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RegQueryValueExW, RegOpenKeyExW
GetFileAttributesExW, GetProcAddress, GetModuleHandleW, VerifyVersionInfoW, VerSetConditionMask, FreeLibrary, LoadLibraryW, GetModuleFileNameW, GetCommandLineA, GetStartupInfoA, TerminateProcess, GetCurrentProcess, UnhandledExceptionFilter, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, IsDebuggerPresent, Sleep, ExitProcess, WriteFile, GetStdHandle, GetModuleFileNameA, FreeEnvironmentStringsA, GetEnvironmentStrings, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, WideCharToMultiByte, GetLastError, GetEnvironmentStringsW, SetHandleCount, GetFileType, DeleteCriticalSection, TlsGetValue, TlsAlloc, TlsSetValue, TlsFree, InterlockedIncrement, SetLastError, GetCurrentThreadId, InterlockedDecrement, HeapCreate, HeapFree, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetTickCount, GetCurrentProcessId, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, LeaveCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, LoadLibraryA, InitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount, GetCPInfo, GetACP, GetOEMCP, IsValidCodePage, HeapAlloc, VirtualAlloc, HeapReAlloc, RtlUnwind, HeapSize, GetLocaleInfoA, LCMapStringA, MultiByteToWideChar, LCMapStringW, GetStringTypeA, GetStringTypeW, VirtualFree, HeapSetInformation, GetStartupInfoW, IsProcessorFeaturePresent, DecodePointer, EncodePointer
PathAppendW, PathRemoveFileSpecW
wsprintfW, MessageBoxW


iTunes by Apple Inc. (Signed)

Remove iTunesHelper.exe
MD5:   34086f1dbb4065047ea3671cb70505cc
SHA1:   e2735bb7f26cc7b0d1e685cdba558a50384df0a0
SHA256:   2c82287a8fd75724ceb95689c7cef2c5d3ee263e9966e8982ef2f1a97bdcb946

What is iTunesHelper.exe?

Apple software includes iTunesHelper or iTunes Helper, is a program from Apple that runs in the background and monitors for the connection of any iPod or iPhone to the computer, if an iPod or iPhone is detected it will automatically launch the iTunes application. The functionality is the same on both Mac OS X and Windows PC’s.

About iTunesHelper.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:iTunesHelper.exe
Publisher:Apple Inc.
Product name:iTunes
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\itunes\ituneshelper.exe
File version:
Size:411.89 KB (421,776 bytes)
Issued to:Apple Inc.
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
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The following programs will install this file
Apple Inc.
9% remove
Apple's iTunes is a proprietary media player computer program, used for playing and organizing digital music and video files on desktop computers. It can also manage contents on iPod, iPhone and iPad. iTunes is an application that allows the user to purchase and manage audio and video on a personal computer, acting as a front end for Apple's QuickTime media player. Officially, using iTunes is required in order to manage the audio of an ...
Apple Inc.
10% remove
Enabling VoiceOver for iPod allows you to hear the names of songs, artists, and playlists spoken when listening to content on your iPod. If you have the Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic or the In-Ear Headphones with Remote and Mic, you can also use VoiceOver to navigate playlists.
Apple Inc.
6% remove
QuickTime is an extensible multimedia framework capable of handling various formats of digital video, picture, sound, panoramic images, and interactivity. QuickTime for Microsoft Windows has always been downloadable as a standalone installation, as well as being bundled with Apple's iTunes. QuickTime Player is limited to only basic playback operations unless a QuickTime Pro license key is purchased.
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Whether you want to simply enhance and perfect your pen-and-paper illustrations or you want to experience a completely digital creative process, Manga Studio is the ultimate software tool for comic and manga creation. Amazing updates to Manga Studio make it comparable to other popular graphics applications such as Photoshop and Painter. Manga Studio 5 and 5 EX provides several advancements over Manga Studio 4 to help you create a much m...
win.rar GmbH
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WinRAR archiver is a shareware file archiver that is able to create RAR archives natively.


Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'iTunesHelper' → "C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
Network connections
  • [UDP] listens on port 58192
  • [UDP] listens on port 51523
  • [UDP] listens on port 63567
  • [UDP] listens on port 54503
  • [UDP] listens on port 52443
  • [UDP] listens on port 62698
  • [UDP] listens on port 1032
  • [UDP] listens on port 54560
  • [UDP] listens on port 52476
  • [UDP] listens on port 50033
  • [UDP] listens on port 57718
  • [UDP] listens on port 54492
  • [UDP] listens on port 49244
  • [UDP] listens on port 57512
  • [UDP] listens on port 55367
  • [UDP] listens on port 51537
  • [UDP] listens on port 57923
  • [UDP] listens on port 51289

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Total CPU:0.00056384%
    Kernel CPU:0.00034908%
    User CPU:0.00021477%
    Kernel CPU time:527,907 ms/min
    CPU cycles:54,064/sec
    Context switches:2/sec
    Private memory:5.27 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):7.98 MB
    Private (minimum):4.71 MB
    Non-paged memory:5.27 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:106.6 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):111.23 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:5.86 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):11.65 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:13,733/min
    I/O read transfer:11 Bytes/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:1/sec
    I/O write transfer:0 Bytes/sec
    274.99 KB/min
    I/O write operations:1/sec
    I/O other transfer:20 Bytes/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:2/sec
    Resource allocations
    GUI GDI count:10
    GUI GDI peak:11
    GUI USER count:9
    GUI USER peak:10

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:Medium
    Command line:"C:\Program Files\itunes\ituneshelper.exe"
    Parent process:explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft Corporation)


    ituneshelper.dll (iTunes by Apple)
    Total CPU:0.00041468%
    Kernel CPU:0.00027602%
    User CPU:0.00013866%
    CPU cycles:21,326/sec
    Memory:168 KB
    1.16 MB
    Total CPU:0.00041080%
    Kernel CPU:0.00013912%
    User CPU:0.00027168%
    CPU cycles:23,286/sec
    Context switches:1/sec
    Memory:620 KB
    iTunesHelper.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.00021615%
    Kernel CPU:0.00013071%
    User CPU:0.00008543%
    CPU cycles:6,926/sec
    Memory:424 KB
    itunesmobiledevice.dll (iTunesMobileDevice by Apple)
    Total CPU:0.00010222%
    Kernel CPU:0.00008450%
    User CPU:0.00001771%
    CPU cycles:2,508/sec
    Memory:1.32 MB
    Total CPU:0.00008089%
    Kernel CPU:0.00002987%
    User CPU:0.00005102%
    CPU cycles:3,398/sec
    Memory:252 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 44.50%
    Windows 8.1 15.50%
    Windows 7 Ultimate 13.50%
    Windows 8.1 Pro 5.50%
    Windows 8 5.50%
    Microsoft Windows XP 4.00%
    Windows 7 Professional 3.50%
    Windows 8 Single Language 2.00%
    Windows Vista Home Premium 2.00%
    Windows 8.1 Single Language 1.50%
    Windows Seven Black Edition 1.00%
    Windows 8.1 N 0.50%
    Windows 8 Enterprise 0.50%
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 0.50%

    Distribution by countryDistribution by country

    United States installs about 51.50% of iTunes.

    OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

    PC Manufacturerdistribution
    Hewlett-Packard 20.95%
    Toshiba 18.97%
    Dell 17.39%
    ASUS 11.86%
    Acer 9.09%
    Lenovo 8.70%
    Sony 3.95%
    GIGABYTE 1.98%
    Samsung 1.58%
    Compaq 1.58%
    NEC 1.58%
    Sahara 0.79%
    Alienware 0.79%
    American Megatrends 0.79%
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