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Old 04-05-2008, 08:57 AM   #1
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Default Transferring zune music library to new computer

Does anyone know how to successfully transfer my Zune music library to a new computer? I know you could just put all the songs and stuff onto my backup hard drive, and then onto my new computer, but most of them are DRMd so i don't think i would be able to play them on my computer, since as far as I know, the DRMd songs from zune marketplace only play on the computer on which they were purchased. Is there anyway to change their 'home' computer so that they would be playable on my new computer? Also, my other concern is that many of my songs that I did not get from zune marketplace don't have proper meta data for the song itself, since I edited the names in zune marketplace. This means that file for the song has a name like 'Track 1' but in zune marketplace the song has its correct name. I think there is like a library metadata file for zune software or something that would allow it to recognize songs by their names, but I don't know where this file would be located or even if there is one. If there is, how do I find it and get zune marketplace to read it on the new computer? And if there isnt one, how do I transfer the metadata for the songs who's metadata is contained in the zune software to my new computer? Thanks!

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Old 04-05-2008, 10:28 AM   #2
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if its on your zune right, it should transfer right.

just higlight songs, right click on your new computer and hit transfer to this computer

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Yes, plug the new computer in and choose guest mode. Then go Device>Music, right on one of the songs and choose select all, then right click and click copy to collection. There is an option in the marketplace settings to delete your old computer, however, the Zune pass can work on 3 computers at once.

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