iTunes by Apple Inc. (Signed)

Remove iTunesHelper.exe


iTunesHelper.exe has 8 known versions, the most recent one is iTunesHelper.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. During installation, a run registry key for all users is added that will cause the program to run each time any user logs on to Windows. The average file size is about 361.37 KB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to Apple Inc. by the certification authority VeriSign. Numerous variations of iTunesHelper.exe have been installed with both iTunes and VoiceOver Kit. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is less than 0.01%, the average private memory consumption is about 6.46 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 7.32 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 6 KB per minute for reads and 30 Bytes per minute for writes.

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
Issued to:Apple Inc.
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Sunday, May 17, 2009
Expiration date:Sunday, June 26, 2011

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of iTunes.)
Apple Inc.
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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....
Apple Inc.
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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-E...


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of iTunesHelper.exe, select a unique version for details.)
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"

VersionsAll file variations of iTunesHelper.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
879d74337173a6d630d3d06184d354c1 18a19a4df9f495cee69a9ffea565ee23cf0b5d40 411.85 KB
fde6da67628fb7b763336b6952cf6c3c 9f5ee42176229e4c4314fb5d35508026a8efb62e 411.85 KB
c0fd8553cecde061ad3e7c1cc80c7edb a39424a86f623243b853912bf79f08ed1a25fdd0 411.29 KB
e5b82ea4b98828d50c61137bfa8793f1 414a039832c6cae9b06576a1a4a1e717e90b80a2 411.29 KB
2dfcb2393528446aeb9fb861a8fc39ab 6289061a6bf4047097cd0a2fff7b3aaf470d834f 411.29 KB
ddacbca1d0e66bba5c984842f372a6d4 c889c942460b50d07f54f0498ab7ca7c05325d2b 411.29 KB
59c0bdcfe273334d3133c7f2b57a2a13 163089c2d8c7ce57fbfb4cab4185307846bd2877 138.79 KB
e6a4e341e4304b34aa280d3e73818c90 e3ec9f16028ef269d474dd785ea16e81c7701dd6 283.29 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate 48.78%
Windows XP Home Edition 19.51%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.63%
Windows XP Professional 7.32%
Windows Vista Home Premium 4.88%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.44%
Windows Vista™ Home Premium 2.44%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 50.00% of iTunes.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Samsung 50.00%
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