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Ok so I defraged the HD on our family Dell and after it was done my little brother tells me that some of the songs on iTunes werent there, and sure enough... they werent there. Has anyone else had this problem?
post #2 of 21
Defrag doesn't delete things, it moves them. Just relocate the file someone on the HD, if it's a family computer where nobody knows what they are doing it's probably scatted in the Document & Settings folder or a Downloads folder.
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I think i know what you're talking about...I noticed one day a couple dozen of my favorite songs were missing, and i do defrag my laptop often. I wonder if it's an itunes issue or if windows defrag deletes things...
    
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what defrag program did you use?
    
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post #5 of 21
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I know it doesnt delete things... lol Ill search the files


** I just used the one on XP
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Use Diskeeper from now on
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post #7 of 21
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The only songs that got deleted were the ones I ripped from CDs, not iTunes Store purchases........
Lost all of my Led Zeppelin greatest hits tracks, all of my megadeth, most of my Metallica, all of my Limp Bizkit, all of Avenged Sevenfold, all of my Def Leppard, ugh o well
As I scroll down itunes it just keeps getting worse!!!! lol ....
Edited by The Master Chief - 5/31/08 at 8:02pm
post #8 of 21
Did you insatll Sp3 by chance?

Did the computer crash when defragging?

How often do you defrag?

Can you do a search of the file names for the songs? They might have been relocated
    
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post #9 of 21
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No crash, just normal defrag. Um not very often, I stubled upon it the other day, analyzed the drive, it told me it should be defraged and im like ok.. They are gone, I looked through every folder in my computer....
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i dont think a defrag would do that
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