Apple has posted a message on its website warning that customers using Windows Vista may experience compatibility issues with iTunes. Hold that upgrade!
According to Apple, iTunes 7.0.2, the latest version released by the Cupertino company, may work with Windows Vista on many typical PCs. But Apple advices that customers wait to upgrade Windows until after the next release of iTunes, available sometime along the next few weeks.
“iTunes 7.0.2 may work with Vista on many typical PCs, but Apple recommends that customers wait to upgrade Windows until after the next release of iTunes which will be available in the next few weeks,” the company stated.
Apple has already identified several compatibility issues with iTunes 7.0.2 and earlier versions. Among these:
* iTunes Store purchases may not play when upgrading to Windows Vista from Windows 2000 or XP;
* iPod models with the “Enable Disk Use” option turned off may be unable to update or restore iPod software, and make changes to iPod settings;
* iPod models configured to Auto Sync and have the “Enable Disk Use” option turned off may require being ejected and reconnected to resync;