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Should I remove Quicken 2012?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,149
United States Rank #910
Reach 0.2996%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 40.03 days
1055.87 days >
Average installed length: 554.78 days


VersionDistribution 0.03% 86.60% 3.22% 1.49% 0.68% 4.10% 1.98% 1.58% 0.32%

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Quicken 2012

What is Quicken 2012?

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

About  (from Intuit)

Quicken 2012 helps you set goals and manage your finances so you can save and plan for tomorrow. Create a customized plan to reduce, or eliminate, your debt. We make it easy to stick to your plan with our new, easy-to-use, interactive tools.


Quicken 2012 is a software program developed by Intuit. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named bagent.exe. The setup package generally installs about 104 files and is usually about 71.35 MB (74,810,670 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 96% of users of Quicken 2012 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\Quicken
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{0A1E0BDA-5E8F-436d-8BE5-7E97C5CB899D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 71.35 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Quicken 2012

Program executable:bagent.exe
Name:Quicken for Windows
Quicken Background Agent
Path:C:\Program Files\Quicken\bagent.exe
Additional files:
  • EmergencyRecordsOrganizer.exe - Emergency Records Organizer
  • helptl.dll - Quicken 2003 for Windows (Help Tool DLL)
  • ibill.dll - Quicken 99 for Windows (Online Billing Utilities)
  • imveng.dll - Quicken 99 For Windows (Intuit Media Viewer)
  • alert.dll - Quicken for Windows (Quicken Setup Library)
  • atwork.dll - AtWork Module
  • atwork_xprint.dll - xprint Module
  • bgt.dll - Quicken Browser BGT Handler
  • bgt_pnf.dll - Quicken What-if Scenario Handler
  • billmind.exe - Quicken Billminder
  • billmind_alrtpkg.dll - Quicken Alerts Package
  • billmind_qwrmnd.dll - Quicken Reminders Library
  • BindContent.exe - BindContent Application
  • CalendarSync.dll - Quicken CalendarSync Library
  • calnote.dll - Quicken Calendar Note Library
  • cashflow.dll - Quicken Cashflow Library
  • cashgen.dll
  • convert_stub.dll - Quicken Convert Library
  • custprof.dll - Customer Profile Interface DLL
  • decapi.dll - decEng DLL
  • dellid.dll - Helper Tools for DELL Computers.
  • dllapps_dbtred.dll - Quicken Debt Reduction Library
  • dllapps_dedfnd.dll - Quicken Deduction Finder
  • dllapps_ero.dll - Emergency Records Organizer
  • dllapps_frcast.dll
  • dllapps_plan.dll - Quicken Planners
  • dllapps_savgol.dll - Quicken Saving Goals
  • emc.dll - Quicken Enhanced Multi-Currency
  • gdipapi.dll - Quicken Gdiplus Library
  • graphs.dll - Quicken Graphing DLL
  • InetTools.dll
  • jsoncpp.dll - Quicken JSON Library
  • lbt.dll - LBT DLL
  • lbt_Auto1Way.dll - Quicken Auto 1 Way
  • lbt_bullseye.dll - Quicken Bullseye
  • lbt_customerCentral.dll
  • lbt_decompression.dll
  • lbt_excite.dll - Quicken.com communication DLL
  • lbt_ph.dll - Quicken Usage Summary Request Library
  • lbt_pvsync.dll - Quicken Web Portfolio DLL
  • lbt_qplus.dll - QPLUS LBT DLL
  • lbt_qupddir.dll - Update Dir DLL
  • lbt_rte.dll - Web Trasnsaction DLL
  • lbt_ux.dll - Quicken Usage Tracking Library
  • lbt_webrequest.dll - Quicken WebRequest
  • lbtmngr.dll - QNetManager DLL
  • MoneyFileConverter.dll - Quicken Microsoft Money File Converter Library
  • MoneyFileReader.dll - Quicken Microsoft Money File Reader Library
  • ofxsdk_qw.dll - Library Interface
  • online.dll
  • iprof32.dll - Intuit Family of Products (Intuit UserProfile DLL)
  • qd3.dll - Quicken 2002 For Windows (Quicken Database DLL)
  • qd3hb.dll
  • qd3pp.dll
  • qfil3.dll - Quicken Convertor DLL
  • qdbbase.dll - Quicken Database Engine Library
  • qversion.dll - Quicken Version DLL
  • qwenc.dll - Quicken Utility Library Enc
  • qwutil7.dll - Quicken Utility Library
  • cir_ss.dll - Quicken CIR DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • EmergencyRecordsOrganizer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AE0A9658-B45E-4684-85DC-F2903F7AE86D}' (runs on registration).
  • bagent.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Quicken for Windows' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10:00 AM).
  • billmind.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{35DA390A-D684-4C93-932C-660580B14A97}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • bagent.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'QuickenScheduledUpdates' and executes as C:\Program Files\Quicken\bagent.exe.
  • billmind.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'QuickenBillminder' and executes as C:\Program Files\Quicken\Billmind.exe -startup.

How do I remove Quicken 2012?

You can uninstall Quicken 2012 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 2012, 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 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 8 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.50%
Windows 10 23.21%
Windows Vista 5.50%
Windows XP 3.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.24%
Windows 7 Professional 13.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.25%
Windows 10 Home 6.24%
Windows 8.1 5.73%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.80%
  Canada 2.47%
  Australia 0.48%
  Brazil 0.24%
  United Kingdom 0.09%
  France 0.08%
  Mexico 0.06%
  Thailand 0.06%
  Germany 0.05%
  PR 0.05%
  Israel 0.04%
  New Zealand 0.03%
  Spain 0.03%
  India 0.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 38.01%
Hewlett-Packard 33.86%
Acer 7.32%
Toshiba 7.24%
ASUS 4.31%
Lenovo 2.23%
Intel 2.00%
Samsung 0.80%
American Megatrends 0.57%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 8.46%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.28%
Dell XPS 8300 5.16%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.03%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.98%
Dell XPS 8500 2.66%

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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