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How to uninstall QuickTime from your computer

This page is about QuickTime for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It was created for Windows by Apple Computer, Inc.. Check out here for more details on Apple Computer, Inc.. Click on to get more facts about QuickTime on Apple Computer, Inc.'s website. QuickTime is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime directory, regulated by the user's decision. You can uninstall QuickTime by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\PROGRA~2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\11\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{929408E6-D265-4174-805F-81D1D914E2A4} /l1033 . Keep in mind that you might be prompted for admin rights. QuickTimePlayer.exe is the QuickTime's main executable file and it takes approximately 4.51 MB (4726784 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are part of QuickTime. They take an average of 6.14 MB (6438912 bytes) on disk.

  • PictureViewer.exe (420.00 KB)
  • QTInfo.exe (572.00 KB)
  • qttask.exe (152.00 KB)
  • QuickTimePlayer.exe (4.51 MB)
  • QTPluginInstaller.exe (460.00 KB)
  • QuickTimeUpdateHelper.exe (68.00 KB)
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This info is about QuickTime version 7.0.4 alone. You can find below info on other application versions of QuickTime:

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Some files and registry entries are typically left behind when you uninstall QuickTime.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\QuickTime

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime\qttask.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\QuickTime\QTPlayerSession.xml

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\image/x-quicktime
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\video/quicktime
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.3g2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.3gp
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.aac
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.adts
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.aif
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.amc
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.caf
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.cdda
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.dif
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.dv
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.gsm
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.mac
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.mov
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.mp4
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.mqv
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.pct
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.pic
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.pnt
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.qht
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.qt
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.QuickTime
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.qup
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.sd2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\QuickTime.sdp
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Apple Computer, Inc.\QuickTime
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Keyboard\Native Media Players\QuickTime Player
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Multimedia\WMPlayer\MIME Types\video/quicktime
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\InstallShield_{929408E6-D265-4174-805F-81D1D914E2A4}

Additional values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.3g2\QuickTime.bak
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.3gp\QuickTime.bak
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.3gp2\QuickTime.bak
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.3gpp\QuickTime.bak
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aac\QuickTime.bak
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.adts\QuickTime.bak
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aif\QuickTime.bak
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aifc\QuickTime.bak
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aiff\QuickTime.bak
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.caf\QuickTime.bak
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.dv\QuickTime.bak
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.gsm\QuickTime.bak
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mov\QuickTime.bak
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp4\QuickTime.bak
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mqv\QuickTime.bak
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.sdp\QuickTime.bak

A way to remove QuickTime with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

QuickTime is a program by Apple Computer, Inc.. Sometimes, users try to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be efortful because uninstalling this manually takes some experience related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY way to uninstall QuickTime is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to optimize your Windows PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on your computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate QuickTime or simply click the Search field and type in "QuickTime". If it is installed on your PC the QuickTime application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click QuickTime in the list , some information about the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about QuickTime, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for QuickTime:

  • The web site of the application is: http://www.apple.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\PROGRA~2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\11\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{929408E6-D265-4174-805F-81D1D914E2A4} /l1033
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove QuickTime.
Uninstall QuickTime

8. After removing QuickTime, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of QuickTime that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing QuickTime using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall QuickTime by Apple Computer, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that QuickTime by Apple Computer, Inc. is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall QuickTime supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-20 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 20:59:43.097