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Can you have two iTunes libraries on your computer?

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If you have the latest iTunes and use XP: hold the shift key down when starting up iTunes and you will be asked what library you want to use (or if you want to create a new one) :) I have one library with lossless files (classic) and one for my daughter's MP3 files (Nano)


Two different profiles!

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I followed these exact directions and it didn't work. I was asked whether I wanted to replace my iPod's files with the new library contents (which didn't exist yet), or to place my ipod's files into my new library. I chose the second and nothing happened at all. The process simply stopped and nothing happened. Way to go Apple, way to go.

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Can you download iTunes from an itouch to a PC?

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When you buy a movie on iTunes where does it go?

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How can you have multiple iTunes libraries?

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Can one computer have two itunes accounts on it?

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How do you authorize your computer for iTunes songs and apps?

To authorize a computer for iTunes open the iTunes software and select Authorize This Computer from the Store menu.

Can i Sync itunes libraries between computers?

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How do you connect iTunes to your computer?

iTunes can be downloaded to your computer using the link below.

How do you get music on to your computer from your computer?


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You can not use an iPod with two libraries. You are only allowed to have one iTunes library in you iPod at one time.

How do you combine two ipod libraries?

I think that when you go on iTunes you can combine them, if not, well then you could probably just drag each song one by one. :)

How can you cancel your iTunes account?

Try to cancel an iTunes account by eliminating the ability to access it on your computer. Log into iTunes and pull down the Store menu. Click Deauthorize Computer and enter your iTunes account password to disable the use of iTunes on your computer.

How do you access iTunes after after downloading to computer?

You access itunes on your computer by opening up the file to where you've downloaded itunes to. You open the browser to where itunes has been saved and will restart your computer once you've clicked on it in order to add itunes onto your desktop.

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not ppossible you need two separate users on the computer

How do you authorise your computer on iTunes?

In iTunes' Store menu (on the menu bar at the top) select Authorize computer... to authorize your computer.

How can you transfer music from an iTunes from a computer to a different iTunes in a different computer?

you can put it on a memory stick

Do iTunes give your computer a virus?

no, itunes is very safe and causes no such problem towards your computer