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Whenever I sync my phone to my computer iTunes stops responding. I've tried uninstalling and re-installing it and it continues to freeze. I thought it was my phone but when I hook my phone up to my other computer it starts iTunes flawlessly and is able to back it up.

Anyone have any ideas as to why iTunes won't work on my laptop?
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Have you tried different versions of Itunes to see if helps?
http://www.filehippo.com/download_itunes_64/
 
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i've found the more music there is, the more it locks up. mine does the same thing and i'm at about 72gb of music. and only does it when i plug my iphone in, my assumption for this is by default it try's to sync the music until its told not to by your settings, causing itunes to freeze/crash.
    
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Have you tried different versions of Itunes to see if helps?
http://www.filehippo.com/download_itunes_64/
I'm currently at 10.5. I've had the problem since 10.3, but I need 10.5 to install iOS 5.

I tried downloading the 32-bit thinking maybe there's a problem with the 64-bit but it tells me that the 32-bit is only for 32-bit OS's and that I need the 64-bit version.

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i've found the more music there is, the more it locks up. mine does the same thing and i'm at about 72gb of music. and only does it when i plug my iphone in, my assumption for this is by default it try's to sync the music until its told not to by your settings, causing itunes to freeze/crash.
I only have 4.65GB of music on iTunes and on my phone. I have it set to manually manage music and have turned auto-sync off. Still freezes .
Edited by razr m3 - 10/12/11 at 2:52pm
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Maybe try a CHKDSK? I can't see any reason why it would freeze.
I hate iTunes too, since 10.4 my multimedia buttons don't work. iHope it's fixed in 10.5
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Maybe try a CHKDSK? I can't see any reason why it would freeze.
I hate iTunes too, since 10.4 my multimedia buttons don't work. iHope it's fixed in 10.5
I would but I don't know how to run a CHKDSK.

iTunes is annoying. Freezes while checking for updates, freezes when I plug in my iPhone, freezes when I'm doing nothing...

Edit: Found out how to check disk, running it as I type.
Edited by razr m3 - 10/12/11 at 3:02pm
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sometimes it will glitch up but continue syncing, this may be what your experiencing. i know mine takes an additional 5 minutes before it says that its done syncing even after itunes says its done
    
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sometimes it will glitch up but continue syncing, this may be what your experiencing. i know mine takes an additional 5 minutes before it says that its done syncing even after itunes says its done
Task manager says it's not responding. I'll tell it to do something like sync ringtones and after 10 min of not responding I force quit it and nothing transferred.
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any other programs or odd things going on with your computer.
    
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Maybe try a CHKDSK? I can't see any reason why it would freeze.
I hate iTunes too, since 10.4 my multimedia buttons don't work. iHope it's fixed in 10.5
From what I can tell 10.5 offers global hotkeys. Under 10.4 I couldn't get my media keys to work unless iTunes was selected. I blame Logitech for not having their own drivers though.
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