My computer was immediately faster on reboot. The best way to handle it is to go to C:\Program Files\Quicktime and change the name of qttask.exe to something else. This program is a non-essential process, but should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems. The following information is a brief description of what is known about this file.
When disabled with msconfig, it returns after the next startup and must be disabled again. software updater See also: Link Leo Jr Not a danger but takes up space you can get downloads manually. Ron I wasn't able to use windows vista aero while "qttask.exe" was running. hope that helped.
Updated files we never use, slowed down the computer with a message we couldn't delete. see this page (and scroll down) for detailed instruction to get rid of this POS See also: Link GlassHouse I know that i don't want it on my pc and not Aleksandar Cajic (Neosoft) Kept windows vista from using the aero theme. The startup entry just disappeared on restart.
Remove it!. ISUSPM was also running. Replace it with a dummy exe that does nothing (only way to get rid) Me Just delete qttask.exe, this doesn't affect playing quick time movies, but kills the annoying system tray I never had a problem with it.
I've seen Microsoft do things like this more than once. It would not let me remove. jtsm It is horrible and locks up the internet connection. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/startups/TpKmapAp.exe-5822.html Check it out!
I've tried to list all the methods below. qt4task.exe. dumb moron Its Quicktime Task Icon, which is shown where the clock is. So thanks, Geek.
Do you have one that erases Outlook Express? http://www.liutilities.com/products/wintaskspro/processlibrary/tpkmapap/ Score UserComments This package provides ThinkPad Keyboard Customizer Utility for Microsoft Windows 2000 and XP users. Note: I haven't figured out where the equivalent setting is for Office 2007 (if there is one), but we can also disable it a different way below. January 1, 2008 jose this really work with xp so if you have the same problem fallow this good advice thanks January 2, 2008 Sam Thank you for explaining it thoroughly
Uninstalling this variant: If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ Lenovo Auto Scroll Utility. The file is digitally signed. Unecessary. If it does come back, is there a tool to remove it, like from Symantec?
then deploy the MSI with the added public PROPERTIES ASUWISINSTALLED=0 and SCHEDULE_ASUW=0, Example: msiexec /i P:\QuickTime\QuickTime.msi TRANSFORMS=P:\QuickTime\QuickTime.Mst ASUWISINSTALLED=0 SCHEDULE_ASUW=0 Bill V. - From Apple: "Provides a QuickTime icon in the Notification Run Windows Repair Tool to repair qttask.exe related Windows Errors 3. Search Startups Startup Database Navigation Startups Home Newest Entries Rootkit List Startup Database Forum How to use the Startup Database Submit a Startup RSS Feed Newsletter Sign Up
To prevent it from reinstalling when Windows loads, delete C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe. I even opened ctfmon.exe in winhex to try to track it's source and see what kind of issue it was. iTunes needs QuickTime, but will run fine without qttask.exe!
Description: Virtscrl.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Use the link for the uninstaller Salim Has issue's with Roxio Media Creator 8 Suite. Slowing everything down. When I viewed this setting, it was NOT checked and regedit showed the value under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run When I then checked the box (clicked apply) and then unchecked it (again clicking apply),
Can you help me get it back? So if you go into windows and go into the Quicktime program folder, just do ahead and delete qttask altogether. Step 5: Reboot Reboot your computer and then open a Microsoft Office application if you do have that installed. When it was run, it would shut down a number of my startup processes (including drivers run by executables & my virus protections) and delete them as startup entries.