WinPatrol & qttask.exe
Posted 10 June 2004 - 01:15 PM
I am using a product called WinPatrol to monitor any additions to my startup programs.
I have asked the software to remove "qttask.exe -atboottime" (Quicktime TaskBar). It appears to do this successfully. I have also disabled the Taskbar from within the software.
However, I do very occasionally use quicktime (normally film trailers and the like). When I do, "qttask.exe" gets added back onto my startup programs. WinPatrol fails to advise me of this.
Is this a flaw in the program? If so, It would cause me to lose some confidence in spotting other changes.
Posted 11 June 2004 - 10:25 PM
Spyware: What you say!!
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Posted 11 June 2004 - 11:24 PM
I also used WinPatrol for a time. I have nothing against it and I would recommend it for anyone. I am currently using a smaller more efficient startup blocker called Startup Monitor by Mike Lin. I've experienced the incessant demand by Quicktime to alway create a startup and StartMon always catches it. It catches it instantly, and does the same for any program or new install. You can see a review of it at my site or go to Mike Lin's page.
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Posted 27 June 2004 - 09:12 PM
Posted 28 June 2004 - 08:12 AM
Run it, then go to the section in the drop-down menu named Browser Plug-In. Uncheck the box marked "Quicktime System Tray icon."
That should do it.
Posted 28 June 2004 - 09:08 AM
I believe the only way is to rename qtttask.exe to say qttask2.exe.
Posted 28 June 2004 - 09:08 PM
Posted 11 July 2004 - 03:23 PM
Posted 30 October 2009 - 04:04 AM
Let’s discuss this Manager here.
Edited by Rocket Grannie, 30 October 2009 - 09:33 AM.
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