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How 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 6.0.4.2 of iTunes. You can find below info on other versions of iTunes:

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If you're planning to uninstall iTunes you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Apple Computer\iTunes
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\iTunes

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove iTunes:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\About iTunes.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\Acknowledgements.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\CD Configuration\gcdrdll.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\CD Configuration\gcdroem.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\CD Configuration\gcdrtype.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\CDDBControlApple.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\ITDetector.ocx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\es.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\es.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\es.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\es.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fi.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fi.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fi.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fi.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fr.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fr.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fr.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fr.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\it.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\it.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\it.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\it.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\iTunes.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\iTunes.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\iTunesRegistry.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ja.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ja.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ja.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ja.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ko.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ko.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ko.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ko.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nl.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nl.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nl.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nl.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\no.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\no.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\no.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\no.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\sv.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\sv.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\sv.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\sv.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\zh_CN.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\zh_CN.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\zh_CN.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\zh_CN.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\zh_TW.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\zh_TW.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\zh_TW.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\zh_TW.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.Resources\da.lproj\iTunesHelperLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.Resources\de.lproj\iTunesHelperLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.Resources\en.lproj\iTunesHelperLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.Resources\es.lproj\iTunesHelperLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.Resources\fi.lproj\iTunesHelperLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.Resources\fr.lproj\iTunesHelperLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.Resources\it.lproj\iTunesHelperLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.Resources\iTunesHelper.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.Resources\ja.lproj\iTunesHelperLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.Resources\ko.lproj\iTunesHelperLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.Resources\nl.lproj\iTunesHelperLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.Resources\no.lproj\iTunesHelperLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.Resources\sv.lproj\iTunesHelperLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.Resources\zh_CN.lproj\iTunesHelperLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.Resources\zh_TW.lproj\iTunesHelperLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesMiniPlayer.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesMiniPlayer.Resources\da.lproj\iTunesMiniPlayerLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesMiniPlayer.Resources\de.lproj\iTunesMiniPlayerLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesMiniPlayer.Resources\en.lproj\iTunesMiniPlayerLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesMiniPlayer.Resources\es.lproj\iTunesMiniPlayerLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesMiniPlayer.Resources\fi.lproj\iTunesMiniPlayerLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesMiniPlayer.Resources\fr.lproj\iTunesMiniPlayerLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesMiniPlayer.Resources\it.lproj\iTunesMiniPlayerLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesMiniPlayer.Resources\iTunesMiniPlayer.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesMiniPlayer.Resources\ja.lproj\iTunesMiniPlayerLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesMiniPlayer.Resources\ko.lproj\iTunesMiniPlayerLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesMiniPlayer.Resources\nl.lproj\iTunesMiniPlayerLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesMiniPlayer.Resources\no.lproj\iTunesMiniPlayerLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesMiniPlayer.Resources\sv.lproj\iTunesMiniPlayerLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesMiniPlayer.Resources\zh_CN.lproj\iTunesMiniPlayerLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesMiniPlayer.Resources\zh_TW.lproj\iTunesMiniPlayerLocalized.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Apple Computer\iTunes\iTunes.pref

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.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\.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\.m4b\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4p\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\.aa\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AppID\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.aif
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.Application
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.BurnCD
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.cda
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.cdda
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.ImportSongsOnCD
  • 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.mov
  • 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.PlaySongsOnCD
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.pls
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.rmp
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.ShowSongsOnCD
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.wav
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.aa
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-itunes-itms
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Apple Computer, Inc.\iTunes
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Apple Computer, Inc.\iTunes
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F41F4C950957CF54EBF96AA73B957090
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\Media\iTunes
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\InstallShield_{59C4F14F-7590-45FC-BE9F-A67AB3590709}

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • 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\.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\.m4b\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.m4b
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4p\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.m4p
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4v\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.m4v
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mov\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.mov
  • 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\.aa\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.aa
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AudioCD\shell\play\command\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Features\F41F4C950957CF54EBF96AA73B957090\iTunes
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F41F4C950957CF54EBF96AA73B957090\ProductName


A way to uninstall iTunes using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

iTunes is a program by Apple Computer, Inc.. Frequently, users decide to remove this program. Sometimes this is troublesome because deleting this manually takes some experience regarding PCs. The best SIMPLE 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 on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to clean your computer.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


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


5. A list of the programs existing on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate iTunes or simply click the Search feature and type in "iTunes". The iTunes program will be found very quickly. When you click iTunes in the list of programs, some data regarding the program is made available to you:


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





  • The web site of the application is: http://www.apple.com
  • 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. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall iTunes.
Uninstall iTunes


8. After uninstalling iTunes, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click 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 removing iTunes with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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



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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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall iTunes by Apple Computer, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that iTunes by Apple Computer, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed info on how to uninstall iTunes supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

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