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How to uninstall iTunes from your system

You can find on this page detailed information on how to remove iTunes for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Apple Inc.. Further information on Apple Inc. can be seen here. Click on to get more facts about iTunes on Apple Inc.'s website. The program is often found in the C:\Program Files\iTunes directory (same installation drive as Windows). You can uninstall iTunes by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /I{0F6F6876-6334-4977-B5DD-CFC12E193420}. Note that you might be prompted for admin rights. iTunes's main file takes about 9.32 MB (9777040 bytes) and its name is iTunes.exe.

The following executables are installed together with iTunes. They occupy about 9.73 MB (10198816 bytes) on disk.

  • iTunes.exe (9.32 MB)
  • iTunesHelper.exe (411.89 KB)


This info is about iTunes version 10.7.0.21 alone. You can find below info on other releases of iTunes:

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If you are manually uninstalling iTunes we recommend you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Apple Computer\iTunes
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\iTunes

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall iTunes:
  • 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\gnsdk_dsp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\gnsdk_musicid.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\gnsdk_sdkmanager.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\gnsdk_submit.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\ITDetector.ocx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\axloadcomplete.wav
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\About iTunes.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\AboutBox.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\AppConfig.plist
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\AppleTVSetup.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\AppleTVStream.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\AppleTVStreamingPrefsBar.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\AppleTVSync.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\AppsPlacard.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\AutofillPlacard.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\BooksIntro.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\BrowseBar.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\CapacityBar.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\CDPlaylistPlacard.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\CleanLyrics.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\ColumnWidths.plist
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsAdvanced.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsApps.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsAudiobooks.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsBookmarks.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsBooks.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsCalendars.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsContacts.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsFileSharing.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsGames.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsGeneral.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsGeneralAppleTV.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsGeneralAppleTVStreaming.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsGeneralPhone.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsGeneralShuffle.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsiTunesMatch.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsiTunesU.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsMail.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsMovies.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsMusic.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsPhotos.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsPodcasts.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsRentalItem.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsRentedMovies.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsRingtones.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsTVShows.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsVersion.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsWorkouts.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DJIntro.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DJPlacard.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DownloadsPlacard.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DuplicatesPlacard.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\EQWindow.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\EULA.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\GeniusBar.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\GeniusUserName.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\genresLoc.plist
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\GoogleLicense.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\GradientWindow.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\HomeSharing.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\HomeSharingOn.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\HomeSharingPlacard.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\iPad License.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\iPhone License.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\iPhoneRestore.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\iPhoneSetup.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\iPhoneWelcome.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\iPhoneWelcomeOffline.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\iPod License.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\iPod touch License.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\iPodRestore.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\iPodSetup.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\iPodSetupAssist.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\iPodWelcome.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\iPodWelcomeOffline.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\iTunesHelpUnavailable.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\License.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\LoadingDeviceText.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\MasteredForiTunes.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\MoviesIntro.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\MusicIntro.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\ParentalAdvisory.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\PlaylistIntro.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\PodcastGetAllButton.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\PodcastGetButton.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\PodcastsIntro.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\PodcastsPlacard.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\PodcastViewButton.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\PrintingTemplates\01.Playlist.Songs.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\PrintingTemplates\02.Playlist.UserRatings.xml

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Apple Computer, Inc.\iTunes
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ParetoLogic\PC Health Advisor\ScanSettings\Multimedia History\iTunes 9.x
  • 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

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_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\UserName\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\UserName\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\UserName\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\UserName\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{1493B2AE-0261-47D2-B1AA-F4DAD0F6C48B}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\UserName\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\TempPackages\C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{1493B2AE-0261-47D2-B1AA-F4DAD0F6C48B}\Installer.ico
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\UserName\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\TempPackages\C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{1493B2AE-0261-47D2-B1AA-F4DAD0F6C48B}\iTunesIco.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\UserName\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\TempPackages\C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{1493B2AE-0261-47D2-B1AA-F4DAD0F6C48B}\RichText.ico
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-3476884134-3186745225-1311175032-1002\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.exe


A way to erase iTunes from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

iTunes is an application offered by Apple Inc.. Some people decide to uninstall this program. This can be difficult because deleting this manually requires some know-how regarding PCs. The best QUICK way to uninstall iTunes is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to clean your system.

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  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

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


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


5. A list of the programs installed on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate iTunes or simply click the Search feature and type in "iTunes". If it is installed on your PC the iTunes application will be found automatically. When you click iTunes in the list of apps, the following data regarding the application is shown to you:


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





  • The software company is: http://www.apple.com/th
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{0F6F6876-6334-4977-B5DD-CFC12E193420}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove iTunes.
Uninstall iTunes


8. After removing iTunes, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional 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 asked if you want to delete them. By removing iTunes using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.



Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to remove iTunes by Apple Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that iTunes by Apple Inc. is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove iTunes in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-20 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 03:20:15.113