I managed to get an itunes version
For win2k (which is my OS) that allowed me to Authorize my computer, (prior versions to 7.2 or w/e I have did not)
However, because it was a new version of itunes, upon syncing my Ipod with Itunes, itunes deleted about 500 songs or so that I can not get back, because I had originally put them on my ipod from a harddrive that had gone bad.
Yadda yadda it's hard to imagine if you don't actually use itunes, anyhoo -.- I have my DRM restricted files playing fine now, unfortunatly, i'm short 500 songs I can't even remember. Bye bye alice in chains and who knows what else.