Mac OS X iTunes installer components are disabled

If you're trying to install iTunes for Mac OS X but all of the components in the installer are unchecked and dimmed (disabled, and therefore not installable), follow the steps below so you can complete the install.

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  1. Quit the iTunes installer.
  2. Quit iTunes.
  3. Open the /Library/Receipts folder on your hard disk.
  4. Drag the following files to the Trash:
    • iTunes.pkg
    • iTunesX.pkg (where X is a version number)
  5. Open the iTunes installer again and proceed with the installation.

This document will be updated as more information becomes available.

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