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Should I remove QuickTime UOIT, 2012?

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QuickTime UOIT, 2012

What is QuickTime UOIT, 2012?

QuickTime is an extensible multimedia framework capable of handling various formats of digital video, picture, sound, panoramic images, and interactivity. QuickTime for Microsoft Windows has always been downloadable as a standalone installation, as well as being bundled with Apple's iTunes. QuickTime Player is limited to only basic playback operations unless a QuickTime Pro license key is purchased.

About  (from Apple)

A powerful multimedia technology with a built-in media player, QuickTime lets you view Internet video, HD movie trailers, and personal media in a wide range of file formats. And it lets you enjoy them in remarkably high quality. QuickTime is integrated with Mac OS X, but was once an optional component during installati...  Read more

Overview

Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 8 files.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.apple.com
Help link: www.apple.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\QuickTime\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{7BE15435-2D3E-4B58-867F-9C75BED0208C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by QuickTime UOIT, 2012

  • QTPlugin.ocx - QuickTime Control (The QuickTime Control allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages.)
  • PictureViewer.exe - QuickTime (PictureViewer)
  • QTOControl.dll - QuickTime Control
  • QTOLibrary.dll - QuickTime Library
  • QTTask.exe - QuickTime Task
  • QTUIPanelControl.dll - QuickTime UI Panel Control
  • QuickTimePlayer.dll - QuickTime Player
  • QuickTimePlayer.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • PictureViewer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B76F73FC-0A7B-4530-9304-F42B612AFCCC}' (runs on registration).
  • QuickTimePlayer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3D9FA77D-D015-4D69-ADDF-2410962BBBA6}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • QTTask.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'QuickTime Task' and executes as "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • QTTask.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'QuickTime Task' which loads as "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • QuickTimePlayer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QuickTimePlayer.exe'.

How do I remove QuickTime UOIT, 2012?

Quickly and completely remove QuickTime (UOIT, 2012) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall QuickTime UOIT, 2012 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program QuickTime (UOIT, 2012), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove QuickTime UOIT, 2012.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

About Apple

Apple designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer programs, and personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.apple.com

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