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How To Disable Ituneshelper.exe

Should not be dangerous, but I strongly detest the practice to pack uninvited and unexplained RAM and CPU consumers with "good stuff"! If everything worked out fine iPodservice.exe should not have been started and should not show up as a process in the Windows Task Manager.Verdict: Windows users who want to use iTunes But it won't harm your computer or send any information about you out. You should now have a 0 Kilobyte iPodservice.exe file in the /bin/ folder." Do you mean we need to change the .txt document to a .exe? check over here

Many thanks. Reply Anonymous July 16, 2012 at 4:27 am # Wait but can I use itunes after i disable all these things Reply Guest July 31, 2012 at 6:53 am # Applemobiledeviceservice It is described as "iPod hardware management service". martin Optional program. http://www.ghacks.net/2009/06/07/disable-applemobiledeviceserviceexe-ituneshelperexe-and-ipodserviceexe/

Reply AACJenius April 16, 2011 at 10:43 am # Will these processes be enabled when I install an iTunes update ? Frode It is not dangerous!! Reply Andrew Rogerson February 25, 2010 at 1:05 pm # Yes. On Mac OS X, the process is listed under System Preferences > Accounts > Login Items, along with other startup services.

it's 100% for ages... iTunes still starts (probably loads it as needed). I disable it every time the PC boots. Reply Genny Sanchez January 11, 2014 at 6:23 pm # Thanks a million.

even if you wanted to.How is all this "itunes running trickery"... Reply Donna September 21, 2012 at 4:50 am # > I have been disabling these things for a while now, only to see the > Applemobiledeviceservice.exe turning itself back on.No matter Definitely not malware or spyware. http://ipodiphoneitunestutorials.com/iTunesTutorials/disableItunesHelperExe.php and making it MANUAL...

Disable iTunes Helper in Mac OS X iTunesHelper.app is autoloaded during system boot in Mac OS X, but if you're having problems with the iTunesHelper app you can easily disable this I downloaded ITunes which I noticed took ages and before it finished a message came up that my memory was full and the installation couldn't be completed. Only keep it if you access itunes daily i always get thew nessage:iTunesHelper is not correctly installed; reinstall iTunes. The software uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet.

If everything worked out fine iPodservice.exe should not have been started and should not show up as a process in the Windows Task Manager.Verdict: Windows users who want to use iTunes http://www.ghacks.net/2009/06/07/disable-applemobiledeviceserviceexe-ituneshelperexe-and-ipodserviceexe/ B) If you own an iPod and want the convience of iTunes opening automatically, then leave this process running. However, it doesn't use much system resources when itunes isn't running Mike It'ds from Apple not Microsoft or any other dubious software developer. Sometimes it becomes clear why their market share is so low...

its not dangerous at all, but be careful cause if you close it, and then try to transfer files to your ipod, it will mess it up, and you will have check my blog Answer Questions Is that video recording facility in Windows 10 useable offline? Is there a way to permanently disable it? Read also the 108 reviews. 3449 users ask for this file. 71users rated it as not dangerous. 7users rated it as not so dangerous. 11users rated it as neutral. 20users rated

Reply George January 10, 2010 at 5:13 am # The second step for deleting iPodService.exe is not clear.You say "Delete iPodservice.exe from the /bin/ directory and create a new text document." It is safe to disable if you don't use this feature or don't have an iPod. Not only did i learn about how to block apple junk, i also learned a couple things about windows. this content It is January 2012, and this still works after installing iTunes on my Windows 7 laptop.

I dunno what this programs intentions are but if you are frustrated by your ipod not working I suggest disbabling it! telling me that something that I already know: You have disabled something from launching at startup.Ugh.This is Windows XP is trying to help me out???? Mine was using 12mb RAM.

October 22, 2011 at 2:28 pm # If you have 64 bit windows, *some* but not *all* of these files are located in Program Files x86 rather than Program Files.

To do that click on Start > Control Panel, select Uninstall a Program and locate the Apple Mobile Device Support entry here. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use.  Apple Support Communities More ways to shop: Visit an Apple The following paragraphs will show how to disable the three processes AppleMobileDeviceService.Exe, iTunesHelper.exe and iPodService.exe effectively.Disable AppleMobileDeviceService.ExeAppleMobileDeviceService.Exe is a Windows Service that "provides the interface to Apple mobile devices". Reply Martin January 10, 2010 at 11:00 am # George yes that is exactly what I meant.

Reply djn February 6, 2011 at 10:10 pm # Well, almost a year since the last comment, and it's still useful! So, all you have to do is remove the ones pertaining to Bonjour and mobile devices etc...) Reply Alvin B. Problem solved. have a peek at these guys Unfortunately that evil virus called iTunes has made these steps absolutely necessary.

Big help. Reply ToM e BoI June 13, 2011 at 7:59 am # Thanks for the info! Yours Mr Andrew Rogerson Reply Martin February 24, 2010 at 1:08 pm # If you have deleted the files manually then some leftovers are still on your system. Reply turu June 7, 2009 at 2:27 pm # hmmm, are there any reason for installing itunes for those who don't own ipod ?

All three were nagging me for a while and I though they necessary to be use Safari.Thanks again! Security Task Manager Windows Processes Security Task Manager What is iTunesHelper.exe? Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. There was a File Folder named IPodservice.resources and an application named IPodservice.

See also: Link Gem Performs background functions such as providing communication with docked iPod's and preloads files to help iTunes start faster. Reply Albert April 24, 2011 at 4:01 am # I've tried to follow your intructions above but non of the components you mentioned can be seen. Closing iTunes on the other hand will not close the iPodService.exe from running in the background. Do not do this if Tunes is running!!!

This includes AppleMobileDeviceHelper.exe.And though I'm late to the game, there are 2 big reasons why people without Apple devices use iTunes: Smart Playlists (WMP and even fooBar2000 still don't have these Go find the two .exe files, edit the permissions for SYSTEM user, deny Read/Execute. Yet it still appears as a helper in startup ? Thank you!

This discussion is locked            Avi Rosenberg Level 1 (0 points) Q: Removing iTunesHelper from start-up programs, a bad idea? Unfortunately that evil virus called iTunes has made these steps absolutely necessary. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run, Run).