Itunes 10.4 not launching when connecting iphone

Snow Leopard 10.6.8. Just updated iTunes to 10.4. iTunes will not launch when connecting the iPhone to my MacBook Pro. Once connected, manually opening iTunes will allow the sync to happen, but only then. iTunes helper app is there in Login items.
Minor inconvenience, but could be a problem if I miss too many syncs due to this.
Any thoughts?

I had the exact same problem upgrading iTunes to 10.4 on Snow Leopard. It looks like there's a problem with iTunesHelper under Login Items. I found the solution here: Simply follow the instructions to re-add iTunesHelper to Login Items, restart, and you should be good to go!

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