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A way to uninstall iTunes from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to uninstall iTunes for Windows. The Windows release was developed by Apple Computer, Inc.. Check out here where you can find out more on Apple Computer, Inc.. More details about iTunes can be found at . The application is often installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes directory (same installation drive as Windows). The full uninstall command line for iTunes is C:\PROGRA~2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\11\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{59C4F14F-7590-45FC-BE9F-A67AB3590709} /l1033 . iTunes's primary file takes around 13.49 MB (14144000 bytes) and is called iTunes.exe.

The executable files below are part of iTunes. They occupy about 13.75 MB (14422528 bytes) on disk.

  • iTunes.exe (13.49 MB)
  • iTunesHelper.exe (272.00 KB)

The information on this page is only about version of iTunes. You can find below info on other versions of iTunes: to view all...
If you're planning to uninstall iTunes you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aa\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\.itl\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\.m4a\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\.rmp\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wav\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.aif
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.cda
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.cdda
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.itl
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.itms
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.itpc
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.m3u
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.m4a
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.m4b
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.m4p
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.m4v
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.mp2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.mp3
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.mpeg
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.mpg
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.pcast
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.pls
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.rmp
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.wav
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-itunes-itms

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aa\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.aa
  • 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\.itl\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.itl
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itms\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.itms
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itpc\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.itpc
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m3u\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.m3u
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4a\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.m4a
  • 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\.rmp\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.rmp
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wav\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.wav

A way to uninstall iTunes from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

iTunes is an application released by the software company Apple Computer, Inc.. Some people decide to erase it. Sometimes this is troublesome because performing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE way to erase 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 PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general tool to optimize your Windows system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

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

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

5. All the applications installed on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find iTunes or simply activate the Search field and type in "iTunes". If it exists on your system the iTunes app will be found automatically. Notice that after you select iTunes in the list of apps, some information about the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have about iTunes, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for iTunes:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\PROGRA~2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\11\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{59C4F14F-7590-45FC-BE9F-A67AB3590709} /l1033
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall iTunes.
Uninstall iTunes

8. After removing iTunes, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of iTunes which 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 system.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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This page is not a recommendation to uninstall iTunes by Apple Computer, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that iTunes by Apple Computer, Inc. is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions 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 Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-08-25 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-25 18:36:37.643