1. advancetoguru's Avatar
    Hello all! Desperately need help. I have bought a used MBP 15" and am using my 30,000+ songs for iTunes on a LaCie 500GB external HD. I am a DJ and really need to get this HD talking to my new MBP. I try to do the OPTION and sign on iTunes thing, but when I try to choose a library, it says "An iTunes library file could not be found in the folder 'LaCie 500GB. Please choose a different folder.'" Basically, I just want to use the external HD on the new computer as my iTunes library storage. Any advice is greatly appreciated.

    Old MBP:
    2008 MBP 15"
    Intel Core 2 Duo
    4GB Ram
    250 HD
    OS Snow Leopard
    iTunes version 11.4

    New MBP:
    Mid 2010 15"
    2.66 GHz Intel Core i7
    8GB RAM
    500GB HD
    OS Yosemite
    iTunes version 12.5.3
    02-28-2018 07:50 PM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Did you follow the steps found via the below link to move your iTunes library over to the external drive?

    https://www.imore.com/how-move-your-...nal-hard-drive
    03-01-2018 07:55 PM
  3. advancetoguru's Avatar
    Hey Just_Me_D! Thanks for getting back to me. So I seem to have done all these things, but not all the songs that are in the External are showing up. It seems just the songs I have downloaded from iTunes are showing up in iTunes, and again, they're still stuck in iCloud... Wondering what I'm doing wrong?
    03-02-2018 07:41 PM
  4. advancetoguru's Avatar
    Oh and sorry, also, the songs are already on the External HD (the LaCie). These songs weren't in my MacBook Pro's hard drive.
    03-02-2018 07:42 PM

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