if you have Apple QuickTime installed on a PC, you should uninstall immediately

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Back in 2016 US-CERT recommends the removal of QuickTime for Windows but we are still coming across client computers with it still installed. It is a security threat and should be removed immediately.


If you have Apple QuickTime installed on a Windows-based PC, you should uninstall it immediately. Apple announced back in 2016 that they’re no longer supporting the product in any way, including issuing security updates.

Incredibly, many Windows PC users did not get the message.

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Windows 10

In Windows 10 you can check if you have it installed as follows:

Start Windows Icon -> Settings -> Apps & Features

Scroll down and look for “Quicktime for Windows” or “Quicktime Player” or “Quicktime 7”

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Or simply search for “Quicktime

search for quicktime

If found, select it and uninstall any programs associated with “Quicktime

remove quicktime


Windows 7

Control Panel -> Programs -> Programs and Features

remove quicktime windows 7


Remember to restart the PC to ensure it has been properly removed.

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