Fix iTunes® Problem in Windows® 7
What are the things that one needs to consider for the smooth installation of iTunes in Windows 7? How can problems, if any, during the installation be resolved?
iTunes are well known audio playback programs developed by Apple Computer. Users could make use of iTunes to import songs from CDs with other audio files from the hard drive. The program also downloads songs from the iTunes Music Store. As songs are the most widespread files played by ITunes, user could also play spoken word files, like audio books or other recordings. ITunes also comes with a radio option that permits you to play live streams of Internet radio from a variety of stations. An exclusive feature of iTunes is that users could open their playlists to any other iTunes user on the network, and the titles get easily streamed from one user's system to another for playing.
The iTunes feature in Windows 7 might face various issues like:
- iTunes 7 stops responding
- Get 'could not open key' alert
- Receive error message as invalid application
iTunes 7 stops responding
iTunes 7 or later for Windows Installation might fail to respond while registering modules iTunes might not open or suddenly quit. Some customers might face with problems while trying to install iTunes 7 or later in Windows 7 where the installation freezes during 'registering modules'. This symptom occurs because of the anti-spyware software that prevent iTunes from installing properly. One such application is SpyCatcher. Prior to installing iTunes, you have to temporarily remove this software to let the iTunes installer to finish.
Get 'could not open key' alert
When you install iTunes for Windows 7, the installation might not complete with the following error message 'Could not open key'. To solve this you need to verify that you have adequate access to that key, or contact your support personnel. As a solution you could install iTunes 7.0.2 or later as logged into a user account with administrator privileges. If the problem continues beyond these two steps, you either need to reinstall Windows registry, by a third-party registry utility, or by manually editing the registry.
Receive error message as invalid application
In some situation you might get an error message "iTunesSetup.exe is not a valid Win32 application". As a result the installation of iTunes for Windows 7 might not be complete. In some situations, downloading iTunes with the help of a different web browser might solve this problem. If you do not have another web browser and use Internet Explorer, follow these steps to remove temporary Internet files which may be preventing the iTunes installer from downloading properly. Take out all copies of iTunesSetup.exe from the system. Then open Internet Explorer and select Tools and then Delete Browsing History. From the Temporary Internet Files section of the resulting window, hit Delete files and select Yes. Next you need to Click Close and thus Quit Internet Explorer and open it again. Afterwards Download and install iTunes again.
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