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windows 7 & itunes conflict

by jpscaccia / April 26, 2010 12:26 PM PDT

unit is a HP Pavillion dv7 windows 7 home edition 64 bit. running latest itunes 64 bit software .Problem is slow startup & when shutting down I get a waiting for background programs to close message. I ran a check 7 it said itunes was ths problem. Even though I didn't open Itunes during session

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when i-tunes is installed
by Brechan / April 26, 2010 1:49 PM PDT

it is programmed to automatically start with all of the other programs when you start your computer.
To correct this; launch i-tunes, and in the 'options' section of the program, untick the box that says 'Start up with Windows'.


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You may find dozens of other apps that do that.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 26, 2010 10:33 PM PDT

I've only been on Win 7 since beta, RC and now with a nice enough dv6 (among others) but this seems to happen once in awhile without any ill effect.

But I can see where consumers might squawk about this. I would not fix this one. I'd ignore it and see if another iTunes version rolls out that exits faster to avoid the message.

Again, this is just one of those things that I feel consumers may squawk about. Windows and apps are not perfect but are approaching the works most of the time status. If you want perfection we may have to wait a bit longer.

There is an iTunes SERVICE that runs to help launch iTunes when you connect the iPod/iThings. You could stop that service if you can handle the downsides.

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