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Apple Mobile Device Service won't start or stop

Time:October 11
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I plugged my iphone in, and it said apple mobile device service is not started. So, I used the instructions on here and got to the services. However, when I right clicked AMD service, I was unable to click start, stop, pause, resume, restart, etc. So I went to properties and I was still unable to change anything; it was all blank and I couldn't click anything. I don't know how to fix this... Also, about 15 minutes before, it was working fine and my iphone showed up like normal, but then I installed the new apple software for itunes and that's when this all happened.
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it tells me it cannot connect because Apple Mobile Device is not started, so I go to "services" and start it but it tells me it started and then stopped.
Do you have Megakey software installed on the PC? (Other folks have been reporting similar symptoms caused by a conflict with Megakey.)
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