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If I have to delete the music folder of iTunes on a Windows PC, is it possible to do it from the command prompt? If so, how?

  • You just want to delete the music (not the iTunes itself) ? Is there a specific reason ? – N. Cornet Jun 1 '17 at 11:25
  • Yes only the list of music because I have a lot of old music that I don't like it anymore – Bryan Savian Jun 1 '17 at 12:00
  • @BryanSavian What do you mean by prompt commands? Do you mean Windows terminal DOS commands? – esQmo_ Jun 1 '17 at 12:09
  • Yes I mean Windows terminal DOS commands – Bryan Savian Jun 1 '17 at 13:05
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  • The best way to remove your music is to do it directly from iTunes :

    1. Open iTunes and navigate to Library > Songs ;
    2. Press ctrl+A to select all your music ;
    3. Right click on the selection and choose Delete from Library ;
    4. Select Delete Songs and then Move to Recycle Bin ;
    5. Empty your Recycle Bin.
  • If you absolutely want to do that from the Command Prompt (I don't know why, and be aware that iTunes will remember the music after that) :

    1. Open the Command Prompt as administrator (by right-clicking on Start icon and selecting Command Prompt (Admin));
    2. If your iTunes folder is not on the C: drive type D: (for drive D:) and hit ENTER. Navigate to your iTunes folder using cd \path\to\iTunes\"iTunes Media"\ then hit ENTER (don't be into the Music folder. If you are type cd ..);
    3. To remove type rd Music \s \q and hit ENTER (\s is for removing subdirectories and files, \q is for skipping confirmation);

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