If you’ve upgraded your Windows PC to Microsoft’s new Vista operating system and find that you suddenly can’t play any of the music you’ve bought from the iTunes Store, you need Apple’s recently released iTunes Repair Tool for Vista. It’s available for download from Apple’s Web site.
The iTunes Repair Tool for Vista is positioned as a last-step tool for getting Vista to work with previously-purchased iTunes Store songs. Apple has posted a separate tech note explaining some of the issues and offering step-by-step instructions for users upgrading from Windows XP or 2000 to Windows Vista.
Apple recommends that iTunes users who want to upgrade to Vista wait for the next release, “which will be available in the next few weeks,” according to Apple. That new release will “address a number of iTunes compatibility issues,” Apple said.
“Some currently known compatibility issues with iTunes 7.0.2 and earlier versions include: