iTunes error 2 

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iTunes error 2 

iTunes error 2 

The iTunes error 2 is due to the inability to install or update iTunes on your Windows computer. Sometimes you may receive the prompt as below:

"Apple Application Support was not found.""Apple Application Support is required to run iTunes. Please uninstall iTunes, then install iTunes again."

"Error 2(iTunes error 2)."

So iTunes 2 error is the error on Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP, and it often happens in the installation or update of iTunes.

iTunes error 2 

Causes of iTunes error 2

If you downloaded iTunes on your Windows 10 PC from the Apple website or the Microsoft Store, you will receive an "Error 2" notification when you update or install iTunes if one of the following situations occurs: ·

  • The iTunes 2 error (Windows 2 error) occurs when there is an interruption when installing iTunes on a Windows PC.
  • When Windows system files or iTunes software files are corrupted by malware and viruses.
  • When the Windows registry is deleted by a corrupted iTunes or associated iTunes application.
  • Other inexplicable reasons may also cause this error.

Therefore, if you receive "Error 2" or "Apple Application Assistance Not Found" error notifications when you try to update or install iTunes on your Windows 10-based PC, you can resolve the problem by using one of the following solutions below.

How to Fix iTunes Error 2 ?

Method 1: Connected to your computer as an administrator

If you are unsure of having an administrator account, you can check the account type after logging in. You can also visit your computer's help system, contact your IT department, or visit

Method 2: Install the latest Microsoft Windows

Visit the Microsoft Windows Update Web site to download the latest updates. Because iTunes works well only on Windows 7 or later, you must first make sure that your computer meets this standard.

Method 3: Delete iTunes on your computer

If iTunes can not install or repair iTunes, it may be necessary to clean the previous iTunes installation files and uninstall iTunes on your computer. And then you can reinstall iTunes and related components.

Method 4: Check for conflicting software

Sometimes certain conflicting background processes can cause problems that prevent applications like iTunes from getting installed. So, if you have installed security software and have not installed iTunes for Windows, you may need to disable or uninstall the security software to try.