10.12.5 - iTunes cannot be opened because of a problem


macrumors regular
Original poster
Aug 27, 2013
United Kingdom
Since installing 10.12.5 iTunes has stopped working.
On attempting to launch the application I have an error "iTunes cannot be opened because of a problem"
I have removed and reinstalled the current version of iTunes however issue is still present.

Any ideas?



macrumors newbie
Mar 1, 2008
Was it TunesKit for Mac? If so, check out the post on their FB page... (https://www.facebook.com/TunesKit/posts/1286904874763946)

1. Download iTunes from this page: http://www.techspot.com/downlo…/71-apple-itunes-for-mac.html, where you can find all previous versions of iTunes in the sidebar.

2. Open Activity Monitor on your Mac and kill the process "iTunes-Helper".

3. Open Terminal and type:
"sudo rm -r /Applications/iTunes.app".

4. Install iTunes

5. Disable auto-upgrading in iTunes.

6. Run TunesKit.
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