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Old 01-30-2014, 12:18 PM   #31
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That doesn't change the fact that iTunes is a poorly written pile of poop.
I agree. Next to Norton Antivirus it is the worst of legal malware. And that's just iTunes... along with it are a half-dozen other Apple services that add an extra dollop of special topping to the pile.



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In the 10+ years of using iTunes, I have never had an issue, ever. Both on Windows and Mac.

I don't get it.
It's because you're extra special.

In those same 10+ years, I've provided technical support for a few 100 Windows workstations of friends and family, and have yet to see an instance where iTunes (and other Apple services) didn't have an adverse affect on system stability and performance. And so it goes.
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Old 02-03-2014, 12:20 AM   #32
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Apple has recently asked me if I want to upgrade to the latest iTunes. Is it still causing problems, or has it been fixed?
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I see no further problem reports on the "iTunes for Windows" Apple support forum, so it looks as if they've fixed it.
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Old 02-03-2014, 11:46 AM   #34
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Apple has recently asked me if I want to upgrade to the latest iTunes. Is it still causing problems, or has it been fixed?
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I see no further problem reports on the "iTunes for Windows" Apple support forum, so it looks as if they've fixed it.
Oh goody, I was hoping someone would ask that question. Now I can wait and see if it has been fixed before taking the plunge myself....................
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Old 02-03-2014, 01:18 PM   #35
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I see no further problem reports on the "iTunes for Windows" Apple support forum, so it looks as if they've fixed it.
Very good, I will update. Thanks for the heads up, Harry.
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Old 02-03-2014, 09:13 PM   #36
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My sister and bro in law updated today and both still had the problem. So it's still out there, but doesn't affect everyone. I have been postponing until I have time to deal with a potentially prolonged process.
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My sister and bro in law updated today and both still had the problem. So it's still out there, but doesn't affect everyone. I have been postponing until I have time to deal with a potentially prolonged process.
Thanks, Harry and MeSue

I think I'll wait for a while longer.
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Old 02-04-2014, 02:46 AM   #38
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As long as you know the solution it's no big deal, Alex. You just have to uninstall then reinstall.
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Old 02-04-2014, 02:54 AM   #39
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As long as you know the solution it's no big deal, Alex. You just have to uninstall then reinstall.
Yep, I followed your uninstall directions and then reinstalled. It seems to be fine (now).
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Old 02-15-2014, 03:24 AM   #40
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I only use iTunes for iTunes U and podcasts. Since I don't use it with an iDevice, I don't install the file that Apple gives me. It's an archive of multiple install files. I pull out only the actual installers for iTunes and QuickTime. I remove anything iTunes adds to Startup. Then I go into Services and disable anything that says "iPod".
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Is it safe to update yet? I've been holding off.
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I updated a few days ago with no problem.
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Old 02-23-2014, 03:28 PM   #43
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I updated a few days ago with no problem.
Thanks. I'll update now.
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