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How to uninstall iTunes from your computer

iTunes is a Windows application. Read more about how to uninstall it from your PC. It is made by Apple Computer, Inc.. You can read more on Apple Computer, Inc. or check for application updates here. More info about the program iTunes can be seen at . iTunes is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes folder, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the application. You can uninstall iTunes by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\PROGRA~2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\11\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{78F4DFCE-1336-4027-BCB2-1A00C24A8653} /l1033 . Note that you might receive a notification for admin rights. The application's main executable file has a size of 10.90 MB (11429376 bytes) on disk and is titled iTunes.exe.

iTunes contains of the executables below. They take 11.16 MB (11703808 bytes) on disk.




  • iTunes.exe (10.90 MB)
  • iTunesHelper.exe (268.00 KB)


The current web page applies to iTunes version 5.0.1.4 only. You can find below info on other releases of iTunes:

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Numerous files, folders and Windows registry data will not be deleted when you want to remove iTunes from your computer.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall iTunes:
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\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 by iTunes when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\About iTunes.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\Acknowledgements.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\CD Configuration\gcdrdll.cfg
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\CD Configuration\gcdroem.cfg

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aa\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.AIF
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.CDA
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cdda

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional registry values 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\AudioCD\shell\play\command\


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

iTunes is a program by the software company Apple Computer, Inc.. Frequently, people decide to erase this program. This is hard because uninstalling this manually takes some knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best EASY procedure 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 already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your Windows system.

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  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW 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 functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs installed on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate iTunes or simply activate the Search field and type in "iTunes". The iTunes program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click iTunes in the list of apps, the following information about the application is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about iTunes, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for iTunes:





  • The web site of the program is: http://www.apple.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\PROGRA~2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\11\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{78F4DFCE-1336-4027-BCB2-1A00C24A8653} /l1033
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove iTunes.
Uninstall iTunes


8. After uninstalling iTunes, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong iTunes that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing iTunes using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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



Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to remove 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 text simply contains detailed info on how to remove iTunes in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-11-13 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-11-13 00:38:00.313