Software to Restore iTunes Library after Reinstall

Most of the times, users find themselves in a situation where they need to reinstall their Operating System after ending up with a corrupt Operating System. Operating System reinstallation is not a big issue but files those are saved in previous Operating System are matter of concern every time. With reinstalling and replacing the old corrupt Operating System, all files saved in active partition (Active partition is a drive partition containing the Operating System and its associated files.) are removed. The case is same in both Windows and Mac, i.e. with reinstalling OS all files related to old OS and all saved files in that disk location are removed. If you are a media files lover and saved a lot of iTunes files in active directory then it’s just like a nightmare for you. User may be using different media players for playing those but iTunes media player is one of the most popular player among all, which enables user to customize media files in different playlists.

iTunes media library is a rich collection of user's favorite media files. User can create multiple playlists according to mood and desire. All files downloaded and added to iTunes by default saved in a folder named as iTunes Media. In Mac OS X Operating System, the iTunes Media folder resides in “/Users/username/Music/iTunes/” and in Windows Operating System, it resides in “C:\Users\username\My Music\iTunes\”. When user reinstall the Operating System, this folder and all its contents goes along with the old Operating System. In such case, you might be thinking of how to restore iTunes library after reinstall? It’s so simple and nothing to be worried to restore iTunes Library after reinstall as it is possible by using iTunes Library Recovery Software. This software is specially designed to restore itunes library Windows 8 system which can be corruption, accidental format, damaged, and inaccessable without any difficulty.

Reasons behind Operating System Reinstallation

  • If the current Operating System is not responding and it’s not functioning properly, crashing frequently then user need to reinstall a fresh Operating System.
  • If the Operating System is severely infected with viruses due to which file system has got corrupted then there is no other way than reinstalling Operating system to get an access to your stored data.
  • Accidentally formatted the active partition containing Operating system while using Restore CD provided with computer to perform some action.

In all these cases, if you don't have backup of your required data or if you forget to take backup then you may end up in huge loss of your valuable iTunes music files along with all other data as reinstallation process format the drive before installing OS and deletes all files stored in that specific partition

How to retrieve iTunes library after reinstall?

If due to any of the above mentioned problem, you need to reinstall the Operating System then iTunes library recovery after reinstall is possible with iTunes Library Recovery Software. This software is supported on both Windows and Mac Operating Systems to get back iTunes library after reinstall. This software is equipped with built in signature option to recognize each of iTunes supported file formats to restore iTunes library after reinstall. This software is able to search and recover files those are not visible but still present on hard disk drive without any index entry on the file system. After reinstalling the Operating system, install this software that has been enabled with quick scan and recovery features to retrieve iTunes library after reinstall. Preview option is also provided to enable you to preview all recovered files prior restore. Apart from iTunes library recovery after reinstall, user can also use this software to recover deleted iTunes movies without any other difficulty.

Steps to retrieve iTunes library after reinstall

Step-1: Download the demo version of the iTunes Library Recovery Software and install it on your machine. Launch the software by clicking on it to perform iTunes library recovery after reinstall. Select “Recover Drives” option from the main screen as shown in Figure A.

Restore iTunes Library after Reinstall - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step-2: Now, choose "Partition Recovery" option as shown in Figure B.

Restore iTunes Library after Reinstall - Select Option

Figure B: Select Option

Step-3: Select the drive that contains iTunes library from the available list of hard drives to restore iTunes library after reinstall as shown in Figure C.

Restore iTunes Library after Reinstall - Select Logical Drive

Figure C: Select Logical Drive

Step-4: View recovered files using "Preview" option as shown in Figure D.

Restore iTunes Library after Reinstall - Preview Restored Files

Figure D: Preview Restored Files

How to avoid loss of precious files?

  • Install a trusted Antivirus program on your machine and update it regularly to protect your system from latest threats and virus infections.
  • Install a good PC optimization program to keep your system healthy by eliminating system errors, registry errors etc.
  • Take regular backup of your Operating System to safeguard your most important files.

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