How to Remove “QuickTimeInstallerAdmin.exe”

QuickTimeInstallerAdmin.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Apple Inc. This process is known as QuickTime Installer (Elevated) and it belongs to the QuickTime software. It is commonly stored in c:\users\%USERNAME%\appdata\local\apple\apple software update\. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of QuickTimeInstallerAdmin.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by QuickTimeInstallerAdmin.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the QuickTimeInstallerAdmin.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside c:\users\%USERNAME%\appdata\local\apple\apple software update\ then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from QuickTimeInstallerAdmin.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the QuickTimeInstallerAdmin.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Check the option “Do not detect new networks again” when the Comodo Internet Security firewall activates.

Step 3: After the process of network detection is finished, click “Close” button.

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Step 7: If the system is infected with QuickTimeInstallerAdmin.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove QuickTimeInstallerAdmin.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 April 2012 at 4:28 pm
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Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
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1 N/A Executable 4ea28f3244e5a75f
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 September 2008 at 12:21 am
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Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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3 N/A Non-executable 50266d009667bfd2
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No N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Non-executable 8fa9eaec8d9574d8
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No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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