Notification at startup: Color settings has been altered to Windows 7 Basic
When starting up I get the following message, Color settings has been altered to Windows 7 Basic.
Reason beeing, the programm qttask.exe is running and has altered the settings.
Apperently it's a programm from Apple Computers? How can I get rid of this,
so that my PC runs normal settings?
Anwsers to the Problem Notification at startup: Color settings has been altered to Windows 7 Basic
‘qttask.exe’ is the task scheduler for QuickTime which
enables you to start Quick Time from the System Tray, as well as to perform related functions.
You may try to disable the startup item ‘qttask.exe’ in msconfig.
To open msconfig
1. Click on Start orb
2. In the start search box type ‘msconfig’
3. Go to Startup tab
4. Uncheck ‘qttask.exe’
Restart the computer and check if the issue is resolved.
If the above mentioned suggestion does not help then follow the steps given below
Select Edit > Preferences > QuickTime Preferences.
The QuickTime settings box will open.
Select "Update Check" from the dropdown menu.
On the bottom of the screen, you will notice a checkbox for "Check for updates automatically", uncheck it and close out QuickTime.
The qttask.exe will no longer start up.
Hope this information is helpful.
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