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How to uninstall iTunes from your computer

This web page is about iTunes for Windows. Here you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows release was created by Apple Inc.. Check out here where you can read more on Apple Inc.. You can read more about about iTunes at . iTunes is usually set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes folder, subject to the user's option. iTunes's complete uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /I{A04DCB25-7040-4935-A30D-8E0A893ABF2D}. The application's main executable file occupies 9.34 MB (9789256 bytes) on disk and is named iTunes.exe.

iTunes installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 9.48 MB (9941648 bytes) on disk.

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


This info is about iTunes version 11.1.2.32 alone. You can find below a few links to other iTunes versions:

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After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the PC. Some of these are listed below.

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

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall 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\ms.lproj\PrintingTemplates\16.Media.PlainPaper.DS.xml
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\About iTunes.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\AboutBox.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\AppConfig.plist
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\AppleTVSetup.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\AppleTVStream.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\AppleTVSync.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\AppsIntro.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\AudiobooksIntro.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\BooksIntro.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\CleanLyrics.png
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\ColumnWidths.plist
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DeviceCapacityBox.png
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsAdvanced.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsAppleTVMedia.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsApps.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsAudiobooks.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsBackup.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsBookmarks.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsBooks.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsFileSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsGames.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsGeneralAppleTV.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsGeneralAppleTVStreaming.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsiTunesMatch.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsiTunesU.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsMail.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsMovies.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsMusic.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsOptionsIPod.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsOptionsShuffle.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsPhotos.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsPodcasts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsRentalItem.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsRentedMovies.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsRingtones.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsSummaryVersion.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsTVShows.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsVolumeLimitPanel.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DevicePrefsWorkouts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DeviceSettingsIntro.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DeviceSetup.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DeviceSetupEULA.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\DeviceSetupRestore.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\EQWindow.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\GeniusIntro.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\genresLoc.plist
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\iPad License.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\iPhone License.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\iPod License.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\iPod touch License.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\iTunesExtrasDownload.png
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\iTunesHelpUnavailable.html
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\iTunesLPDownload.png
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\iTunesUIntro.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\License.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\LoadingDeviceText.png
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\MasteredForiTunes.png
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\MoviesIntro.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\MusicIntro.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\ParentalAdvisory.png
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\PlaylistDragIntro.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\PlaylistIntro.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\PodcastsIntro.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\PodcastViewButton.png
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\PrintingTemplates\01.Playlist.Songs.xml
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\PrintingTemplates\02.Playlist.UserRatings.xml
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\PrintingTemplates\03.Playlist.DatesPlayed.xml
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\PrintingTemplates\04.Playlist.Custom.xml
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\PrintingTemplates\05.AlbumList.SongsByAlbum.xml
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\PrintingTemplates\06.AlbumList.ListOfAlbums.xml
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\PrintingTemplates\07.Insert.TextOnly.xml
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\PrintingTemplates\08.Insert.Mosaic.xml
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\PrintingTemplates\09.Insert.WhiteMosaic.xml
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\PrintingTemplates\10.Insert.SingleCover.xml
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\PrintingTemplates\11.Insert.TextOnlyBW.xml
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\PrintingTemplates\12.Insert.MosaicBW.xml
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\PrintingTemplates\13.Insert.SingleSideBW.xml
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\PrintingTemplates\14.Insert.LargePlaylistBW.xml
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\PrintingTemplates\15.Media.PlainPaper.SS.xml
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\PrintingTemplates\16.Media.PlainPaper.DS.xml
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\RatingCaution.png
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\RatingClean.png
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\RatingCleanMask.png
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\RatingE.png
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\RatingExplicit.png
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\RatingExplicitMask.png

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • 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\iTunes
  • 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_CURRENT_USER\Software\Apple Computer, Inc.\iTunes
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\IntelliType Pro\AppSpecific\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Apple Computer, Inc.\iTunes
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\ED0BBE8C556523D4991E49747E208AF9
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\Media\iTunes
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\RADAR\HeapLeakDetection\DiagnosedApplications\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\iTunes_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\iTunes_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{C8EBB0DE-5655-4D32-99E1-9447E702A89F}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\@Apple.com/iTunes,version=
  • 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

Use regedit.exe to remove 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\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\Installer\Features\ED0BBE8C556523D4991E49747E208AF9\iTunes
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\ED0BBE8C556523D4991E49747E208AF9\ProductName
  • 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\{C8EBB0DE-5655-4D32-99E1-9447E702A89F}\


How to erase iTunes using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

iTunes is an application released by Apple Inc.. Some people try to erase it. Sometimes this is difficult because deleting this by hand requires some knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE solution to erase 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 system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to clean your PC.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications existing on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find iTunes or simply click the Search field and type in "iTunes". If it is installed on your PC the iTunes program will be found very quickly. After you select iTunes in the list of apps, some data regarding the application is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding iTunes, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for iTunes:





  • The web site of the application is: http://www.apple.com/es/
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{A04DCB25-7040-4935-A30D-8E0A893ABF2D}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove iTunes.
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8. After uninstalling iTunes, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of iTunes which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing iTunes using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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



Geographical user distribution

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

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall iTunes by Apple Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that iTunes by Apple Inc. is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall iTunes in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-22 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 21:48:13.650