U.S. agency advises Windows PC users remove Apple’s QuickTime
We just wanted to alert you: Reuters recently reported that the Department of Homeland Security’s United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued an alert on Thursday advising PC users to uninstall Apple Inc.’s QuickTime for Windows because of security vulnerabilities reported by Trend Micro Inc. The Trend Micro notification recommends a complete uninstall, noting Apple will no longer patch security holes in the software.
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To uninstall QuickTime for Windows: Go to the Start icon, click on the Control Panel, then Programs, then Programs and Features. Select QuickTime, and then click Uninstall.
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