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Should I remove QuickBooks Pro 2008?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,826
United States Rank #5,050
Reach 0.0321%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.59 days
756.63 days >
Average installed length: 397.55 days


18.0.4011.606 0.95%
18.0.4010.606 69.04%
18.0.4008.606 2.05%
18.0.4006.606 2.21%
18.0.4005.606 6.79%
18.0.4004.606 0.16%
18.0.4003.606 9.32%
18.0.4001.606 9.48%

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QuickBooks Pro 2008

What is QuickBooks Pro 2008?  (from Intuit)

QuickBooks Pro Edition 2008 makes accounting easy with tools to organize your finances all in one place. Complete tasks like payroll1, invoicing, bill tracking and check-writing. With one click, view past-due invoices or overdue bills. Or instantly see your entire account history with any customer or vendor. Excel temp...  Read more


QuickBooks Pro 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 94 files and is usually about 36.12 MB (37,872,134 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 99% of users of QuickBooks Pro 2008 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and PR.

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="pro" QBFULLNAME="QuickBooks Pro 2008" ADDREMOVE=1
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 36.12 MB

Program filesFiles installed by QuickBooks Pro 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
  • BizUtil.dll
  • cindexdb.dll
  • DatabaseManager.DLL
  • DBManagerExe.exe - QuickBooks Utility Application
  • DMCore.dll
  • DMdqe.DLL
  • DMEDL.dll
  • dmolb.dll
  • dmtxn.dll
  • FeatureMgr.DLL
  • FileManifest.DLL
  • FileMovement.DLL
  • FileMovementExe.exe - QuickBooks File Movement Utility
  • PM.DLL
  • qbci32.dll
  • qbot.dll
  • TEJ32.DLL
  • ui.DLL
  • UM.DLL
  • convert_stub.dll - Quicken for Windows (Quicken Convert Library)
  • qdb.dll - Quicken Database DLL
  • qwutil.dll - Quicken Utility 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
  • dbdata9.dll - Adaptive Server Anywhere ADO.NET Data Provider Utility
  • dblgen9.dll - Adaptive Server Anywhere Language Strings
  • dblib9.dll - Adaptive Server Anywhere Interface DLL
  • dbmlhttps9.dll - MobiLink HTTPS Stream
  • dbmlrsa9.dll - MobiLink RSA TLS Stream
  • dbmlsock9.dll - MobiLink TCP/IP Stream
  • dbmlsync.exe - MobiLink Synchronization Client
  • dbserv9.dll - Adaptive Server Anywhere Server Utility
  • dbtool9.dll - Adaptive Server Anywhere Database Tools
  • 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

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 Pro 2008?

You can uninstall QuickBooks Pro 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 Pro 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 Pro 2008.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.66%
Windows 10 19.75%
Windows Vista 19.59%
Windows XP 11.69%
Windows Server 2003 0.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.02%
Windows 7 Professional 12.94%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.50%
Windows 8 5.59%
Windows 8.1 5.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.70%
  United Kingdom 0.37%
  PR 0.19%
  South Africa 0.09%
  India 0.09%
  NA 0.09%
  Iran 0.09%
  Jordan 0.09%
  Ireland 0.09%
  Jamaica 0.09%
  Peru 0.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.07%
Dell 35.39%
Toshiba 7.31%
Acer 7.31%
ASUS 4.11%
Intel 3.42%
Lenovo 1.37%
Gateway 1.14%
Samsung 0.68%
Sahara 0.68%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p2-1317c 8.90%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.97%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.54%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.54%
Dell Inspiron 530s 2.54%
Dell Inspiron 531 2.12%

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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