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Hi. Does anyone have the problem where quick time video player automatically installs itself to the taskbar? When i right click on it, i can only select exit or quick time website. There is no quick time installed in "add/remove programs" in control panel. The only way i know how to resolve this is to install quick time fully, then uninstall it. Or go to run and type msconfig. I gotten this when i reformat my old com, it always happens. Is there another way to just permanently this "taskbar" item? Thanks.
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Did you run msconfig to remove it from the startup tab?
    
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I don't want to do that. I want to delete it permanently. Remove every trace of it. How?
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Hi. Does anyone have the problem where quick time video player automatically installs itself to the taskbar? When i right click on it, i can only select exit or quick time website. There is no quick time installed in "add/remove programs" in control panel. The only way i know how to resolve this is to install quick time fully, then uninstall it. Or go to run and type msconfig. I gotten this when i reformat my old com, it always happens. Is there another way to just permanently this "taskbar" item? Thanks.
I just go to the folder it installs (C:\\Programs Files\\Quick Time etc), deleted the files (after exiting the program from the taskbar) then run a reg cleaner or three to find and delete the reg keys associated with the now deleted files. That gets rid of the irritating little thing for me .

Then get Quicktime Alternative so you never have to be irritated again .

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Can i do everything else and not get quicktime alternative? How does the program get in there in the first place?
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Can i do everything else and not get quicktime alternative? How does the program get in there in the first place?
LOL, sure, you don't have to get quicktime alternative. Just exit the prog from taskbar, find and delete the folders and their content, run a few reg cleaning tools (have a look on this page for some) and then restart. It should be gone.

EDIT: It gets installed (usually) when you go to watch a quicktime movie/video on the internet. I think it does ask first, but it doesn't really give any option to uninstall, which is a bit rubbish. Without it, (or the alternative) you wont be able to watch certain media, but if you're not bothered about that, that’s not a problem for you.

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I'll use ccleaner. Thanks for the tips man!
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