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    iTunes question

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    What causes iTunes to duplicate or triplicate all your songs?
    How do we rectify this phenomena?

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    Not sure, whether there is an automated way to remove duplicates. But what I do, is in iTunes, select File->Display Duplicates and than select the duplicates and delete them.

    There may be a neater way, but if there is, it hasn't crossed my path, yet.

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    Will usually happen if you re-add a song to your library a couple times, when I moved iTunes to my new computer, I had quadruple songs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DontUnderstandMyIpad
    Not sure, whether there is an automated way to remove duplicates. But what I do, is in iTunes, select File->Display Duplicates and than select the duplicates and delete them.

    There may be a neater way, but if there is, it hasn't crossed my path, yet.
    I went into my iTunes on the PC, selected the File on the top left corner but the option of Display Duplicates is greyed out so I can't follow your method.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ayrshire

    I went into my iTunes on the PC, selected the File on the top left corner but the option of Display Duplicates is greyed out so I can't follow your method.
    Are you browsing the music, before you go to File->Display Duplicates? It probably won't work, if you haaven't selected the Music tab first.

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    I know about this deleting duplicates feature but a lot of my duplicates are where there are various albums with the same song. Surely that would create loads of holes in your albums. I was going to do this last year but I couldn't bear the thought of holey albums.

    DUMI's right, make sure you are in music section, some things are so obvious but trial and error and making sure no-one else knows is good!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hayles66 View Post
    I was going to do this last year but I couldn't bear the thought of holey albums.
    Yeah, those inspirational albums suck.

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    I knew one of you was going to do that! I like my albums whole! 

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