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Should I remove Quicken 2015?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #3,667
United States Rank #1,541
Reach 0.1742%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 44.90 days
350.67 days >
Average installed length: 184.25 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
24.1.10.4 5.85%
24.1.9.4 0.12%
24.1.8.1 36.54%
24.1.7.4 2.99%
24.1.6.9 1.88%
24.1.5.11 10.80%
24.1.4.19 18.37%
24.1.3.6 0.37%
24.1.3.3 7.69%
24.1.2.8 5.24%
24.1.2.1 1.43%
24.1.1.17 1.47%
24.1.1.11 7.20%
24.0.8.8 0.04%

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Quicken 2015

Overview

Quicken 2015 is a program developed by Intuit. The most used version is 24.1.8.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is qw.exe. The software installer includes 110 files and is usually about 716.62 KB (733,816 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 97% of users of Quicken 2015 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intuit.com
Help link: www.intuit.com/support/quicken
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Quicken
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{00C2D443-43D9-4550-ABEA-318288E23E57}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 716.62 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Quicken 2015

Program executable:qw.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Quicken2015H&B\qw.exe
MD5:ad3583361aa6a7f6c78fa49969a96f01
Additional files:
  • EmergencyRecordsOrganizer.exe - Emergency Records Organizer
  • bagent.exe - Quicken for Windows (Quicken Background Agent)
  • bgt.dll - Quicken Browser BGT Handler
  • bgt_pnf.dll - Quicken What-if Scenario Handler
  • billmind.exe - Quicken Billminder
  • billmind_alrtpkg.dll - Quicken Alerts Package
  • billmind_qwrmnd.dll - Quicken Reminders Library
  • BindContent.exe - BindContent Application
  • CalendarSync.dll - Quicken CalendarSync Library
  • calnote.dll - Quicken Calendar Note Library
  • cashflow.dll - Quicken Cashflow Library
  • cashgen.dll - Quicken Setup Library
  • CEFBrowser.dll - Quicken CEF Browser
  • CreditScoreRestWebRequest.dll - Quicken Rest WebRequest
  • custprof.dll - Customer Profile Interface DLL
  • decapi.dll - decEng DLL
  • dellid.dll - Helper Tools for DELL Computers.
  • dllapps_dbtred.dll - Quicken Debt Reduction Library
  • dllapps_dedfnd.dll - Quicken Deduction Finder
  • dllapps_frcast.dll
  • dllapps_plan.dll - Quicken Planners
  • dllapps_savgol.dll - Quicken Saving Goals
  • emc.dll - Quicken Enhanced Multi-Currency
  • gdipapi.dll - Quicken Gdiplus Library
  • graphs.dll - Quicken Graphing DLL
  • InetTools.dll
  • Intuit.CEG.BillPay.dll - BillPay
  • Intuit.CEG.Features.dll - Features
  • Intuit.CEG.TurboTaxImporter.dll - Intuit.CEG.TurboTaxImporter
  • Intuit.Ctg.Map.dll - Map
  • Intuit.Ctg.Quicken.Capabilities.Interface.dll - Interfaces
  • Intuit.Ctg.Services.dll - Services
  • jsoncpp.dll - Quicken JSON Library
  • lbt.dll - LBT DLL
  • lbt_Auto1Way.dll - Quicken Auto 1 Way
  • lbt_customerCentral.dll
  • lbt_decompression.dll
  • lbt_excite.dll - Quicken.com communication DLL
  • lbt_pvsync.dll - Quicken Web Portfolio DLL
  • lbtmngr.dll - QNetManager DLL
  • afdb.dll - Quicken Rental Property Manager DB Library
  • afutil.dll - Quicken Rental Property Manager Utility Library
  • afwin.dll - Quicken Rental Property Manager Window Library
  • cir_ss.dll - Quicken CIR DLL
  • datamodel.dll - Quicken Rental Property Manager Data Model Library
  • qsapi_plan.dll - Quicken Life-Plan SAPI DLL
  • qsapi_xsel.dll - Quicken XSell SAPI DLL
  • qsetup_ss.dll - Quicken Setup Snapshots DLL
  • qw_accts_ss.dll - Quicken Accounts Snapshots DLL
  • qw_actpg_ss.dll - Quicken Tax Action Page Snapshots DLL
  • qw_ouss_ss.dll - Quicken Online Updates Snapshots DLL
  • qw_pay_ss.dll - Quicken Paycheck Snapshots DLL
  • qw_weblinks_ss.dll - Quicken Web Links Snapshots DLL
  • qwplan_ss.dll - Quicken Life-Plan Snapshots DLL
  • rpmutil.dll
  • xmlparse.dll - xmlparse Library
  • xmlparse_tok.dll
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • Intuit.Spc.Authorization.dll - Authorization for .Net
  • Ionic.Zip.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • bagent.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Quicken for Windows' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10:00).
  • billmind.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4C079B99-C56A-4DFD-AEEF-FEE91560E000}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • bagent.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'QuickenScheduledUpdates' and executes as C:\Program Files\Quicken\bagent.exe.
  • billmind.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'QuickenBillminder' and executes as C:\Program Files\Quicken\Billmind.exe -startup.

How do I remove Quicken 2015?

Quickly and completely remove Quicken 2015 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Quicken 2015 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 Quicken 2015, 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 Quicken 2015.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 57%
Win 8.1 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 56.54%
Windows 7 40.72%
Windows Vista 2.25%
Windows XP 0.37%
Windows 8.1 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.21%
Windows 8.1 19.95%
Windows 10 Home 18.68%
Windows 7 Professional 12.66%
Windows 10 Pro 6.92%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.88%
  Canada 1.93%
  United Kingdom 0.24%
  Germany 0.14%
  Netherlands 0.07%
  Australia 0.07%
  Panama 0.05%
  Spain 0.05%
  Malaysia 0.05%
  Costa Rica 0.05%
  Italy 0.02%
  Saudi Arabia 0.02%
  Israel 0.02%
  France 0.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.80%
Hewlett-Packard 34.03%
Acer 7.37%
Toshiba 6.62%
Lenovo 5.29%
ASUS 4.22%
GIGABYTE 2.08%
Intel 1.45%
Samsung 1.01%
Alienware 0.69%
MSI 0.44%
Common models
Dell XPS 8700 6.79%
ASUS All Series 4.23%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.23%
Dell Inspiron 3847 4.10%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 3.46%
Dell XPS 8500 3.33%

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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