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How to uninstall iTunes from your system

This page contains complete information on how to remove iTunes for Windows. It was created for Windows by Apple Inc.. Additional info about Apple Inc. can be found here. You can get more details about iTunes at . The application is usually found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes directory. Keep in mind that this location can differ being determined by the user's preference. iTunes's entire uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /I{77B8B4A5-EE79-4907-A318-2DA86325B8D7}. iTunes's main file takes about 9.32 MB (9777448 bytes) and is named iTunes.exe.

The following executable files are incorporated in iTunes. They occupy 10.13 MB (10624376 bytes) on disk.

  • iTunes.exe (9.32 MB)
  • iTunesHelper.exe (411.29 KB)
  • iTunesPhotoProcessor.exe (415.79 KB)

The information on this page is only about version of iTunes. For other iTunes versions please click below: to view all...
If planning to uninstall iTunes you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall iTunes:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Apple Computer\iTunes
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\iTunes

Files remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Apple Computer\iTunes\Cache.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Apple Computer\iTunes\iTunesPrefs.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\iTunes\Cookies\Cookies.plist
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\iTunes\iTunesPrefs.xml

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

How to delete iTunes from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

iTunes is an application by the software company Apple Inc.. Frequently, people choose to remove this application. This is difficult because removing this by hand takes some knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best SIMPLE procedure to remove 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 system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate iTunes or simply activate the Search field and type in "iTunes". If it is installed on your PC the iTunes application will be found automatically. When you click iTunes in the list , some information regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains 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 app you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for iTunes:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{77B8B4A5-EE79-4907-A318-2DA86325B8D7}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall iTunes.
Uninstall iTunes

8. After removing iTunes, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong iTunes that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling iTunes using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall iTunes by Apple Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that iTunes by Apple Inc. is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall iTunes in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-22 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-22 18:04:05.040