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Should I remove QuickBooks Simple Start 2008 Plus Pack?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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Global Rank #44,947
United States Rank #25,778
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18.0.4011.606 2.70%
18.0.4010.606 45.95%
18.0.4008.606 2.70%
18.0.4006.606 2.70%
18.0.4005.606 10.81%
18.0.4003.606 5.41%
18.0.4001.606 29.73%

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QuickBooks Simple Start 2008 Plus Pack

What is QuickBooks Simple Start 2008 Plus Pack?  (from Intuit)

QuickBooks Simple Start Plus Pack 2008 combines bookkeeping software with essential tools for your small business. It's the simplest way to track sales and expenses. Use MS Outlook, Outlook Express, or Entourage to send invoices, estimates and reports directly from QuickBooks.


QuickBooks Simple Start 2008 Plus Pack is a program developed by Intuit. The most used version 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 main program executable is qbw32.exe. The software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 7.47 MB (7,835,648 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 98% of users of QuickBooks Simple Start 2008 Plus Pack come from the United States, it is also popular in France.

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="atom" QBFULLNAME="QuickBooks Simple Start 2008 (Plus Pack)" ADDREMOVE=1
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by QuickBooks Simple Start 2008 Plus Pack

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 Simple Start 2008 Plus Pack?

You can uninstall QuickBooks Simple Start 2008 Plus Pack 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 Simple Start 2008 (Plus Pack), 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 Simple Start 2008 Plus Pack.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.65%
Windows Vista 27.03%
Windows 10 13.51%
Windows XP 10.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.11%
Windows 8.1 8.11%
Windows Vista Home Basic 8.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.39%
  France 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.29%
Dell 22.86%
Gateway 5.71%
Acer 5.71%
ASUS 5.71%
Toshiba 5.71%
American Megatrends 5.71%
Lenovo 5.71%
Sony 2.86%
Common models
LENOVO Lenovo H405 2.94%
LENOVO 7668CTO 2.94%
Hewlett-Packard 500-223w 2.94%
Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 2.94%
Gigabyte EP45-UD3P 2.94%
Gateway ZX6971 2.94%

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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