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I've got all my, and my Missus, i tunes stuff on an XP laptop. Can we transfer it to the new 'home' PC which is on Vista?

I have no idea about this stuff, by the way. :embarassed:

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Apple still haven't managed to get iTunes working 100% on Vista at the moment, their recent advice to Windows users was "to wait until they resolve the last remaining issues". One of the issues in particular can corrupt the entire iPod so care needs to be taken.

That aside I think you can only sync the iPod to one PC for the DRM anyway.
 

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If you have an external drive available to copy to and from (or a way of networking the two PCs) then you can simply import the MP3 files into your iTunes library on the PC that isn't set up already.

Purchase iTunes music can be loaded on up to 5 computers.

I am running Vista on my desktop PC and XP on the laptop and had no problems with iTunes on Vista other than I had to run the "repair" option on iTunes once I had upgraded my desktop to Vista.

No problems with syncing the iPod off Vista at all.

My mate did the same upgrade as me and also has no issues on his system.

Go for it!

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If you have an external drive available to copy to and from (or a way of networking the two PCs) then you can simply import the MP3 files into your iTunes library on the PC that isn't set up already.Greg
Nope! Can I not copy them onto a disc then transfer?
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If you have an external drive available to copy to and from (or a way of networking the two PCs) then you can simply import the MP3 files into your iTunes library on the PC that isn't set up already.
there's an article on ipod support site about using your ipod in disk mode to transfer the itunes library from 1 PC to another - obviously you need enough disk space free on the ipod...

How to use your iPod to move your music to a new computer
 
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