Thursday, August 19, 2010

A-PC-SW-How-To: Manually Removing QuickTime...

Are you getting the following error message when trying to reinstall/uninstall Apple’s QuickTime:

The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable.
Click OK to try again, or enter an alternate path to a folder containing the installation package 'QuickTime.msi' in the box below.

If so, you may need to manually remove QuickTime. Try the following steps. They may solve your problem

Note: Make sure you have made a complete backup of all your personal and system data, before proceeding with making any changes to your system.

Take the following steps to remove QuickTime:

1. Download and install the Windows Installer CleanUp utility.

2. Run this utility. It will show you a list of programs. Find QuickTime and remove it.

3. Go to the folder c:\windows\system32 and delete the files QuickTime.qts and QuicktimeVR.qtx

4. Go to the folder c:\windows and delete the files QTFont.for and QTFont.qfn

5. Delete the folder c:\program files\quicktime

Now, go ahead and reinstall QuickTime.


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