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A way to uninstall iTunes from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to uninstall iTunes for Windows. The Windows release was created by Apple Inc.. More info about Apple Inc. can be found here. You can see more info related to iTunes at . iTunes is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes folder, but this location may differ a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the program. iTunes's full uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /I{D601CEAD-2E4F-4BBB-85CC-C29A4CE6A3C0}. iTunes.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 9.34 MB (9789256 bytes) on disk.

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)

The information on this page is only about version of iTunes. You can find below info on other releases of iTunes: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are typically left behind when you uninstall iTunes.

The files below remain on your disk by iTunes's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Local\Plex Media Server\Plug-ins\Scanners.bundle\Contents\Resources\Music\Plex iTunes

Usually the following registry data will not be cleaned:
  • 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\Applications\iTunes.exe
  • 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_UserName\Software\Apple Computer, Inc.\iTunes
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{D601CEAD-2E4F-4BBB-85CC-C29A4CE6A3C0}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Apple Computer, Inc.\iTunes
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\MozillaPlugins\,version=

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following registry values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aa\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.aa
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aax\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.aax
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aif\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aif\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.aif
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aifc\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aifc\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.aifc
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aiff\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aiff\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.aiff
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cda\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cda\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.cda
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cdda\iTunes_back
  • 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\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m3u\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.m3u
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m3u8\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m3u8\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.m3u8
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4a\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4a\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.m4a
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4b\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4b\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.m4b
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4p\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4p\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.m4p
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4r\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4r\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.m4r
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4v\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4v\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.m4v
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mov\OpenWithProgIds\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp2\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp2\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.mp2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp3\iTunes_back
  • 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\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pls\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.pls
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rmp\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.rmp
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wav\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wav\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.wav
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wave\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wave\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.wave
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{D601CEAD-2E4F-4BBB-85CC-C29A4CE6A3C0}\

How to erase iTunes from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

iTunes is a program released by the software company Apple Inc.. Sometimes, people decide to erase this program. Sometimes this can be difficult because deleting this by hand takes some advanced 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 on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate iTunes or simply activate the Search feature and type in "iTunes". The iTunes application will be found automatically. When you select iTunes in the list of programs, the following information regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding iTunes, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for iTunes:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{D601CEAD-2E4F-4BBB-85CC-C29A4CE6A3C0}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall iTunes.
Uninstall iTunes

8. After removing iTunes, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of 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 are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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The text above is not a piece of advice 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 PC. This page only contains detailed info 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 Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-20 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 23:30:02.420