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FAQ about DRM removal products

DRM removal is very complicated, because it depend on OS version, iTunes version, hardware and even the original media file. Our DRM removal products work well for most users, but some people may meet problems. Our support team collect the frequently asked questions (FAQ) about DRM removal products, and hope this document will be helpful for our users.

Q. What's the meaning of each Error Code? And how to fix these problems?

0x1001: File can't play normally on iTunes.
Solution: Please launch iTunes and open the file you want to convert. You may find some popup messages, such as iTunes update, authentication and so on. Close all the popup messages, make sure your file can play normally on iTunes, and the message boxes won't pop up again. After that, close iTunes, launch DRM Removal program, start your conversion.

0x1002: Not supports current version of Mac OS.
Solution: We need some time to make our software compatible with the latest version of Mac OS. Please wait for our update. Or you can try our DRM Removal for Windows product in a Windows PC or Parallels Desktop.

0x1003: Not supports current version of iTunes.
Solution: We need some time to make our software compatible with the latest version of iTunes. Please wait for our update. Or you can try to downgrade iTunes to a previous version. See detail.

0x1004: Not supports current version of Windows.
Solution: For Windows users, the minimum OS requirement is Windows Vista. There is a compatible version for Windows XP, but we stop updating this version. Download DRM Removal for Windows XP.

Q. Does your product work fine under iTunes 12.7?
A: Yes, both Windows and Mac version. For Mac users, we use different methods to supports different Mac OS and iTunes versions. During these different methods, system may ask for authentication, or ask you Close SIP(System Integrity Protection) temporarily.

Q. After OS update, iTunes update the software doesn't work?
A: Mac OS X update, iTunes update may cause DRM Removal products' problems. Please download the latest version from our official website. We keep updating our software to make it supports the latest OS and iTunes version.

Q. Is it possible to downgrade iTunes to 12.6 or before? (Mac users)
A: Yes, just follow this guide to downgrade iTunes to an older version.

Q. iTunes does not work after install iTunes plugin?
A: This problem only occurs under iTunes 12.6.1 & Mac OS 10.11, macOS Sierra 10.12. To fix this problem, please download and reinstall the latest version of iTunes from its official website.

Q. Audio/Video doesn't match well?
A: If you turn on "hardware acceleration", turn off it. Choose MP4 (Lossless) as output format, try conversion again. If problem still exists, follow the last question to get assistance.

Q. The output audio files don’t have any album data like cover, titles?
A: Choose "M4A" or "M4B" as output format, it may retain the original album data.

Q. My problem still exists, how to do?
A: Contact us at support@thundershare.net to get assistance. We need check the log files to find out the problem, please launch DRM Removal program, follow Menu - Help - Log File. Send us all the log files.

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