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Should I remove QuickBooks Premier: Contractor Edition 2013?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,976
United States Rank #13,784
Reach 0.0061%


23.0.4012.2305 9.30%
23.0.4011.2305 2.33%
23.0.4010.2305 1.16%
23.0.4009.2305 1.16%
23.0.4008.2305 3.49%
23.0.4007.2305 4.65%
23.0.4006.2305 12.79%
23.0.4005.2305 15.12%
23.0.4004.2305 5.81%
23.0.4003.2305 11.63%
23.0.4001.2305 32.56%

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QuickBooks Premier: Contractor Edition 2013

What is QuickBooks Premier: Contractor Edition 2013?  (from Intuit)

QuickBooks Premier Contractor is tailored to your specific business needs to help improve your bottom line. Easily track and manage your jobs and stay on top of your business.


QuickBooks Premier: Contractor Edition 2013 is a software program developed by Intuit. The most common release is 23.0.4001.2305, 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 primary executable is named qbw32.exe. The setup package generally installs about 43 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 99% of users of QuickBooks Premier: Contractor Edition 2013 come from the United States, it is also popular in Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: QuickBooks.intuit.com
Help link: www.quickbooks.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\intuit\quickbooks 2013
Uninstaller: msiexec.exe /I {3167CC62-C775-4E47-92C1-73EBB845751A} UNIQUE_NAME="contractor" QBFULLNAME="QuickBooks PremieC: Contractor Edition 2013" ADDREMOVE=1
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by QuickBooks Premier: Contractor Edition 2013

Program executable:qbw32.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\intuit\quickbooks 2013\qbw32.exe
Additional files:
  • abmapi.DLL - QuickBooks for Windows (QuickBooks Library)
  • Accountant.DLL
  • AccountRegistersUI.DLL
  • AutoBackupEXE.exe - AutoBackupEXE MFC Application
  • BizUtil.dll
  • cindexdb.dll
  • CLRProfiler.dll
  • DatabaseManager.DLL
  • convert_stub.dll - Quicken for Windows (Quicken Convert Library)
  • BopSdkRequestProcessor.dll - BopSdkRequestProcessor
  • BusinessObjectProvider.dll - BusinessObjectProvider
  • AxSHDocVw.dll
  • BackupLib.dll
  • boost_regex-vc90-mt-p-1_33.dll
  • boost_serialization-vc90-mt-1_35.dll
  • boost_serialization-vc90-mt-p-1_33.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AutoBackupEXE.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Charles Bolton Real Estate 1367248087' (runs weekly on Fridays at 6:00 PM).

How do I remove QuickBooks Premier: Contractor Edition 2013?

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Or, you can uninstall QuickBooks Premier: Contractor Edition 2013 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 2013, 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 2013.

Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.14%
Windows 8 30.23%
Windows Vista 9.30%
Windows XP 2.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.40%
Windows 7 Professional 19.77%
Windows 8.1 12.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.98%
Windows 8 6.98%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.33%
  Mexico 0.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 48.68%
Dell 27.63%
Lenovo 9.21%
Toshiba 5.26%
Acer 3.95%
Sahara 1.32%
Intel 1.32%
ASUS 1.32%
American Megatrends 1.32%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.63%
Dell XPS 8500 2.63%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 2.63%
TOSHIBA Satellite P875 2.63%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.63%
Dell Inspiron 530s 1.32%

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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