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Should I remove iPod for Windows 2005-09-23?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,652
United States Rank #17,178
Reach 0.0072%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 176.13 days
682.90 days >
Average installed length: 358.81 days


4.3.0 100.00%

iPod for Windows 2005-09-23

What is iPod for Windows 2005-09-23?

iPod for Windows uses the iPodService Module which is part of iTunes. It runs as a Windows service to allow programs like iTunes and the iPod Updater to communicate with your iPod or other iOS devices such as an iPhone or iPad.


Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named iPodService.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 55.98 MB (58,699,145 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.apple.com
Help link: www.info.apple.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iPod\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\8\Intel 32\IDriver.exe /M{D4936AAF-FFD0-44A1-A7EA-A2DB41CEB5BC}
Estimated size: 55.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by iPod for Windows 2005-09-23

Program executable:iPodService.exe
iPodService Module (64-bit)
Path:C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
iPodService Module (64-bit) is part of Apple iTunes. iPod Service runs as a service in the background to allow programs like iTunes and the iPod Updater to communicate with your iPod or other iOS devices such as an iPhone or iPad.
Additional files:
  • iPodService.dll - iTunes (iPodService Resource Library)
  • iPodService.exe - iPodService Module
  • iPodServiceLocalized.dll - iPodService-ressursbibliotek

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • iPodService.exe runs as a service named 'iPod Service' (iPod Service) "iPod hardware management services".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.97 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002573415%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00013453%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00012281%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:421,413
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:31 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove iPod for Windows 2005-09-23?

You can uninstall iPod for Windows 2005-09-23 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program iPod for Windows 2005-09-23, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove iPod for Windows 2005-09-23.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win XP 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.59%
Windows XP 24.65%
Windows Vista 18.31%
Windows 10 8.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 24.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.06%
Windows 7 Professional 7.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.38%
Windows 10 Home 3.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.65%
  United Kingdom 10.82%
  Germany 3.09%
  Canada 3.09%
  Australia 2.58%
  Greece 1.03%
  New Zealand 1.03%
  Philippines 1.03%
  Singapore 0.52%
  Brazil 0.52%
  France 0.52%
  Korea 0.52%
  MZ 0.52%
  Japan 0.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.48%
Hewlett-Packard 31.18%
American Megatrends 6.45%
Acer 6.45%
Intel 5.38%
Toshiba 4.30%
Sahara 2.15%
Sony 2.15%
Gateway 1.08%
MSI 1.08%
Lenovo 1.08%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.86%
BIOSTAR Group TZ77XE4 1.90%
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 1.90%
Dell Dimension E521 1.90%
Dell Inspiron 1525 1.90%
Dell Inspiron 660s 1.90%

About Apple

Apple designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer programs, and personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.apple.com


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