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A way to uninstall QuickBooks from your PC

QuickBooks is a computer program. This page is comprised of details on how to remove it from your PC. The Windows release was created by Intuit Inc.. More information about Intuit Inc. can be read here. Click on to get more facts about QuickBooks on Intuit Inc.'s website. The application is frequently located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Intuit\QuickBooks 2012 folder (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for uninstalling QuickBooks is MsiExec.exe /I{25E202D1-D8E7-46AF-B4B0-157D9993A93E}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for admin rights. QBW32Pro.exe is the QuickBooks's main executable file and it occupies close to 711.85 KB (728936 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed alongside QuickBooks. They take about 30.04 MB (31495362 bytes) on disk.

  • askforcd.exe (328.00 KB)
  • AutoBackupEXE.exe (74.85 KB)
  • convertible.exe (4.33 MB)
  • convertible_noAE.exe (4.33 MB)
  • dbextclr11.exe (49.37 KB)
  • DBManagerExe.exe (86.85 KB)
  • dbmlsync.exe (452.37 KB)
  • FileManagement.exe (669.85 KB)
  • FileMovementExe.exe (17.35 KB)
  • GoogleDesktopSetup.exe (1.75 MB)
  • QBCSB2.exe (121.28 KB)
  • QBDBMgr.exe (664.00 KB)
  • QBDBMgr9.exe (652.00 KB)
  • QBDBMgrN.exe (664.00 KB)
  • QBEGTool.exe (1.43 MB)
  • QBGDSPlugin.exe (2.39 MB)
  • QBHelp.exe (61.85 KB)
  • qbmapi64.exe (113.35 KB)
  • QBMRUConfig.exe (53.27 KB)
  • QBW32.EXE (1.12 MB)
  • QBW32Pro.exe (711.85 KB)
  • QuickBooksMessaging.exe (105.85 KB)
  • QuickBooks_Replay_Setup.exe (1.40 MB)
  • support.exe (219.50 KB)
  • TechHelp.exe (553.35 KB)
  • qbpct.exe (1.81 MB)
  • RemoteAssist.exe (6.01 MB)
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This web page is about QuickBooks version 22.0.4005.2206 only. For more QuickBooks versions please click below:

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If you are manually uninstalling QuickBooks we recommend you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories that were found:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Intuit\QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 12.0
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\QuickBooks
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Local\Intuit\QuickBooks

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall QuickBooks:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Intuit\QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 12.0\abmapi.DLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Intuit\QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 12.0\about_legal.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Intuit\QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 12.0\accent.tlx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Intuit\QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 12.0\Accountant.DLL

Generally the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AppID\Intuit.QuickBooks.FCS.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Common Files|Intuit|QuickBooks|Interop.NetFwTypeLib.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Common Files|Intuit|QuickBooks|Interop.QBXMLRP2.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Common Files|Intuit|QuickBooks|QBWebConnector|Encryption.dll

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0069514C-FBC0-3196-BF96-CA16F47B5E83}\InprocServer32\CodeBase
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0069514C-FBC0-3196-BF96-CA16F47B5E83}\InprocServer32\1.0.4357.13878\CodeBase
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{00B6FB38-A280-4047-97BE-3E770A2B2431}\InprocServer32\CodeBase
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{00B6FB38-A280-4047-97BE-3E770A2B2431}\InprocServer32\22.1000.4197.27769\CodeBase

How to erase QuickBooks with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

QuickBooks is a program released by the software company Intuit Inc.. Some people try to remove it. This is difficult because deleting this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE manner to remove QuickBooks is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to clean your Windows computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find QuickBooks or simply activate the Search feature and type in "QuickBooks". The QuickBooks app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click QuickBooks in the list of apps, some data regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding QuickBooks, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for QuickBooks:

  • The web site of the program is: http://QuickBooks.intuit.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{25E202D1-D8E7-46AF-B4B0-157D9993A93E}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove QuickBooks.
Uninstall QuickBooks

8. After removing QuickBooks, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong QuickBooks which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling QuickBooks using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a recommendation to remove QuickBooks by Intuit Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that QuickBooks by Intuit Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove QuickBooks in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-21 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 02:50:59.333