The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse

How-To Geek Forums / Apple / OS X

Recover iTunes settings after format C drive

(2 posts)
  • Started 5 years ago by nagalr
  • Latest reply from hatryst
  • Topic Viewed 4068 times

Posts: 1


I'm using iTunes to sync my iPhone 4S. (running win xp sp3)

Currently, It's time to format my PC C:\ drive.

I have all my music on the D drive (I don't need to backup songs before formatting C drive)
iTunes currently sync to those files,
and I need to recover iTunes full settings after the format.
(so iTunes could have the same Library and Playlists 'picture' on D drive - equals to prior formatting)

How can I do that ?
what files need to be backed-up before formatting,
and I can I make iTunes full recover on a new formatted C drive ?

Thanks. Ron

Posted 5 years ago
Posts: 3482

Hi, welcome. You need to backup your iTunes folder from the C drive before you format, and copy it to the newly installed Windows.

1. Open this link:
2. Follow the steps as guided under "External drive"
3. Done.

Posted 5 years ago

Topic Closed

This topic has been closed to new replies.