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Hi all,

I just bought a 1TB external HD and Time Machine is currently backing up my HD. I have a couple questions regarding Time Machine and other related issues.

The reason I bought the external HD was my internal HD was about at capacity (only 950 or so MB left). What I want to do is move all my media to the external, but be able to just click a song in iTunes and have it play as it does now. Is this possible? I just want my external to house all media, and be able to delete most from my internal, but still have the ease of use as I do now with everything on my internal. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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I have my music and other content on a Time Capsule so it is available no matter which Mac I am on. I used to forget to mount things when iTunes launched so it would complain. I finally did something in Automator that mounted the drive before iTunes launched.

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