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I started loading my iPad via iTunes, but have changed OS's. How can I consolidate profiles?

I started synching my Ipad to an OS in a dual boot, but I decided to go back to win7 64. How can I move my apps, etc, to new account.?

I keep getting the "synced with another library message" and I'm afraid I'll clear out my iPad.
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The pathing and the iTunes libraries (including the iTunes database files) must be exact in both operating systems.  If the pathing is different, you will not be able to sync your ipad to iTunes using either operating system.

Its not enough to load the iTunes library,  The path to the library and the music files must be the same.
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Ok, so that would be the path to library, where the music is kept. I guess that is now where all things are kept, and in there is a database.
Let me research that, thank you, brb
Well, not much luck, different paths to the libriaries.
Can I change path's? I found my apps and stuff in the different folders.
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You don't need to do anything about your apps... they will just re-download (for free) again, as long as you are logged into the iTunes store using the same account you used when you purchased them in the first place.

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Ok, thanks ITansweres and all, I do have one non-free app in old location that never downloaded to iPad ==> so support call for that.
Now my original itune path was c:/users/Jody/music. I copy the whole iTunes folder from d:/Jody/music to the c: path.
Then I open iTunes under new OS, holding down the control button. It will prompt me for new location and I enter the new c: path with the old folder copied there.  
Sound right?
Then I'll call apple support for the one non-downloaded app.
Sorry to be so prodding, just new to Apple.
You probably won't even need to call support for the non-downloaded app...if you log into the iTunes store using the same credentials as you used when you bought the app, it will probably just download for you.
Thanks akahan. I hope so but previously I tried logging into new iTunes and it saw the old apps via my order history but never made them accessible to new machine.??
So let's see what happens with the new procedure outlined above.
Do you think I have that right?
When you hook up the iPAd to the new copy of iTunes, it should prompt you if it finds apps on your ipad that do not exist in iTunes and ask you if you want to back them up in iTunes.  Should work just fine.   Akahan.  if you log into iTunes on a new machine, it does not re-download applications you have previously purchased elsewhere.  It will, however, COPY any applications from your device back to iTunes.
Ok, gonna give it a shot, brb
The program, iTunes, doesn't seem affected by my holding down the control key. I've tried running it as an administrator, holding down control and I tried clicking on the *.exe, holding control key, in Program (x86) folder. Could it be I'm in 64 bit os?

I can go into advanced options and change the library folder or watch folder. Would that help?
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No problem, I'll give it a try.brb
Viola, thanks very much!
Sure, it absolutely DOES redownload them...but you have to TELL it to.  You "buy" the applications again, from the iTunes store.  If you've bought them previously, it doesn't charge you for them.
Oh cool akahan - that's good to know. Sorry I should have waited to clear out and settle up till you had time to reply. My bad.
No worries!