I've got an issue that may not be unique but I just can't find the answer for, here. I've been syncing my Ipad 2 since I bought it, to itunes on a Windows 7 PC (with no problem). Now I am going to be traveling on a regular basis and would like to start syncing to itunes on a laptop. I thought it would be straight forward. Back up the ipad to the laptop, or something similar. If I try to sync to the laptop, all of my apps and other files disappear. How can I get to keep all my stuff in the ipad and sync to a new device? I thought by authorizing the second unit it would be enough. Do I have to copy the itunes folder fom one pc and paste it to the next? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, The Walrus.