The iTunes application could not be opened [Solved/Closed]

- Jul 11, 2009 at 05:15 PM - Latest reply:  Angel - Apr 26, 2013 at 07:38 AM
Hello,

I am unable to open iTunes. A pop up window reads: The iTunes application could not be opened. The required folder cannot be found. I have tried the press and hold shift key and launch method to no avail.

Any takers?

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I looked all over the web to fix my problem to no success, until I found this info and then it was easy. Hope it helps whoever else has this problem:
Press and hold on the shift key then run the Itunes , the menu will ask you to create new library , follow this , it will sort it out your problem.

Thank you, Stlrwaz 18

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Works for me. Could be because I'm on a windows 7 domain, and the 'my documents' folder is redirected, and therefore unavailable when offline.
Worked for me. Same folder redirection problem
i am unable to choose the library thereafter.. what to do ?
I am unable to start my itunes, doesnt work for me ...
it works!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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I just went to program files(x86)> itunes> right click on itunes.exe and select "run as administrator" and it worked!
vwvt, I want to try your solution but I can't even figure out how to get to program files(86)>itunes>.
Thankyou so much this really did work.
You saved my life ;).
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this helped me..thanks!
This worked - I went to the iTunes directory and did right-click and Run As .... Current User but took off the check box to Protect my computer. It had to spend some time rebuilding my library, but this worked great !!!!
where can I find the program files?
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Once again a perfectly simple solution to the problem. Thank you very much!
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That did work - Right click on the ITunes Icon and run as Administrator! Thanks all for the info!! :)
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Aug 24, 2010 at 08:16 AM
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