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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) to view all...

This info is about QuickTime version 7.0.4 alone. You can find below info on other application versions of QuickTime: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are typically left behind when you uninstall QuickTime.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime\qttask.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime\QTUIPanelControl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime\QuickTime Read Me.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime\QuickTimePlayer.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime\QuickTimePlayer.Resources\QuickTimePlayer.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime\Sample.qtif
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_QuickTime_PictureViewer_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_QuickTime_QuickTime Read Me_htm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_QuickTime_QuickTimePlayer_exe

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

Additional values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-3801488255-4019372048-1448826729-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Users\UserName\PROGRAMMI E ALTRO\QuarkXPress 9.5.1 Final Ml_Rus\qxp951_win\QuickTime7.0\QuickTimeInstaller.exe

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 system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate QuickTime or simply activate the Search feature and type in "QuickTime". If it exists on your system the QuickTime program will be found automatically. After you click QuickTime in the list of applications, the following data regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding QuickTime, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for QuickTime:

  • The publisher is:
  • 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