Unable to install iTunes® on a computer and ways to resolve this issue
What prevent you from installing iTunes from a computer? What can be done to resolve this issue?
iTunes is the program that is used for the purpose of organizing, playing and enjoying music. The application is intended to run on Mac computers. But the program is also compatible with the other PC systems. The user can download the program from Apple website, since the software is a product from Apple. But sometimes users experience difficulties while installing the program on the system. The causes may be different depending upon the system. Incompatibility with Operating Systems (OS) sometimes causes issues while installing this software on the system. Conflicts with existing software programs on the system also become a cause for being unable to install iTunes. The temporary directory on the system may be a reason that prevents the installation of iTunes.
Discussed below are the ways to resolve the issue of being unable to install iTunes on a system:
- General solutions
- Issues with the system
- Alternative tips for solving the issue
The general solutions to resolve installation issues with iTunes include deleting the temporary folder from the system, remove the already existing iTunes software, etc. The user can find the temporary folder on the system under C: drive. If present, delete the folder. Then find and remove traces of any old iTunes software previously installed on the system. Then the user can try installing the iTunes software again.
Issues with the system
Problems with the system like incompatibility with the Operating System and software conflicts can be avoided by the user. iTunes software version which is compatible with the existing Operating System on the users computer should be installed. Users should check system requirements, if any mentioned on the download center. Software that cause issues with iTunes should be removed from the system before the installation process.
The presence of Quick Time player on the system sometimes causes issues while installing iTunes. The user should remove and reinstall supporting software for iTunes already on the system, while installing the new version of iTunes. Connection issues should be resolved. The user should have administrator privileges to install iTunes on the system as well.
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