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11.2.2.3 5.42%
11.2.0.115 0.50%
11.2.0.114 0.10%
11.1.5.5 2.31%
11.1.4.62 0.40%
11.1.3.8 3.51%
11.1.2.32 2.71%
11.1.2.31 0.80%
11.1.1.11 3.11%
11.1.0.126 2.91%
11.0.5.5 3.91%
11.0.4.4 9.03%
11.0.3.42 2.21%
11.0.2.26 14.24%
11.0.2.25 1.71%
11.0.1.12 20.86%
11.0.0.163 5.52%
10.7.0.21 11.03%
10.6.3.25 4.41%
10.6.1.7 1.71%
10.6.0.40 0.80%
10.5.3.3 0.30%
10.5.2.11 0.70%
10.5.1.42 0.70%
10.5.0.142 0.50%
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advapi32.dll
RegQueryValueExW, RegOpenKeyExW
kernel32.dll
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
shlwapi.dll
PathAppendW, PathRemoveFileSpecW
user32.dll
wsprintfW, MessageBoxW

iTunesHelper.exe

iTunes by Apple Inc. (Signed)

Remove iTunesHelper.exe
Version:   10.5.2.11
MD5:   444eb38a256be60f2013488c49d2ab3f
SHA1:   354bc40a1835497ccce0559e458bb2b1605551d5
SHA256:   fab71626fa1c5dd377fe8a7d3f081b64cf5a378b0d7b192164d4ded5d2a2248e

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

DetailsDetails

File name:iTunesHelper.exe
Publisher:Apple Inc.
Product name:iTunes
Description:iTunesHelper
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\itunes\ituneshelper.exe
File version:10.5.2.11
Size:411.85 KB (421,736 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:Apple Inc.
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
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ResourcesPrograms

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
Apple Application Support is required to run iTunes, QuickTime and other Apple installed products (do not remove this if you use any of these programs). If you remove this program you will need to reinstall it in order for iTunes to load. The program is also used to connect iTunes to the various iOS devices such as the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

BehaviorsBehaviors

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 49157
  • [UDP] listens on port 59943
  • [UDP] listens on port 65105
  • [UDP] listens on port 1033

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Averages
     
    CPU
    Total CPU:0.03292594%
    0.028634%
    Kernel CPU:0.00956289%
    0.013761%
    User CPU:0.02336305%
    0.014873%
    Kernel CPU time:546,319 ms/min
    100,923,805ms/min
    CPU cycles:68,925/sec
    17,470,203/sec
    Context switches:28/sec
    284/sec
    Memory
    Private memory:5.73 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):8.53 MB
    Private (minimum):5.02 MB
    Non-paged memory:5.73 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:97.78 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):99.31 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:5.42 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):11.72 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:4,849/min
    2,039/min
    I/O
    I/O read transfer:6.04 KB/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:17/sec
    343/min
    I/O write transfer:102 Bytes/sec
    274.99 KB/min
    I/O write operations:2/sec
    227/min
    I/O other transfer:1.88 KB/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:141/sec
    1,671/min
    Resource allocations
    Threads:11
    12
    Handles:267
    600
    GUI GDI count:11
    103
    GUI GDI peak:14
    142
    GUI USER count:10
    49
    GUI USER peak:12
    71

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:Medium
    Platform:32-bit
    Command line:"C:\Program Files\itunes\ituneshelper.exe"
    Owner:User
    Parent process:explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft Corporation)

    ResourcesThreads

    Averages
     
    iTunesHelper.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.04324884%
    0.272967%
    Kernel CPU:0.01455527%
    0.107585%
    User CPU:0.02869358%
    0.165382%
    CPU cycles:8,001/sec
    5,741,424/sec
    Context switches:3/sec
    79/sec
    Memory:424 KB
    1.16 MB
    ituneshelper.dll (iTunes by Apple)
    Total CPU:0.00896137%
    Kernel CPU:0.00311395%
    User CPU:0.00584742%
    CPU cycles:14,061/sec
    Context switches:3/sec
    Memory:168 KB
    itunesmobiledevice.dll (iTunesMobileDevice by Apple)
    Total CPU:0.00497136%
    Kernel CPU:0.00000163%
    User CPU:0.00496973%
    CPU cycles:312/sec
    Context switches:1/sec
    Memory:1.3 MB

    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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