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What is ituneshelper.exe? Apple iTunes

Vendor:      Apple
Product:     iTunes
Vendor Website:     
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: iTunesHelper.exe is a background task and is part of Apple's iTunes. It is also part of QuickTime version 7 which now comes bundled with iTunes. If you use QuickTime version 7 or later, removing this task has caused the loss of QuickTime audio for some users. Some users claim that it is used to recoginize a connected iPod. It is up to the user to determine if this process is required for their configuration. Prior to QuickTime version 7, iTunesHelper.exe was a program which allowed Apple iTunes to use some older models of CD drives that otherwise would not be compatible with iTunes. However, for these earlier versions, it was unnecessarily started at system boot time. Apple iTunes would start iTunesHelper.exe if it was needed when you used iTunes.

ituneshelper.exe is a user invoked program and a normal part of PC operations. No action required.

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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 1.61%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 10 MB

Program Name MD5 Count
ituneshelper.exe

MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 File Info Last Seen Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x34086f1dbb4065047ea3671cb70505cc More File Information 12/13/2017 Signed 2 2 12 Not Applicable
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5 Status 0xe4401cf27225c1d6e664e86195978562 More File Information 12/13/2017 Signed 1 12 30 Not Applicable
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7 Status 0x79c28ddf889c26fdd6162f796fd49bc4 More File Information 12/13/2017 Signed 2 16 47 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x085be68b52ce5a5fa4621507ad518cf3 More File Information 12/13/2017 Signed 2 5 14 Not Applicable
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38 Status 0xc7f017c9b163e7dab864649e8241f683 More File Information 12/13/2017 Signed 4 19 56 Not Applicable
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42 Status 0xa254c5e3704630c25058cab23d81cd2e More File Information 12/13/2017 Signed 3 16 88 Not Applicable
43 Status 0x404a6e6550db206ea6e9b1ac642102b2 More File Information 12/13/2017 Signed 4 28 109 Not Applicable
44 Status 0x69cc0fc04ece9c2502a81367fc80838d More File Information 12/13/2017 Signed 2 2 9 Not Applicable
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46 Status 0xe9763d09729140f9c4027a70782af657 More File Information 12/13/2017 Signed 1 10 38 Not Applicable
47 Status 0xa244e67f073377de0e53d3068932b040 More File Information 12/12/2017 Signed 0 1 4 Not Applicable
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53 Status 0x444eb38a256be60f2013488c49d2ab3f More File Information 12/12/2017 Signed 0 3 10 Not Applicable
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56 Status 0x5e67b04a412d5117a1e0f9d664e17a1b More File Information 12/12/2017 Signed 0 6 14 Not Applicable
57 Status 0xa2fc15134a435f4baf12ea6d38762578 More File Information 12/12/2017 Signed 0 5 21 Not Applicable
58 Status 0x7746ff4871c7ee3c169d19b424a47710 More File Information 12/11/2017 Signed 0 1 7 Not Applicable
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60 Status 0x407811b64b588fe80fa2e27e783b41ea More File Information 12/11/2017 Signed 0 2 5 Not Applicable
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62 Status 0xfeccbd3f5093b217822580c85778cdc4 More File Information 12/11/2017 Signed 0 7 23 Not Applicable
63 Status 0xc6ce0476512a3b55f5c5d08eef199c2a More File Information 12/11/2017 Signed 0 4 12 Not Applicable
64 Status 0xc418b204bed40a0979d203ebb1e9a32b More File Information 12/10/2017 Signed 0 1 3 Not Applicable
65 Status 0xe5b82ea4b98828d50c61137bfa8793f1 More File Information 12/10/2017 Signed 0 2 18 Not Applicable
66 Status 0x8f5581d1be59577cacd5b43cfc5e4447 More File Information 12/10/2017 Unsigned 0 2 20 Not Applicable
67 Status 0xff0fab199882c00d6dc54ca035865c49 More File Information 12/10/2017 Signed 0 6 36 Not Applicable
68 Status 0x689069ee8e62a12f4eacb794884f2f4f More File Information 12/10/2017 Signed 0 3 9 Not Applicable
69 Status 0xa4b41cbdd2c91fa3ecd9e27e4d468886 More File Information 12/9/2017 Signed 0 1 3 Not Applicable
70 Status 0xd7936ed15f4aef0fc33f329d0f21ed46 More File Information 12/8/2017 Signed 0 1 9 Not Applicable
71 Status 0x244c37564ec42ef4fb12f763c4861434 More File Information 12/8/2017 Signed 0 3 12 Not Applicable
72 Status 0xdcd78a37fb33bf0141a231109b052785 More File Information 12/7/2017 Signed 0 1 7 Not Applicable
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74 Status 0x29aba5dbaf0adbff426e7229412d6411 More File Information 12/7/2017 Signed 0 1 2 Not Applicable
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77 Status 0xfb14e86d3322211e7cd60dec7836ce95 More File Information 12/7/2017 Signed 0 1 11 Not Applicable
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80 Status 0xa7fa648719063b234a434a089fc0f49d More File Information 12/5/2017 Signed 0 0 2 Not Applicable
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88 Status 0x8778072a594e1310c0b7d0a93771e8bd More File Information 12/1/2017 Unsigned 0 0 3 Not Applicable
89 Status 0x8efb041989185bed47072353b73d6355 More File Information 11/30/2017 Signed 0 0 4 Not Applicable
90 Status 0x0e284b5bb0cdd631461ce7e91dcee3e2 More File Information 11/29/2017 Signed 0 0 4 Not Applicable
91 Status 0x638c728f21ccc7ec4f8517a212c34353 More File Information 11/29/2017 Signed 0 0 2 Not Applicable
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93 Status 0x9bf353dabd6d2555ab6c775dfefec13b More File Information 11/28/2017 Signed 0 0 5 Not Applicable
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95 Status 0x819892199645f33a680e50f1d5271879 More File Information 11/24/2017 Signed 0 0 3 Not Applicable
96 Status 0x75e7851ce99ea8f9b74361f284666fe0 More File Information 11/24/2017 Signed 0 0 2 Not Applicable
97 Status 0xcb21e01c16631b5f625149a860672ce3 More File Information 11/24/2017 Unsigned 0 0 4 Not Applicable
98 Status 0xd9faa5efeb27ddbe99c720b9069a451e More File Information 11/22/2017 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
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100 Status 0x82558e875613be9e94458f32a03d0ab3 More File Information 11/10/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0x9bf353dabd6d2555ab6c775dfefec13b 11/27/2017 6:30:00 PM Unknown Unknown Apple iTunes 0 KB
2 Status 0x020b109c1d515879c04a36d6bca949b8 9/29/2017 7:33:00 PM Unknown 7.6.0.29 Apple iTunes 260 KB
3 Status 0xd2ed7af383aab672cb7e135040967954 1/26/2017 1:35:00 AM Unknown 7.0.2.16 Apple iTunes 250 KB
4 Status 0x8f5581d1be59577cacd5b43cfc5e4447 11/10/2016 12:55:00 PM Unknown 4.9.0.17 Apple iTunes 272 KB
5 Status 0xee38dda58c47c9a83b0bd32ec78e54d8 4/5/2016 3:36:00 AM Unknown Unknown Apple iTunes 411 KB
6 Status 0x82558e875613be9e94458f32a03d0ab3 4/2/2016 2:03:00 AM Unknown 4.6.0.15 Apple iTunes 280 KB
7 Status 0xc31cd3ceab7653d22a2b92553971353e 3/10/2016 6:37:00 AM Unknown 4.8.0.31 Apple iTunes 272 KB
8 Status 0x2fd3df1d0ddc018202abfc9be6e68923 1/31/2016 8:33:00 AM Unknown 4.7.0.42 Apple iTunes 272 KB
9 Status 0x1c2b9fcd48112b0297b83e7fc43d1b42 8/1/2015 12:47:00 PM Unknown 5.0.1.4 Apple iTunes 268 KB
10 Status 0x52e2713d213120b680c510a6b90c2b9d 4/16/2015 7:14:00 PM Unknown 4.7.1.32 Apple iTunes 272 KB
11 Status 0x00d20b701816bdd2cc2445e6c388ef70 2/28/2015 1:08:00 AM Unknown 6.0.5.20 Apple iTunes 272 KB
12 Status 0x3062c3dbf757d4029b8965bc04a4c218 2/9/2015 5:00:00 AM Unknown 4.5.0.31 Apple iTunes 280 KB
13 Status 0xbacc4a2f4d3b405359c349c33141e7c8 12/12/2014 5:44:00 PM Unknown 4.2.0.74 Apple iTunes 224 KB
14 Status 0xa8cf3f60099eaa123db72611ce7be271 11/29/2014 8:19:00 PM Unknown 6.0.2.23 Apple iTunes 272 KB
15 Status 0xa7fa648719063b234a434a089fc0f49d 11/1/2014 10:32:00 PM Unknown Unknown Apple iTunes 282 KB
16 Status 0x819892199645f33a680e50f1d5271879 10/21/2014 8:53:00 PM Unknown Unknown Apple iTunes 298 KB
17 Status 0xe9766c6a4fd03c23607b064d0f5dcf3e 10/11/2014 7:04:00 PM Unknown 5.0.0.35 Apple iTunes 268 KB
18 Status 0xd9aaf4e86a3c8b32caef4428939275a9 11/15/2013 1:40:00 PM Unknown Unknown Apple iTunes 682 KB
19 Status 0x1aa154561fad3630e783817157b2a4b5 5/2/2013 8:45:00 AM Unknown Unknown Apple iTunes 292 KB
20 Status 0x21eb6ca5cd013e454266d1599be4196e 2/18/2012 4:03:00 AM Unknown Unknown Apple iTunes 280 KB
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22 Status 0x12577ed7558a642c53c959e72ff2455f 1/21/2012 1:56:00 PM Unknown Unknown Apple iTunes 282 KB
23 Status 0xff95f200b0cb3810382b355cf9f0bed9 1/17/2012 10:01:00 PM Unknown 6.0.1.3 Apple iTunes 272 KB
24 Status 0x0cdb6449c0c2bf0b514f9fa0ba2c721e 1/17/2012 3:28:00 AM Unknown Unknown Apple iTunes 334 KB
25 Status 0x8778072a594e1310c0b7d0a93771e8bd 1/11/2012 8:25:00 PM Unknown 6.0.4.2 Apple iTunes 272 KB



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