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RegDeleteValueA, RegCloseKey, RegCreateKeyExA, RegOpenKeyExA, RegQueryValueExA, RegSetValueExA, RegQueryInfoKeyA, CloseServiceHandle, RegOpenKeyExW, RegQueryValueExW, OpenThreadToken, OpenProcessToken, GetTokenInformation, SetSecurityDescriptorGroup, SetSecurityDescriptorOwner, IsValidSid, GetLengthSid, CopySid, LockServiceDatabase, ChangeServiceConfig2A, UnlockServiceDatabase, QueryServiceStatusEx, InitializeSecurityDescriptor, SetSecurityDescriptorDacl, StartServiceCtrlDispatcherA, RegisterServiceCtrlHandlerA, ControlService, DeleteService, CreateServiceA, RegEnumKeyExA, SetServiceStatus, RegisterEventSourceA, ReportEventA, DeregisterEventSource, OpenSCManagerA, OpenServiceA, RegDeleteKeyA, RegQueryInfoKeyW
CM_Get_Device_ID_Size, CM_Get_Device_IDA, CM_Get_Parent, CM_Get_DevNode_Status, CM_Query_And_Remove_SubTreeW, CM_Setup_DevNode, CMP_WaitNoPendingInstallEvents
CloseHandle, OpenMutexA, GetCommandLineA, SizeofResource, LoadResource, FindResourceA, LoadLibraryExA, CreateMutexA, SetErrorMode, WaitForSingleObject, CreateEventA, GetCurrentProcess, GetCurrentThread, GetCurrentThreadId, Sleep, CreateThread, OutputDebugStringA, SetEvent, WaitForMultipleObjects, Process32Next, Process32First, CreateToolhelp32Snapshot, lstrcpyA, OpenEventA, TerminateThread, GetExitCodeThread, DeviceIoControl, CreateFileA, GetOverlappedResult, LoadLibraryA, GetTimeZoneInformation, ReadFile, GetFileSize, GetVolumeInformationA, GetTickCount, GetLocalTime, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, IsDBCSLeadByte, FlushFileBuffers, WriteFile, GetLogicalDrives, GetFileAttributesA, InitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount, GetDiskFreeSpaceExA, GetFileAttributesExA, GetLogicalDriveStringsA, CopyFileW, SetFilePointer, CreateFileW, GetModuleFileNameW, DebugBreak, ReleaseSemaphore, CreateSemaphoreA, HeapSetInformation, GlobalFree, GlobalAlloc, GetLocaleInfoW, GetUserDefaultLCID, GetSystemDefaultLangID, HeapFree, GetProcessHeap, GetCurrentProcessId, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetEnvironmentStringsW, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, GetEnvironmentStrings, FreeEnvironmentStringsA, HeapSize, GetFileType, SetHandleCount, GetStdHandle, ExitProcess, HeapCreate, VirtualFree, LCMapStringW, LCMapStringA, SetLastError, SetEnvironmentVariableA, TlsFree, TlsSetValue, TlsAlloc, GetModuleHandleW, GetModuleFileNameA, lstrcmpiA, lstrlenA, GetModuleHandleA, InterlockedDecrement, InterlockedIncrement, LoadLibraryW, GetProcAddress, FreeLibrary, VerSetConditionMask, VerifyVersionInfoA, GetLastError, DeleteCriticalSection, InitializeCriticalSection, LeaveCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, RaiseException, lstrlenW, WideCharToMultiByte, MultiByteToWideChar, GetStringTypeA, GetStringTypeW, GetLocaleInfoA, GetConsoleCP, GetConsoleMode, SetStdHandle, WriteConsoleA, GetConsoleOutputCP, WriteConsoleW, CompareStringA, CompareStringW, TryEnterCriticalSection, TlsGetValue, IsValidCodePage, GetOEMCP, GetACP, GetCPInfo, GetStartupInfoA, HeapReAlloc, ExitThread, IsDebuggerPresent, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, UnhandledExceptionFilter, TerminateProcess, RtlUnwind, VirtualQuery, GetSystemInfo, VirtualAlloc, VirtualProtect, HeapAlloc, SetDllDirectoryA, LocalFree, IsProcessorFeaturePresent, GetStartupInfoW, EncodePointer, DecodePointer
CoTaskMemFree, CoUninitialize, CoTaskMemRealloc, CoInitializeEx, StringFromGUID2, CoCreateInstance, CoRevokeClassObject, CoRegisterClassObject, CoSuspendClassObjects, CoInitializeSecurity, CoResumeClassObjects, IIDFromString, CoTaskMemAlloc, CoAddRefServerProcess, CoReleaseServerProcess
SetupDiEnumDeviceInterfaces, SetupDiEnumDeviceInfo, SetupDiDestroyDeviceInfoList, SetupDiGetDeviceInterfaceDetailA, SetupDiGetDeviceInstallParamsA, SetupDiCallClassInstaller, SetupDiSetClassInstallParamsA, SetupDiGetClassDevsA, SetupDiGetDeviceRegistryPropertyA
LoadStringA, CharNextA, RegisterClassA, CreateWindowExA, PostQuitMessage, RegisterDeviceNotificationA, GetPropA, DefWindowProcA, DestroyWindow, SetPropA, SetTimer, SendMessageA, wsprintfA, GetMessageA, DispatchMessageA, TranslateMessage, MessageBoxA, CharNextW, PostThreadMessageA, CharUpperA, UnregisterDeviceNotification
GetFileVersionInfoW, GetFileVersionInfoSizeW, VerQueryValueA


iTunes by Apple Inc. (Signed)

Remove iPodService.exe
MD5:   32cdedd15e2d1a557cd54552ae78ff86
SHA1:   0269c0043d919c0355613c8531e547ef04aa4aa2

What is iPodService.exe?

iPodService Module (64-bit) is part of Apple iTunes. iPod Service runs as a service in the background to allow programs like iTunes and the iPod Updater to communicate with your iPod or other iOS devices such as an iPhone or iPad.

About iPodService.exe (from Apple Inc.)

iTunes is a free application for your Mac or PC. It lets you organize and play digital music and video on your computer. It can automatically download new music, app, and book purchases across all y


File name:iPodService.exe
Publisher:Apple Inc.
Product name:iTunes
Description:iPodService Module (64-bit)
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\ipod\bin\ipodservice.exe
File version:
Size:800.79 KB (820,008 bytes)
Build date:9/24/2010 10:25 AM
Issued to:Apple Inc.
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
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The following programs will install this file
Apple Inc.
5% remove
iPod for Windows uses the iPodService Module which is part of iTunes. It runs as a Windows service to allow programs like iTunes and the iPod Updater to communicate with your iPod or other iOS devices such as an iPhone or iPad.
Apple Inc.
8% remove
iPod for Windows uses the iPodService Module which is part of iTunes. It runs as a Windows service to allow programs like iTunes and the iPod Updater to communicate with your iPod or other iOS devices such as an iPhone or iPad.


Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Total CPU:0.00019644%
Kernel CPU:0.00008421%
User CPU:0.00011224%
Kernel CPU time:6,552,042 ms/min
Private memory:1.94 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):5.22 MB
Private (minimum):1.97 MB
Non-paged memory:1.94 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:40.03 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):43.03 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:2.27 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):5.24 MB
37.95 MB
Resource allocations

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:System
Command line:"C:\Program Files\ipod\bin\ipodservice.exe"
Windows Service
Service name:iPod Service
Display name:iPod-Dienst
Parent process:services.exe (Services and Controller app by Microsoft)

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.00%
Windows 8.1 14.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.00%
Windows 7 Professional 4.50%
Windows Vista Home Premium 4.00%
Windows 8 2.00%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 2.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 2.00%
Windows Seven Black Edition 1.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 1.00%
Windows 8.1 N 0.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise 0.50%
Windows 7 Home Basic 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 53.50% of iTunes.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 21.69%
Hewlett-Packard 20.88%
Toshiba 16.06%
ASUS 12.05%
Acer 8.43%
Lenovo 6.43%
Sony 4.02%
Samsung 1.61%
Compaq 1.61%
NEC 1.61%
Alienware 1.20%
Sahara 0.80%
American Megatrends 0.80%
MSI 0.80%
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