itunes has stopped working

  malcgood72 21:19 16 Sep 2009

Just after getting an auto update itunes froze with the message "itunes has stopped working" I re installed it again and again and quicktime.
It's on vista
any ideas?

  I am Spartacus 22:34 16 Sep 2009

I've just had that following the update to iTunes 9. I had to resort to re-installing a disk image. You may be able to fix it by going through the registry and deleting references to iTunes and Apple. I did that and got it working again but it was really flaky and kept crashing so a disk image was the quickest way to get it back to what it was.

  I am Spartacus 22:35 16 Sep 2009

P.S. only delete stuff from the registry if you have a good idea of what you're doing and backup all your data before even thinking about trying it.

  malcgood72 22:52 16 Sep 2009

disk image? let me explain.... I'm a plasterer!

  I am Spartacus 22:56 16 Sep 2009

Try a System Restore to before the update was installed. It didn't work for me but it's worth a try.

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