Very similar to the way RealPlayer acts as spyware. fun... NOTICE: YOU DO NOT NEED THIS TO RUN iTunes, If You Have iTunes You Should Still Remove!! It is safe to disable if you don't use this feature or don't have an iPod.
mbrice Harmless, not spyware, just a program linked with iTunes and your precious iPod... it uses a lot of ram with itunes 7.3 but if you disable it , itunes and your ipod 'll work normally. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run, Run). There are known problems with the helper on port 27015 and games like Left 4 Dead Ataman okanyone who rated the danger thingy over 2 IS A NUTHEAD this is for
Click to Run a Free Scan for iTunesHelper.exe related errors Users Opinions Average user rating of iTunesHelper.exe: based on 128 votes. United States Copyright © Apple Inc. D) You can still access your iPod throw iTUnes by just starting iTunes. Therefore, before ending a task/process via CTRL+ALT+DEL just because it has an "X" recommendation, please check whether it's in MSCONFIG or the registry first.
You may also run across other iTunes services called iPodService.exe or ApplMobileDeviceService.exe, on Windows - these are more recent additions to the iTunes ecosystem, and, like iTunesHelper.exe, should preferably not be HijackThis Category O4 Entry This entry has been requested 106,603 times. it is not required to start up iTunes from my tests. If you would like a replacement for your Windows Task Manager that provides all the information contained in this website at your fingertips, check out The Ultimate Troubleshooter.
You could crash your computer! Will reinstall itself unless everything Apple/Quicktime related is take off the PC. Description: ITunesHelper.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. this program is a resource hog at times but is not at all dangerous.
ts I've never run Itunes althought it did come with the computer and it is already there.. Glen Harmless See also: Link Bravomad Show all 108 comments If you know more about iTunesHelper.exe, share your knowledge and help other users. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. When running link acted like dial-up connection.
Legal | Privacy | Sitemap Search for: Results See more... This is NOT a list of tasks/processes taken from Task Manager or the Close Program window (CTRL+ALT+DEL) but a list of startup applications, although you will find some of them listed Leave a message... iTunes still starts (probably loads it as needed).
iPod, iPhone, iTunes, iPad, Mac properties of Apple Computers Inc. See also: Link Nidonocu iTunes related executable, harmless miejas Simple helper module. The then ITUNESHELPER was an add-on that would sit between iTunes and a PC's CD-Writer, and would simulate being a compatible CD-Writer that iTunes could then utilize to create CDs on Steve get AVG antispyware free version this will shut it down you wil have to go to analysis, processes,then terminate ,if you have spy bot running this will ask you if
Tries to sit on your network connection checking in with apple every couple of minutes. It isn't a dangerous file. What may be a good idea is to first try without it (stoppable via MMC), then try with it running. Windows 7 kept freezing randomly.
Neal This file is useless if you don't have an ipod, all you have to do is turn iTunes off, kill the process and delete the exe file, you can also The Cheese This program runs upon starting Windows and is self-regenerating. I've disabled it.
But it's really up to your preference.
Seriously.. Register Now Index Introduction Database Detailed Entries Updates Concise List HJT Forums Rogues Message Board Startup program entry details: iTunesHelper (iTunesHelper.exe) This page expands upon the information already available for this It doesn't eat up memory either. Seriously..
dont listen to these people stephen glencross It's TOTALLY useless! Satch I doubt it's dangerous, but it keeps trying to access the internet, even when all iTunes internet prefs are turned off. I was able to stop it from loading at Windows boot by removing the entry from the startup list in MSCONFIG (run from "run" box). Tom This is a helper module for the iTunes program, allowing you to set iTunes to start when you plug in your iPod.
To disable open iTunes, select Edit, Preferences, and uncheck Check for updates automatically. so stupid that these run if you dont even use an iPod ... You can easly disable it from msconfig. The iPodService.exe process is self-explanatory, and disabling it in recent versions of iTunes will prevent iTunes from detecting iPods you may connect to your PC (or Mac, as the case may
just end it if you want some extra memory. ITunesHelper.exe Recommendation : If this task is currently running, and you have iTunes open, leave it alone. C) Even if you own an iPod it is NOT needed. Not malicious.
I disabled it and have no problem.. Peter L. Why are people that have no idea what this is rating the files security as if they do? After disableing at startup performance accross VPN returned to normal.