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How to Accelerate iTunes 10

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How to Accelerate iTunes 10
  

If you have installed iTunes to manage music on your computer, you've probably noticed that the software often caused delays and occupied many system resources. Apple's share in effect assumes that you have an iPhone, an iPod and an iPad so that many services are enabled by default. Here is how to speed up iTunes and the ease by removing the services and features you do not use. This will also free up resources used in Windows.

Disable unnecessary services:

In order to disable all unnecessary services to speed up your iTunes 10, just follow these simple steps:
  • Launch iTunes by double clicking its icon on the desktop or Start menu.

  • In iTunes, click the Edit menu click Preferences.

  • Open the Devices tab.

  • Uncheck the boxes Allow iTunes control from remote speakers and remotes Search iPod touch, iPhone and iPad.

  • If you do not use the networking features of iTunes for remote access to your library, open the Sharing tab and uncheck the box Share my library on my local network.

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Disabling AppleMobileDeviceService.exe:

The service AppleMobileDeviceService.exe is a service that runs in the background of Windows, which allows the connection between iTunes and Apple hardware. If you only use iTunes to manage your library and you have no iPhone, iPad or iPod, you can disable this service.
  • Simply click on Windows Start button.
  • Enter the command services.msc and press Enter to validate.
  • Double click on the Apple Mobile Device Service.
  • Unroll the Startup type list and select Disabled.
  • Click Stop and then OK.


Disabling iTunesHelper.exe:

The iTunesHelper.exe service also works continuously in the background of Windows. This service allows iTunes to be automatically executed when you plug your iPhone, iPad or iPod to your computer. By disabling this service will free up memory and your equipment will always be available in iTunes.
  • Click the Start button.
  • Enter the command msconfig and press Enter to validate.
  • Open the Startup tab.
  • Uncheck iTunes.
  • Confirm.
  • The service will no longer run at next startup.
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Disabling iPodService.exe:

To connect with Apple hardware, iTunes goes through the service iPodService.exe. If you do not have an iPhone, iPad or iPod, you can disable this service. The problem is that iTunes on again each time you start it. Here is how to deceive iTunes and thus free memory by not charging more iPodService.exe. In order to perform this you need to display file extensions .
  • First Close iTunes.
  • Click the Start button. Enter the command services.msc and press Enter to validate.
  • Double click the service iPod Service.
  • Click the Stop button and click OK.
  • In Windows Explorer, open the folder C: \ Program Files \ iPod \ bin.
  • Click the file and delete iPodService.exe by pressing the Delete key. Click Continue.
  • Click the right mouse button on an area of the desktop and click New then Text Document.
  • Name the file iPodService.exe.
  • Click Yes to confirm the extension change.
  • Cut the iPodService.exe file.
  • Paste it into the C: \ Program Files \ iPod \ bin. The service will still iPodService.exe executed the launch of iTunes, but uses more resources.
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Removing Smart Playlists:

To alleviate iTunes and start more quickly, you must remove the smart playlists that constantly analyze your library. Here is how to do the same:
  • In iTunes, click the right mouse button on a smart playlist, Music for example, and click Remove.
  • Check the Do not ask me again and click Remove.
  • Repeat with other smart lists.

Turn Off Genius:

If the Genius feature is handy for discovering new music, she also very resource intensive since it is constantly reviewing what you hear, compares your tastes with other users via the Internet, and Apple Store, etc..
  • Click the Store menu and then click Disable Genius.

  • Click Disable Genius.

Removing Duplicates:

If you have a large music collection, it is likely that you have pieces in multiple copies. you should remove them to freeup iTunes and hence, to speed up. Heres how to do that:
  • In iTunes, go to your library.
  • Click the File menu and then click Show duplicate elements.
  • Duplicate items are displayed.
  • Click the right mouse button on the song you want to remove and click Remove.
  • Confirm by clicking OK.
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