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Should I remove Quicken 2008?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #6,600
United States Rank #3,125
Reach 0.0670%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.87 days
645.11 days >
Average installed length: 338.95 days


VersionDistribution 1.59% 1.52% 12.95% 16.06% 7.27% 26.82% 0.38% 0.53% 31.44%
17.00.0000 1.44%

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Quicken 2008

What is Quicken 2008?

Quicken is a personal finance management tool developed by Intuit, Inc.


Quicken 2008 is a software program developed by Intuit. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 79 files and is usually about 3.61 MB (3,784,704 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 96% of users of Quicken 2008 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intuit.com
Help link: www.intuit.com/support/quicken
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows live\remoteactivex
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3B0F52AC-EF5C-4831-B221-06C782E41280}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.61 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Quicken 2008

  • cir_ss.dll - Quicken for Windows (Quicken CIR DLL)
  • qsapi_plan.dll - Quicken Life-Plan SAPI DLL
  • qsapi_xsel.dll - Quicken XSell SAPI DLL
  • install.exe
  • iprof32.dll - Intuit Family of Products (Intuit UserProfile DLL)
  • mfc42.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • msvcp60.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcrt.dll - Microsoft (R) C Runtime Library
  • q_encutl.dll - Online Services (RSA Encryption Utilities)
  • qcomutl3.dll - QCOMUTIL Dynamic Link Library (QCOMUTIL DLL)
  • qd3.dll - Quicken 2002 For Windows (Quicken Database DLL)
  • qdbbase.dll - Quicken 99 For Windows (Quicken Database Engine Library)
  • qfil3.dll - Quicken Convertor DLL
  • qsetup_ss.dll - Quicken Setup Snapshots DLL
  • qversion.dll - Quicken 99 for Windows (Quicken Version DLL)
  • qw_accts_ss.dll - Quicken Accounts Snapshots DLL
  • qw_actpg_ss.dll - Quicken Tax Action Page Snapshots DLL
  • qw_ouss_ss.dll - Quicken Online Updates Snapshots DLL
  • qw_pay_ss.dll - Quicken Paycheck Snapshots DLL
  • qw_weblinks_ss.dll - Quicken Web Links Snapshots DLL
  • qwenc.dll - Quicken Utility Library Enc
  • qwplan_ss.dll - Quicken Life-Plan Snapshots DLL
  • qwutil7.dll - Quicken Utility Library
  • assist.exe - Internet Client (Internet Client Troubleshooting Assistant)
  • msdun13.exe - Microsoft Dial-Up Networking 1.3 (Installer for Microsoft Dial-Up Networking)
  • launch32.dll (by America Online,\0) - America Online\0 (LAUNCHER\0)
  • pas4.dll (by Palo Alto Software) - PAS4
  • setup.exe (by InstallShield Software) - InstallShield (R)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • setup.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AudioSetup' which loads as C:\Program Files\IDT\IntelXPV_v103\setup.exe -postqfe.

How do I remove Quicken 2008?

You can uninstall Quicken 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 Quicken 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 Quicken 2008.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 8.1 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.17%
Windows Vista 18.18%
Windows 10 16.06%
Windows XP 6.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.30%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.15%
Windows 7 Professional 9.64%
Windows 10 Home 7.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.58%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.59%
  Canada 1.67%
  Australia 0.68%
  United Kingdom 0.45%
  Brazil 0.14%
  Singapore 0.09%
  Sweden 0.09%
  Mexico 0.09%
  New Zealand 0.09%
  Japan 0.09%
  Spain 0.09%
  TT 0.05%
  Chile 0.05%
  AI 0.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 39.66%
Hewlett-Packard 31.72%
Toshiba 9.08%
Acer 5.86%
Intel 2.99%
ASUS 2.87%
Gateway 2.18%
Lenovo 1.61%
American Megatrends 1.03%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.95%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.30%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.44%
Dell Inspiron 546 2.80%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.58%
Dell Studio 540 2.15%

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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