How to fix Quicktime Error Re-install iTunes ?

Solution summary

If you are looking to fix error, “QuickTime was not found” on your computer then follow the 4-step resolution. It will help you to get your iTunes® functional once again.

Apple® QuickTime® available for both Mac® and Windows® operating systems is capable of handling various formats and types of digital content, including videos, animation, audio, text, and images.

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Step 1

Get QuickTime Alternative
Navigate to the link:
””. Download ”Quick Time Alternative” and save it on the desktop.

Step 2

Get iTunes installer
Visit the link:
””. Download and save the latest iTunes installer.

Step 3

Extract ”iTunes installer”
Right click on iTunes® installer and click on ‘Extract here’.

When the file is extracted you can see the following five files,

  • ‘AppleMobileDeviceSupport.msi’
  • ‘AppleSoftwareUpdate.msi’
  • ‘iTunes.msi’
  • ‘iTunesSetupAdmin.msi’
  • ‘QuickTime.msi’

Step 4

Install iTunes
Log on to the Windows® as an administrator. Click ‘Start’ and then click ‘Run’. Type ‘cmd’ and press ‘Enter’. Type ‘msiexec.exe/iTunes.msi/quiet’ and press ‘Enter’.

You have downloaded and installed the ‘QuickTime Alternative’ from the Apple® website, which is the required update to fix the error “Quicktime was not found” with the help of ‘iTunes installer’.

Now, you can enjoy iTunes® on your computer.

Note: It is highly recommended to get the ”Quick Time Alternative” update only from the authorized website of manufacturer.

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