Get Back iTunes Library after Windows Reinstall

“I have reinstalled my Windows 7 operating system as it was showing unusual behaviors such as displaying blank white screen all of a sudden while working on it and freezing continuously while saving or opening files. It is working fine after reinstalling Windows operating system, but iTunes which I have copied to another partition before reinstalling, shows an error message that it is corrupted. I have many collections of songs in iTunes Library which I have purchased by spending many dollars. Please someone suggest me an easy way to restore iTunes Library after Windows reinstall”

iTunes is a media player developed by Apple which help you to manage photos, downloads, podcasts etc. One can sync their iPod on Windows computer without purchasing any additional software and enjoy unlimited music and other media files. But situation detailed above might disappoint you by causing loss of vast amount of files from iTunes Library. Before commencing Windows OS reinstallation process, one needs to be very careful while choosing partition to format and install OS files. However, sometimes you may not be able to view files from iTunes Library after Windows reinstallation. This usually occurs when operating system is not properly installed or in case your system got turned off due to power surge at the time of reinstalling operating system. Other than this, in case you accidentally choose another partition that holds iTunes Library, then you will lose entire data from your Windows computer along with iTunes Library.

What is the remedy for above situation?

In case iTunes is corrupted, then you can rebuild it using manual way provided within it. But if it is completely lost from your computer, then you cannot find it anywhere as Windows is not equipped with a tool that will make inaccessible files accessible. Hence, you need to download software to commence the task of recovering iTunes Library. Yodot Photo Recovery tool is suitable solution to overcome loss or deletion of iTunes Library from your Windows computer. This software will help you to regain entire data such as photos, videos, music and other media files which you have synced to iTunes library. As it is read only software, it does not harm any files saved on computer hdd during recovery process. This utility seamlessly restores pictures, videos, audio files and other documents from memory cards, iPods, MP3 players, media players, USB drives, external hard drives, internal hard drives and other storage devices that is compatible with Windows systems. Also, it will show you the exact copy of recovered items from iTunes Library and stores them on a location defined by you. To check whether you can recover iTunes Library from hard drive, download trail version and commence the recovery steps.

Complete iTunes Library recovery after Windows reinstall by following these steps:

  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery software and install it on your computer
  • After installing, execute software to start iTunes Library file recovery process
  • Choose anyone between two options which are “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • You will now see internal and external storage device present on your computer
  • Choose partition from where you want to regain your iTunes Library
  • Once you choose the option, you will find different file types in next window
  • After scanning, view recovered files with respect to file name or extension using “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • You can now preview recovered media files by just clicking on specific file types
  • At last save retrieved iTunes Library files to location you opt on your computer or on external storage drive

Points to Consider:

  • Do not forget to keep backup of important files before you reinstall Windows operating system
  • Never try to reinstall operating system if you are not aware of correct procedure to do it