iTunes forum: System Restore to iTunes 10 cause "New iTunes Library" error

by: starberryswirls November 30, 2012 12:25 PM PST

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System Restore to iTunes 10 cause "New iTunes Library" error

by starberryswirls - 11/30/12 12:25 PM

So like others I upgraded to 11; tried to keep an open mind but long story short I DON'T LIKE IT.

SO, I decided to try a System Restore to my previous iTunes version but now I can't open iTunes due to a "New iTunes Library" error. /facepalm

I'm assuming it has something to do with 11 changing my Library file format and the file not reverting during the restore? Or something?

Is there anything I can do at this point? Any easy fix I'm not aware of?

Or will I have no choice but to uninstall/re-install the previous iTunes? (If this truly is the only solution could you please point me in the direction of the easiest way to go about it, I'm kiiinda computer-literate but I've heard that it can be a pain in the butt)

I'm sure my songs themselves are fine, right? So my main thing is that I REALLY don't want to lose my playlists, I have dozens of them, that's what I'm the most worried about. I do keep all my music/playlists fairly up to date on my iPod as well, if that would help me restore my library. Any help is greatly appreciated!

Thanks!

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