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Should I remove iPod for Windows 2006-06-28?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,597
United States Rank #14,897
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iPod for Windows 2006-06-28

What is iPod for Windows 2006-06-28?

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 setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 70.11 MB (73,518,602 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{BD57EA4D-026E-4F08-9B93-080E282B81FE} /l1033
Estimated size: 70.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by iPod for Windows 2006-06-28

  • 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:2.74 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001247130%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00006304%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00006167%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:255,261
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove iPod for Windows 2006-06-28?

You can uninstall iPod for Windows 2006-06-28 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 2006-06-28, 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 2006-06-28.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win XP 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 45.29%
Windows Vista 26.47%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 10 8.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.72%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 22.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.28%
Windows 7 Professional 7.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.42%
Windows 10 Home 3.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.55%
  United Kingdom 6.61%
  Canada 4.96%
  Germany 2.89%
  Australia 1.65%
  India 1.24%
  Japan 1.24%
  Brazil 0.83%
  Ireland 0.83%
  Singapore 0.83%
  Austria 0.41%
  BB 0.41%
  BD 0.41%
  Switzerland 0.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.59%
Hewlett-Packard 22.03%
Toshiba 12.71%
Acer 9.32%
Intel 4.24%
Gateway 4.24%
ASUS 2.54%
Sahara 2.54%
American Megatrends 1.69%
Compaq 1.69%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.54%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.65%
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 1.77%
Dell Inspiron 1520 1.77%
Dell Inspiron 530s 1.77%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.77%

About Apple

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


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