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Should I remove QuickBooks Premier: Contractor Edition 2008?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #47,307
United States Rank #25,911
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18.0.4011.606 4.17%
18.0.4010.606 70.83%
18.0.4005.606 4.17%
18.0.4001.606 20.83%

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QuickBooks Premier: Contractor Edition 2008

What is QuickBooks Premier: Contractor Edition 2008?  (from Intuit)

QuickBooks Premier Contractor offers general contractors, subcontractors, and specialty trades an easy set of accounting, estimating and other time-saving tools to meet the demands of today's contracting businesses. Use industry tools to document and track change orders, bill clients by job phase, manage subcontractor ...  Read more


QuickBooks Premier: Contractor Edition 2008 is a software program developed by Intuit. The most common release is 18.0.4010.606, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named qbw32.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: QuickBooks.intuit.com
Help link: www.quickbooks.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\intuit\quickbooks 2008
Uninstaller: msiexec.exe /I {8ED4E82B-8CEA-40DE-826C-37AC7B941F81} UNIQUE_NAME="contractor" QBFULLNAME="QuickBooks PremieC: Contractor Edition 2008" ADDREMOVE=1
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by QuickBooks Premier: Contractor Edition 2008

Program executable:qbw32.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\intuit\quickbooks 2008\qbw32.exe
Additional files:
  • abmapi.DLL - QuickBooks for Windows (QuickBooks Library)
  • Accountant.DLL
  • AccountRegistersUI.DLL
  • AutoBackupEXE.exe - AutoBackupEXE MFC Application
  • BizUtil.dll
  • cindexdb.dll
  • DatabaseManager.DLL
  • DBManagerExe.exe - QuickBooks Utility Application
  • convert_stub.dll - Quicken for Windows (Quicken Convert Library)
  • cdintf.dll (by Amyuni Technologies http://www.amyuni.com) - Amyuni Common Driver Interface (Common Driver Interface DLL)
  • acfpdf.dll (by AMYUNI Technologies http://www.amyuni.com) - Amyuni Document Converter
  • acfpdfnt.dll (by AMYUNI Technologies http://www.amyuni.com) - Amyuni Document Converter User Interface
  • acfpdfu.dll
  • acfpdfuamd64.dll
  • acfpdfui.dll
  • acfpdfuia64.dll
  • acfpdfuiamd64.dll
  • acfpdfuiia64.dll
  • dbcon9.dll (by iAnywhere Solutions) - Adaptive Server Anywhere (Adaptive Server Anywhere Connection and ODBC Dialog Display)
  • dbctrs9.dll (by iAnywhere Solutions) - Adaptive Server Anywhere Performance Utility
  • dbdata9.dll - Adaptive Server Anywhere ADO.NET Data Provider Utility
  • dblgen9.dll - Adaptive Server Anywhere Language Strings
  • dblib9.dll - Adaptive Server Anywhere Interface DLL
  • dbmlhttps9.dll - MobiLink HTTPS Stream
  • dbmlrsa9.dll - MobiLink RSA TLS Stream
  • dbmlsock9.dll - MobiLink TCP/IP Stream
  • dbmlsync.exe - MobiLink Synchronization Client
  • dbserv9.dll - Adaptive Server Anywhere Server Utility
  • acXMLParser.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 2.7.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 2.7.0)
  • BopSdkRequestProcessor.dll - BopSdkRequestProcessor
  • BusinessObjectProvider.dll - BusinessObjectProvider
  • askforcd.exe
  • AxSHDocVw.dll
  • BackupLib.dll
  • boost_regex-vc80-mt-p-1_33.dll
  • boost_serialization-vc80-mt-p-1_33.dll
  • convertible.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AutoBackupEXE.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Sceptre Ministries International 1230648896' (runs weekly on Saturdays at 11:30 PM).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DBManagerExe.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks 2008\DBManagerExe.exe'.

How do I remove QuickBooks Premier: Contractor Edition 2008?

Quickly and completely remove QuickBooks Premier: Contractor Edition 2008 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall QuickBooks Premier: Contractor Edition 2008 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program QuickBooks Premier: Contractor Edition 2008, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove QuickBooks Premier: Contractor Edition 2008.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 4%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.17%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Windows 8 16.67%
Windows XP 4.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Windows 8.1 8.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 42.86%
Hewlett-Packard 19.05%
Toshiba 14.29%
Sony 9.52%
Intel 4.76%
Acer 4.76%
Gateway 4.76%
Common models
Dell XPS 8500 9.52%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 4.76%
Gateway DX4870 4.76%
Dell XPS M1530 4.76%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 4.76%
CLEVO P170HMx 4.76%

About Intuit

Intuit develops financial and tax preparation software and related services for accountants, small businesses, and individuals and developes the personal finance programs Quicken and TurboTax as well as QuickBooks, a small business accounting program .
Publisher URL: www.intuit.com


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