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I mistakenly removed 3 apple programs and then restored them back again. since then, when i open itunes, an error message came up "the itunes applic'n could not be opened. An unknown error has occurred (-50)." what does this mean??

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Hello,

its means that some of the apple files are not present. The three apple programs that were mistakenly removed are not fully restore.

Reinstall the i-tunes and it will fix the error problem. Install the i-tunes program on your computer. You don't have to uninstall the previous i-tune program. Just install I-tunes on the one on your computer.

I hope you understand the above.

Good luck.

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Following is list of iPod and iTunes Error messages or Alert messages you may come across while trying to open or install iTunes, update, sync or restore iPod, making a purchase from iTunes Store, or perform any other activity in your iPod/iTunes:

  1. "Unable to Check for Purchased Music because an error occurred (-5000 error)."
  2. "Error (-35)"
  3. "There was an error in the iTunes Store. Please try again later."
  4. "-5000" and "-35"
  5. “Error 1415” “Error 208” “Error 1418” “Error 1413” “Error 1427” “Error 200” “Error 1402” “Error 50” “Error 1406” “Error 1407” “Error 1428” “Error 1417” “Error 60” “Error 42” “Error 48” “Error 39” “Error 1417” “Error 53” “Error 69” “Error 50” “Error 3221””Error 2738” “Error1921” “Error 1607” “Error 5000” “Error 9006” “Error 9800” “Error 9814” “Error 9815”
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  7. "the iPod ** cannot be updated, the required folder cannot be found"
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  9. “Disk is locked”
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  11. “Disk cannot be read from or written to”
  12. “Firmware update failure”
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  15. "Folder cannot be found or created"
  16. “Attempting to copy to the disk [iPod name] failed. The disk could not be read from or written to.”
  17. "Sync failed: unknown error (-124)"
  18. "iPod cannot be synced: required folder cannot be found"
  19. “iPod Service Error”
  20. Cannot Import to Itunes - error 2002”
  21. "Attempting to copy to the disk (iPod name) failed. The disk could not be read from or written to"
  22. “The iPod "Customer's iPod" could not be restored. An unknown error occurred (1418)”
  23. "The iPod "Customer's iPod" cannot be updated. An unknown error occurred (-50)"
  24. “iTunesSetup.exe is not a "valid Win32 application"
  25. "Internal manager error”
  26. “iTunes 7.02 not a valid Win32 application”
  27. "itunes.exe - Corrupt File"
  28. "An Unknown Error occurred (-39)"
  29. "Could not complete your iTunes Store request. The store may be busy. Check your Internet connection or try again later."
  30. "There was an error downloading your purchased music. An unknown error occurred (-50)."
  31. "-9800, -9815, -9814"
  32. "Unable to Check for Purchased Music because an error occurred (-5000 error)."
  33. "There was an error in the iTunes Store. Please try again later."
If you come across any one of the above Error or Alert messages, then either your iPod/iTunes has gone corrupted and your iPod may be in for a crash or maybe you’re already facing an iPod crash. iPod might crash or get corrupt due to any of the reasons from hardware failure to corrupt iPod cache to damaged Files or to damaged disk structure.

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