Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: 64 Bit iTunes, not 64 Bit?

06 Jul 2009   #1
TehHerb

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 
64 Bit iTunes, not 64 Bit?

I downloaded the 64 Bit iTunes and quicktime package from apple, i installed it, its in the normal program files, not the x86 one. When i open it and look on taskmanager it still has the *32 thing next to it in processes? im assuming that means the process is running in 32 bit? Or am i wrong?

Thanks for any help


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
06 Jul 2009   #2
YupYup

Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TehHerb View Post
I downloaded the 64 Bit iTunes and quicktime package from apple, i installed it, its in the normal program files, not the x86 one. When i open it and look on taskmanager it still has the *32 thing next to it in processes? im assuming that means the process is running in 32 bit? Or am i wrong?

Thanks for any help
64 bit programs install to "Program Files" 32 bit programs install to "Program Files (x86). But yes *32 in the process manager means 32 bit, however the program may have other 64 bit processes.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Oct 2009   #3
gerfmarquez

windows 7 64 bits
 
 

Me too, I thought I got the wrong version but I did install the 64 version and in the task manager it shows itunes.exe *32 which make me feel so sad

Probably as TehHerb says itunes has some other processes which run under 64 bits environment but I don't think so because itunes installed under /program files (x86) or something similar.

Bye.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

11 Oct 2009   #4
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

It would be the kernel drivers it installed, which by the way, is a completely stupid thing to do... Remember those BSOD from iTunes 8? Those were caused by the kernel drivers. The Zune software in compassion uses a user-land driver.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Oct 2009   #5
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TehHerb View Post
I downloaded the 64 Bit iTunes and quicktime package from apple, i installed it, its in the normal program files, not the x86 one. When i open it and look on taskmanager it still has the *32 thing next to it in processes? im assuming that means the process is running in 32 bit? Or am i wrong?

Thanks for any help
No it doesnt mean that the itunes x64 is not 64bit. If you try to install the 32bit Itunes, it will not install. Hence there is a 64bit version for x64 systems.
For example, in my case, i have installed 64bit ESET Smart Security antivirus. However, in the taskmgr, it shows ekrn.exe *32. That doesnt mean its not 64bit software.
Name:  Capture.PNG
Views: 388
Size:  64.3 KB

Also, even if a 64bit program installs itself in Program Files(x86) folder, its still a 64bit compatible software.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Feb 2010   #6
joe7788

windows 7
 
 

i downloaded the 64 bit version of itunes and it wont install on my windows it lockes up at publishing something or other and then roles back
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Dec 2011   #7
klam

Win7 64
 
 
Typical Apple

It simply means that they have adjusted the 32 bit version so it will install and run on a 64 bit machine. It is still a 32 bit app. You can expect no more from a company like Apple. These days they are worse than MS.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 64 Bit iTunes, not 64 Bit?




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Everytime I search iTunes Store, iTunes crashes
Everytime I search iTunes Store, iTunes crashes with the following error: Descrição Caminho de Aplicação Com Falha: C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.exe Assinatura do problema Nome do Evento do Problema: APPCRASH Nome da aplicação: iTunes.exe Versão da aplicação: 10.6.3.25 Carimbo de...
Software
Downgrading iTunes without losing iTunes Library.itl???
Is there any way I can do this?? I'm trying to downgrade from iTunes 10.5 to a version that doesn't crash (see my previous thread). However, whenever I do this, I cannot import my Library file (.itl) because it was created by a newer version of iTunes. No, an older version of the iTunes...
Software
Cannot download iTunes or cannot install iTunes
Hello: I opened iTunes today and checked for updates. There was one. I tried to download it, but it quit midways. I downloaded manually, and tried to install. Got this message: "The Windows Installer Service could not be accesssed. This can occur if the Windows INstaller is not correctly...
Software
Itunes?
Itunes you do not have enough access privileges is a constant annoying message....I am like most folks the only user on my computer and to keep getting this flaming "admin" issue is a right royal pain...Is there any way I can stop this problem wholly right across all ops of my machine?? It happens...
Software
My iTunes is not adding all my albums to my iTunes library
Hiya!! Today i noticed odd problem with my iTunes, my iTunes didn't add all my albums to library?? I really don't know why, it adds some albums but not all... My music is here: G:\Music (where G:\ is external drive) I tried so many times to add those missing albums to iTunes library but...
Software
All icons change to itunes icons after dwnlding itunes
I just got a new HP Pavillion dv4 and want to transfer my music from my old computer to my new computer. I downloaded iTunes and all of the icons on my desktop changed to iTunes icons! So I uninstalled iTunes and the icons changed back. I did this 3 times and everytime it was the same. I really...
Music, Pictures & Video


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 13:00.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App