how to fix itunes problem because of dep

when i try to load my itunes it cannot be opened and is stopped because of the dep. how do i get around dep so i can run my itunes?

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Last updated September 8, 2019 Views 22,142 Applies to:

Hey I appreciate Maverick81 response.

I have few thoughts to add to this.

1. What version of Operating system are you running (Windows Vista or XP)?

2. Try adding iTunes into the DEP’s exception list [Data Execution Prevention].

Here are the steps below to add program to DEP exception list:


1. Press Start, right-click Computer, and choose Properties. 

2. In the Window that appears, click on Advanced System Settings (on the left panel).

3. In the first box that says Performance, click on the Settings button.

4. In the Window that opens, click on the Data Execution Prevention tab at the top.

5. You will see an ‘exceptions box’ in the middle of that window. Click on the Add button and navigate to C: Drive, then Program Files, then the iTunes folder, and then choose the iTunes exe.

6. Add the exception and click OK on the DEP window.

Refer the link for more information:

If you still come across the issue,
I would recommend you to contact Apple for support.

Please refer the below link that will offer the support you request:

I hope the above information helps you.


Manasa P-Microsoft Support.


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