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Should I remove iPod for Windows 2005-10-12?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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iPod for Windows 2005-10-12

What is iPod for Windows 2005-10-12?

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.


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 software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 68.34 MB (71,660,193 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{D9F4A9F8-92C5-4289-9D04-F0F8F02D580A} /l1033
Estimated size: 68.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by iPod for Windows 2005-10-12

  • iPodService.dll - iTunes (iPodService Resource Library (32-bit))
  • iPodService.exe - iPodService Module (32-bit)
  • 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:1.98 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0009135421%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00059680%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00031674%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:40,251
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:8 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove iPod for Windows 2005-10-12?

You can uninstall iPod for Windows 2005-10-12 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 2005-10-12, 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 2005-10-12.

Win 7 (SP1) 36%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 36.27%
Windows XP 31.37%
Windows Vista 23.53%
Windows 10 8.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 31.31%
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.30%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 22.22%
Windows 10 Home 8.08%
Windows 7 Professional 4.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.01%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.73%
  United Kingdom 11.19%
  Australia 3.50%
  United Arab Emirates 1.40%
  Canada 1.40%
  Germany 1.40%
  Japan 1.40%
  New Zealand 1.40%
  Singapore 1.40%
  Brazil 0.70%
  Indonesia 0.70%
  IM 0.70%
  IS 0.70%
  Philippines 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.66%
Hewlett-Packard 23.38%
Toshiba 11.69%
Acer 7.79%
Sahara 6.49%
American Megatrends 5.19%
Intel 2.60%
Gateway 2.60%
ASUS 1.30%
Common models
Dell Dell DXP061 3.57%
Dell XPS M1330 2.38%
Dell XPS 8700 2.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.38%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite P750 2.38%

About Apple

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


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