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Consolidating different folders in itunes

To make this process easier, you can use the consolidation feature in i Tunes to copy all your media files into one folder.

Open a separate Window on your desktop for the external drive -- this is so you can easily copy the i Tunes folder by dragging and dropping it. It is recommended that you choose the default location for the i Tunes folder, which is: Windows XP: \Documents and Settings\user profile name\My Documents\My Music\ Windows Vista: \Users\user profile name\My Music\ Windows 7 or 8: \Users\user profile name\Music\ 4. After following these steps, i Tunes will open and your i Tunes Library will be restored.

It's made up of all of the music and other content that you add to i Tunes.

i Tunes uses i Tunes library files and your i Tunes Media folder to organize and store your media.

To find your folder: Mac: Make sure that you're in Finder.

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Media files that make up your i Tunes library may not all be in the same folder.

If you have multiple folders containing media files which are to be added to your i Tunes library, there's an option in i Tunes to do this -- it's a useful feature that lets you to build up an index of your songs in a more flexible way.

However, it complicates the backup procedure because you will have to make sure that all these folders on your computer's hard drive are backed up as well as the i Tunes music folder.