How to fix quickbooks payroll error 15240?

I am getting error 15240 while trying to update QB payroll. I have looked this error up and was advised to repair QB. I am unable to repair QB.

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How to fix QuickBooks payroll error 15240?

If you are getting an error code 15240 then we suggest you repair QuickBooks. The 15240 error code is for an update failure of QuickBooks Payroll. You often get a couple of different error messages that can display as:

  • Error 15240: HRESULT XXXXX the payroll update did not complete successfully.
  • Error 15240: HRESULT XXXXX the QuickBooks updated did not complete successfully.

In both cases, your QuickBooks account fails to update the amounts which can hamper the accuracy of the calculation of the financial year.

Repairing an existing QuickBooks installation is the best method to get resolve this errors. To do this, make sure that QuickBooks is not running and then let’s do follow some simple steps for your operating system:

For Windows 8, 7 or Vista

  • Press Windows + Eto open the Computer window.
  • Note: in Windows 8, click the Computer
  • Click on Uninstall or change a program.
  • Select QuickBooks.
  • Click on Uninstall/Change.
  • In the QuickBooks Installation window, click on Next.
  • Select the Repair radio button.
  • Clickon Next < Repair.
  • Click on Finish.

Now, your installation of QuickBooks should be repaired.

For Windows XP

  • OpenControl Panel by clicking on Start button < Control Panel.
  • Double-click on Add or Remove Programs.
  • Select QuickBooks, and then click Change/Remove.
  • In the QuickBooks Installation window, click Next.
  • Select the Repair radio button.
  • ClickNext > Repair.
  • Click on Finish.

Now, your installation of QuickBooks should be repaired.

Important point: If Repair is not listed as an option in the Control Panel, you may need to reinstall QuickBooks.

After the repair has completed, start QuickBooks and click Install Now in the QuickBooks has recently downloaded an update window.

The update should complete without error.

For Additional information about this error, read: https://www.wizxpert.com/quickbooks-payroll-most-common-errors-and-troubleshooting/

If you are still getting this error after following all these steps, you can contact the experts through the QuickBooks Payroll support phone number 1 (855) 441 4417 which is toll-free and globally available for any type of help you want.

Answered on August 9, 2017.
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