You notice that Intuit Data Protect is running in the background even though you have not subscribed to it or have canceled your subscription.
Occasionally, the installation or update to Quickbooks Desktop fails to install an important component of IDP. This causes IDP to appear to be running in the background.
Please be assured that your files and your data are safe and have not been accessed by IDP.
Please be sure you
If updating is not possible or does not solve your issue, you can Add /Startup to the end of the IDP target in the Startup Folder