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

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

This page contains thorough information on how to remove Intel(R) Desktop Utilities for Windows. It is made by Intel(R) Corporation. You can read more on Intel(R) Corporation or check for application updates here. More information about the app Intel(R) Desktop Utilities can be found at . Intel(R) Desktop Utilities is typically set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Desktop Utilities folder, depending on the user's decision. Intel(R) Desktop Utilities's entire uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{BF24E424-3D07-4A6E-A51B-A687628AC49D}\setup.exe. Intel(R) Desktop Utilities's main file takes around 4.52 MB (4743880 bytes) and is called intelmain.exe.

Intel(R) Desktop Utilities is composed of the following executables which take 7.44 MB (7803680 bytes) on disk:

  • iduAbout.exe (1.21 MB)
  • iduServ.exe (130.20 KB)
  • intelmain.exe (4.52 MB)
  • iptray.exe (1.58 MB)

This info is about Intel(R) Desktop Utilities version 3.1.4 alone. You can find below info on other releases of Intel(R) Desktop Utilities: to view all...
Many files, folders and Windows registry entries will be left behind when you want to remove Intel(R) Desktop Utilities from your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Intel(R) Desktop Utilities from your computer:
  • 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

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Intel(R) Desktop Utilities:
  • 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

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Intel\Intel(R) Desktop Utilities
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\InstallShield_{BF24E424-3D07-4A6E-A51B-A687628AC49D}

Open regedit.exe to delete the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Desktop Utilities\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Components\0E5E0A12040FBD742816B57A2B96A95C\424E42FB70D3E6A45AB16A7826A84CD9
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Components\1FFC323F5A12FC048956F71D07134AB7\424E42FB70D3E6A45AB16A7826A84CD9
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Components\68DEAC05A956A05469D33D68710843B1\424E42FB70D3E6A45AB16A7826A84CD9

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

Intel(R) Desktop Utilities is an application marketed by the software company Intel(R) Corporation. Frequently, people choose to erase this application. Sometimes this is easier said than done because performing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE action to erase Intel(R) Desktop Utilities is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

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


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Intel(R) Desktop Utilities or simply activate the Search field and type in "Intel(R) Desktop Utilities". The Intel(R) Desktop Utilities program will be found automatically. After you click Intel(R) Desktop Utilities in the list , some information about the application is shown to you:

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

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{BF24E424-3D07-4A6E-A51B-A687628AC49D}\setup.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Intel(R) Desktop Utilities.
Uninstall Intel(R) Desktop Utilities

8. After uninstalling Intel(R) Desktop Utilities, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Intel(R) Desktop Utilities that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Intel(R) Desktop Utilities with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Intel(R) Desktop Utilities by Intel(R) Corporation from your PC, we are not saying that Intel(R) Desktop Utilities by Intel(R) Corporation is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed info 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 discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-25 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-25 05:14:23.607