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calendar   Monday - December 16, 2013

is it just me ?  and btw … is there an alterntv. to Quick Time?

Does anyone else have problems here?  I can’t believe how difficult impossible it is.

I downloaded iTunes for not other reason then to buy ONE track, which is allowed.

Here’s what happened so you understand.  Understand too that I’m in the UK so things could be a tad different from what some of you look at in the USA. Although I wouldn’t know from any experience.

I once had a recording by Jazz/Blues singer, Lizzie Miles, and the record is long lost.  (I don’t have to give nobody none of this jellyroll) It isn’t even listed in lots of places although almost all her other recordings from the 20’s to the 50’s are.  She did a lot.  It’s partly sung in Cajun btw. Great tune and it isn’t as nasty as imagination might create.

So, this one recording wasn’t anything I could find at AMZN/UK.  I haven’t tried USA yet but will time permitting. Well heck, I’ll make time.

The thing that boils my brain is how Apple does things. Now ok ,,, some of you are well experienced with the product and the apps etc. so you’re used to their eccentricity.

With the help of a friend in Belgium the track was tracked down and it seems (so far) only iTunes has it.

However ... one must have an Apple account or an iTune account. Whatever.  SO ok I tried that and got a message informing me that the password used wasn’t valid. The message further said to read password requirements. OK ... sure.  Uh .... scuse me but ....

Where the F are the “requirements” to be found that I’m supposed to read?  Cos they certainly are not on the page I am reading now. But there isn’t any way ask them because .... one needs an account.

After some time I managed and don’t quite know how, to overcome that hurdle, went back to a create an account page.

Here’s what flashed upon my screen.

Solve a problem with iTunes

iTunes has stopped working properly.

A newer version of this software is available for download that solves this problem. Apple Inc. recommends updating to take advantage of security and stability improvements.

Tap or click to download the update from the Apple Inc. website

Oh yeah?

Well .... I did as I was asked and it turned out that I merely downloaded another that was exactly the same as my original download.

In other words, I had the latest version listed to begin with.

But there seems no way I can find to tell the rocket scientists at Apple about this little glitch.

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You need an account for that.


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Posted by peiper   United Kingdom  on 12/16/2013 at 07:19 AM   
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