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A guide to uninstall iTunes from your computer

This page is about iTunes for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It is written by Apple Computer, Inc.. You can find out more on Apple Computer, Inc. or check for application updates here. You can read more about on iTunes at . iTunes is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes directory, but this location can vary a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the application. iTunes's complete uninstall command line is C:\PROGRA~2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\11\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{5A4AFC3E-4973-46A1-92D6-3A1C5E52948A} /l1033 . The program's main executable file occupies 10.82 MB (11349504 bytes) on disk and is titled iTunes.exe.

iTunes contains of the executables below. They take 11.09 MB (11623936 bytes) on disk.

  • iTunes.exe (10.82 MB)
  • iTunesHelper.exe (268.00 KB)

This page is about iTunes version alone. Click on the links below for other iTunes versions: to view all...
Many files, folders and Windows registry data can not be uninstalled when you want to remove iTunes from your PC.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\「開始」功能表\程式集\iTunes
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Apple Computer\iTunes
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data\Apple Computer\iTunes
  • C:\Tools\iTunes

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove iTunes:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\「開始」功能表\程式集\iTunes\iTunes.lnk
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\「開始」功能表\程式集\iTunes\關於 iTunes.lnk
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\桌面\iTunes.lnk
  • C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\啟動 Quick\iTunes.lnk

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • 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

Open regedit.exe to delete the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\iTunes.exe\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\iTunes.exe\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\iTunes.exe\shell\play\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{08fd0f18-43ae-4969-aee1-02e12f19cc33}\InprocServer32\

How to remove iTunes with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

iTunes is a program marketed by the software company Apple Computer, Inc.. Sometimes, people want to erase it. This is troublesome because removing this by hand requires some experience regarding Windows internal functioning. The best EASY approach 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 Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate iTunes or simply click the Search field and type in "iTunes". The iTunes program will be found automatically. Notice that when you click iTunes in the list , the following information regarding the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding iTunes, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance 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{5A4AFC3E-4973-46A1-92D6-3A1C5E52948A} /l1033
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove iTunes.
Uninstall iTunes

8. After uninstalling iTunes, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong iTunes that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling iTunes using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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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 PC. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall iTunes supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2017-11-26 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-11-26 02:33:32.397