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Windows 7: iTunes - Current Advice For a Minimal Install?

26 Apr 2017   #1

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iTunes - Current Advice For a Minimal Install?

In September 2010, Airbot started this thread:

The unofficial guide to installing iTunes 10 without bloatware - Windows 7 Help Forums

It links to a 2010 and also a 2008 piece by Ed Bott on CNET. Back then Ed Bott convinced me to uninstall iTunes. From time-to-time I've since seen instances where it might have made life 'simpler' for me.

Six-and-a-half years is enough time for changes, good and/or bad to have impacted iTunes (now iTunes 12.6...)

Has anything changed to make the installation of iTunes 'friendlier' on a Win 7 PC? Do all his suggestions still apply? Are there 'clever innovations' developed by Apple that might 'slip' some of the co-installed programs past Ed Bott's suggested fixes?


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27 Apr 2017   #2

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If I were you I would give Ed a shout.
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