Friday, April 20, 2012

Get Rid of Error 7 iTunes—Learn to Fix iTunes error 7

This article contains helpful information to get rid of error 7 in iTunes. Follow the steps in sequence to fix it

Repair Windows Registry:

When you download iTunes on Windows operating system, it installs device filter to work with optical drive. Error is most likely due to missing device filter. There are two ways to solve this issue:


Remove iTunes through Control Panel:

To get rid of error 7 in iTunes, you need to completely remove iTunes and related software components through control panel. Removing iTunes through control panel would remove all the traces of iTunes. Follow the instructions given below to remove iTunes.
  •  Click on Start | Control Panel
  • Select Add or Remove Programs
  • Click on iTunes | Uninstall
  • Select QuickTime | Uninstall
  • Restart your system
  •  Download and install iTunes again.

Upgrade Microsoft .NET Framework:

Bad installation of Microsoft .NET Framework can cause installation errors on your system. Visit Microsoft’s download and search for version of .NET Framework and install it on your machine. Upgrading Microsoft .NET Framework should fix error 7 on your system.

Revert iTunes to an Older Version:

Uninstall updated version of iTunes and download older version on your system to get rid of iTunes error 7.

Perform Clean Boot:

You need to perform clean boot by applying instructions given below.

  • Click on Start | Run
  • Type “MSCONFIG” without quotes and press Enter.
  • Click on Selective Startup | Clear Load Startup items
  • Select Services | Hide all Microsoft Services | Disable All
  •  Restart your system
  • Now follow steps 1 to 4
  • Load all startup items
  • Enable all services

If you are still experiencing iTunes error 7—you need to separately install iTunes and QuikTime. 

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