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Should I remove QuickBooks Premier: Accountant Edition 2008?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,309
United States Rank #15,887
Reach 0.0050%


18.0.4010.606 51.52%
18.0.4008.606 1.01%
18.0.4006.606 1.01%
18.0.4005.606 13.13%
18.0.4004.606 1.01%
18.0.4003.606 2.02%
18.0.4001.606 30.30%

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QuickBooks Premier: Accountant Edition 2008

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

QuickBooks Accountant Edition 2008 is an integrated accounting solution with all-in-one bookkeeping, write-up, and financial reporting tools to help accounting professionals work efficiently with multiple QuickBooks clients. QuickBooks provides a variety of options, from do-it-yourself resources to live expert advice...  Read more


QuickBooks Premier: Accountant 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 44 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 96% of users of QuickBooks Premier: Accountant Edition 2008 come from the United States, it is also popular in Philippines and KH.

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="accountant" QBFULLNAME="QuickBooks PremieC: Accountant Edition 2008" ADDREMOVE=1
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by QuickBooks Premier: Accountant 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
  • AutoBackupEXE_old.exe
  • 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
  • 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: Accountant Edition 2008?

You can uninstall QuickBooks Premier: Accountant 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program QuickBooks Premier: Accountant Edition 2008, 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 Premier: Accountant Edition 2008.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.60%
Windows XP 17.17%
Windows Vista 14.14%
Windows 10 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 29.59%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.35%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.12%
Windows 8.1 3.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.81%
  Philippines 1.20%
  KH 0.60%
  Sri Lanka 0.60%
  Honduras 0.60%
  BS 0.60%
  Netherlands 0.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 44.16%
Hewlett-Packard 24.68%
Toshiba 7.79%
Acer 6.49%
Intel 5.19%
Gateway 3.90%
American Megatrends 3.90%
Lenovo 2.60%
ASUS 1.30%
Common models
Dell Vostro 260s 2.35%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.35%
Gateway DX4850 1.18%
TOSHIBA Satellite P205D 1.18%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505D 1.18%
TOSHIBA Satellite A135 1.18%

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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