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A way to uninstall iTunes from your PC

You can find below detailed information on how to uninstall iTunes for Windows. It was coded for Windows by Apple Inc.. Additional info about Apple Inc. can be seen here. More details about the app iTunes can be seen at . iTunes is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes folder, but this location may vary a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the application. You can uninstall iTunes by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /I{0E5D76AD-A3FB-48D5-8400-8903B10317D3}. Note that you might receive a notification for admin rights. The application's main executable file is titled iTunes.exe and it has a size of 9.34 MB (9789408 bytes).

iTunes is composed of the following executables which occupy 9.48 MB (9941952 bytes) on disk:

  • iTunes.exe (9.34 MB)
  • iTunesHelper.exe (148.97 KB)

The information on this page is only about version of iTunes. You can find below info on other application versions of iTunes: to view all...
Some files, folders and Windows registry entries can not be removed when you remove iTunes from your computer.

Folders left behind when you uninstall iTunes:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Apple Computer\iTunes
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\Critical_iTunes.exe_ca4bee8c493d56d8e0203f643c4b8489466717_0f093774
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VS Revo Group\Revo Uninstaller Pro\BackUpsData\iTunes-07062016-205747

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall iTunes:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\ITDetector.ocx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\Mozilla Plugins\npitunes.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Apple Computer\iTunes\Cache.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Apple Computer\iTunes\iPodDevices.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Apple Computer\iTunes\iTunesPrefs.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Apple Computer\iTunes\StoreLocalStorage.plist
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\0GEPTT4J\iTunes64[1].msi
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\Critical_iTunes.exe_ca4bee8c493d56d8e0203f643c4b8489466717_0f093774\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\iTunes6464Setup1538.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\iTunes6464Setup1EB8.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VS Revo Group\Revo Uninstaller Pro\BackUpsData\iTunes-07062016-205747\regdata.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VS Revo Group\Revo Uninstaller Pro\BackUpsData\iTunes-07062016-210546\regdata.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VS Revo Group\Revo Uninstaller Pro\BackUpsData\iTunes-08062017-194527\regdata.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VS Revo Group\Revo Uninstaller Pro\BackUpsData\iTunes-09032016-001012\regdata.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\iTunes\Cookies\Cookies.binarycookies
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\iTunes\iTunesPrefs.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Preferences\ByHost\{846ee340-7039-11de-9d20-806e6f6e6963}.plist
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Preferences\
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Preferences\

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.ImportSongsOnCD
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.PlaySongsOnCD
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.ShowSongsOnCD
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Apple Computer, Inc.\iTunes
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\RADAR\HeapLeakDetection\DiagnosedApplications\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{0E5D76AD-A3FB-48D5-8400-8903B10317D3}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Synaptics\SynTP\Defaults\AppProfiles\Apple iTunes
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Synaptics\SynTPEnh\OSD\TouchPad\AppProfiles\Apple iTunes
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Synaptics\SynTPEnh\PlugInConfig\TouchPad\AppProfiles\Apple iTunes
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\MozillaPlugins\,version=

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following registry values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m3u8\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4b\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4p\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pls\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wave\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.exe
  • 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\{0E5D76AD-A3FB-48D5-8400-8903B10317D3}\

A way to delete iTunes from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

iTunes is an application offered by the software company Apple Inc.. Some computer users choose to erase this application. Sometimes this is easier said than done because performing this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to PCs. The best QUICK approach to erase iTunes is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your Windows PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

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

5. All the programs existing on the computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find iTunes or simply activate the Search feature and type in "iTunes". The iTunes program will be found automatically. After you click iTunes in the list , some information regarding the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding iTunes, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for iTunes:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{0E5D76AD-A3FB-48D5-8400-8903B10317D3}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove iTunes.
Uninstall iTunes

8. After uninstalling iTunes, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of iTunes that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing iTunes using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.


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  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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This page is not a recommendation to uninstall iTunes by Apple Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that iTunes by Apple Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall iTunes in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 16:36:00.167