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* What is QuickTime Task

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* Remove QuickTime Task manually

* Uninstall QuickTime Task from Windows 10

* Uninstall QuickTime Task from Windows 8/8.1

* Uninstall QuickTime Task from Windows 7

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Threat indicator: MEDIUM

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QuickTime Task



Win32 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

QuickTime Task deceives users either by transfering on desirable applications or by cheating them into installing it (computer trojan method). System Registry feature that allows programs to be discharged self-actingly when opening the PC boots can be treated by QuickTime Task to cheat offers to remove itself during the action of badware removal. QuickTime Task is almost alone on attacked computer that defines absolute necessity to remove it and other sorts of malicious programs. When QuickTime Task present on your computer you can detect that by long performance of system and dure necessity to perform QuickTime Task removal with a comely removal tool. Support the fighting against QuickTime Task by receiving our removal tool and executing manual removal operation. It is preferable to remove QuickTime Task before it has cribbed some important data from your computer.

QuickTime Task intrusion method

QuickTime Task installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (QuickTime Task). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. QuickTime Task copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is (*.*). Sometimes it creates new startup key with name QuickTime Task and value (*.*). You can also find it in your processes list with name (*.*) or QuickTime Task. Also, it can create folder with name QuickTime Task under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation QuickTime Task starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove QuickTime Task immediately.

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How to remove QuickTime Task manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with QuickTime Task, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by QuickTime Task.

To get rid of QuickTime Task, you should:

1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

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Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

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Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

Uninstall QuickTime Task related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for QuickTime Task entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If QuickTime Task won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.

Windows 10

  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings

  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column

  • Find QuickTime Task under in the list and click Uninstall button near it.

  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.

Windows 8/8.1

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate QuickTime Task or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

Windows 7/Vista

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find QuickTime Task

  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find QuickTime Task related entries.

  • Click Remove button.

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like QuickTime Task are very wide-spread, and unfortunatelly many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use SpyHunter, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like QuickTime Task.

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Here are the descriptions of problems connected with QuickTime Task and (*.*) we received earlier:

Problem Summary: false message to update Quick Time software

I constantly get a box popping up that says my Quick Time software is out of date and asks if I want to update now. When I select 'yes', it says Server unavailable. It then freezes the screen or dumps me out of the program I'm working in. I have deleted and reloaded Quick Time so I know it is not out of date! Help!

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: QTTask.exe blocks Quick Time /iTunes installation

Hello, I tried more than 20 times to install iTunes and when iTunes tried to install quick time the below error message appeared blocking the whole process. "Error writing to file c:\program files\quick time\qttask.exe. Verify that you have access to that directory". My PC has XP home SP3. If someone of you knows how I could solve this issue, it would be very much appreciated. Thank you. Markos

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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