Itunes Users, how do you delete songs off the hardrive ?

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Itunes Users, how do you delete songs off the hardrive ?

Post by ::mic-minimal:: » Thu Aug 19, 2004 7:23 pm

i'm talking about completely not just clear from the play list, there use to be a dialog box that asked how you wanted to delete the files but now i can't seem to find it.
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Post by peeddrroo » Thu Aug 19, 2004 7:28 pm

format :twisted:

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Post by drush » Thu Aug 19, 2004 7:31 pm

why not just delete the playlist and then go to the directory where the files are and delete them from there?

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Post by dirtstyle » Thu Aug 19, 2004 7:31 pm

are you on mac? just go to your music/itunes folder and delete them there. btw, i'm not a big fan of how itunes handles stuff like this.
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Post by ::mic-minimal:: » Thu Aug 19, 2004 8:05 pm

per my signature peedrrooo, i'm on xp

i could delete stuff from the directory that its stored in but thats what i'm trying to avoid, i'm using itunes as a sample library and previewing samples and trying to delete the ones i dont want, itunes used to ask me
if i wanted to delete the files permanently or just from the playlist and i would chose the permanent option, that was nother version of itunes, now i've got the latest version and i just thought it was still possible to do this but i cant find it.
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Post by Spiralgroove » Thu Aug 19, 2004 8:11 pm

from within iTunes library

right click song> show song file

delete


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Post by ::mic-minimal:: » Thu Aug 19, 2004 8:16 pm

:lol: thanks spiral
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Post by dcs » Thu Aug 19, 2004 8:42 pm

To make iTunes ask you about deleting the file from the hard drive (send to recycle bin), you need to be browsing the library, not a playlist. Make sure the source, selected in the left pane is on a library not a playlist.

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Post by Spiralgroove » Thu Aug 19, 2004 9:16 pm

::mic-minimal:: wrote::lol: thanks spiral
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Post by wiffbi » Fri Aug 20, 2004 10:04 am

dcs wrote:To make iTunes ask you about deleting the file from the hard drive (send to recycle bin), you need to be browsing the library, not a playlist. Make sure the source, selected in the left pane is on a library not a playlist.
If you're in a playlist press ALT-Backspace and you get the confirmation screen for trashing the file to the bin.

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