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How to Completely Uninstall iTunes (Windows)

How to Completely Uninstall iTunes (Windows)

Posted May 22, 2009 at 11:12pm by iClarified · 48263 views
These are instructions on how to do a clean and complete uninstall of iTunes for Windows using Revo Uninstaller.

Before you begin download Revo Uninstaller from here onto your desktop. It is also highly suggested that you make a backup of your system as this procedure will remove registry entries. You can do this by selecting Back up your computer from Start:Control Panel:System and Maintenance.

Step One
Double click the RevoSetup file (revosetup.exe) on your desktop to begin installing the application.
How to Completely Uninstall iTunes (Windows)

Step Two
Once the install wizard opens, follow the prompts to install the application.
How to Completely Uninstall iTunes (Windows)

Step Three
Once installation has completed successfully select the Run Revo Uninstaller box then click the Finish button.
How to Completely Uninstall iTunes (Windows)

Step Four
Select the Uninstaller tab from the Revo application window.
How to Completely Uninstall iTunes (Windows)

Step Five
Click Uninstall at the top of the window, then iTunes from the list of applications.
How to Completely Uninstall iTunes (Windows)

Step Six
Revo will ask you to confirm the uninstall. Click the Yes button to continue.
How to Completely Uninstall iTunes (Windows)

Step Seven
You will now be asked to select an uninstall mode. Choose Advanced then click the Next button.
How to Completely Uninstall iTunes (Windows)

Step Eight
Revo will now do an initial analysis of your uninstall.
How to Completely Uninstall iTunes (Windows)

Step Nine
A window will appear asking if you would like to repair or remove iTunes. Click the Remove button.
How to Completely Uninstall iTunes (Windows)

Step Ten
You will be asked to confirm the uninstall. Click the Yes button.
How to Completely Uninstall iTunes (Windows)

Step Eleven
Once the iTunes uninstall has completed successfully click the Finish button.
How to Completely Uninstall iTunes (Windows)

Step Twelve
Click the Next button in the Revo application window to continue.
How to Completely Uninstall iTunes (Windows)

Step Thirteen
Revo will now scan for leftover information
How to Completely Uninstall iTunes (Windows)

Step Fourteen
Press the Next button to see the results
How to Completely Uninstall iTunes (Windows)

Step Fifteen
Revo will display all the leftover registry items it has found. Select the bold registry items the click the Delete button. Then click the Next button.
How to Completely Uninstall iTunes (Windows)

Step Sixteen
Revo will now display all the leftover files and folders it has found. Select the bold items and any others that reference anything iTunes related then click the Delete button. Then click the Next button.
How to Completely Uninstall iTunes (Windows)

Step Seventeen
Click the Finish button to exit the wizard. Reboot your computer to finalize and confirm the uninstall.
How to Completely Uninstall iTunes (Windows)

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PDEB
PDEB - November 22, 2009 at 2:14pm
FOR WINDOWS USERS !!! SEE THIS LINK: http://zardozz.com/zz/2008/04/how-to-completely-uninstall-and-remove-all-traces-of-itunes.html It saved my butt !!!
Hugh Gotz
Hugh Gotz - July 4, 2009 at 8:31pm
For folks that use Windows... Try this.... It works great and is worth it. It is an eGuide with step by step instructions and software on "How To Completely Uninstall and Remove all Traces of iTunes" I I was going nuts for days until I found this. You can find it from two download sources: http://blog.rockbridgedesigns.com/?p=84 http://store.payloadz.com/details/detail_514696.html
Paolo Milva
Paolo Milva - April 24, 2015 at 11:46pm
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