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A guide to uninstall iTunes from your computer

iTunes is a software application. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It is written by Apple Inc.. Go over here for more information on Apple Inc.. Click on to get more data about iTunes on Apple Inc.'s website. Usually the iTunes program is installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes folder, depending on the user's option during setup. iTunes's complete uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /I{427174C0-096E-40D9-9684-9C109BEE2CBF}. The application's main executable file is labeled iTunes.exe and it has a size of 9.34 MB (9789256 bytes).

The executable files below are part of iTunes. They occupy an average of 9.48 MB (9941648 bytes) on disk.



  • iTunes.exe (9.34 MB)
  • iTunesHelper.exe (148.82 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 11.0.5.5 of iTunes. For other iTunes versions please click below:

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iTunes has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders left behind when you uninstall iTunes:
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Apple Computer\iTunes
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\iTunes

The files below remain on your disk when you remove iTunes:
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\Acknowledgements.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\CD Configuration\gcdrdll.cfg
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\CD Configuration\gcdroem.cfg
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\CD Configuration\gcdrtype.cfg
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\iTunes.icxs
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\BooksIntro.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\CleanLyrics.png
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\ColumnWidths.plist
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsAdvanced.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsAppleTVMedia.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsApps.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsAudiobooks.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsBackup.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsBookmarks.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsBooks.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsCalendars.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsContacts.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsFileSharing.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsGames.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsGeneralAppleTV.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsGeneralAppleTVStreaming.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsiTunesMatch.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsiTunesU.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsMail.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsMovies.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsMusic.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsOptionsIPod.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsOptionsShuffle.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsPhotos.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsPodcasts.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsRentalItem.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsRentedMovies.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsRingtones.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsSummaryVersion.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsTVShows.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsVolumeLimitPanel.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsWorkouts.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DeviceSettingsIntro.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DeviceSetup.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DeviceSetupEULA.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DeviceSetupRestore.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\EQWindow.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\GeniusIntro.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\genresLoc.plist
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\GoogleLicense.rtf
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\iPad License.rtf
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\iPhone License.rtf
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\iPod License.rtf
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\iPod touch License.rtf
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\iTunesExtrasDownload.png
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\iTunesHelpUnavailable.html
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\iTunesLPDownload.png
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\iTunesUIntro.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\License.rtf
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\LoadingDeviceText.png
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\MasteredForiTunes.png
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\MoviesIntro.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\MusicIntro.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\ParentalAdvisory.png
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\PlaylistDragIntro.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\PlaylistIntro.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\PodcastsIntro.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\PodcastViewButton.png
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\PrintingTemplates\01.Playlist.Songs.xml
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\PrintingTemplates\02.Playlist.UserRatings.xml
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\PrintingTemplates\03.Playlist.DatesPlayed.xml
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\PrintingTemplates\04.Playlist.Custom.xml
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\PrintingTemplates\05.AlbumList.SongsByAlbum.xml
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\PrintingTemplates\06.AlbumList.ListOfAlbums.xml
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\PrintingTemplates\07.Insert.TextOnly.xml
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\PrintingTemplates\08.Insert.Mosaic.xml
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\PrintingTemplates\09.Insert.WhiteMosaic.xml
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\PrintingTemplates\10.Insert.SingleCover.xml
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\PrintingTemplates\11.Insert.TextOnlyBW.xml
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\PrintingTemplates\12.Insert.MosaicBW.xml
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\PrintingTemplates\13.Insert.SingleSideBW.xml
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\PrintingTemplates\14.Insert.LargePlaylistBW.xml
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\PrintingTemplates\15.Media.PlainPaper.SS.xml
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\PrintingTemplates\16.Media.PlainPaper.DS.xml
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\RatingCaution.png
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\RatingClean.png
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\RatingCleanMask.png
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\RatingExplicit.png
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\RatingExplicitMask.png
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\SortPrefixes.plist
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\StoreBuyButton.png
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\StoreGetButton.png
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\StoreGiftButton.png
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\StorePreOrderButton.png
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\StoreRentButton.png
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\StoreViewButton.png
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\TextStyles.plist
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\TouchRemoteConfirm.itxib
  • C:\PROGRAM FILES\ITUNES\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\TouchRemoteSetup.itxib

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Apple Computer, Inc.\iTunes
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\RADAR\HeapLeakDetection\DiagnosedApplications\iTunes.exe

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cdda\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4b\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4r\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wave\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\iTunes\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{9B486871-27EB-49A5-8832-77176E63333C}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\TempPackages\C:\Windows\Installer\{9B486871-27EB-49A5-8832-77176E63333C}\Installer.ico
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\TempPackages\C:\Windows\Installer\{9B486871-27EB-49A5-8832-77176E63333C}\iTunesIco.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\TempPackages\C:\Windows\Installer\{9B486871-27EB-49A5-8832-77176E63333C}\RichText.ico




How to delete iTunes from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

iTunes is a program released by the software company Apple Inc.. Sometimes, people decide to uninstall it. Sometimes this is troublesome because deleting this by hand takes some know-how related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best EASY way to uninstall 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, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows system.

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

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs existing on the computer will be made available 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 program will be found automatically. Notice that after you select iTunes in the list , some data regarding the application is available to you:


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


  • The software company is: http://www.apple.com/tw
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{427174C0-096E-40D9-9684-9C109BEE2CBF}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall iTunes.
Uninstall iTunes


8. After uninstalling iTunes, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong iTunes that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing iTunes with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
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 text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove iTunes supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-20 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 04:48:36.443