Archived - iTunes 7 or later for Windows Installation stops responding while "registering modules"

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Some customers may experience an issue when trying to install iTunes 7 or later for Windows where the installer will freeze while "registering modules" as shown below:


This symptom may be caused by anti-spyware software preventing iTunes from installing correctly. One such application is SpyCatcher. Before installing iTunes, temporarily remove this software to allow the iTunes installer to complete.

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Last Modified: Nov 9, 2012
  • Last Modified: Nov 9, 2012
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