How To Downgrade From iTunes 10.5 Beta On A Windows PC [Guide]

Well, here’s something for our iTunes 10.5 beta users! Are you having any repentance of iTunes 10.5 and wondering on how to downgrade back to iTunes 10.3 on Windows? Then, you are on the right place! Here’s presenting you the step by step guidelines posted on how to downgrade from iTunes 10.5 beta on Windows. Just find out from below.

How to downgrade from iTunes 10.5 beta on Windows

CAUTION : Well, if you have anything stored in the new iTunes 10.5, then you’ll have to take a backup of everything. And I, at Applesheet, won’t be responsible for any loss of data.

How To Downgrade From iTunes 10.5 Beta On Windows

Step – 1 : First of all, download the current iTunes 10.5 beta from here.

Step – 2 : Well, at the time of downloading, just take a little bit additional time to sure that your media is safe. Simply locate your iTunes folder that should be in iTunes C:My DocumentsMy Music or C:Users(your username)Music in Windows 7. Just copy the folder to another location for future reference (if it’ll be necessary further).

Step – 3 : Now, open Control Panels, Programs, Features and uninstall the following entries;

  • Apple Application Support
  • Apple Mobile Device Support
  • Apple Software Update
  • iTunes

Step – 4 : After uninstalling all of them, install and run CC Cleaner that will remove any registry entries associated with uninstalled programs that can be downloaded from here.

Step – 5 : Then, reboot your Windows PC.

Step – 6 : After you have logged back in, go back to your location of your iTunes folder (Not the backup you made earlier), and get the file named iTunes Library.itl. Just rename it.

How to downgrade from iTunes 10.5 beta on Windows (1)

Step – 7 : Then, open the folder Previous iTunes Libraries and find the file with the recent date prior to upgrading iTunes 10.5 beta.

How to downgrade from iTunes 10.5 beta on Windows (2)

Step – 8 : Now, copy the file and paste it into the root of the iTunes folder. Once the copying has been finished, rename it to iTunes Library.itl.

Step – 9 : Then, install the downloaded version of iTunes in Step – 1.

That’s it! You have done it!

Well, if you’ll have any difficulty while going through the above steps, then, don’t hesitate, just write to us in our comment section below. Also, if you are successful in performing the above, then, just don’t forget to share your views and comments on this with us.

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