iTunesHelper.exe

iTunes by Apple Inc. (Signed)

Remove iTunesHelper.exe
Version:   9.0.3.15
MD5:   8dc7685764b22db97891012026fa7ed1
SHA1:   2220086b18f656a1c177b63b63a87e941e99fef6
SHA256:   5642e209fd46a1b99a9f0d9db77ddd07f674d3d81c2e1219c7935bd91952dcc6

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:9.0.3.15
Size:138.29 KB (141,608 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
More details

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.

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"

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.00181570%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.00127660%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00053910%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:297 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
CPU cycles:112,526/sec
17,470,203/sec
Memory
Private memory:8.05 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):4.71 MB
Private (minimum):904 KB
Non-paged memory:8.05 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:124.8 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):127.8 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:904 KB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):12.89 MB
37.95 MB
Page faults:4,530/min
2,039/min
I/O
I/O read transfer:734 Bytes/sec
1.02 MB/min
I/O read operations:4/sec
343/min
I/O write transfer:2 Bytes/sec
274.99 KB/min
I/O write operations:1/sec
227/min
I/O other transfer:180 Bytes/sec
448.09 KB/min
I/O other operations:9/sec
1,671/min
Resource allocations
Threads:11
12
Handles:320
600
GUI GDI count:11
103
GUI USER count:11
49

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:0.00107639%
0.272967%
Kernel CPU:0.00087456%
0.107585%
User CPU:0.00020182%
0.165382%
CPU cycles:18,436/sec
5,741,424/sec
Memory:148 KB
1.16 MB
RPCRT4.dll
Total CPU:0.00096987%
Kernel CPU:0.00096987%
User CPU:0.00000000%
CPU cycles:6,491/sec
Memory:780 KB
ituneshelper.dll (iTunes by Apple)
Total CPU:0.00033783%
Kernel CPU:0.00013513%
User CPU:0.00020270%
CPU cycles:31,071/sec
Memory:220 KB
itunesmobiledevice.dll (iTunesMobileDevice by Apple)
Total CPU:0.00006763%
Kernel CPU:0.00000000%
User CPU:0.00006763%
CPU cycles:329/sec
Memory:1.31 MB
QuickTime.qts
Total CPU:0.00006762%
Kernel CPU:0.00006762%
User CPU:0.00000000%
CPU cycles:23/sec
Memory:11.67 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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