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Using an iPod as the music source/drive for a notebook PC...

by phanderson / March 28, 2006 4:55 AM PST

I'd like to play music from my iPod through my notebook PC when I travel. (I have all my iPod files on an external E drive when I'm home, which works fine.) If there a way to do this, I'd love to find out. I tried it this past weekend, but couldn't figure a way to hook it up. I have iTunes on my desktop and thought I could use it to access my iPod, like I do my E drive, hoping it would function as a F drive. It seems like this should work, but I even tried copying the music files from the iPod to a folder then tried to put them into iTunes, which really stresses my hard drive storage capacity (lots of business stuff on it), but even this didn't work. The only tracks that would play were those of a few CDs I added before I left town. And then only in the Party Shuffle mode. Please advise.
My notebook: Fujitsu LifeBook P7000D Notebook PC; Windows XP; 80 Gig H/drive.

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