Switching library from mac to windows

I was wondering if anybody knew how to correctly switch the library from mac to windows. my problem is i have been using the ipod on my wifes mac laptop, now i have a new pc with windows xp. when i plug in my ipod i see my songs but i cannot edit them or play them. any ideas,,thank you in advance and have a great day.

i figured it out,,,i had the lock set on the ipod. typical male in me..

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