone, i can't find it anywhere. not even on my library list. itunes does however also recognize that i have purchased this song as well. so what do you think is my problem? my computer is not full of anything. i've checked documents and i can't find them. any help would be appreciated. thanks.

  2. #2

    Slydude's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 15, 2009
    North Louisiana, USA
    2.8 GHz 2008 MacBook Pro 10.11, 8 GB mem, iPhone 8+, 2015 iMac 16 GB 10.13 beta
    Have you tried using Spotlight (magnifying glass in the upper right of the screen) to search for the two songs? Also, have you moved your iTunes Music folder lately?

  3. #3

    Member Since
    Jun 21, 2011
    no luck with spotlight. i haven't intentionally move the itunes folder. i did find where they should be in music, but the file had no contents. does this mean their gone?

  4. #4

    Member Since
    Jun 21, 2011
    i checked the trash, but their not there. i'm starting to think that their gone. if this is the case, what is the best way to back up my library so it won't happen again?

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. iTunes Library on a Time capsule - iTunes keeps reverting to default location....
    By grantscooter in forum Music, Audio, and Podcasting
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 11-02-2011, 09:27 AM
  2. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 05-06-2011, 10:40 AM
  3. iPod Touch 1st Gen Won't Connect To iTunes on PC or MAC - Stuck on iTunes Logo
    By iFixItMan in forum iPod Hardware and Accessories
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 02-09-2011, 10:52 AM
  4. itunes 8 question (how to removing itunes store link arrows?)
    By the8thark in forum macOS - Apps and Games
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 09-10-2008, 03:20 PM
  5. iTunes not working at all! (Leopard, latest iTunes, has worked until today)
    By Sorcerer8605 in forum macOS - Apps and Games
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 11-08-2007, 07:04 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts