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How to uninstall iTunes from your PC

You can find below detailed information on how to uninstall iTunes for Windows. It is made by Apple Inc.. You can find out more on Apple Inc. or check for application updates here. Please follow if you want to read more on iTunes on Apple Inc.'s website. The program is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\iTunes directory. Take into account that this path can differ depending on the user's choice. iTunes's full uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /I{6CF1A7E2-8001-4870-9F18-3C6CDD6FE9E3}. The application's main executable file has a size of 2.90 MB (3044648 bytes) on disk and is titled iTunes.exe.

iTunes contains of the executables below. They take 3.07 MB (3214928 bytes) on disk.




  • iTunes.exe (2.90 MB)
  • iTunesHelper.exe (166.29 KB)


This data is about iTunes version 12.2.1.16 only. For other iTunes versions please click below:

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

Folders that were found:
  • C:\Program Files\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\iAdCore.dll
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ar.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ar.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ar.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ar.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ca.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\cs.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\cs.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\cs.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\cs.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\el.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\el.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\el.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\el.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en_GB.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en_GB.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en_GB.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en_GB.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\es.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\es.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\es.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\es.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\es_MX.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\es_MX.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\es_MX.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\es_MX.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fi.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fi.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fi.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fi.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fr.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fr.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fr.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fr.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\he.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\he.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\he.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\he.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\hr.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\hr.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\hr.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\hr.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\hu.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\hu.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\hu.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\hu.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\id.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\id.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\id.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\id.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\it.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\it.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\it.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\it.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ja.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ja.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ja.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ja.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ko.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ko.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ko.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ko.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ms.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ms.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ms.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ms.lproj\HomeSharingOn.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\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nl.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nl.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nl.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nl.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\pl.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\pl.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\pl.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\pl.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\pt.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\pt.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\pt.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\pt.lproj\HomeSharingOn.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicCalendars.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\DevicePrefsClassicContacts.itxib
  • C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\pt_PT.lproj\HomeSharing.itxib

Many times the following registry keys will not be uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Apple Computer, Inc.\iTunes
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{6CF1A7E2-8001-4870-9F18-3C6CDD6FE9E3}
  • 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

Open regedit.exe to delete the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cdda\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m3u8\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4b\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4p\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4r\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pls\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wave\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunes.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\iTunes\


How to uninstall iTunes from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

iTunes is a program by the software company Apple Inc.. Some people want to remove it. Sometimes this is easier said than done because performing this manually requires some knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK practice to remove 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 system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your system.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Scroll 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 application will be found very quickly. When you click iTunes in the list , the following data about the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about iTunes, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for iTunes:





  • The publisher is: http://www.apple.com/
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{6CF1A7E2-8001-4870-9F18-3C6CDD6FE9E3}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove iTunes.
Uninstall iTunes


8. After removing iTunes, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of iTunes which 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 PC.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.



Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows NT 4 (4.0)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove iTunes by Apple Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that iTunes by Apple Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed instructions 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 other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 01:54:17.450