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Offline Kerdy

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Music Transfer
« on: October 15, 2012, 06:20:18 AM »
As I have noticed, many of you all are music fanatics.  Who isn’t these days?  Also, as many have noticed, I just had my computer returned to me.  The problem I have is all of my music is history.  I still have my old iPod classic from about 4-5 years ago with the music, but I have no idea how to get it back onto my computer and into iTunes.  My real concern right now is the iPod has been giving me a few issues and if it goes, all of my music (some of which I no longer have CD's) is gone with it.  I have looked at some 3rd party programs, but the reviews are mixed.  Had anyone else run into this issue and been able to solve the problem?  I would appreciate any help!  Thanks!

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Re: Music Transfer
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2012, 09:38:22 AM »
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Re: Music Transfer
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2012, 09:42:54 AM »
Do you have a cable for it?
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Re: Music Transfer
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2012, 09:44:17 AM »
I've used Sharepod with some success in the past.
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Re: Music Transfer
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2012, 05:12:44 PM »
As I have noticed, many of you all are music fanatics.  Who isn’t these days?  Also, as many have noticed, I just had my computer returned to me.  The problem I have is all of my music is history.  I still have my old iPod classic from about 4-5 years ago with the music, but I have no idea how to get it back onto my computer and into iTunes.  My real concern right now is the iPod has been giving me a few issues and if it goes, all of my music (some of which I no longer have CD's) is gone with it.  I have looked at some 3rd party programs, but the reviews are mixed.  Had anyone else run into this issue and been able to solve the problem?  I would appreciate any help!  Thanks!

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That is always the best route.

If not, place a dollar amount on the data you have.

Decide if you are willing to take a risk of losing that money by following advice from the internet.

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If your iPod works and you can the play the music on it, this should not be that difficult to solve.

So first things, first:

Do you want to risk your data? (Again I would suggest the risk is slight and almost nil if you used the iPod formerly as unsynced drive basically. It will be a matter of plugging it into your computer with a copy of iTunes for the simplest way of solving the problem.)
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Re: Music Transfer
« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2012, 05:54:58 PM »
Buy the real music player.
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Re: Music Transfer
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2012, 05:59:57 PM »
What operating system are you using, and what version of it?

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Re: Music Transfer
« Reply #7 on: October 16, 2012, 05:25:37 AM »
Do you have a cable for it?
I do, but iTunes isn't set up to retrieve music from the iPod.

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Re: Music Transfer
« Reply #8 on: October 16, 2012, 05:26:13 AM »
I've used Sharepod with some success in the past.

Did anything get lost or corrupted?

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Re: Music Transfer
« Reply #9 on: October 16, 2012, 06:08:07 AM »
What operating system are you using, and what version of it?

Windows Vista, home version I believe.

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Re: Music Transfer
« Reply #10 on: October 16, 2012, 07:59:23 AM »
What operating system are you using, and what version of it?

Windows Vista, home version I believe.
http://www.wikihow.com/Manually-Recover-Music-from-Your-iPod
thatll do it. important part with this though, make sure your iPod will not auto sync, and make sure you have enabled your iPod as a disk drive.

and yes, i have done this before, and it was worked for me.
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Re: Music Transfer
« Reply #11 on: October 16, 2012, 03:35:34 PM »
What operating system are you using, and what version of it?

Windows Vista, home version I believe.
http://www.wikihow.com/Manually-Recover-Music-from-Your-iPod
thatll do it. important part with this though, make sure your iPod will not auto sync, and make sure you have enabled your iPod as a disk drive.

and yes, i have done this before, and it was worked for me.
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Re: Music Transfer
« Reply #12 on: October 20, 2012, 11:01:02 PM »
What operating system are you using, and what version of it?

Windows Vista, home version I believe.
http://www.wikihow.com/Manually-Recover-Music-from-Your-iPod
thatll do it. important part with this though, make sure your iPod will not auto sync, and make sure you have enabled your iPod as a disk drive.

and yes, i have done this before, and it was worked for me.

I have just finished the transfer.  It seems everything went well, at least so far.  Thank you for the help and advice.  It is a great feeling to know I didn’t lose all of my music.  I suppose I will have to find a way to back everything up in the even this happens again in the future.

Thanks to everyone who helped out. 

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Re: Music Transfer
« Reply #13 on: October 22, 2012, 12:41:05 AM »
What operating system are you using, and what version of it?

Windows Vista, home version I believe.
http://www.wikihow.com/Manually-Recover-Music-from-Your-iPod
thatll do it. important part with this though, make sure your iPod will not auto sync, and make sure you have enabled your iPod as a disk drive.

and yes, i have done this before, and it was worked for me.

I have just finished the transfer.  It seems everything went well, at least so far.  Thank you for the help and advice.  It is a great feeling to know I didn’t lose all of my music.  I suppose I will have to find a way to back everything up in the even this happens again in the future.

Thanks to everyone who helped out. 


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