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VersionsAdditional versions

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:   11.0.2.26
MD5:   8e2a7f1f62467a7dcb8ab2c0642f47ca
SHA1:   2db51c88ed83fb7d9b39e3206712dc68f9d6fe93
SHA256:   5a0c356e9aa19deb3c1c62a3dc62a2bc612c2257a4bf32b9bd276fbedb58983d

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:11.0.2.26
Size:148.82 KB (152,392 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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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 49922
  • [UDP] listens on port 54080
  • [UDP] listens on port 59583
  • [UDP] listens on port 61038
  • [UDP] listens on port 1100
  • [UDP] listens on port 50734
  • [UDP] listens on port 49157
  • [UDP] listens on port 62448
  • [UDP] listens on port 60721
  • [UDP] listens on port 55387
  • [UDP] listens on port 49379
  • [UDP] listens on port 1031
  • [UDP] listens on port 57590
  • [UDP] listens on port 55999
  • [UDP] listens on port 58637
  • [UDP] listens on port 50918
  • [UDP] listens on port 61981
  • [UDP] listens on port 59688
  • [UDP] listens on port 62727
  • [UDP] listens on port 63139
  • [UDP] listens on port 57471

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Averages
     
    CPU
    Total CPU:0.00112811%
    0.028634%
    Kernel CPU:0.00071843%
    0.013761%
    User CPU:0.00040968%
    0.014873%
    Kernel CPU time:74,928 ms/min
    100,923,805ms/min
    CPU cycles:248,951/sec
    17,470,203/sec
    Context switches:2/sec
    284/sec
    Memory
    Private memory:5.36 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):13.18 MB
    Private (minimum):6.38 MB
    Non-paged memory:5.36 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:110.9 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):115.78 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:8.47 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):14.05 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:15,107/min
    2,039/min
    I/O
    I/O read transfer:135 Bytes/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:1/sec
    343/min
    I/O write transfer:0 Bytes/sec
    274.99 KB/min
    I/O write operations:1/sec
    227/min
    I/O other transfer:129 Bytes/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:5/sec
    1,671/min
    Resource allocations
    Threads:10
    12
    Handles:249
    600
    GUI GDI count:10
    103
    GUI GDI peak:11
    142
    GUI USER count:10
    49
    GUI USER peak:10
    71

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:Medium
    Platform:64-bit
    Command lines:
    • "C:\Program Files\itunes\ituneshelper.exe"
    • "C:\Program Files\ituneshelper.exe"
    • "C:\itunes\ituneshelper.exe"
    • "C:\ituneshelper.exe"
    Owner:User
    Parent processes:

    ResourcesThreads

    Averages
     
    MSVCR80.dll
    Total CPU:0.00179326%
    0.272967%
    Kernel CPU:0.00013524%
    0.107585%
    User CPU:0.00165802%
    0.165382%
    CPU cycles:5,199/sec
    5,741,424/sec
    Memory:620 KB
    1.16 MB
    iTunesHelper.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.00155859%
    Kernel CPU:0.00071435%
    User CPU:0.00084425%
    CPU cycles:51,190/sec
    Memory:156 KB
    ituneshelper.dll (iTunes by Apple)
    Total CPU:0.00044093%
    Kernel CPU:0.00018555%
    User CPU:0.00025538%
    CPU cycles:14,593/sec
    Memory:160 KB
    itunesmobiledevice.dll (iTunesMobileDevice by Apple)
    Total CPU:0.00026152%
    Kernel CPU:0.00001740%
    User CPU:0.00024413%
    CPU cycles:4,073/sec
    Memory:1.39 MB
    wow64.dll
    Total CPU:0.00019312%
    Kernel CPU:0.00014484%
    User CPU:0.00004828%
    CPU cycles:31,840/sec
    Context switches:1/sec
    Memory:252 KB
    wow64cpu.dll
    Total CPU:0.00005364%
    Kernel CPU:0.00000000%
    User CPU:0.00005364%
    CPU cycles:49/sec
    Memory:32 KB
    wow64win.dll
    Total CPU:0.00001196%
    Kernel CPU:0.00001196%
    User CPU:0.00000000%
    CPU cycles:109/sec
    Memory:360 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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