Originally Posted by GonnaDie4TheGov
Wow you must think im really dumb..ive tried that but all the songs come up gray..so i can't play them. But also next to my free space is a little lock that closed...is that there for you?
open itunes, go to Preferences -> ipod -> Manually manage songs and playlists. now you can play music from the ipod through itunes without loading the music onto your machine. if you have ITMS songs, you will still have to authorize the laptop, however.