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Jeffrey Kaplan
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      Sep 12th, 08, 12:11 AM
Using iTunes 7.7 in WinXP Pro. My "C:\My Documents\My Music\iTunes"
folder has a bunch of iT*.tmp files doing nothing but taking up space.

Earlier today, I deleted over 2400 of them dating back to April and
totaling 28 Gigabytes. Right now, there are 9 more taking up 141
megabytes.

What's going on here? Why isn't iTunes cleaning up after itself?

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      Sep 12th, 08, 5:59 AM
Previously on misc.phone.mobile.iphone, Jeffrey Kaplan said:

> What's going on here? Why isn't iTunes cleaning up after itself?


So far, I've tried it with another computer login, I've tried deleting
the 'iTunes Library.itl' file and re-importing the 'iTunes Music
Library.xml' file per Apple Support and I've tried uninstalling/
reinstalling iTunes.

The other login appeared to work as it should. Neither the reinstall
nor the deletion/recreation of the library fixed anything.

So it's not the +install+ of iTunes, per se, but rather something in my
computer login profile.

This may or may not be a coincidence, but occasionally my wallpaper
will fail to load when I start my computer, and the wallpaper manager
will complain about a missing config file, and often my Logitech
keyboard/mouse driver will have corrupted settings.

I've also eliminated my antivirus as being the problem by turning it
off while using iTunes in such a way that the temp files are known to
be created.

Oh, and these temp files are copies of the "iTunes Music Library.xml"
file.

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      Sep 12th, 08, 7:58 PM
Jeffrey Kaplan <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in
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> Oh, and these temp files are copies of the "iTunes Music Library.xml"
> file.
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Larry's rule of MP3 players.......

If any player comes with a disk that you MUST install to get music on the
player to play it, replace it on the shelf at the store and buy something
else.

Archos Studio 20 - no crapware

Digital Mind Corp Xclef 500 with 120GB drive - no crapware

Sansa SanDisk USB MP3 player - no crapware

Nokia N800 - No crapware

If you cannot use Windows Explorer to copy files from the computer to the
player, DIRECTLY, and simply play them....DON'T BUY IT!

Why do people put up with this proprietary shitware?

 
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