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Should I remove QuickBooks?

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 #21,241
United States Rank #11,315
Reach 0.0097%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.06 days
326.40 days >
Average installed length: 171.50 days


22.0.4011.2206 0.52%
21.0.4010.904 0.52%
1.07.0000 2.62%
1.05.0000 2.62% 0.52% 10.99% 9.42% 36.13% 16.23% 12.04% 5.24% 2.09% 0.52%
1.03.0000 0.52%

Other programs by Intuit


What is QuickBooks?

QuickBooks is accounting software developed and marketed by Intuit. Intuit has integrated several web-based features into QuickBooks, including remote access capabilities, remote payroll assistance and outsourcing, electronic payment functions, online banking and reconciliation, mapping features through integration with Google Maps, marketing options through Google, and improved e-mail functionality through Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express. For the 2008 version, the company has also added import from Excel spreadsheets, additional employee time tracking options, pre-authorization of electronic funds and new Help functions.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named Update.exe. The setup package generally installs about 51 files and is usually about 87.36 MB (91,604,185 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: QuickBooks.intuit.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks Client\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{25E202D1-D8E7-46AF-B4B0-157D9993A93E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 87.36 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by QuickBooks

Program executable:Update.exe
Additional files:
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • libGLESv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • libEGL.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • HttpClientExtras.Net.dll - HttpClientExtras.Net
  • pdf.dll - Chrome PDF Viewer
  • HttpClientExtras.dll - HttpClientExtras
  • CrashReporter.dll - QBCrashReporter
  • DataAccessLayer.dll - DataAccessLayer
  • Castle.Windsor.dll (by Castle Project) - Castle.Windsor (Castle.Windsor 2.5.3 for .NETFramework v3.5)
  • WpfAnimatedGif.dll (by Thomas Levesque) - WpfAnimatedGif
  • Xilium.CefGlue.dll (by Xilium Project) - Xilium CefGlue
  • QBOWinsubproc.exe - QBOWinsubproc
  • Castle.Core.dll (by Castle Project) - Castle.Core (Castle.Core for .NETFramework v3.5)
  • QBWinClient.exe - QBWinClient
  • QBBrowser.dll - QBBrowser
  • ViewModel.dll - ViewModel
  • BizLogic.dll - BizLogic
  • Features.dll - Features
  • ffmpegsumo.dll (by The Chromium Authors) - Chromium
  • Services.dll - Services
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (Apache log4net for .NET Framework 4.0)
  • Common.dll - Common
  • QBView.dll - QBView
  • Model.dll - Model
  • Data.dll - Data
  • Config.json

How do I remove QuickBooks?

You can uninstall QuickBooks 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 QuickBooks, 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 QuickBooks.

Win 10 85%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 85.26%
Windows 7 14.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 48.13%
Windows 10 Pro 28.34%
Windows 7 Professional 7.49%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.88%
Windows 8.1 4.28%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 2.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.72%
  United Kingdom 3.16%
  Canada 1.27%
  France 0.95%
  Singapore 0.63%
  United Arab Emirates 0.32%
  Hong Kong 0.32%
  Italy 0.32%
  Germany 0.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.84%
Dell 31.34%
Lenovo 11.19%
Acer 8.21%
ASUS 7.46%
Toshiba 4.48%
Intel 1.49%
Gateway 0.75%
Sony 0.75%
Common models
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 4.17%
Dell Inspiron One 2330 2.50%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 2.50%
HP 15 Notebook PC 1.67%
Dell Inspiron 3847 1.67%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.67%

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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