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IT Alert: Apple Ends Support for QuickTime for Windows

Apple will no longer provide security patches for its QuickTime for Windows software. Additionally, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) recently discovered two new vulnerabilities within this software (source: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA16-105A). Please note that this does not affect QuickTime for Mac.

The TTU Office of the CIO recommends uninstalling QuickTime for Windows from your system immediately to protect your personal data and business information resources. Please take note that Adobe warns that uninstalling QuickTime for Windows may cause issues for their Creative Cloud software.  Instructions for uninstalling software from a Windows system may be found below:

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