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Uninstalling the MIE and Listener
Solution No. 918


If you have attempted to remove Method from your computer already, you will need to reinstall Method in order to properly follow the steps below. To reinstall Method, follow the steps under the QuickBooks tab. Once that is done, proceed with the steps below.
  1. Open QuickBooks.

  2. Open the Method Integration Engine.
    If the Method Integration Engine is not open, click Start > Programs > Method > Method Integration Engine for Use with QuickBooks. If the Method Integration Engine is not visible, right-click on the Method icon in your taskbar next to the clock in the lower right-hand corner of your screen, and click Display.
  3. In the Method Integration Engine, click Disconnect.

  4. Click Synchronize > Real time QuickBooks Subscription > Remove Subscription.

  5. Click File > Shut Down.

  6. In QuickBooks, click Edit > Preferences.

  7. Click Integrated Applications > Company Preferences > Method Integration Engine Listener > Remove > Yes.

  8. Click Method QuickBooks Desktop Integration Engine for use with QuickBooks > Remove > Yes > OK

  9. Click File > Exit.

  10. Once QuickBooks is closed, try to reopen it. If you receive the message to enable Method with QuickBooks again, click Cancel and continue with the steps below. If you do not receive a prompt from QuickBooks asking for Method to connect, move to step 11.

    Remove Subscription Via Our Tool
    1. Have QuickBooks open to the file that Method has been subscribed to.
    2. Download and run this (it is silent, doesn’t say anything after it is run)
    3. Close QuickBooks and Reopen.

    Remove Subscription Manually
    1. Ensure QuickBooks is closed.
    2. Open My Computer and navigate to: C:\Documents and Settings\AllUsers\Application Data\Intuit\QuickBooks
      If you are unable to locate this file, use the Find tool on your computer to search for the file called “qbsubconfig.xml".
    3. Delete the file called qbsubconfig.xml. 
    4. Reopen QuickBooks.

  11. In Windows, click Start > Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs.

  12. Remove the Method Integration Engine.

  13. Remove the Method Integration Listener.

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