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A way to uninstall iTunes from your PC

This info is about iTunes for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It is made by Apple Computer, Inc.. More data about Apple Computer, Inc. can be read here. More information about the program iTunes can be seen at . iTunes is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes folder, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's option while installing the application. iTunes's complete uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\8\Intel 32\IDriver.exe /M{523E6F2A-2D59-4D91-90E8-6C49931C9F50} . iTunes.exe is the iTunes's primary executable file and it takes approximately 8.62 MB (9034240 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed along with iTunes. They take about 8.88 MB (9312768 bytes) on disk.

  • iTunes.exe (8.62 MB)
  • iTunesHelper.exe (272.00 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 4.8.0.31 of iTunes. For more iTunes versions please click below:

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Quite a few files, folders and Windows registry entries will not be removed when you remove iTunes from your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall iTunes:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\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

Files remaining:
  • 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

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • 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 in order to remove the following registry values:
  • 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\


A way to remove iTunes from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

iTunes is a program by the software company Apple Computer, Inc.. Sometimes, people choose to erase this application. Sometimes this is easier said than done because doing this manually takes some know-how related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best EASY practice to erase iTunes is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:





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

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  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


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


5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find iTunes or simply click the Search feature and type in "iTunes". If it is installed on your PC the iTunes app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click iTunes in the list of apps, some data about the application is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about iTunes, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for iTunes:





  • The software company is: http://www.apple.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\8\Intel 32\IDriver.exe /M{523E6F2A-2D59-4D91-90E8-6C49931C9F50}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then 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 which have been left behind will be found and you will be able 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 disk.

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



Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove iTunes by Apple Computer, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that iTunes by Apple Computer, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove iTunes supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-10-23 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-10-23 06:21:45.950