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60%
60% of PCs block this file from running.
Possible reason:
Performance resource utilization

VersionsAdditional versions

7.7.5 (1680.95.13) 5.43%
7.7.4 (1680.86) 25.57%
7.7.3 (1680.64) 42.08%
7.7.2 (1680.56) 11.31%
7.7.1 (1680.42) 4.52%
7.7 (1680.34) 2.26%
7.6.9 (1680.9) 2.94%
7.6.8 (1675) 0.90%
7.6.7 (1675) 1.13%
7.6.6 (1673) 0.23%
7.6.6 (1671) 1.13%
7.6.5 (1327.80) 0.45%
7.6 (1292) 0.23%
7.5 (861) 0.68%
7.4 0.23%
7.3.1 0.23%
7.1.6 0.68%

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PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
advapi32.dll
RegDeleteKeyA, RegCreateKeyExA, RegOpenKeyExA, RegQueryInfoKeyA, RegEnumValueA, RegDeleteValueA, RegQueryValueExA, RegSetValueExA, RegCloseKey, RegEnumKeyA
gdi32.dll
GetStockObject
kernel32.dll
GetVersionExA, WaitForSingleObject, CreateProcessA, ResetEvent, SetEvent, WaitForMultipleObjects, Sleep, CreateThread, GetLastError, CreateMutexA, LoadLibraryExA, GetModuleHandleA, GetSystemDirectoryA, TerminateProcess, GlobalFree, GlobalAlloc, ReleaseMutex, GetCurrentProcessId, GetConsoleOutputCP, WriteConsoleA, GetTimeZoneInformation, CompareStringW, CompareStringA, FindFirstFileA, GetLocaleInfoW, HeapSize, FlushFileBuffers, GetConsoleMode, GetConsoleCP, VirtualAlloc, HeapReAlloc, IsValidLocale, EnumSystemLocalesA, GetLocaleInfoA, GetUserDefaultLCID, GetDateFormatA, GetTimeFormatA, GetStringTypeW, GetStringTypeA, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, GetTickCount, QueryPerformanceCounter, VirtualFree, HeapCreate, HeapDestroy, GetEnvironmentStringsW, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, GetEnvironmentStrings, FreeEnvironmentStringsA, OpenProcess, FindClose, CloseHandle, LoadLibraryA, GetProcAddress, FreeLibrary, CreateEventA, GetModuleFileNameA, WriteConsoleW, SetStdHandle, ReadFile, SetFilePointer, CreateFileA, SetEnvironmentVariableA, RaiseException, InitializeCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, LeaveCriticalSection, ExitProcess, MultiByteToWideChar, GetFileAttributesA, RtlUnwind, GetCommandLineA, HeapFree, HeapAlloc, GetProcessHeap, GetStartupInfoA, GetCPInfo, InterlockedIncrement, InterlockedDecrement, GetACP, GetOEMCP, IsValidCodePage, TlsGetValue, TlsAlloc, TlsSetValue, TlsFree, SetLastError, GetCurrentThreadId, GetCurrentThread, LCMapStringA, WideCharToMultiByte, LCMapStringW, SetHandleCount, GetStdHandle, GetFileType, DeleteCriticalSection, GetCurrentProcess, UnhandledExceptionFilter, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, IsDebuggerPresent, FatalAppExitA, WriteFile, SetConsoleCtrlHandler, InterlockedExchange, SetEnvironmentVariableW
shell32.dll
Shell_NotifyIconA, ShellExecuteA
user32.dll
LoadIconA, LoadCursorA, RegisterClassExA, CreateWindowExA, SetWindowLongA, GetWindowLongA, DefWindowProcA, PostQuitMessage, LoadMenuA, GetSubMenu, DestroyMenu, SetMenuDefaultItem, GetCursorPos, SetForegroundWindow, TrackPopupMenu, CreatePopupMenu, GetMenuStringA, ModifyMenuA, EnableMenuItem, FindWindowA, GetWindowThreadProcessId, SendMessageA, AppendMenuA, MessageBoxA, LoadStringA, GetMessageA, TranslateMessage, DispatchMessageA, PostMessageA, wsprintfA
version.dll
GetFileVersionInfoSizeA, GetFileVersionInfoA, VerQueryValueA

QTTask.exe

QuickTime by Apple

Remove QTTask.exe
Version:   7.7.3 (1680.64)
MD5:   8dda2b606279753601f9415da503ca63
SHA1:   234f24bdb1bf04e9c38da19c4b628c5a344d8660
SHA256:   2c9ad8218e150b6d50817991377ed3230a1672efbd7ae29d0cd9e55e2418c800

What is QTTask.exe?

QuickTime Task is part of the Apple QuickTime Player, a free multimedia player.

About QTTask.exe (from Apple)

A powerful multimedia technology with a built-in media player, QuickTime lets you view Internet video, HD movie trailers, and personal media in a wide range of file formats. And it lets you enjoy them

Overview

qttask.exe executes as a process with the local user's privileges. It is set to be run when the PC boots and the user logs into Windows (added to the Run registry key for the current user). It is installed with a couple of know programs including QuickTime published by Apple Inc., QuickTime Alternative 3.2.2 from KL Software and QuickTime Alternative 3.2.2 by KL Software.

DetailsDetails

File name:qttask.exe
Publisher:Apple Inc.
Product name:QuickTime
Description:QuickTime Task
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\quicktime\qttask.exe
File version:7.7.3 (1680.64)
Product version:QuickTime 7.7.3 (1680.64)
Size:412 KB (421,888 bytes)
Digital DNA
Entropy:6.281096
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
More details

ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
Apple Inc.
6% remove
QuickTime is an extensible multimedia framework capable of handling various formats of digital video, picture, sound, panoramic images, and interactivity. QuickTime for Microsoft Windows has always been downloadable as a standalone installation, as well as being bundled with Apple's iTunes. QuickTime Player is limited to only basic playback operations unless a QuickTime Pro license key is purchased.
Apple Inc.
9% remove
Apple's iTunes is a proprietary media player computer program, used for playing and organizing digital music and video files on desktop computers. It can also manage contents on iPod, iPhone and iPad. iTunes is an application that allows the user to purchase and manage audio and video on a personal computer, acting as a front end for Apple's QuickTime media player. Officially, using iTunes is required in order to manage the audio of an ...
Apple Inc.
11% remove
Safari is a web browser developed by Apple Inc. It is based on the WebKit engine, which is a fork of KDE's KHTML engine. Safari has a number of features. Some are specific to certain operating systems or platforms.
Apple Inc.
10% remove
QuickTime Player 7 supports older media formats, such as QTVR, interactive QuickTime movies, and MIDI files on Snow Leopard and OS X Lion. It also accepts QuickTime 7 Pro registration codes, which turn on QuickTime Pro functions. QuickTime Player 7 will be installed in the Utilities folder in the Applications folder.
BaoFeng
8% remove
BitTorrent Inc.
7% remove
BitTorrent is a desktop application that allows you to work with torrent files.BitTorrent allows you to download files available as torrents, search torrent sites for music, videos, books, software and other free or public domain material. BitTorrent will modify system settings upon installation, making the Application the default application for handling torrent files, if you do not already have an program associated with torrent files...
BitTorrent Inc.
12% remove
µTorrent is a is a free, ad-supported, lighter-weight BitTorrent client designed to consume less resources then the full BitTorrent version. Some uTorrent installs include potentially unwanted applications in the form of the Conduit Engine, which installs a toolbar, and makes homepage and default search engine changes to a user's web browser.
Codec Guide
8% remove
K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of audio and video codecs for Microsoft Windows that enables the operating system and its software to play various audio and video formats generally not supported by the operating system itself. The Full edition includes 31 additional components and four additional tools beyond those included in the Standard edition, as well as adding video encoding capabilities to Microsoft Windows PCs. However, no enc...
Codecs.com
7% remove
QT Lite is a lightweight version of QuickTime. It contains only the essential components that are required for viewing QuickTime content in your favorite browser.
Electronic Arts
3% remove
Command & Conquer™ Red Alert™ 3 is a video game distributed through EA's Origin digital distribution and digital rights management content delivery system.
KL Software
1% remove
QuickTime Alternative is a codec package for Microsoft Windows for playing QuickTime media, normally only playable by the official QuickTime software distribution from Apple Inc. QuickTime Alternative consists of codec libraries extracted from the official distribution, including the official QuickTime plugin required for playing QuickTime files (.MOV, .QT and others) in web browsers such as Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox, and al...
Nero AG
21% remove
Nero Kwik Media connects immediately and automatically to all your photos, your music and videos. All photos, videos and music. Organization, playback, sharing and synchronization. Nero Kwik Media is available in three versions with some free apps available for a trial period and some for free. One that includes all the apps with exception of the blue-ray, and the other with all apps including the blue-ray.
Nero AG
12% remove
Nero Multimedia Suite 10 is a bundle of three powerful products – Nero Vision Xtra™, Nero BackItUp & Burn™ and Nero Burning ROM™. Designed to provide digital enthusiasts with advanced video editing and authoring, disc burning and backup solutions, plus project enhancing tools, it’s the most complete multimedia package available. Create, edit, play back and organize all your video, photo and music files. Reliably burn and copy data, musi...
Nero AG
24% remove
DiskSpeed is a CD/DVD-ROM benchmark which can test the most important features of a CD-ROM drive. Test the performance of your CD-ROM/DVD drive and get technical data. Results can be viewed either as a graph or as a test log.
Nero AG
22% remove
Nero Express is a simplified edition of Nero Burning ROM targeted at entry level users, is available with the Nero software suite. Although Nero Express is not as powerful as the full-featured Nero Burning ROM, it features a streamlined user interface, and offers a range of features than those offered by Windows. Nero Express is also integrated into Nero software suite, typically into OEM editions of this software which lack Nero Burnin...
Nero AG
27% remove
Nero Burning ROM 10, commonly called Nero, is an optical disc authoring program for Microsoft Windows by Nero AG. Nero contains a player for DVDs, video files, audio files, an image viewer, and software to assist with production of DVDs and other multimedia content. Nero Burning ROM works with a number of optical disc image formats, including the raw uncompressed image following the ISO9660 standard,
Nero AG
20% remove
Nero Recode allows you to recode non-copy-protected DVD movies to DVD or hard drive while maintaining optimal quality. You can recode entire DVDs while retaining the original menus, recode the main movie, or convert DVD movies to Nero Digital.
Nero AG
21% remove
Nero Vision is a video editing software publicated by Nero AG which is suitable for multichannel video editing - even with images. After editing the software burns a DVD, whose menu and chapters you can create individually in single steps before finishing. Here many effects came to those of the earlier versions as well as optional point markings on the timeline for example to variate the image size. In menu editing areas no essential th...
Nero AG
18% remove
Nero SoundTrax is the professional application for the production of audio CDs. Instead of simply compiling audio files into a playlist for a CD as before, you can now mix or change the contents of the audio files. A number of wizards are provided to help you copy your records or cassettes to your computer in just a few steps. Thanks to the many templates, even demanding projects are no longer a problem: 5.1. Surround, 7.1 Surround - si...
Nero AG
21% remove
Nero RescueAgent helps you to recover files from damaged or partially-unreadable media and to restore files that were accidentally deleted.

BehaviorsBehaviors

Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'QTTask.exe' → "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime
  • 'QuickTime Task' → "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime
Startup files (user) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'QuickTime Task' → "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.00059431%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.00029715%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00029715%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:31 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
Memory
Private memory:712 KB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):2.81 MB
Private (minimum):948 KB
Non-paged memory:712 KB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:26.89 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):38.63 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:1.07 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):2.81 MB
37.95 MB
Page faults:852/min
2,039/min
I/O
I/O other transfer:4 Bytes/sec
448.09 KB/min
I/O other operations:1/sec
1,671/min
Resource allocations
Threads:2
12
Handles:43
600
GUI GDI count:14
103
GUI USER count:4
49

BehaviorsProcess properties

Tray notification:Yes
Integrety level:Undefined
Platform:32-bit
Command line:"C:\Program Files\quicktime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
Owner:User

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.00%
Windows Vista Home Premium 7.00%
Windows 7 Professional 5.50%
Windows 8 4.50%
Windows 8 Pro 4.50%
Windows 8.1 3.50%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 3.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.50%
Windows Seven Black Edition 1.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.00%
Windows 8 Enterprise 0.50%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 0.50%
Windows Vista Business 0.50%
Windows 8 Single Language 0.50%
Windows 8.1 Single Language Preview 0.50%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.50%
Windows 7 Starter 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 56.06% of QuickTime.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 18.15%
Toshiba 17.78%
ASUS 14.07%
Sony 9.63%
Acer 7.04%
Intel 5.19%
GIGABYTE 2.96%
American Megatrends 1.11%
Sahara 0.74%
Samsung 0.74%
NEC 0.74%
MSI 0.74%
Lenovo 0.74%
Alienware 0.37%
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