Have you tried burning the file to a CD or even just an image of a CD? On Jul 26, 2007, at 10:40 AM, faramineux wrote: > I just bought a soundtrack album in the store. The files are > in .m4p. I want the real thing .aiff so I can play them on my > stereo system. I am trying to convert them but the error message > keeps coming up: (-42024). Any idea? TIA The files are protected! Is this the problem?