iTunes 4.5 upgrade problem

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by muzikool, Apr 28, 2004.

  1. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    I downloaded and installed the new update last night... from 4.2 to 4.5. The installation completed with no problems, but when I load iTunes, I get the following message from the "iTunes Setup Assistant."

    Warning!

    iTunes drivers for importing and burning CDs and DVDs cannot be found. Please reinstall iTunes or restart your system.

    I've done both reinstalling and rebooting but I still get the same message. When I get out of the message iTunes loads up to v4.2, which I think is strange since the installer removed that version first. I'm about to uninstall 4.2 altogether and try a fresh install of 4.5, but I'd rather not do that just because I'll have to redo my music library. I've made no changes otherwise as far as I know... this should be a simple upgrade.
     
  2. mooo

    mooo thecyberninja

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    why not just uninstall to begin with, usually upgrade is a bad idea. uninstall and then do full 4.5 setup and you should be fine.
     
  3. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    Why? Because I don't want to lose my library like I already said. The installer is made to remove the necessary components of the older version and install the newer version leaving personlized settings intact. Plus, doing that is the easy way -- it's like saying just reformat if things aren't working correctly. Basically the only thing I won't upgrade is an operating system. In this case, I'm looking for the reason why I'm getting this message.
     
  4. mooo

    mooo thecyberninja

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    i do reformat if things are not working correctly :p
     
  5. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    I wouldn't reformat as that will cause more trouble then you need. Make sure your quicktime version updated (have read some people for some reason didn't have there copy update w/ iTunes 4.5). And installing new over old should work fine .. did it this morning w/out a problem yet. :)
     
  6. mooo

    mooo thecyberninja

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    also check out www.ipodlounge.com or stop by #ipod on efnet :p we are really helpful around there
     
  7. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    No offence but I would probably pass on that if you had told me to uninstall or to format. :p
     
  8. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    An iPod IRC Channel?! Spiffy, I'll be there later :D (~9pm when I get home from work)
     
  9. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    Hmm. I installed a new MPEG4 codec for WMP because I was having video troubles, and now iTunes 4.5 is working fine. Very strange, but at least it works!