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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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The main program executable is adobe air updater.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 994 KB (1,017,856 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 98% of users of QBSetup come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\intuit\quickbooks
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{177D00EF-F325-43CB-9036-023A70EEAB61}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 994 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by QBSetup

Program executable:adobe air updater.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\common files\adobe air\versions\1.0\adobe air updater.exe
Additional files:
  • xerces-c_2_5_0_qb.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 2.5.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 2.5.0)
  • interop.qbfc4.dll - Assembly imported from type library QBFC4Lib
  • qbfc4.dll (by Intuit) - qbFC4 Module (QuickBooks SDK Foundation Classes)

How do I remove QBSetup?

You can uninstall QBSetup 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program QBSetup, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 QBSetup.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 8.1 1%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.23%
Windows 10 34.09%
Windows Vista 4.55%
Windows XP 1.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.71%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.29%
Windows 10 Pro 11.43%
Windows 8.1 9.71%
Windows 10 Home 7.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.05%
  Canada 1.63%
  Italy 0.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 42.86%
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Acer 8.40%
Lenovo 5.04%
ASUS 4.20%
Intel 3.36%
Toshiba 1.68%
Gateway 0.84%
Alienware 0.84%
American Megatrends 0.84%
Common models
Dell XPS 8500 4.27%
Dell XPS 8700 2.56%
Dell OptiPlex 790 2.56%
Dell OptiPlex 990 2.56%
Dell OptiPlex 3020 1.71%
HP EliteBook 8760w 1.71%


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