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iTunes - 5 registered computer limit

Hi-

I've recently been switching laptops (long story, using work computer and my personal external hard drive that has all my files). However, each time I access songs on each of these computers, I'm using up my limit of computers...

My concern is that once I purchase my own computer, I'll be out of computers to access my songs. Is there any way to edit this list so you can remove computers, in my case that I'll never use again?

Thanks

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Here's the link you need.

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Once you get to your limit

In reply to: iTunes - 5 registered computer limit

Deauthorize one of the computers. Under "store" menu in iTunes, click on "deauthorize computer". There's also a feature to deauthorize all computers associated with account - you can only do this once you have reached the limit. And you can only do this once a year.

Anyway, here's the Apple support link if you ever find yourself in this situation:

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=93014

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Oops, I didn't thoroughly read Bob's post

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My apologies, I just repeated what Bob posted

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No apology.

In reply to: Oops, I didn't thoroughly read Bob's post

Some can't understand what I write and it's always nice to read how others present it.

Bob

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