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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Time to switch to Switch!
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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.
Learn more about Switch and download here.
(By the way, Switch is also available for Mac!)