Once you’ve singled it out, you can either contact the publisher of the plugin for an updated version or permanently remove it from the i Tunes Plug-ins folder.
For now, proceed with the working plugins to open the application normally.
You should now find a list of the most recent iterations listed on the i Tunes Downloads page.
If you have video playback errors, you can also opt for a version listed with the For Older Video Cards tag. Next up: Are you facing an famous i Tunes installer error on Windows 10? Various reasons – operating system updates, for example – may change the default permissions of the numerous files and folders that i Tunes uses.
If i Tunes loads properly, the issue might be caused by an outdated plugin.
Now, let’s attempt to isolate the problematic plugin. Step 2: Go to the storage location of the i Tunes plugins. Now, enter %appdata% into the Run box and click OK.
If the older version of i Tunes works normally on your PC upon installation, you may want to keep your hands off the automatic update prompts at launch. This, in turn, restricts i Tunes from gaining access to certain areas of your PC and stops it from launching.
Also, you may have to forego any of the latest features available with the newer versions of i Tunes. Hopefully, you didn’t have to come this far and fixed the issue straight off the bat. However, providing i Tunes administrative privileges should allow it to bypass such restrictions and open up as usual.
In fact, there are known incompatibilities with older video cards.
Since updating or reinstalling didn't fix things, let’s do the opposite and downgrade i Tunes to an earlier version.
Compatibility Mode is another quick fix that can help you keep i Tunes running just in case you don’t have a new application update to offset any issue caused by a recent Windows 10 update. Under the Compatibility tab, check the box next to Run This Program in Compatibility Mode for and select Windows 8. If you have any third-party visual plugins installed on i Tunes, there’s a chance for the application to hang, usually at launch.
To determine if this is the case, you must attempt to run i Tunes in Safe Mode.
It’s a bloated mess, takes ages to launch and everything feels sluggish.