5 Tips to Fix iTunes Won't Install on Windows 7 PC

iTunes iTunes Error Posted by Estrella H.| Last Updated: August 8, 2019

How to fix iTunes won't install on Windows 7 PC issue? Check the 5 tips below.

Q 1: Why can't I install iTunes on my Windows 7 computer?

Q 2: I'm trying to install iTunes on a new laptop running on Windows 7 64bit. But I get an error message saying that "Windows Installer Service could not be accessed." I have tried some fix suggestions from iTunes and Microsoft support pages and none have worked. Anyone please help?

Q 3: Firstly my iPhone 6 won't sync with my iTunes, so I try to reinstall iTunes. But iTunes won't install on my Windows 7 PC now. It originally works well on my PC. Can somebody help me?

There are some possible causes for "Can't install iTunes on Windows 7" and some fix guides may work. Below are 5 tips to help you fix iTunes installation error on Windows 7 PC. If you tried all the suggestions, iTunes still won't install on Windows 7, best reliable iTunes alternative for Windows 7 is also provided in this post.

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5 Tips to Fix iTunes Won't Install on Windows 7 PC

Aside from the common measures to fix iTunes won't install on Windows 7 issue, like restart computer, reinstall iTunes, install the latest or previous version of iTunes, etc. we also list other 5 tips for you to solve the problem.

1. Log into your computer as administrator. Right click on the iTunes setup file and select "run as administrator" from the drop down menu.

2. Press Windows + R keys on the keyboard to open RUN window and type "cmd" in the box. Then type each of these commands in the command prompt "msiexec/unregister", "msiexec/regserver" and press Enter.

3. iTunes won't install on Windows 7 error may occur if the Windows Installer is not correctly installed.
Click Start, type "Services.msc" and press "ENTER" -> Double-click Windows Installer -> Set the Startup type of Windows Installer to Manual -> Click Start to start the service. Note down the error message if any. Click OK.

4. If iTunes fails to install on Windows 7, it might be necessary to remove components left from a previous installation of iTunes and other Apple software on Windows, then download and reinstall iTunes.
Click Start -> Control Panel -> Add/Remove Programs. Remove these applications: Apple Software Update, Apple Mobile Device Support, Bonjour, iPod for Windows (if existed), iTunes, QuickTime.

5. Temporarily disable conflicting/anti-virus/security software. Some background processes can cause issues that prevent applications like iTunes from installing. If you installed security software and have trouble in installing iTunes for Windows 7, you might need to disable or uninstall security software to have a try.

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- "If you have some Apple devices in usage, iTunes seems to be an essential piece of software. But anyone like me wants to quit iTunes? It's really a terrible tool and not easy-to-use at all."

If you still can't install iTunes on Windows 7 or don't want to bother to fix iTunes won't install on Windows 7 issue, then quit iTunes and turn to other top iTunes alternatives for Windows.

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1. Sync music: Transfer music from/to iPhone iPad iPod. Edit songs/playlists info. Convert music to AAC/MP3 for iOS devices.

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3. Photo transfer: Transfer photos from/to iPhone iPad. 1000 photos transfer only costs about 1 minute. Delete the added folders.

4. Free DRM: Export iTunes music, movies, and audio books from iPhone iPad to PC and remove their DRM protection, and convert them to regular MP3/MP4.

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5. iBooks manager: Transfer eBooks like EPUBs, PDFs from/to iPhone iPad. Export and convert EPUB to PDF, TXT, HTML.

6. Free iPhone ringtone maker: Make free ringtones for iPhone from any favorite song with simple operation.

7. Free flash drive: Turn the connected iPhone iPad into flash drives to store PDF, Excel, Word or other files.

Quick user guide: Free download, install and launch WinX MediaTrans on Windows 10/8/7, etc. -> Connect your iPhone iPad iPod with PC via USB cable -> Choose "Photo Transfer", "Music Manager", "Video Manager", "Remove DRM", "Book", "Voice & Ringtone" or "Flash Drive" on the main interface according to your needs -> Add, Export, Delete, Edit files, etc. Extremely intuitive and easy to operate.

Related external source from answers.microsoft.com:
1. Unable to install iTunes on Windows 7 64bit
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