"iPodService.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

What is the "iPodService.exe" process on windows 7? Is the "iPodService.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "iPodService.exe" process?

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A

"iPodService.exe" process represents "iPodService Module (64-bit)" program.

"iPodService.exe" process is normally running under the parent process "services" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   wininit
      services
         iPodService

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "iPodService.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
iPodService.exe           6,932 K   iPodService Module (64-bit)

Additional information about "iPodService.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe"

Programe file information:
   Name: iPodService.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
   Description: iPodService Module (64-bit)
   Version: 12.5.4.42
   Size: 651576 bytes
   Last modified: 12/6/2016 2:52:26 AM
   Company Name: Apple Inc.
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows\System32

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKCR\AppID\{250DD19F-6E7F-4BA3-9E1B-69E6CDC52F30}
HKU\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\International

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\system32\kernel32.dll
C:\windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\system32\CFGMGR32.dll
C:\windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
C:\windows\system32\RPCRT4.dll
C:\windows\system32\ADVAPI32.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\sechost.dll
C:\windows\system32\SETUPAPI.dll
C:\windows\system32\GDI32.dll

"iPodService.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "iPodService.exe" process, if you want to connect your iPhone or other Apple devices to the computer.

 

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