qttask.exe - Is qttask.exe spyware, adware, or a virus?

what is qttask.exe?
Purpose of qttask.exe:



Process or task name:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of system processes or other common tasks. qttask.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
Qttask.exe is a program that was most likely installed by you, but it may have also come installed on your computer when you purchased your system. Always verify the location of the file as shown below. The file location is critical as this can identify whether or not it is spyware or a virus, as often spyware and virus writers will attempt to trick you by using closely named software or similiar named software and place the file in other folders. Qttask.exe is a progrram fom Apple that is known as the Quicktime player. Quicktime player is a video and multimedia player that started out on the Mac, but now is available for Windows computers also and often plays in browser videos. This is the video player that is required to play videos of type "mov". Most pcs already have this installed, as it is also used by many browsers to play streaming mov files. It will appear in your computer startup list but is not required to always be running, it won't hurt anything to remove it from your startup list. This file is considered safe and is not considered to be spyware or adware related. Look for similiar spellings like qtask.exe, qtttask.exe, or qttaskk.exe as spyware related modules where they use similiar names. Visit qttask.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the qttask.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
Qttask.exe will be found in the Quicktime folder, at rogram Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe or will be listed as C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe -atboottime


Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many spyware, adware, or popup programs do. If you suspect you have spyware or adware, check to see if you see a similiar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your "task manager", and then click the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, qttask.exe may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similiar to a system file. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. qttask.exe can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is qttask.exe spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        No.

  • Would you recommend that I remove qttask.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

  • View All Tasks and Processes
    Qttask.exe is a program that was most likely installed by you, but it may have also come installed on your computer when you purchased your system. Always verify the location of the file as shown below. The file location is critical as this can identify whether or not it is spyware or a virus, as often spyware and virus writers will attempt to trick you by using closely named software or similiar named software and place the file in other folders. Qttask.exe is a progrram fom Apple that is known as the Quicktime player. Quicktime player is a video and multimedia player that started out on the Mac, but now is available for Windows computers also and often plays in browser videos. This is the video player that is required to play videos of type "mov". Most pcs already have this installed, as it is also used by many browsers to play streaming mov files. It will appear in your computer startup list but is not required to always be running, it won't hurt anything to remove it from your startup list. This file is considered safe and is not considered to be spyware or adware related. Look for similiar spellings like qtask.exe, qtttask.exe, or qttaskk.exe as spyware related modules where they use similiar names. Qttask.exe will be found in the Quicktime folder, at rogram Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe or will be listed as C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe -atboottime Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.