Is Windows Live Quicktime Support Using All Your CPU?

Posted: August 10, 2008 in Uncategorized

Ok, so this was annoying the heck out of me. I love Windows Live Photo Gallery, but it installs with support for Quicktime. Its Quicktime support is provided via a process called WLXQuickTimeControlHost.exe. Unfortunately, whenever you open a folder that contains any Quicktime-associated files, the Quicktime support process uses 100% of one of your processors! Well that SUCKS!

Well, I found the solution today… Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 944563, which disables support for Quicktime in Windows Live Photo gallery. Fine by me – I can use Windows Media Player or Quicktime itself to view the MOV and MPEG-4 files.

Here’s the link:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/944563

Enjoy!

Best,

-Auri

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