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

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

Intel(R) Desktop Utilities is a Windows program. Read more about how to remove it from your PC. The Windows version was created by Intel(R) Corporation. You can find out more on Intel(R) Corporation or check for application updates here. Click on to get more info about Intel(R) Desktop Utilities on Intel(R) Corporation's website. Intel(R) Desktop Utilities is normally installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Desktop Utilities folder, depending on the user's choice. The full command line for removing Intel(R) Desktop Utilities is C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{6266D258-41E8-40B6-BD72-872786DDE36E}\setup.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for administrator rights. The program's main executable file occupies 4.84 MB (5076168 bytes) on disk and is titled intelmain.exe.

The executable files below are part of Intel(R) Desktop Utilities. They occupy about 7.27 MB (7621408 bytes) on disk.

  • iduAbout.exe (739.70 KB)
  • iduServ.exe (128.20 KB)
  • intelmain.exe (4.84 MB)
  • iptray.exe (1.58 MB)

The information on this page is only about version 3.1.2 of Intel(R) Desktop Utilities. Click on the links below for other Intel(R) Desktop Utilities versions: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling Intel(R) Desktop Utilities we recommend you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Intel(R) Desktop Utilities from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Desktop Utilities
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Intel\Intel(R) Desktop Utilities
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Intel\Intel(R) Desktop Utilities

The files below were left behind on your disk by Intel(R) Desktop Utilities's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Desktop Utilities\alerts.log
  • C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Desktop Utilities\cpuid_dll.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Desktop Utilities\dataobj.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Desktop Utilities\dmstheme.ini

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Intel\Intel(R) Desktop Utilities
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\InstallShield_{6266D258-41E8-40B6-BD72-872786DDE36E}

Open regedit.exe to remove the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Desktop Utilities\htmls\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Desktop Utilities\Provider\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Desktop Utilities\Resources\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Components\0E5E0A12040FBD742816B57A2B96A95C\852D66268E146B04DB27787268DD3EE6

A way to remove Intel(R) Desktop Utilities from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Intel(R) Desktop Utilities is an application by Intel(R) Corporation. Frequently, users choose to uninstall this program. This can be troublesome because performing this by hand requires some experience related to Windows program uninstallation. The best EASY manner to uninstall 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 on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to optimize your system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Intel(R) Desktop Utilities or simply click 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 automatically. After you click Intel(R) Desktop Utilities in the list of programs, some data regarding the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding Intel(R) Desktop Utilities, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Intel(R) Desktop Utilities:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{6266D258-41E8-40B6-BD72-872786DDE36E}\setup.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall 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 proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Intel(R) Desktop Utilities that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Intel(R) Desktop Utilities with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

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


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

2016-10-05 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-10-05 00:58:16.623