How to Completely Uninstall QuickBooks?


QuickBooks is an accounting software package developed by Intuit. The main focus of QuickBooks is towards medium and small-sized businesses.

QuickBooks is not completely resistant to occasionally occurring problems like software is down and unable to process accounts. This at times requires reinstallationof the software. In such cases, you need to first uninstall the QuickBooks software completely, and then, reinstall it.

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The steps given below shows how to uninstall QuickBooks from your computer system.

Procedure to Uninstall QuickBooks:

Step 1: Open the ‘Start’ option and then, go to ‘Control Panel.’

Step 2: Now, tap on ‘Add/Remove Programs.’

Step 3: Look out for QuickBooks from the list, and then, select it.

Step 4: Tap on ‘Uninstall’ or ‘Change or Remove Programs.’

Step 5: Find the ‘QuickBooks Product Listing’ in the list of ‘Add or Remove Programs’ and further, tap on ‘Uninstall’ or ‘Change/Remove Programs.’ Finally, click on the ‘Ok’ prompt.

Step 6: If you are using Windows XP/2000 and have not installed any other product from Intuit, then right-click and ‘Delete’ the folders on these locations:

C:\Program Files\Intuit

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intuit

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Intuit

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Common Files\Intuit

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Note: If you are using Windows 7/ Vista, deletethesefolder:

C:\Program Data\Intuit

C:\Program Data\Common Files\Intuit


C:\Users\Public\Public Documents\Intuit

C:\Program Files\Intuit

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intuit

After this, replace “” with the username for the account in use.

Note: For renaming,you can also right-clickthe folders and then, select ‘Rename.’ Besides, Vista/Windows 7 users should remove or rename the folder: C:\Program Data\Intuit.

Step 7: Reboot your computer to save the changes. This will allow the registry to accept changes that have been made during the uninstallation process.

However, if you are still not able to uninstall QuickBooks from your computer or have any other problem related to QuickBooks, feel free to contact QuickBooks support team to find immediate solutions. Our tech experts are available day and night, hence can be contacted at any point in time and get assistance in resolving your tech glitches.

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