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Offline LugwidVanB

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Can't install iTunes for Windows
« on: Jul 02, 2009, 02:54 PM »
I don't know if this is the correct forum to post this but I go to the itunes dl site and dl the 8.2 version. It saves to the temp file and under Properties it has the correct size, 74 mb. But I try to "run" it, or double click it, to install and nothing happens. I have xp which as I understand it is all that is needed. Thanks for any assistance.

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Re: Can't install iTunes for Windows
« Reply #1 on: Jul 07, 2009, 04:31 AM »
Give this web page a try and see if it helps you resolve your problem.


Are you trying to install it on a limited XP account? That would prevent you from installing it. You need the XP user account to be a power user or administrator to install the software.

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Re: Can't install iTunes for Windows
« Reply #2 on: Jul 07, 2009, 05:19 PM »
I created a new user account, then went to the itunes dl site and did it again. I click run, it dl, then I click run and get a box that says: There is a problem with this program. Unknown publisher.

I go thru the security certificate thing and it is successful, but then the dl box disappears. This is the same everytime previously. I am to the point I don't give a s*** about this anymore. I have plenty of music anyway.

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Re: Can't install iTunes for Windows
« Reply #3 on: Jul 23, 2009, 03:24 PM »
Who needs itunes?? If you have windows you can go to Amazon and dl a very small program that lets you quickly dl an mp3 for .89 or .99 cts, no tax. It dl's the music into wmp. Far easier that fooling around with itunes.

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Re: Can't install iTunes for Windows
« Reply #4 on: Nov 11, 2009, 11:17 PM »
Update: Amazon works great. Easy to use, huge selection and around a dollar a piece, including excellent classical music pieces that are often longer than pop music. I just looked up a particular Chopin piece I liked and got 50 hits on just a minute long piece. But, itunes now works. I dl it and it installed easily whereas before it would not so somebody did something to make it work. I'm hooked on Amazon so it is the first choice for mp3s. I can play them on the computer or burn them on a cd and play them in the car.

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Re: Can't install iTunes for Windows
« Reply #5 on: Nov 12, 2009, 04:39 AM »
I have been buying Amazon MP3s for some time now. I agree... their selection is excellent and the quality averages 256Kbps. Althogh a few selections are $1.29, the vast majority are $0.99 with a few at $0.89.

I am also offered free music on a weekly basis. I have so far downloaded about a dozen free tunes that I listen to and enjoy. All except one are from unknown artists.
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