Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

11.2.2.3 4.71%
11.2.0.115 0.56%
11.2.0.114 0.08%
11.1.5.5 2.32%
11.1.4.62 0.48%
11.1.3.8 0.80%
11.1.3.8 2.56%
11.1.2.32 0.48%
11.1.2.32 2.08%
11.1.2.31 0.16%
11.1.2.31 0.64%
11.1.1.11 0.96%
11.1.1.11 1.84%
11.1.0.126 2.16%
11.1.0.126 0.32%
11.0.5.5 1.76%
11.0.5.5 1.36%
11.0.4.4 7.03%
11.0.4.4 2.48%
11.0.3.42 1.60%
11.0.3.42 0.56%
11.0.2.26 5.19%
11.0.2.26 9.03%
11.0.2.25 0.72%
11.0.2.25 1.36%
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PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
advapi32.dll
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
cfgmgr32.dll
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
kernel32.dll
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
ole32.dll
CoTaskMemFree, CoUninitialize, CoTaskMemRealloc, CoInitializeEx, StringFromGUID2, CoCreateInstance, CoRevokeClassObject, CoRegisterClassObject, CoSuspendClassObjects, CoInitializeSecurity, CoResumeClassObjects, IIDFromString, CoTaskMemAlloc, CoAddRefServerProcess, CoReleaseServerProcess
rpcrt4.dll
UuidFromStringW
setupapi.dll
SetupDiEnumDeviceInterfaces, SetupDiEnumDeviceInfo, SetupDiDestroyDeviceInfoList, SetupDiGetDeviceInterfaceDetailA, SetupDiGetDeviceInstallParamsA, SetupDiCallClassInstaller, SetupDiSetClassInstallParamsA, SetupDiGetClassDevsA, SetupDiGetDeviceRegistryPropertyA
user32.dll
LoadStringA, CharNextA, RegisterClassA, CreateWindowExA, PostQuitMessage, RegisterDeviceNotificationA, GetPropA, DefWindowProcA, DestroyWindow, SetPropA, SetTimer, SendMessageA, wsprintfA, GetMessageA, DispatchMessageA, TranslateMessage, MessageBoxA, CharNextW, PostThreadMessageA, CharUpperA, UnregisterDeviceNotification
version.dll
GetFileVersionInfoW, GetFileVersionInfoSizeW, VerQueryValueA

iPodService.exe

iTunes by Apple Inc. (Signed)

Remove iPodService.exe
Version:   10.1.1.4
MD5:   9b812a3484d89eb934982d67fb7d9313
SHA1:   2aa763cd57d8e3de2862b9161a952df4bba3a878
SHA256:   ded957269200433fd5e85b8d757923debd7423504e6858f2ceb5479c4976619c

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

DetailsDetails

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:10.1.1.4
Size:910.78 KB (932,640 bytes)
Certificate
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
.NET CLR:Yes
.NET NGENed:No
More details

ResourcesPrograms

The following program will install this file
Apple Inc.
12% 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.

BehaviorsBehaviors

Services
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)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.01774899%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.00887555%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00887344%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:484 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
CPU cycles:1,254,924/sec
17,470,203/sec
Memory
Private memory:3.97 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):5.89 MB
Private (minimum):4.92 MB
Non-paged memory:3.97 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:51.44 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):54.04 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:5.24 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):7.56 MB
37.95 MB
Page faults:2,113/min
2,039/min
I/O
I/O read transfer:4.4 KB/sec
1.02 MB/min
I/O read operations:17/sec
343/min
I/O write transfer:113 Bytes/sec
274.99 KB/min
I/O write operations:1/sec
227/min
I/O other transfer:568 Bytes/sec
448.09 KB/min
I/O other operations:73/sec
1,671/min
Resource allocations
Threads:12
12
Handles:106
600

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:System
Platform:64-bit
Command line:"C:\Program Files\ipod\bin\ipodservice.exe"
Owner:SYSTEM
Windows Service
Service name:iPod Service
Display name:iPod-Dienst
Description:“iPod-Hardwareverwaltungsdienste”
Type:Win32OwnProcess
Parent process:services.exe (Services and Controller app by Microsoft)

ResourcesThreads

Averages
 
ADVAPI32.dll
Total CPU:0.00758071%
0.272967%
Kernel CPU:0.00000000%
0.107585%
User CPU:0.00758071%
0.165382%
CPU cycles:202,164/sec
5,741,424/sec
Memory:1.03 MB
1.16 MB
RPCRT4.dll
Total CPU:0.00758071%
Kernel CPU:0.00758071%
User CPU:0.00000000%
CPU cycles:67,874/sec
Memory:1.26 MB
iPodService.exe (main module)
Total CPU:0.00220803%
Kernel CPU:0.00111809%
User CPU:0.00108995%
CPU cycles:227,542/sec
Context switches:1/sec
Memory:928 KB
ntdll.dll
Total CPU:0.00007343%
Kernel CPU:0.00007343%
User CPU:0.00000000%
CPU cycles:713/sec
Memory:1.66 MB
sechost.dll (Host for SCM/SDDL/LSA Lookup APIs by Microsoft)
Total CPU:0.00000838%
Kernel CPU:0.00000000%
User CPU:0.00000838%
CPU cycles:180/sec
Memory:124 KB

Common loaded modules

These are modules that are typiclaly loaded within the context of this process.

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%
GIGABYTE 2.01%
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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