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Sync over Multiple Computers

11-28-2010, 03:13 AM
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Sync over Multiple Computers

Here's an interesting dilemma I have. I have an old laptop and a newer laptop with iTunes installed on both; both with iTunes libraries chock-full of game apps. I have one Apple account that I use for both laptops as well and both laptops are authorized under my Apple account.

Okay. I originally downloaded 100 Nazi Scalps on the old laptop. Seeing as how it was pulled from the App Store, I want to copy it to my newer laptop's library but when I did, iTunes said it couldn't find the "original file and would you like to locate it?" even though I copied and pasted 100 Nazi Scalps and Napsters into my new laptop's iTunes library.

Obviously, my iPod touch 3G is currently synced to the library on my new laptop. So my question is how do I copy my 100 Nazi Scalps game from the old laptop to my new one? Also, if I have to sync my iPod touch to the old laptop thereby erasing everything that's currently on my device, will that also delete my achievements in those games from Game Center? Thanks for any help.

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Last edited by EB1089; 11-28-2010 at 03:15 AM.
11-28-2010, 04:55 AM
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Joined: Jul 2009
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Nevermind. I found a workaround. If anyone's having similar issues, I simply "tricked" iTunes on the old computer into thinking it was the new one by transferring everything that was currently on my iPod touch to the old library and then syncing the couple apps I needed to the device. After that, I simply transferred those apps to my new laptop's iTunes library.

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