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How to uninstall iTunes from your PC

This web page is about iTunes for Windows. Here you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by Apple Inc.. Take a look here where you can get more info on Apple Inc.. More data about the application iTunes can be found at . iTunes is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes directory, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the application. You can uninstall iTunes by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /I{AE303591-1BFC-48B3-881B-655298C4EDE0}. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. The application's main executable file is titled iTunes.exe and it has a size of 13.01 MB (13646632 bytes).

iTunes installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 13.59 MB (14254456 bytes) on disk.



  • iTunes.exe (13.01 MB)
  • iTunesHelper.exe (334.29 KB)
  • iTunesPhotoProcessor.exe (259.29 KB)


The current page applies to iTunes version 8.1.1.10 only. Click on the links below for other iTunes versions:

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iTunes has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Apple Computer\iTunes
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\iTunes

The files below were left behind on your disk by iTunes when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\Acknowledgements.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\CD Configuration\gcdrdll.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\CD Configuration\gcdroem.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\CD Configuration\gcdrtype.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\CDDBControlApple.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iPodUpdaterExt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\ITDetector.ocx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\axloadcomplete.wav
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\complete.wav
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\About iTunes.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\Apple TV Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\EA0423.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\EA0426.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\EQWindow.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\EQWindow.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\EQWindow.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\genresLoc.plist
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\GoogleLicense.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\GradientWindow.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\GradientWindow.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\GradientWindow.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\iPhone Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\iPod Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\iPod License.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\License.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\MusicStoreBar.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\MusicStoreBar.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\MusicStoreBar.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\Placards.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\Placards.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\Placards.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\Ringtone.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\Ringtone.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\Ringtone.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\SetupAssistant.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\SetupAssistant.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\SetupAssistant.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\SortPrefixes.plist
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\YahooLicense.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\About iTunes.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\Apple TV Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\EA0423.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\EA0426.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\EQWindow.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\EQWindow.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\EQWindow.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\genresLoc.plist
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\GoogleLicense.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\GradientWindow.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\GradientWindow.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\GradientWindow.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\iPhone Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\iPod Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\iPod License.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\License.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\MusicStoreBar.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\MusicStoreBar.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\MusicStoreBar.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\Placards.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\Placards.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\Placards.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\Ringtone.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\Ringtone.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\Ringtone.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\SetupAssistant.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\SetupAssistant.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\SetupAssistant.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\SortPrefixes.plist
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\YahooLicense.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\About iTunes.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\Apple TV Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\EA0423.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\EA0426.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\EQWindow.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\EQWindow.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\EQWindow.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\genresLoc.plist
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\GoogleLicense.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\GradientWindow.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\GradientWindow.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\GradientWindow.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\iPhone Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\iPod Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\iPod License.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\classes.nib

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Apple Computer, Inc.\iTunes

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4r\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wave\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{AE303591-1BFC-48B3-881B-655298C4EDE0}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\TempPackages\C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{AE303591-1BFC-48B3-881B-655298C4EDE0}\Installer.ico
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\TempPackages\C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{AE303591-1BFC-48B3-881B-655298C4EDE0}\iTunesIco.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\TempPackages\C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{AE303591-1BFC-48B3-881B-655298C4EDE0}\RichText.ico




How to remove iTunes from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

iTunes is an application by the software company Apple Inc.. Sometimes, people choose to uninstall it. Sometimes this is difficult because deleting this by hand requires some experience regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE practice to uninstall iTunes is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to optimize your Windows computer.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications installed on the PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate iTunes or simply activate the Search field and type in "iTunes". If it exists on your system the iTunes application will be found automatically. When you click iTunes in the list of programs, some information regarding the program is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding iTunes, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for iTunes:


  • The web site of the program is: http://www.apple.com/
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{AE303591-1BFC-48B3-881B-655298C4EDE0}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall iTunes.
Uninstall iTunes


8. After removing iTunes, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong iTunes which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling iTunes with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove iTunes by Apple Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that iTunes by Apple Inc. is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove iTunes supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-24 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-24 16:03:16.637