Temporary Known Solutions
A. The hard drive space in your computer may be running out of space.
1. Make sure you have enough hard drive space in your computer. Usually you need at least 8GB but it depends on how big you iTunes files are.
B. USB Cable
1. Make sure the problem is not your cable by trying a different cable. You may purchase another cable or go to the apple store and borrow one and test there.
C. USB Ports
1. Make sure the problem is not with your USB ports by trying different ports. You may want to try out the "2.0" speed port!
D. Uninstalling & Reinstalling iTunes
1. Follow the easy directions on how to accomplish this here:
Windows XP: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1925
Windows Vista and WIN7: http:support.apple.com/kb/HT1923
E. netsh winsock reset command solution
1. Even though this fix is not recommended as it can break other TCP/IP based applications it has worked for some users.
2. Follow the easy directions on how to accomplish this in this youtube video:
F. Kill the process via Task Manager.
1. Open Task Manager (CTL-ALT-Delete) -> Start Task Manager
2. Under the “Process” tab find AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
3. Right click on the process and select “end process”.
4. This will end the high CPU issue but your iTunes will not work anymore and will not get to the root of the problem. This is just a temporary fix.
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