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how do i reinstall bonjour?

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frizzzzle Calculating status...
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Feb 6, 2013 8:01 AM

i need to reinstall bonjour

Windows Vista
  • b noir Level 9 Level 9 (71,990 points)
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    Feb 9, 2013 9:24 PM (in response to frizzzzle)

    Uninstalling and then reinstalling your iTunes should also get your Bonjour reinstalled.

     

    For the reinstall, use an installer downloaded from the Apple website:

     

    http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/

     

    ... or you could get it back via your Apple Software Update for Windows.

     

    If you'd prefer not to uninstall iTunes, try the following procedure.

     

    Download and save a copy of the iTunesSetup.exe (or iTunes64setup.exe) installer file to your hard drive:

     

    http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/

     

    Download and install the free trial version of WinRAR:

     

    http://www.rarlab.com/

     

    Right-click the iTunesSetup.exe (or iTunes64setup.exe), and select "Extract to iTunesSetup" (or "Extract to iTunes64Setup"). WinRAR will expand the contents of the file into a folder called "iTunesSetup" (or "iTunes64Setup").

     

    Go into the folder and doubleclick the Bonjour.msi (or Bonjour64.msi) to do a standalone Bonjour install.

  • Groovieshoes Calculating status...
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    Feb 24, 2013 6:45 AM (in response to b noir)

    When I go into the pages you link here  I cannot see the files you are talking about downloading - is there a simpler explanation or pages with the exact links as I cannot see what you are talking about in these links ???

  • Groovieshoes Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Feb 24, 2013 8:07 AM (in response to Groovieshoes)

    OK I went in to the first link and realised I dont click RUN I click SAVE AS and it saved as itunessetup.exe and I downloaded WINRAR but when I right clicked on itunessetup.exe there was no option to extract only compress so I just clicked than and now god knows what I have done.   Why is itunes so complicated. I wish I could find help that was simple to understand and do for someone not familiar with technical IT stuff.  Anyone any ideas what Ive done and basically all I wanted was to reinstall bonjour, as I have reinstalled itunes in the past and lost about 600 songs - so dont anyone suggest reinstalling itunes it always loses stuff!  Please anyone any idea how to reinstall bonjour simply ???

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