iTunes is a lifeline for hardcore iOS users and even the regular users. So if anything goes wrong with iTunes and if you are not able to access it, a lot of your work can get hindered. For example, those who want to take backups before jailbreaking will have to backup through iCloud if iTunes is not working, which can be an irritating thing as most of the users prefer iTunes.
Image : iTunes Error 42037
However, iTunes errors are very common and it is not everyday that you encounter issues with iTunes. However, we have been getting a weird error for the past few days whenever we tried to open iTunes version 126.96.36.199. The error that we received was saying that:
This copy of iTunes is corrupted or is not installed correctly. Please reinstall iTunes. (-42037).
It was really strange, as we have not experienced any such error in iTunes before. We had no idea what we should do to resolve this error. But then we realised all of a sudden that maybe the Control Panel in my Windows 10 PC would be able to help me. When we searched for this error on Google, we got to know that this error was experienced by many users, especially in Windows 10 .
So to resolve this problem, we went to the control panel and in a few minutes, we had got rid of the error. It did work. So in case you are experiencing the same error in your Windows PC, you can follow the same steps listed below to successfully resolve the iTunes error.
Fix “This copy of iTunes is corrupted – 42037 ” Issue :
- Go to the Control Panel in your Windows PC which is experiencing the iTunes error.
- Next, click on Programs.
- Now select the Programs and Features option.
- From the list of programs displayed, right-click on iTunes. This will bring up another menu with three options: Change, Repair, and Uninstall.
- Just click on the Repair option.
- You will get a pop-up asking for User Account Control. Just click Yes.
- Now the configuration process will begin and you will see a message saying Please wait while Windows configures iTunes.
- After the process has completed, just restart your PC.
Now try opening iTunes and you should not get any error. The problem will be fixed forever. Your data will remain safe during the process. In case the error is still there and the above method does not work, then uninstall iTunes and reinstall it again.