Fix iTunes Keeps Crashing/Not Working on Windows with These 8 Tips
Q 1: iTunes crashed when I try to open it. I uninstalled iTunes, downloaded it again and reinstalled, but the result is still the same, it gets stuck when opening it and just allows for force quit.
Q 2: iTunes keeps crashing on Windows 10 with an error message saying "iTunes has stopped working...."
It's really bothersome that iTunes keeps crashing and often unexpectedly quits to work on Windows computer. Read the 8 possible solutions below to fix iTunes keeps crashing/not working on Windows (10/11) problem.
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8 Tips to Fix iTunes Keeps Crashing/Not Working on Windows 10/11
1. Restart computer. Restart iPhone/iPad. Sign out your iTunes account and sing in again.
2. Download and install the latest/previous version of iTunes.
3. Check the firewall of your computer to see if it blocks iTunes.
4. Try to temporally disable third-party plug-ins or anti-virus software on your computer, since some of them may cause the iTunes keeps crashing/not working on Windows issue. This can be simply realized by starting iTunes in Safe Mode. Press "Shift" and "Ctrl" button on the keyboard while you open iTunes. And you'll see a message saying "iTunes is running in Safe Mode. Visual plug-ins you have installed have been temporarily disabled." If this doesn't work. Remove any third-party plug-ins.
5. Disconnect your computer from Internet and open iTunes again.
6. Check if the drivers are outdated and update the drivers on your PC. >> iPhone Not Connecting to iTunes Solved
7. Locate this file "QTMovieWin.dll" on your computer. Copy it from "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support" to "C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes".
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