Itunes installing problems - Service 'iPod Service' (iPod Service) failed to start.

Discussion in 'iPod' started by justin0981, Jul 25, 2009.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    Firstly, When I tried opening I-tunes it didn't work due to the AVG trojan virus(read it was nothing really serious).

    Anyways, So I decided to uninstall it and install it again.
    When I install it i get this error

    Service 'iPod Service' (iPod Service) failed to start. Verify that you have sufficient privileges to start system services.

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    Thank you for reading:)
    I really need itunes to put songs videos etc on my Ipod
    please help :):)
     
  2. macrumors 68040

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    Privileges usually hinges on whether or not you have administrator rights to the computer. However, being that you uninstalled it once previously you may simply have some lingering files that are preventing the install the second time around. Remove iTunes and QuickTime and its bundled components and services as directed by this article. Then try installing it again.
     
  3. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    THANK YOU SOOOO MUCH
    it worked
    thank you!
     
  4. macrumors newbie

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    What to do if the problem exists even after all the uninstallation process? Having same problem when installing itunes10.

    Didi all the uninstall steps and reinstalled itunes10 again but keep getting the same error.
     
  5. macrumors newbie

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    sevice ipod service (ipod services) failed to start verify that you have sufficient p

    i keep getting the same message
    sevice ipod service (ipod services) failed to start verify that you have sufficient privileges to start system services.

    have uninstalled and reinstalled itunes and all apple applications plus bonjour several times but with no joy.
    Don't even know what it means.
    Any more suggestions please.
     
  6. macrumors newbie

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    Yes I had this as well, though I think I've cracked it. I posted the solution to my wordpress blog:

    http://jhscann.wordpress.com/2011/01/24/itunes-is-a-pain-to-upgrade/
     

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