Music Cannot be Added to Ipod
Posted on 2006-06-24
I can import music from a CD into iTunes on my Win XP machine, but when I try to add it to my 30GB iPod by dragging songs to the iPod in the iTunes interface it tells me that the title was not transferred to the iPod "because they cannot be played on this iPod."
I have updated the iTunes app to the lastest version and downloaded the latest iPod updater and run it to get the iPod up to the most current version, but this didn't help.
I see that I can browse the iPod in windows explorer and see the hidden directory structure there, but I don't have a clue as to where I would manually copy the music files to there, or if they would be able to be played if they were moved in this fashion.
The music can be played in iTunes on the PC, and I have tried importing the music from the CD in various formats, but this doesn't seem to help. I have tried this with two different music CDs; maybe there is some kind of copy restriction on them but it doesn't make sense as I can play them on the PC.