Itunes is not playing my Songs

Posted on 2014-08-07
Last Modified: 2014-08-20
Windows 7 64bit computer

Latest and Greatest update....

All of a sudden the ITunes has some how lost all connection to the files.

I tried running Repair in Programs and features...No fix

I uninstalled --> rebooted then reinstalled  No Fix

I went to file Import folder and pointed to the iTunes folder....No Fix....

The files are there....I really do not wish to re-associate over 1000 songs....

How can I fix????

Question by:Joseph Salazar
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    Accepted Solution

    Try a complete uninstall of iTunes:

    To uninstall iTunes (V11, Windows 7/8)

    Control Panel > Programs and Features:

    Uninstall the following in order as shown:

    Quick Time
    Apple Software Update
    Apple Mobile Device Support
    Apple Application Support

    Restart the computer.  (A)

    Remove the folder:  Check first if this is where your songs are. I don't think so, but check.

    C:\Users\jdhurst\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\iTunes

    Now install the latest version of iTunes

    These steps can help make iTunes work, but you may have to re-associate your songs. I am not certain about that.

    You can always try a reinstall of iTunes at point A above and see if that works.
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    Expert Comment

    by:Davis McCarn
    Your iTunes library has been corrupted and does not get deleted by uninstalling/reinstalling.  Here is Apples article on fixing it:
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    Expert Comment

    by:John Hurst
    Also, iTunes 11.3.1 is just out today, so during the uninstall/reinstall, make sure you get the newest version.
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    Expert Comment

    I agree your iTunes library is corrupted with either duplicates or wrong named audio files, things like a capital letter to some tracks, some tracks duplicated in different playlists.
    IMHO the easiest method to fix this is to rename it old reboot and let iTunes rebuild your library.
    Playlists and libraries are two different areas.
    This article explains how to re-create your iTunes library and playlists.

    Author Comment

    by:Joseph Salazar
    I will try when Onsite today

    Author Closing Comment

    by:Joseph Salazar
    Thank you Everyone,

    John had the Best solutions,

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    Expert Comment

    by:John Hurst
    @cjoego  - You are very welcome and I was happy to help.

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