Itunes is sluggish with Vista 64-bit

Discussion in 'Windows Applications' started by Vanquished, Aug 18, 2008.

  1. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Hey everyone, I have a vista 64-bit computer with Itunes on it, I have Itunes version 7.7.1, the newest version yet it still is extremely sluggish when it comes to scrolling or searching, or doing pretty much anything else.
    Does anybody know why?

    Thanks,
    jack
     
  2. Mizzle

    Mizzle Oh, now I know...!

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    Well, Apple does have some Vista issues when it comes to iTunes. The same thing happens on my lappy, and it's also just black when opening the application.
     
  3. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Works fine for me.

    Only time I have any kind of issue is the interface does not refresh if I have itunes maximized and I have another application open in the fore-front that I close.

    However, a quick minimize/maximize restores it.

    Maybe there is a known issue with something else you have in your hardware/software configuration?
     
  4. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Hmm Maybe, oh well, I guess there is not fix. The only reason I even have Itunes is because of the Iphone anyways...
     
  5. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Same here. I think it has some nice features but it broke all my tagging from my Zune app (which worked flawlessly for album tagging and pulling updated album-art btw).

    Considering that it's supposedly a native 64-bit app, you would think the app would work better but.... c'est la vie.
     
  6. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Haha Yeah.
     
  7. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    Hey Vanquished did you D/L the 64 bit version? Sazar is saying that it's a native 64 bit app but I found this on a forum where someone had/has same problem as you.

    http://forums.hexus.net/operating-systems-applications/138553-vista-64-bit-version-itunes.html

    Odd thing is that on the iTunes page iTunes v7.7 it shows the download is same for both 32bit XP with SP2/Vista 32bit and the 64bit Vista. Hmmmm.



    Seems that as of v7.6 of iTunes it will play nice with Vista 64. And you posted that you have v7.7.1

    http://www.engadget.com/2008/01/15/apples-itunes-7-6-plays-nice-with-64-bit-vista/



    This is direct from Apple.

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1426


    This is all I could fine that seems could have been an issue.

    [edit]

    Question, How are your video drivers? It could be a video thing.

    Found this about Cover Flow being very slow and ForceWare drivers. But it's dated.

    http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=317186
     
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  8. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Well, I did download the 64 bit version, but in task manager it says its the 32 bit version, and My video drivers are all up to date, hmm....
    Thanks,
    jack
     
  9. Mizzle

    Mizzle Oh, now I know...!

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    I downloaded the 64-bit version as well, and also here it shows as a 32-bit version in task manager.