iTunes 11.1 64-bit won't install on Windows 8 Pro

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  1. iFiend macrumors 65816

    Feb 28, 2011
    Anyone else having this problem?

    When I run the .exe I get a message that "your PC can't run this software" and to please check with the company that provided it to get a compatible version.

    booo :mad:
  2. Stuke00 macrumors 68000

    Oct 11, 2011
    I installed it on my PC at home just fine. It is also running Windows 8 Pro 64-bit. Are you sure your OS is 64 bit? That sounds like an error you get when you try to install a 64 bit program on a 32 bit OS.
  3. Blau macrumors member

    Aug 17, 2013
    Redlands, CA
    Make sure it fully downloaded. The first x64 version I downloaded was only 352 bytes. The second one was 92.6mb and installed properly. I'm on win7 though, not 8.
  4. iFiend thread starter macrumors 65816

    Feb 28, 2011
    Yeah I'm sure.

    I downloaded the 32-bit version here at work so that I could update my office machine, dropped it into dropbox, logged into my home computer via RDP to run it, and was told that I needed the 64-bit version (from the iTunes installer).

    Perhaps it's an RDP issue?


    Yep, that was it!

    Guess the servers are (expectedly) wonky :D
  5. DeBilbao macrumors member


    Jan 13, 2008
    I've installed iTunes 11.1 64bit without problems in Windows 8 Pro 64bit.

    The only glitch so far is related with iTunes Radio: when I click on the link I get a meesage from Windows 8 telling me that it doesn't have an app that can handle "itsradio" links.

    Any idea on how to get rid of it?

  6. doc.pope macrumors newbie

    Feb 6, 2011

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