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I am trying to consolidate my music and videos on my Laptop. It is in 3 places:

  • C:\Users\RajMore\Music
  • D:\Entertainment\Audio
  • E:\Entertainment\Audio

I want to put all the music in a single location C:\Users\RajMore\Music so that I can carry a single laptop and not have to worry about taking my External HDD or having to remove the D drive to put in my DVD drive.

I have just about 60 GB of music. 10 GB on C, 20 G on D and 30 GB on E. I have 86 GB free on C, so space is not at a premium.

Metadata is the stuff about the music / video that is not stored in the music / video item - it is stored in ITunes. For example: Start of song, end of song, rating (I use this when for good songs to DJ), video start time and end time etc.

How do I do this and not lose metadata regarding the music and videos?

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Do you mean iTunes and is the metadata just in the files(e.g. mp3s) or in some other sytem? – Mark Sep 9 '10 at 22:58
@Mark: Question edited for your comment – Raj More Sep 9 '10 at 23:01
metadata stored in music not in iTunes,you just have problem in rating and number of play. – Am1rr3zA Sep 9 '10 at 23:32
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Under Prefs > Advanced set the Media Folder to your chosen location on C:

Then, File Menu > Library SubMenu > Organize Library.

Select "Consolidate Files".

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