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A way 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 created for Windows by Apple Inc.. Take a look here where you can read more on Apple Inc.. More info about the program iTunes can be seen at . iTunes is normally installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes directory, but this location can vary a lot depending on the user's option when installing the application. You can uninstall iTunes by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /I{F46AA0F1-E284-4878-A462-5F11B9166C0E}. Note that you might receive a notification for admin rights. The application's main executable file has a size of 9.34 MB (9789256 bytes) on disk and is labeled iTunes.exe.

iTunes is comprised of the following executables which occupy 9.48 MB (9941648 bytes) on disk:

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

This page is about iTunes version only. For other iTunes versions please click below: to view all...
iTunes has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall iTunes from your computer:
  • C:\Users\EKhalid\AppData\Local\Apple Computer\iTunes

The files below remain on your disk by iTunes's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Users\EKhalid\AppData\Local\Apple Computer\iTunes\iTunesPrefs.xml
  • C:\Users\EKhalid\AppData\Local\Temp\iTunes64Setup159C.log
  • C:\Users\EKhalid\AppData\Local\Temp\iTunes64Setup1820.log
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{F46AA0F1-E284-4878-A462-5F11B9166C0E}\Installer.ico

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aa\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aax\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.AIF\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.AIFC\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.AIFF\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.CDA\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cdda\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ipa\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ipg\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ipsw\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itdb\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ite\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itl\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itlp\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itls\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itms\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itpc\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.M3U\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m3u8\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.M4A\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4b\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4p\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4r\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4v\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mov\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.MP2\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp3\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.MPEG\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.MPG\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pcast\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pls\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rmp\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wav\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wave\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AppID\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-itunes-itls
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-itunes-itms
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-itunes-itpc
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\1F0AA64F482E87844A26F5119B61C6E0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\Media\iTunes
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{F46AA0F1-E284-4878-A462-5F11B9166C0E}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Apple Computer, Inc.\iTunes
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Classes\AppID\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Clients\Media\iTunes
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\MozillaPlugins\,version=

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aa\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.aa
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aax\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.aax
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.AIF\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.aif
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.AIFC\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.aifc
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.AIFF\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.aiff
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.CDA\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.cda
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cdda\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.cdda
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ipa\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.ipa
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ipg\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.ipg
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ipsw\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.ipsw
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itb\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.itb
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itdb\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.itdb
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ite\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.ite
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itl\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.itl
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itlp\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.itlp
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itls\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.itls
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itms\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.itms
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itpc\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.itpc
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.M3U\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.m3u
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m3u8\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.m3u8
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.M4A\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.m4a
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4b\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.m4b
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4p\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.m4p
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4r\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.m4r
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4v\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.m4v
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mov\OpenWithProgIds\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.MP2\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.mp2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp3\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.mp3
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.MPEG\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.mpeg
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.MPG\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.mpg
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pcast\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.pcast
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pls\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.pls
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rmp\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.rmp
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wav\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.wav
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wave\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.wave
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Features\1F0AA64F482E87844A26F5119B61C6E0\iTunes
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\1F0AA64F482E87844A26F5119B61C6E0\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{F46AA0F1-E284-4878-A462-5F11B9166C0E}\

A way to remove iTunes with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

iTunes is a program marketed by the software company Apple Inc.. Sometimes, users choose to remove this application. This is difficult because deleting this by hand takes some experience regarding Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK way to remove 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 already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to take care of your Windows system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find iTunes or simply activate the Search feature and type in "iTunes". If it exists on your system the iTunes app will be found very quickly. When you click iTunes in the list of applications, some information regarding the application is available to you:

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

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{F46AA0F1-E284-4878-A462-5F11B9166C0E}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove iTunes.
Uninstall iTunes

8. After uninstalling iTunes, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of 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 are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows (6.4)
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This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall iTunes by Apple Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that iTunes by Apple Inc. is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall iTunes in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-18 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:14:59.160