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iTunes and changing os profile

Posted on 2011-02-20
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Have a laptop here and I want to put it on our domain, this is going to change the user profile. Can transfer stuff across like favorites, email, doc's etc but I am unsure how iTunes will handle a transfer across profiles. Anyone achieved this? If so what method did you use?
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by:Jackie Man
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You can try CopyTrans TuneSwift. It is free up to 15 March 2011.

Details are in the link below.

http://www.mydigitallife.info/2010/12/29/copytrans-tuneswift-free-download-registration-key-code-copy-itunes-library/

I have not tried to use the above software. But, basically, it should work like backup and restore and the steps are as follows:-

1. Logon as local admin and Install CopyTrans TuneSwift and backup the itune library to an external USB drive or network drive;
2. Logon as domain admin to install CopyTrans TuneSwift;
3. Logon as domain user to run CopyTrans TuneSwift and restore the itune library from the external USB drive or network drive.
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by:Jackie Man
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After the migration, you may need to authorize iTune under the new domain user profile before you de-authorize iTune under the old lcoal admin user profile.
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by:woolnoir
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Jackieman - not sure if you are aware but the link you have posted appears to have a link to something to illegally register the program ? you should be aware of EE's stance on illegal solutions...
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by:woolnoir
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Actually ignore me - i'm mistaken :) saw the fact they are giving away,
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by:Jackie Man
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It is OK. No need to say sorry.

The activation code is tuneswift-acti-vate-me as stated in http://www.copytrans.net/copytranstuneswift.php and the deadline is 15 March 2011.
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dazcoates earned 0 total points
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Just copied the whole iTunes directory over to the new profile and it seemed to pick it up ok.
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by:dazcoates
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Googled it, tried it and it seem to work ok
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