ITunes and Finder crash

Lately, if I drag a song out of iTunes to copy it to another folder, it will cause my Finder to crash when it finishes copying the song. If I drag multiple songs, the Finder crashes after copying the first song and the rest are empty ghost files. I have trashes the Finder and iTunes pref files, scanned for viruses, reset my PRAM and nothing helps. My computer behaves perfectly otherwise. Any suggestions?

What an odd issue!
I have done the same on my PB 1ghz with 512 of Ram or in a G5 DUal processor and never happened this to me. Can't tell really what causes this problem
You better copy the audio files only from the Finder. Open, for example, a Finder window to explore the contents of your iTunes folder, usually from "Music" icon in the Finder window (Music/iTunes/iTunes Music). There you can see all the folders organized by Artist and Album. You search for the specific file(s) and copy to your desktop or other folder you want to copy them. But, when you drag the file, click and press "alt-option" to create a duplicate of the file when you drag it, if you just drag it, you only change the location of the file and iTunes will "miss" where the file is located. So, always apply this shortcut.
To know where you file is located, in iTunes select the song or movie and press "command-i", that is "Get info", and the main tab of that window presents you where the file is located. Then you go to your Finder on the "Music" folder, click iTunes and iTunes Music, and search the specific file.
That will do the trick, and does not have to crash neither your Finder, iTunes or even your computer.
Best Regards!

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