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iTunes won't play .m4p files

by MPR_Dan / June 2, 2010 4:05 PM PDT

iTunes 9 won't play any .m4p songs withough them skipping and itunes freezing. All other audio files play fine. ***? Anybody know how to fix it?

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In late March 2010, Apple released version 9.1,
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 17, 2010 12:38 AM PDT

Since m4p is "protected" content it is all too possible that that protection may rely on a few things like latest itunes and sadly, a fast machine.

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by Kevin M. Dean / June 18, 2010 12:11 AM PDT

Also make sure you're logged into the iTunes Store with the same account used to purchase those tracks.

You may also need to go to menubar and select Store-->Authorize This Computer...

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