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How do you get rid of the quicktime icon in your toolbar

no way to shut it off?

     
5:44 pm on Jan 24, 2003 (gmt 0)

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I hate when programs stick their icons in your toolbar without asking. Any way to shut off quicktime?
6:35 pm on Jan 24, 2003 (gmt 0)

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On a pc win95/98 (me?):
go to start, run, then type msconfig
You will see a bunch of tabs. click the start-up tab, and find the quicktime program in the list of programs that start up at boot. Unclick it.

Unfortunately, it resets itself the next time you use quicktime. Pretty nasty of them to do that.

6:46 pm on Jan 24, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Thanks, doesn't seem to work in win2k tho...
7:08 pm on Jan 24, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Have you tried right clicking your tool bar - selecting 'Properties' to bring up the 'Taskbar and Start Menu Properties' prompt, then select the 'Advanced' option?

Isn't that where you shut down those that start up automatically, or is in each applications preferences/properties area? Not quite sure.

I used to have QT, but dumped it some time back. I can't say if that wasn't the very reason why I did so...that the application didn't have an option.

Pendanticist.

5:54 am on Jan 25, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Start > Run > type in "regedit"

In the hierarchical menu on the left:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > Software > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion > Run
On the right side, there should now be an entry called "QuickTime Task". Right-click that, and delete it. Exit and save.

If you haven't used the registry before it might be a bit confusing, and you shouldn't go around deleting random entries in there if you want to keep your Windows working, but it shouldn't be a problem if you follow these instructions :)

6:20 am on Jan 25, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Penda,

Thanks, but unfortunately some smart a**es just stick it in your registry instead of in that folder...

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Thanks, I deleted the entry, hopefully that should do the trick.