Trying to use itunes uniquely between 2 different ipods/users on one PC

hello
I have recently installed itunes/my ipod (shuffle) onto my user setup in windows XP - I installed it in My Documents instead of the default - because I knew my sister had her ipod (20 gig 3g)/itunes on there under the default SO I thought installing it again under my docs would give me my own unique version.
However - my sister then went on later to charge her ipod and found she couldnt access Itunes - It was looking for it under her documents - I guess my installation has confused things and she cant access my docs obviously, anyway.
What should I do?
just delete my Itunes (ive only put 1 album on there) and let her install it again on the default?
Will this connect again with her itunes music stored in her music? and ultimately will we open it to our OWN librarys/settings etc, when all is sorted?
Kind Regards
  Windows XP  

It sounds like you have three file management issues.
You want separate Libraries, which are usually My Docs/My Music/iTunes, but can be set to land somewhere else in Preferences.
You should make a copy of that folder now to backup the other user's info.
You want separate playlists and play counts etc, which come out of the .itl and .xml files, which seem to be hardwired to land in My Docs/My Music/iTunes, unless you change the definition of the My Music folder using a program like TweakUI, which I don't think you have to do.
Then I think your issue has become the location of the program files. The program files that launch iTunes usually live in something like C:\Program Files\iTunes\ It sounds like these are the files you installed to My Docs, so your other user cannot get to them to launch the program.
My recommendation would be to
1.)back up the songs of the other user by copying their c:/documents and settings/username/username's documents/username's music/ folder (assuming that's where your other user's music landed)
2.) disconnect all iPods
3.) then uninstall iTunes and QuickTime under your account
4.) reboot
4.) Login as the other user, then re-install with the program files landing in the usual C:\program files location and the library files landing in their default spots.
And after that, the other user's library should be in their my docs/my music/itunes folder and yours should be in yours, with the shared program files located in the C:\program files location.
Cheers!

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