Help, major problem with the latest version of iTunes on Windows 10

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I have recently updated my iTunes on my Windows 10 desktop and since the update, iTunes now crashes a couple of minutes after opening. This is making it fairly unusable. I have a huge library and really don't want to uninstall and reinstall.

Is anyone else having this problem?



Submitted by Michael Hansen on Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Member of the AppleVis Editorial Team

If you backup your library files (they should be in Music> iTunes), you can uninstall iTunes, reinstall, then paste your library files back into the folder over the blank ones iTunes creates when reinstalling the program--I have personally done this while switching computers, etc. There should be 3 files in your Music> iTunes folder--iTunes Library Extras.itdb, iTunes Library Genius.itdb, and iTunes Library.itl. Back these three files up before uninstalling iTunes and restore them after you reinstall iTunes but before you run the program.

Submitted by Jake on Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Hi, copy the whole iTunes folder a previous poster mentioned, then copy it back. You may have media files in there that you don't want to lose, depending on your settings. Best to be safe.

Submitted by Holger Fiallo on Wednesday, November 2, 2016

When I go to apps I can not see my list of the apps I have. I see button empty. How do I see my apps? In the past using control 7 will put me there, ttab until I check app and tab to see my list. Using w10 and NVDA.