ITunes error 7 which is also known as Windows Error 127 is generally caused by corrupted registry entry or cause due to bad installation of iTunes or QuickTime that has been removed. Most of the errors are caused by uninstalling programs or installing the new ones and accidentally deleting the important files. Bothe QuickTime and iTunes are pieces of software which you would install in your system at some time or another. But this can also create problem when an update fails and damage the registry entries or associated files. If you think of uninstalling and reinstalling iTunes, then it may also unable to solve the issue and although the software appears to work correctly, Windows Error 127 will continue.
Some reasons for windows error 127 messages:
When windows error 127 occurs, then you may see the below mentioned error messages after installing iTunes or running an update on iTunes to latest version:
- “ITunes was not installed correctly, reinstall iTunes error 7 (Windows Error 127)”
- “Entry not found” which is followed by “iTunes Error 7 (Windows Error 127)”
- “iTunes point of entry not found”
The mentioned above all the error messages can be seen after iTunes has failed an installation. Even you can see references to “corefoundation.dll” and a number of other DLL files which are installed or updated during the iTunes installation process. These all reasons are displayed because of the Apple Application Support, which is a feature of Apple software has become corrupt or damaged. This is due to some DLL files that are associated with Apple Application Support having also become damaged. All this services are common to Apple products which include iTunes, Mobile Me, QuickTime and much other software. But by uninstalling and reinstalling may not repair the corruption or error.
How to solve the Error 127?
Therefore, to solve the error, you need to uninstall the previous version of iTunes and again reinstall it. To perform the uninstall process, go to Start, Control Panel, Add/remove programs, locate and remove all the Apple related programs from the system. Even you will be asked sometimes to reboot the computer after the program uninstalls process and you should do as suggested. After that search for the next Apple product on your program list and uninstall it also. Do again until the Apple products are uninstalled. Doing this process is necessary so to repair Apple Application Support. After completing the installation of all the product of Apple, reboot your computer.
After the rebooting process is finished, you can run an anti-virus check, anti-malware and windows stability check. By doing this, will make you clear any bad registry entries which may be calling DLL file. Therefore it is highly recommended to locate the whole hard disk drive and be sure that all Apple files are completely removed from PC. You need to check the following folders have been removed or not:
- C:\Program Files\Bonjour
- C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple
- C:\Program Files\iTunes
- C:\Program Files\iPod
- C:\Program Files\QuickTime
If any of the mentioned above folders are still there, delete them with their contents.
If you want to deal with Windows error 127 in easy way, then you can use Reimage Repair Tool. This repair tool completely scans the whole PC for any invalid, useless files and removes all from the PC. This software is very simple and easy to use which helps the user to fight against daily issues which arises including virus infection and some other kind of software issues. Apart from removing virus issues, it also provides all time protection to computer system and data stored within it. This repair tool even fixes the DLL’s files which becomes corrupt while practicing installing and uninstalling programs.
As you uninstall the Apple program, there are some files that will be left in the database rather than being removed and this stops you from reinstalling the program successfully by displaying Windows Error 127 message. Therefore before reinstalling the iTunes on the computer first scan the PC completely with the repair tool. After that only you will be able to install and run iTunes properly without receiving any Windows error 127 message. Therefore, for proper running of the iTunes program, you should regularly maintain the performance of computer. If you do the same, then there is nothing to worry about Windows error 127.