Why does itunes take so long to update

It has been acquiring worse over the past months, especially given that the Windows 2004 update (May 2020). It opens up fine, yet it takes FOREVER to lastly appear on the display. Have done all the feasible things - uninstall, reinstall iTunes, iTunes for Outlook, iCloud, you name it.

High end COMPUTER - high speed internet link. No crashing of iTunes - just an awful startup time.

Windows 10 will just enable installation from the Microsoft Store, so not doing a direct download/install.

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I have actually yet to check out a solution everywhere about this.

Can someone help?

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Posted on Jul 13, 2020 4:56 PM

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Jul 14, 2020 10:23 AM in response to Pvdublo7 In response to Pvdublo7

Pvdublo7 wrote:Windows 10 will just enable installation from the Microsoft Store, so not doing a straight download/install.

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That's not the situation.

I offered the Looking for various other versions? option on the complying with page; https://www.vr-tab-quebec.com.com/itunes/ to install the version straight from vr-tab-quebec.com. The connect is in tiny lettering, down previous the "get it from Microsoft" area.

However, tright here might be bit suggest in uninstalling the Microsoft copy in favour of the vr-tab-quebec.com one, because in my experience, the issue is that iTunes is busy "making your purchases available". The telltale sign is the icon in the optimal appropriate of the iTunes window after iTunes opens:


I have actually been able (as soon as or twice) to click on View/Show Activity Window while that is presented, just to obtain this gem:


I have a complete of fourteenager songs that I've "purchased" from the iTunes Store (eleven of them were unsolicited) and yet eextremely time I start iTunes, I get this nonfeeling, which have the right to freeze my iTunes for up to 2 minutes. It happens on both my Windows 7 machine and also my Windows 10 lapoptimal.

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I have the right to danger a guess as to why this is happening, yet from a customer point of view, it's a clear faitempt to put the customer first: "iTunes is busy, so you (the customer) will certainly simply have to wait". It's unbelievably irritating when I need to wait for iTunes when I need to check somepoint so that I can respond to short articles below in this forum.