Intel(R) Desktop Utilities Intel(R) Desktop Utilities

A way to uninstall Intel(R) Desktop Utilities from your PC

This info is about Intel(R) Desktop Utilities for Windows. Here you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows version was developed by Intel Corporation. Go over here where you can find out more on Intel Corporation. You can get more details on Intel(R) Desktop Utilities at . The program is frequently found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Desktop Utilities folder (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for removing Intel(R) Desktop Utilities is C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{C481E83A-8495-462D-86B2-083C29C35ED0}\setup.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for administrator rights. intelmain.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 4.46 MB (4673328 bytes) on disk.

The following executable files are incorporated in Intel(R) Desktop Utilities. They take 7.86 MB (8246976 bytes) on disk.

  • iduAbout.exe (1.21 MB)
  • iduServ.exe (631.30 KB)
  • intelmain.exe (4.46 MB)
  • iptray.exe (1.58 MB)

The current web page applies to Intel(R) Desktop Utilities version 3.2.8 alone. You can find here a few links to other Intel(R) Desktop Utilities releases: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling Intel(R) Desktop Utilities we suggest you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Intel(R) Desktop Utilities:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Desktop Utilities
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Intel\Intel(R) Desktop Utilities

The files below remain on your disk when you remove Intel(R) Desktop Utilities:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Desktop Utilities\Provider\SystemPlug.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Desktop Utilities\Provider\WMIPlug.dll
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Downloaded Installations\{5AD00197-7B8C-4159-81B1-807AE4C20485}\Intel(R) Desktop Utilities.msi
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Intel\Intel(R) Desktop Utilities\__LanguageFiles\IDesktopUtil.chm
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Intel\Intel(R) Desktop Utilities\__LanguageFiles\strtab.ini
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Intel\Intel(R) Desktop Utilities\__LanguageFiles\strtab_agent_tray.ini

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Intel\Intel(R) Desktop Utilities
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\InstallShield_{C481E83A-8495-462D-86B2-083C29C35ED0}

How to uninstall Intel(R) Desktop Utilities with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Intel(R) Desktop Utilities is a program offered by the software company Intel Corporation. Some computer users want to erase this program. Sometimes this can be hard because performing this manually requires some know-how related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK procedure to erase Intel(R) Desktop Utilities is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to take care of your system.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on the computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Intel(R) Desktop Utilities or simply activate the Search field and type in "Intel(R) Desktop Utilities". If it exists on your system the Intel(R) Desktop Utilities app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select Intel(R) Desktop Utilities in the list of applications, the following data about the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have about Intel(R) Desktop Utilities, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Intel(R) Desktop Utilities:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{C481E83A-8495-462D-86B2-083C29C35ED0}\setup.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Intel(R) Desktop Utilities.
Uninstall Intel(R) Desktop Utilities

8. After uninstalling Intel(R) Desktop Utilities, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Intel(R) Desktop Utilities which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Intel(R) Desktop Utilities using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to remove Intel(R) Desktop Utilities by Intel Corporation from your PC, nor are we saying that Intel(R) Desktop Utilities by Intel Corporation is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Intel(R) Desktop Utilities in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 19:35:01.270