Common QuickBooks Error Codes & Messages With Support & Solution

Common QuickBooks Error Codes & Messages With Support & Solution

QuickBooks software program comes with various versions and editions to suit the needs of businesses. Also, it contains an easy to use interface and is user-friendly. However, there is no doubt that software applications are not free from errors or issues. These issues or errors can cause instability which gradually impacts your business to a certain level. Now, depending on the severity of these issues or errors, it may be minor or major.

We are here to help you and guide you so that you can use QuickBooks in the best way and manage your finances. Our 24-7 QuickBooks errors support team is dedicated not only in providing support for your accounting and bookkeeping but also in providing technical assistance as well as bugs related solutions to your accounting and business management.

Don’t be afraid if you are a new user, our QuickBooks support team will provide you the best possible solution and also they will provide you QuickBooks training to help you to understand QuickBooks features and how they work. Call us now at toll-free QuickBooks error support number +1-855-441-4417 and talk to our experts.

Well, this is not the last option, you can also read our valuable articles to fix the problem yourself. We have written help articles for most of the possible QuickBooks error code list. Some of them are unrecoverable, unknown, update or overflow error warning. There are some other series of the error code which occurs most frequently. Some of them are given below with a description.

These error code may occur due to damaged or missing files and ignoring them can lead to loss of data. As a result of which, you may not be able to perform any important task you are willing to do. At this stage resolving the error is the only thing you should take care of. You have two options. Either read the help articles & try to fix it yourself or talk to any of the Intuit certified ProAdvisors at our toll-free QuickBooks Error phone number. The first step may be time taking or complex unless you are not an expert. If you don’t want to invest your time & effort and play safe, you should try to contact an expert.


Most common QuickBooks error code list with their brief Solution

Here below we are mentioning some of the most occurring QuickBooks Errors Code lists. Know the main reason behind these errors & learn how to fix them. If you are unable to solve it yourself, you should not worry. All these are repairable and can be fixed by our team of certified ProAdvisor. You can dial our Quickbooks Error helpline number anytime and get immediate help.


Error 1603 when installing QuickBooks Desktop

This error generally occurs when either you install QuickBooks Desktop or open it for the first time.

To fix this error, first of all, you need to download the QuickBooks Tools Hub file, after that install & open it. In the second step, you need to select the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool and run it for nearly 20 minutes.  After that update your Window version if required and restart your system. Now if you are able to open and install QuickBooks, then everything is fine, you need not worry. If the problem exists, you will need to further manually fix Windows components. Or you can take help from an expert.

12000 series of connectivity error codes

12000 series is the window internet connectivity error. These occur when user downloading or receiving any updates in QuickBooks. You may have an internet connectivity issue that is the reason you are facing these errors. To solve these errors check your internet connection. In the Internet Options Check for publishers’ certificate revocation. Configure your Internet connection settings. If still facing the error then contact the IT professional for support. 

Troubleshoot Payroll Service Server Error or Payroll Connection Error

These errors occur when you sending payroll data or while trying depositing paychecks.

If you are getting this issue then first reboot your system. Then check your system date and time and set them correctly. And another thing is you should have the latest payroll updates. The error can be caused by many reasons Invalid security certificate, Sending in multi-user mode and so on.  To fix this issue first reboot your system, set time and date of your system correctly and make sure you must have the latest payroll updates. 

Fix QuickBooks Desktop install errors 

These errors occur while you installing QuickBooks Desktop. 

To solve this issue first need to download  QuickBooks Tools Hub. After downloading open that file and follow the instructions shown on the screen. Then select installation issues in the tool hub, then go to QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool, it will take 20 min approx. After that restart the system.

Still, you are getting issue then try to use the selective startup to install QuickBooks Desktop because third-party apps are may be the reason behind these errors. Then if you open QuickBooks and there is no issue then everything is fixed, but if you are still getting an issue than contact to the technical support.

Fix Error 1402 when installing QuickBooks Desktop

1402 Error comes sometimes when you install QuickBooks or open your system after installation. QuickBooks Tools Hub helps you related these types of errors.

To fix this issue first download QuickBooks Tools Hub file after downloading it, open the file and follow the steps as shown on the screen and their terms and conditions. Then select installation issues in the tool hub. Then you need to select QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool this tool takes 20 minutes to run. Then restart the system.

If still, you are facing the issue than a concern to the IT professional regarding this. Always try to use the selective startup to install QuickBooks Desktop because third-party apps may block the installation. 

Fix Error 1935 when installing QuickBooks Desktop

Sometimes your system showing 1935 error at the time of installation or after installation when you start the system.

To solve this error you need to download QuickBooks Tools Hub and after opening follows the instructions shown on the screen. Then open installation issues tab in the tool hub, then select QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool, after that restart the system.

Still, you are getting the issue then try to install QuickBooks Desktop again. Then if you are able to open it again then it is absolutely fine, but if you are getting the issue still now, then contact to IT professional for this.

Unrecoverable error in QuickBooks Desktop

There are many reasons for unrecoverable errors in QuickBooks Desktop. But the main reasons are missing windows, QuickBooks updates, data damage, computer issues, or program codes. 

This issue may occur in different situations like General Troubleshooting, or while opening QuickBooks Desktop file on the workstation, this error also occurred when importing accountant changes. And there are different ways to solve different issues. You can connect to the IT professional to solve these issues.

Resolve Error 557

This error is occurred downloading payroll updates for your new version of QuickBooks. First, you must have an active QuickBooks payroll subscription.

To fix this issue go to your account after clicking the start button go-to accessories, then go to system tools next option is a system restore. Now select a restore point, then wait for some time until the restore point is in progress. After this process restarts the window again. And run your QuickBooks Desktop. Still getting the issue then take the help from the expert.

Fix banking error 102 and 105

Banking error 102 and 105 shows that QuickBooks is not able to connect with your bank’s website. These errors are solved under 24 hours. 

To solve banking error 102 and 105 first need to select a banking option. Then select the update option on the banking page. If still, you are not able to connect then please wait for 2 or 3 hours and try again.  

And after 72 hours the problem is still showing then QuickBooks Online Support

Get help with common Web Connector errors

Web connector is used to contact other apps to the QuickBooks. There are so many issues why Web Connector is failed to run some of them are QBWC1005, QBWC1006, QBWC1007, 1008, 1009, and so on. These all are the errors occurred while you run web connector to connect any app to the QuickBooks. There are different steps to solve different issues. If you are facing this type of any issue please contact an expert regarding this.

Fix Banking Error 324

Banking Error 324 shows that QuickBooks Online is not able to find your account in your Financial Institution (FI). There are many reasons for this issue some of them are your FI reclassified the account or move it to a new server, or your account nickname changed, or your bank or credit card account closed. 

The way to solve this issue is, at the upper right click update to make sure that the error displayed is a current error. If it is then select check connections in the error banner. Follow the steps displaying on the screen. After checking connections still showing an error then contact QuickBooks Online Support related banking error 324.

Fix banking error 106

Banking error 106 happens when QuickBooks is unable to find or locate your account on your bank or Financial Institution. This issue usually happens when you closed your account.

If you already closed your account from the bank or financial institution, then to remove your account select Need to Disconnect? Here’s how and follow the steps displaying on the screen to delete or remove your account.

But if you don’t remove your account and still QuickBooks is not able to locate your account on your financial institution. Then contact the QuickBooks Online Support to solve this issue.

Fix PSXXX errors

Users facing this error when they try to download payroll updates. Usually, the user gets the error with error code PS and which followed by a massage and the code connected that are PS077, PSO58, PS036 and so on. These issues occur when if your service information is not correct. For that open QuickBooks Desktop then make sure your account information is correct and up to date. To see the latest updates download latest payroll tax table update. 

And still, you are suffering from this issue then contact to the QuickBooks Online Support.

Payroll Setup Error code format 00000 XXXXX

There are different types of error in this format, it depends on what actually you are doing in the payroll. The errors appears like: “Error: QuickBooks Payroll Setup – Error Code: XXXXX XXXXX” or “Unrecoverable Error: Error Code: XXXXX XXXXX.”

To fix this error click view report link on the screen and the open ReportHeader.xml, then search Exception String 0 in the search box. This issue also occurred because of duplicate employees name, so try to remove all the duplicacy. Duplicate payroll items are also the reason for this error, so try to remove them also. 

But if you are facing this issue at large state than get the help from the expert.

Error 15240 

These errors are displayed while updating QuickBooks Desktop or downloading payroll. 

Error 15240 not completing your payroll updation, the reasons are the specified file cannot be opened. Another issue is the internet connection. These issues are normally caused by misconfiguration of the Internet Explorer security settings, firewall settings, and system date and time settings.

There are so many solutions to fix this issue like Run QuickBooks as administration, verify the system date and time settings, Check your third-party firewall, etc.

Fixing banking error 108 

Banking error 108 means message goes on your bank or financial institution, need action from your side.Message like: New terms of service, An announcement about maintenance or other site changes, new offers. You can dismiss all these notifications by logging into your account. To fix this issue select banking, and then on the banking page select update.

How to fix banking error 103

If you are facing banking error 103 issue, it means your banking information in QuickBooks online are incorrect. How can you fix this issue, if you have an existing account and you recently changed your sign up information? Then you can do some changes in your QuickBooks Online account. Before that make sure your browser is not automatically filling your information. First, go to the banking option then mention your mandatory info and click update option. But if you are connecting the first time then enter the details very carefully.

And if you are facing the error103 again go back to repeat the steps again for another bank from the list.

Still, you are facing the issue then contact the IT professional for it.

How to fix banking error 185

This error is basically related to your financial institution’s security. In this bank requires more information about you. In this, it is asking for some security questions like a one-time password for your address.

To fix this issue if your bank asking for security questions and then answer them. But the issue is still remaining so next time you have to face more questions related security. But if you enter the answer then QuickBooks remembers the question and the answer given by you. Next time QuickBooks automatically answer for you.

And if your bank asking for OTP, then mention that OTP each time when you see the error 185.

Troubleshoot Error 1935

This error generally occurs when you downloading QuickBooks or .Net framework. These errors are occurred due to, if your .Net framework files are already using by another program or third party apps are preventing installation, another one is .Net framework is not installed or it is damaged.

To fix this issue first reboot your system and install again. Or if you have an antivirus or other third-party apps so before the installation disable the apps temporarily. If the installation completed then restart your antivirus again. But it is still not working then see install QuickBooks in selective setup for more details. If the issue is still continued then go to repair and reinstall Microsoft .Net framework and restart the installation. 

Error: QuickBooks has encountered a problem sending your usage data

You see this error when you are using payroll services. The reason for error may be an incorrect time of your system or another reason is the accountant’s created copy.

To fix this issue first check date and time on your system and double click on the displayed time to change it but if you are not able to change it then, choose the setting and there will be an option control panel from there you can change the date and time. Or if you are working on a server then check the date and time of the server.

Another reason is accountant copy existence. For this check the transaction and delete all the online transaction to be sent. To remove them go to edit then in the advanced option in the filter and in the detail level select summary only option. Then choose online status then find non-payroll transactions, then complete them and delete all the paychecks. 

And if the error continues then contact the expert.

Fix QuickBooks Desktop Update Errors

To solve QuickBooks Desktop Update Error, first you need to check your system date and time and another reason for this issue is an internet connection.

For checking your secure internet connection go to a web browser and select chase banking. Internet security and firewall settings are one of the reasons that create update errors. If you want to know more about configuring the firewall ports for your QuickBooks Desktop version then select Configure Firewall Security Settings for QuickBooks Desktop.

Another reason for Update errors is the installation of same year QuickBooks Desktop in the same computer. If this is the reason then download and install the manual update for more version of QuickBooks Desktop.   

Resolve Error 1328

You receive this type of error when you try to install, uninstall, repair QuickBooks Desktop. 

There are two ways to solve this error, First is Clean install QuickBooks Desktop. For clean install QuickBooks Desktop, first, you need to download the new install file for your version of QuickBooks then uninstall it from the Control Panel then visit Uninstall a program or Program and Features option from their select Uninstall/Change and follow the steps displaying on the screen. After that download QuickBooks Tools Hub, then select clean install tool from the QuickBooks Tools Hub. And follow the steps seeing on the screen. 

Another solution is to download QuickBooks Tools Hub and then select QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool it will take 20 minutes to run. Third-party apps are also the reason for this error so you have these types of apps then disable them temporarily before installation. 

But still, the issue is remaining then visit to IT professional for this error. 

Fix Banking Error 155

Banking Error 155 means that your bank or financial institution is not allowing QuickBooks to connect or transfer the data. Or you will not be able to retrieve data through QuickBooks.  

To resolve this issue you need to contact your bank for connection if the issue is still remaining then ask your bank representative to escalate the case through https://fi.intuit.com. Put the case notes and ticket number for further reference. 

For some time, you can also upload your bank transaction to QuickBooks Online through web connect.

Fix banking error 187

You will get error 187 when bank ask for some security questions and you gave the incorrect answer to that question. This issue is generated when your bank asks for some additional security questions or one time password. 

To fix this issue follow the in-product prompts, then enter the correct information. And still, you are facing the issue then visit the bank website and verify or answered your security questions and answers.

Fix Banking Error 109

This error is displayed when your bank password needs to be updated. Error 109 shows that we try to sign-up your bank account with the password you provided. But sign-up failed because your bank password is expired and it needs to be updated. 

You can solve this issue by sign-up your bank website and update your password. For that sign-up your QuickBooks Online account then selects banking in the banking page select account card then click on the pencil icon and select Edit sign-in info and then enter your updated information and save it.

Fix banking error 323

Banking error 323 occurred, when you entered duplicate bank account in QuickBooks Online. It means that you are sign-in or connected two similar accounts or you enter same bank account twice in the QuickBooks Online. 

Resolve the issue if you have two accounts with the same name ten visit bank website and rename them as soon as possible to solve this issue. Another way, you need to disconnect one of the same accounts. 

Still showing the error then click Report issue on the right side of the error message. By this, your issue will be directly sent to the technical team and you will receive a message within 48 hours after the issue is resolved. But the problem is not solved within the timeline then contact to QuickBooks Online Support.

Error 3371: Could not initialize license properties

Sometimes when you open QuickBooks Desktop and you see this message. Generally, this error is occurred due to missing or damaged files and couldn’t able to initialize license properties.

To fix this issue first checkout that your system window is up to date or not. For this visit Windows tab and select All programs and then click Windows update after finishing installation then install QuickBooks.

If the issue is solved then everything is working smoothly, but if the issue is still remaining then you need to contact an expert as there may window corruption issue.

Fix Microsoft MSXML, and C++ errors when installing QuickBooks Desktop

You see Microsoft MSXML, and C++ errors when you try to install QuickBooks Desktop.

To fix this issue first download QuickBooks Tools Hub after installing QuickBooks Tools Hub then select Installation Issues. Then click on  QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool, it will take 20 min to run after finishing restart the system again. Another way is to update your system window after updating again install QuickBooks Desktop.

If the issue is fixed then it is fine, but still, you have the error issue then first temporarily disabled third party apps like antivirus, antispyware programs and install QuickBooks Desktop again. After installation, you can enable third-party apps.

If the problem doesn’t solved then contact to IT professional, there may be a general issue with the window.

Fix Error 6177, 0  

To solve error 6177,0 you just only need to move your company file. Make sure you have a full version of QuickBooks Desktop. First, update QuickBooks Desktop, then update your file location if you are keeping your file on a server, an external drive, or on a cloud then change the location of the file. 

Go to start and select File Explorer and then search your file and move it to the C drive. And then create a portable company file and restore it on your server but if the error is still remaining then download and run file doctor on your server. 

Another way is to download and install QuickBooks Database Server Manager and search your file their and select start scan after finishing, set your folder to permit to share your company file. 

And then open QuickBooks on your system and everything should be solved. But the error is still showing then contact QuickBooks Online Support.

Fix Error 1920: QuickBooks Database Manager failed to start

Sometimes when you try to install or update QuickBooks Desktop QuickBooks Database Manager failed to start. The reason behind this issue is Database manager is not connected with your company file. 

To secure yourself from this error when you try to install or update QuickBooks. First, visit the Control Panel and select Program and Features or Uninstall a program option. Then select Uninstall/change. After that rename the installation folder. After completing this install QuickBooks Desktop. If the issue doesn’t solve then reinstall QuickBooks Database Manager again. But the issue is not solved till now then contact an expert.

Resolve error 15XXX when downloading QuickBooks Desktop updates 

This error may occur due to incorrect configuration of Microsoft internet explorer while installing QuickBooks Desktop. QuickBooks always verify the digital signature when downloading any file from the program. If QuickBooks is not able to verify the digital signature then this error display.

You can fix this issue by performing a clean installation, reinstall QuickBooks Desktop by using clean install. Or another option is you need to edit internet explorer, open internet explorer then select internet options click the security tab and select trusted sites and add some site .quickbooks.com, .intuit.com, and apply it. 

Expired window security certificate may be another reason for this issue. To fix this issue, download the updated certificate from Microsoft.

Edit Windows hosts file

You can see the error H202 when you try to open QuickBooks Desktop over a network by editing the Windows hosts file.

To solve this issue you need the IP address or computer name of the server, open a command prompt and type IP config /all, there you will get the IP address of the system. Repeat it to get to know about additional computers on the server. Then edit the Windows hosts file, after selecting computer option in the start menu then select C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\Etc, then choose the Notebook if it will ask and enter the IP address of selected computer name, after repeating it you will be able to open QuickBooks in multi-user mode.

Error: Sorry we need to verify your subscription before installing QuickBooks Desktop 

This type of error you face when you try to install or update QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions. These errors usually occur when window users or third party application block installation process or there is an issue .Net framework installation. 

You should need to reset internet explorer settings. Another way is to use QuickBooks Install Diagnostic tool. The third solution is temporarily to disable third party application until the installation of QuickBooks Desktop. If still, you are facing the issue then create a new windows admin user, then reinstall the QuickBooks Desktop.  But the issue is still not fixed then visit IT professional regarding this issue.

Resolve installation errors by deleting damaged file

When you install QuickBooks Desktop it needs to enter the license number or product code for the validation process. If the file damaged or encrypted file information damaged then QuickBooks will not open.

In those situations, you need to delete the file and re-enter the license number or product information to fix this issue. After deleting entitlement files you can solve many errors. Open QuickBooks Desktop and press Ctrl+Shift+Esc and Task Manager will open and select More Details option. Then search QBW32.EXE and End task. After that enter C:\ProgramData\Intuit\Entitlement Client\v8 (or v6) on the Run window. Right-click on EntitlementDataStore.ECML file and select Delete to remove the file and then open the company file and follow the instruction to register the application

Manually fix Microsoft .NET Framework errors

To run QuickBooks Desktop properly Microsoft .Net framework should work properly. Because QuickBooks Desktop uses Microsoft to run web-based apps. 

If you are facing issue related to it then open Control Panel and go to Program and Features and uninstall a program, select Turn Windows features on or off. Check out the settings for both .Net Framework 4.5, or for .Net Framework 3.5 SP1. If .Net Framework is not checked then turn ON .Net Framework then restart your system. But if it is already checked then turn it off and save the changes and restart the system again. And the same process for the .Net Framework 3.5 SP1.

Still, you are facing the issue then take the help from an IT professional.

How to fix Error 6175,0

This error occurs when you turn on multi-user mode. There are need to make some changes in your then you can host your company file on another computer through a network. For changing hosting setting first check your setting on your system. Open QuickBooks on any workstation where you see H101, H303, or H505.  There will be Utility option, if there is an option Stop Hosting Multi-User Access select it. Repeat this step until the error is displaying. Then check server setting, you should have a full version of your QuickBooks Desktop. After checking your all workstations then change hosting setting on your server. 

Another way to resolve this issue is to download QuickBooks File Doctor. QuickBooks File Doctor is used to refreshing your system files. 

But the issue is not solved still now then, review your window user settings. If it has been already done then check your firewall security settings. 

If still, you see the error 6175,0 then take help from QuickBooks Online Support.

Test drive QuickBooks Online

If you want to explore QuickBooks or its offers. Then you can take a test drive by taking a simple company demo. By this way, you will get a better experience of the features and by trying this drive you can clear all the doubt about QuickBooks. 

Visit  https://qbo.intuit.com/redir/testdrive to take QuickBooks Online test drive. As the security purpose, we don’t allow you to bank connection with sample companies. This security feature doesn’t affect other regular accounts. Or if you want to try QuickBooks Online banking facility, then you can try or use active or trial QuickBooks Online account. 

Error 15223

You facing this issue while updating QuickBooks Desktop or downloading a payroll update. The reason behind this issue damaged files, incorrect configuration of Internet Explorer, or it needs internet explorer digital signature.

To resolve error 15223, first, open internet explorer, then go to the Advanced tab in Internet options, under security Use TLS 1.0, TLS 1.1, and Use TLS 1.2. Make sure Use TLS 1.0 should be unchecked while Use TLS 1.1 and Use TLS 1.1 checked. Then select Apply and select Ok and retry the updates.

Still, you facing the issue uninstall and install QuickBooks Desktop in selective mode, and retry the update and if the issue is still then please visit IT professional.

Disconnect or delete an account from the Downloaded Transactions page

When you connect to an account on online banking, then QuickBooks automatically downloads your recent transactions. You can disconnect or delete your account. There is a big difference in disconnecting or deleting an account. 

When you disconnecting an account you still remain active in QuickBooks Online but you can stop QuickBooks Online to getting the transaction from your bank, you can reconnect your account later. But in deleting account  the account will be inactive in QuickBooks Online. And you don’t see it anymore.

To disconnect the account select Edit (Pencil) icon in Banking option. And if you want to do any changes in the account then select Edit Account Info. In the account, window select Disconnect this account on save then save it. 

For deleting an account Select Setting option then go to Charts of account in Your company option. In the Action drop-down list choose to Make Inactive option.

Error 15271

You receive an error message while you updating QuickBooks or downloading payroll services. These errors occur due to file invalidations. To fix this error you need to turn off the User Account Control (UAC). Still, the issue doesn’t solve then close QuickBooks and reopen it. Then update QuickBooks to the latest release. Then download and install the latest update of QuickBooks. And restart your system again. Update your payroll tax tables.

Still, you are receiving the error install/uninstall QuickBooks Desktop in Selective Startup. Then if the issue is solved it is good but if the issue is still remaining then contact to IT professional to fix this issue.

Error 15270

When you try to download payroll updates, you face this issue. To resolve this issue restart QuickBooks then you will see QuickBooks Update Service and click Install later option. Then go to Update now option and choose Reset Updates, select Get payroll Updates option from the Employee’s option. If this doesn’t solve your issue then check your subscription is active or not. Click on Employees option and go to Account Info/Preferences and need sign in to your Intuit account to view QuickBooks Payroll Account Maintenance and verify your subscription is active.

This error may also occur if you are using Social Security numbers instead of the Employer identification number. Make sure that you are using Internet Explorer as your default browser. 

The issue is not solved still now then Perform a clean install of QuickBooks in Selective Startup.

Fix error 15106

When the updated program is damaged while updating QuickBooks Desktop, you get a message error 15106.

The main reasons behind this issue are, you installed antivirus application that blocks the QuickBooks Desktop installation. Another is you may be not logged in your system as administrator.

If you want to install or update QuickBooks without any issue, then you should log in as an administrator in your system. Another solution is to uninstall or disable your antivirus application to install QuickBooks Desktop.

Still, you are facing the issue then turn off User Account Control, one more solution is you can perform a clean installation in selective startup.

How to fix Error 6123, 0

There are two ways you can fix this issue by running QuickBooks File Doctor, or your server is setup with QuickBooks Database Manager. 

To fix this issue download and install QuickBooks Tools Hub, then run QuickFix my Program from QuickBooks Tools Hub and it will take a minute to run. Then verify that issue is solved if it is not then Run Doctor File. 

But if see this error while restoring your company file then open QuickBooks Desktop and create backup company file, open your original company file not backup file and make a copy of your company file after that open QuickBooks Desktop on another system and Restore your company files using the portable copy instead of backup.

Error: The remote server returned an error: (401) Unauthorized

This error is displayed when you try to perform many tasks on the QuickBooks Desktop. And your QuickBooks Desktop is not updated to the latest release, to solve this issue Update QuickBooks Desktop to the latest release. 

This error may occur while you are trying to log in to My Computer or in the Accountant Toolbar. Or other reason is registration during installation, or sending payments and other tasks. 

If this error message option is shown to you then select No option. Make sure that your QuickBooks Desktop has the latest version. 

Error 1618: Another program is being updated

This error generally occurs when you installing QuickBooks Desktop. There are two options to solve this issue first is Download and run QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool. If this error display on your screen then download and run QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool it will detect and fix the issue.

Another way manually resolve the issue, click Ctrl+Alt+Delete and select Task Manager. And scroll down and select MSIEXEC.EXE and click end process and close the Task Manager. If it is still not working then reboot your system. If it also not works then reinstall the Microsoft runtime libraries after reinstallation restarts your system and install QuickBooks Desktop.

Fix Error 1904

This error occurs while you installing QuickBooks Desktop. To fix this issue run the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic tool for that, click ignore button on the message box and finish QuickBooks installation. Don’t open QuickBooks and restart your system download and Run the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic tool and restart your system one more time. Then open QuickBooks, if it is working properly then everything is fixed. 

But you still see the error then try to fix manually window components. Another solution is to Change your window account settings. Switch to your Windows Administrator account, after that change your user permissions. After editing click Apply option. Then reinstall QuickBooks and sign out.

And if are able to open QuickBooks with a regular account, then the issue is fixed. If not then take advice from an IT professional.   

Install QuickBooks Desktop

We help you to install QuickBooks Desktop. First, download QuickBooks Desktop and then install it but before that make sure your system meets the system requirements.

There are two ways to install the QuickBooks Desktop. First is Express install, to express install select express and then click install after finishing it restart QuickBooks. Another way is Custom and Network install, to which select Custom and Network Options, then select change the install location and then install the QuickBooks and after installation open QuickBooks to run it. After installation, you need to activate it. 

After that start QuickBooks again and it is going smoothly, then it is good. But if you are facing the issue still then please contact to the expert

Error 15222

This error generally occurs when you are trying to download payroll or update QuickBooks. This is often caused by Antispyware, anti adware, anti-malware because these apps see QuickBooks as a threat, another reason is digital signature registered by the Internet Explorer is not working longer. Or if Internet Explorer is not set as your default browser.

You will be able to download payroll or QuickBooks updation if you have active QuickBooks payroll subscription. 

Another way is to install a digital signature certificate, after installing digital signature opens the QuickBooks and download the update again. If still, it shows an error then your internet connection. 

Fix Error 80029c4a 

Error 80029c4a shows when you try to open QuickBooks Desktop. If you are facing this then first check your antivirus software and that is not working then you need to reinstall QuickBooks again.  These errors occur in a very rare case and sometimes it can be easily solved by restarting your system. 

To fix this issue check your antivirus settings, sometimes antivirus blocks the installation. Still facing this issue then a clean install of QuickBooks Desktop, it will refresh program that causing an error.

If the issue remaining same then take the help of an expert.

How to manually update an account to fix banking errors

Sometimes you face banking errors like;102, 105,106 error, etc. You can fix this issue manually, First, select Banking option then go to Update, after that enter your Multi-factor Authentication (MFA)credentials and select Continue Update. You will get the message after updating compilation and it will show your last updation date and the total number of transactions shown on the account card. 

 Error: QBwin.log: LVL_SEVERE_ERROR–GetDecryptedCreditCardNumber The decryption has failed

Generally, these errors occur due to damage in the encryption of sensitive fields like credit card number, social security, and bank accounts. 

First, check the QuickBooks Admin user for damage, sign up as admin user then QuickBooks re-encrypt your data it will take some time. Then sign out and go to the close company or Logoff, after that reopen QuickBooks and sign in as admin and complete the encryption process.

If re-encryption is completed then you can run QuickBooks smoothly, but the issue is still remaining then you should need to repair damaged encrypted files. For that run the verify data utility, look for the error message in QBWin.log then edit the credit card number of affected customers, in the end, verify if data has no longer error.

How to fix Error 6150, -1006

Usually these error 6150, -1006 see when you are creating, opening or using the company file. 

To fix this error check for CryptoWall, sometimes crypto wall virus or malicious software is the reason for this error. Open File Explorer and look at that file that contains decrypt or instructions types word.  If you don’t get any file like that, then your QuickBooks is completely safe. But you found this type of file then contacts your antivirus provider to remove this virus.

If this is not the reason then restore a company backup file. But still, the error doesn’t remove then use Auto Data Recovery that team will help you to recover the data using Auto Data Recovery Tool. 

Internet Connection Errors IC 67186429, 67186457, 67186445 and 6718407

Generally, these errors occur due to issue in internet connection, error in IC and incorrect internet connection or issue related firewall. And these errors generated when you are trying to download payroll. To solve this issue first restart your system but if the issue is not solved then, then configure your internet connection.

But still, you are facing the error then, check that your QuickBooks Desktop payroll subscription is active or not. Second thing verifies that your service key is accurate. Check your system date and time. Check out Internet Explorer settings. And if the issue in your firewall then contacts your firewall configured to solve the issue. 

Error: QuickBooks is not able to convert your Mac file to a Windows file

Sometimes QuickBooks is not able to convert your Mac file to a Window file. File restore successfully but it requires some updates to open. This occurs due to file memo contains so many characters or there is an unrecognizable character. 

This caused by many reasons, first check update your both version of QuickBooks to the latest release. Second thing check the integrity of the file, check the entries in the memo field, delete all the duplicate reports, cleanup the company file to remove an unrecognizable character.

Still, the issue is not solved then please contact IT professional. 

Fix error when updating Desktop or Payroll

There are many errors shows which are starting with 15xxx: 15103, 15104m, 15105m, 15106, etc. while you are updating QuickBooks and or installing the payroll. 

To solve these errors install the QuickBooks Desktop by selecting option Install Now but if there is an issue in installation then delete and download QuickBooks again. After installation then visits QuickBooks Desktop and select Update QuickBooks Desktop in Help menu. After selecting Get Updates then click Install Now in QuickBooks Desktop Update Service window.

If the issue is not solved then verify and configure QuickBooks Desktop and Internet setting, checkout your firewall and security settings. Another thing you can do that install uninstall QuickBooks in a Selective setup.

Fix banking error 192 in QuickBooks Online

You see error 192 while QuickBooks Online trying to download transactions from your bank. And your bank requires an ever-changing code to access the account only you can access the code. 

If QuickBooks Online is not able to download bank transactions automatically, then upload bank transactions directly to the QuickBooks Online through Web connector.

In Bank of America, there is a SafePass option to solve this issue, if you are facing this issue then you need to remove SafePass. It may be possible to keep that SafePass by doing some setting in your account.

But the issue is still remaining then need to take the help of an expert.

Resolve payroll error PS038

If you are facing the error PS038, when running or updating the payroll, then you need to do some changes before that Update to the latest release of QuickBooks Desktop. First visit Employees option then go to Send Usage Data in My payroll services. If sending is successful then it is good, but if the error is still remaining then and send is not successful then contact payroll services for help.

Another thing is to check if you have paychecks stuck is online to send, then clarify them or you can also create a backup of the QuickBooks Desktop company file. After rebuild the error is still not solved then check that you have been in the latest tax table. 

But if it is continuously showing the error then take help from QuickBooks Online Support.

Error OLSU-1024 or OLSU-1022 when creating an account for Bank Feeds

This error generally occurs when you trying to create Online bank account in QuickBooks Desktop. Intuit provides more than one solution to this issue. This occurs due to if your financial institution is not updated to include your information or it is not stored at the recommended location.

If you are facing this error then make sure that your QuickBooks Desktop is up to date. Second update the financial institute directory. Or you may need to repair Quickbooks for that uninstall QuickBooks and reinstall it again. Another thing is Edit the fidir.txt preferences. But the error is still displayed then take help from QuickBooks Online Support.

Error -6000, -301: An error occurred when QuickBooks tried to access the company file

Basically this error occurs when QuickBooks trying to access the company file. These errors are occurred due to if one or more QuickBooks support files are damaged, Company file is damaged or encryption file is installed. 

If you don’t want to face this issue then make sure you have QuickBooks Desktop latest release. Another thing Rename the QuickBooks support file. The third solution is Run QuickBooks file doctor. And if have any encrypted file then disable that. If you don’t know how to disable that contact your encryption software’s vendor.

How to fix Error 6189, 816

You see this error when QuickBooks trying to access your company file. This error is occurring due to multi-user network. You can recover your multi-user network by downloading and running QB refresher. Then restart all of your computers and servers. Then install the QuickBooks database server on your server. ANd then relocate your company file to the local hard drive. 

Always try to store all your data and company files in your server computer’s hard drive. You can also keep them in Google Drive, Dropbox but sometimes they can cause issues. Avoid to store data in External Drives. Never encrypt your QuickBooks file because they block Multi-User network connection. 

Resolve Error 1606: Could not access network location

Error 1606 arises when you installing QuickBooks Desktop. You can solve this issue by Install QuickBooks using the Administrator user account. Second thing Install QuickBooks in selective startup. If the issue is still then Install QuickBooks using a new Windows Administrator user.

One more solution is If you are running QuickBooks Desktop in Windows 7 installed in Parallels, for this Sign out of your parallel and log back in, in Desktop parallel click Shared Folder in Devices option then select Disconnect All and Sign back in and install QuickBooks Desktop. 

If the issue is not solved then Resolve incorrect registry subkey and this is only done by System Administrator.  

If you are continuing to receive the error then you may have an incorrect setting in a registry subkey contact your system or network administrator to solve this issue.

Fix errors when activating QuickBooks, or adding license and product numbers

If you are getting this issue “You entered incorrect license and product number” then make sure your license and product code match.  Or if get a message “The validation code is incorrect” or “This service is temporarily unavailable” then check your while activating QuickBooks Desktop then check Time and Date settings.

Another solution is Close all running QuickBooks tasks and reopen QuickBooks and try to activate. 

If still, you get the error then Run the QBInstall tool, because if there is an issue while installing QuickBooks then somehow this will be the reason of activation issue, avoiding this issue Run the QBInstall tool to solve installation issues. One more solution Re-create damaged EntitlementDataStore.ecml file to solve the activation problem.

But still, you getting the error then Create a new Windows admin. If this fixes the issue, then you keep new admin user but if error continues then perform Clean install QuickBooks Desktop.

Install QuickBooks Desktop Point of Sale

To install QuickBooks Desktop Point of sale, first, you need to download QuickBooks Desktop Point of Sale then go to the location where the QuickBooks Desktop Point of Sale file is downloaded. And select Yes to all option and click on Next option to start the installation.

Then enter your license and product number and select Next. After that select the number of computers to be used for Point of Sale you will get two options Single-user and Multi-user while selecting numbers of computers. In the Multi-user, there are two options Server workstations or Client workstations. 

And then select the Install option to continue. After installation, you need to restart the system again and open QuickBooks Desktop Point of Sale to start work after installation activates QuickBooks Desktop Point of Sale to make all set.

Error PS107

While downloading payroll updates you receive this error. You will be able to download the latest payroll updates if you have an active QuickBooks payroll subscription. 

To solve this issue, download and install the latest QuickBooks updates. After that reopen QuickBooks and download the latest tax table. 

And if the error persists then uninstall QuickBooks and perform a clean install in Selective Startup to install again. Before doing this Make a backup of your QuickBooks company file, then Perform a clean install in Selective Startup

Unrecoverable error code 17847 75149

There are many reasons for this issue, the most common issues are missing windows or QuickBooks updates, data damage, computer issues and some program codes that need to be repaired.

Always make sure that click Send option while getting this issue, Intuit gathered the information and try to help you. Before solving the issue, check out that you have the latest version of QuickBooks Desktop. And always create a backup copy of the company file. 

To fix damaged Admin user download and run QuickBooks File Doctor. And try to solve the issue. But the issue is still then to contact IT professional regarding this.

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You face this error when you try to restore a Portable or Accountant’s copy file. One or more Reason behind this issue, Portable or Accountant’s copy is being restored from a remote location and the file is larger than 3MB or damaged QuickBooks installation. 

This issue may be solved if you update QuickBooks Desktop to the latest release. But if the error still remains then, the folder where the Portable or Accountant’s copy file is saved may be damaged for this transfer the company file to the new location and then try to recover it. Make sure that you are recovering the file locally not through the network. 

Clean install QuickBooks Desktop

To fix the issue related company file we use clean install QuickBooks Desktop. If you are facing the same issue in more than one company file then recommends you to do a simple reinstallation. But it doesn’t work then you can do a clean install. 

Before using Clean install Gather info and back up your data, then uninstall QuickBooks. After that download and install QuickBooks Tool’s hub. Run the Clean Install Tool after installation of QuickBooks Tool’s hub. When Clean Install is finishing then reinstall QuickBooks Desktop. 

If it doesn’t work then contact an expert to help.

Error 1638: Another version of this product is already installed

To solve this issue, Go to the Control Panel and select the Programs and Features then click on Uninstall a program. And then check in the lists of programs there any QuickBooks version is already present. If yes then open the program but if you are not able to open the program then select Repair QuickBooks and try to reinstall using Clean install if repairing option doesn’t work. 

If you are not able to uninstall the program so check the error message and click on  Learn and Support site to get more information regarding this, uninstall the program using Program Install and Uninstall troubleshooter option in Learn and Support site. If this is also not working then install the program in another directory folder. 

Error: QuickBooks is unable to send your email to Outlook

Sometimes you face error while QuickBooks try to send email to Outlook. To solve this issue close the OutLooks window and reopen it. There are many reasons incorrect email setting, Damaged MAPI32.dll file, QuickBooks running as administrator, or another reason behind this issue is QuickBooks running as administrator. 

The first solution ensures that QuickBooks running as administrator. Another is set correctly email preferences in QuickBooks and Internet Explorer. Test and repair your MAPI32.dll these are highly technical in nature so prefer to take the help of qualified IT professionals. Or you may have to reinstall QuickBooks again using Clean Install.

If the error is continued then repair Outlook.

Error: The Shipping Manager database is newer than the Shipping Manager on this PC 

You may need to repair your shipping manager if you are facing this error. The error is usually occurred due to Damaged Shipping Manager database, or QuickBooks Desktop cannot find the most current Shipping Manager database. 

If the issue is happening in QuickBooks Desktop so, close QuickBooks Desktop and rename the Shipping Manager Database and then repair QuickBooks installation. Open QuickBooks Desktop and re-enter shipping account information. 

If the issue is happening in QuickBooks Point of Sale then close QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Point of sale. Then Rename the Shipping Manager folders to ShippingManager, repair Point of Sale installation. Restart the computer and select Shipping Manager option in Point of Sale and re-enter all the shipping account information.

If it is not work then you may need to Reinstall QuickBooks Point of Sale. 

Crash: Com Error in QuickBooks Desktop

When you try to email or open invoices and transaction in the QuickBooks you get this error. There are many options to solve this issue. First ensure that Your Outlook is updated, second thing setup Outlook is as your default mail app, Add an email account to Microsoft Outlook. 

If these options don’t work then Toggle mail settings. Another option is to create a new Outlook email profile. Intuit doesn‘t support Microsoft Tools and never responsible for these running tool if you are not comfortable in running these tools then take the help of an IT professional.

If the issue is still remaining then Run QuickBooks in compatibility mode, one more solution is Create Windows user with Administrator rights.

How to fix Error H202 and H505

Sometimes third-party apps or encrypted apps block multi-user connection to your server and you see these errors. 

To solve this error by going to that location where you keep your company file and then open QuickBooks Database Server Manager. Database Server Manager scans all the files and recover the connection again. If the issue is not solved then check the services on your server.

If it is not solved then Add services to your windows  Admin group on your server. Another solution is to check your firewall settings. Add your server to your window host file if it is not.

If an error is continued then contact your Support Team.

QBDT 2019 error code -6000 -189

When you get this issue first check if there is an issue with file location, open company file and save it to desktop. To save in desktop in QuickBooks window choose Copy option before selecting Desktop then paste that in the Desktop and then hold down the Control key and choose No Company Open window and choose, click Open or restore an existing company and go to the Desktop and locate the Company file you saved.

But if the situation is the same then take the help of an expert.

Error 15212

You receive this error while updating QuickBooks or downloading payroll updates. These errors can be due to shared download drive which is not accessible or not mapped or have insufficient access permissions. You should have active QuickBooks payroll subscription to get latest payroll updates. 

To solve the issue update the QuickBooks make sure you have installed the latest QuickBooks update. If you do not have then download and update that choose Help in Update QuickBooks to click the Options tab. There you will get Shared download click No on that option. Then Save it. And download the Update again. 

If you still facing issue then Download Update while safe mode. Or perform Clean Install for QuickBooks installation

Change regional settings in Windows

QuickBooks Desktop requires Window regional settings to set a local version of QuickBooks you are using. While download checkout system requirements to run QuickBooks error-free. Otherwise, you face these errors: Unable to open QuickBooks, QuickBooks has stopped working, QuickBooks has stopped responding. 

QuickBooks also required that all the system that accesses the single company file have all same regional settings. 

If you want to change the language in your window, go to Window language bar then you can change from regional settings to English. And if you want to change for other location like US/Canada select Control panel, then click on the Clock, Language, and Region and click on Change Location. In-Home Location selects the location you want to choose. In the Administrative tab choose Change System Locale and choose the language you want and then apply. 

Error: Server Busy. This action cannot be completed because the other program is busy

There are so many reasons behind this issue such as Another program that QuickBooks Desktop is trying to work with is waiting for a response from you or Window update is running in the background.

To solve Server busy error close and reopen the QuickBooks again but still, the error is continued then closed all the open programs, Check if the window is updating if is it then let it first finish and then restart the system again. 

If no update is running then try another option close all QuickBooks components. Remove QuickBooks update agents displaying an error “Server Busy”.

If it does not work then reinstall QuickBooks using Clean Installer.

Set Internet Explorer to be your default browser

It is mandatory to set Internet Explorer as your default browser to run payroll service. Otherwise, some updates will not install in your system. 

So to run payroll service smoothly set Internet Explorer as the default browser. Open Internet Explorer and click on the Gear icon on the right corner of the browser to get Tools option, click Internet options, select the Program tab, click Make Default button under Default Web Browser and then click Ok.

Error -6094, 0 (6010, 2) An error occurred when QuickBooks tried to start the database

This error happens when QuickBooks tried to Access Database. Anti-virus programs are the main reasons for these types of errors. To solve the issue check your antivirus is up-to-date. Prevent QuickBooks directory for being scanned, then check if any of the QuickBooks files are quarantined. Another thing is to check for renamed files in the installation directory.

Sometimes Third-party apps block the QuickBooks as they take QuickBooks as the treat or malware. So, remove the QuickBooks from the blocking process. And still, you face the issue then take the help of an IT professional.

How to fix Error H202 if you use Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2

Before solving this issue contact your Network Admin because the solution is a little bit complicated. First check your server version that which version you are using if you are Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2, then Install QuickBooks Database Server Manager to recover this issue.

Then Restart your Base Filtering Engine Service, stop Base Filtering Engine and restart it again. After that Scan your QuickBooks files and Restart Base Filtering Engine Service and if it is running then it is fine but if the firewall is not working then go to Windows Firewall and click on Properties, in the Properties window click Start to restart the firewall.

But the issue is still not solved then take help from the QuickBooks Online Support.

Connect bank and credit card accounts to QuickBooks Online

When you connect your account to QuickBooks Online then it will manage all the transactions and downloads you just need to give approved. It saves time and makes the work easy. 

You can connect as many accounts you want to connect. To connect go to Banking option then select connect and click on the Add Account search for your bank and select Continued and then enter username and password. Then select the type of account savings, checking or credit card. But if you have multiple accounts in the same bank then select for each one to connect.

Then select the data range for download some goes for 90 days and some for 24 months. And select the Connect option.

While working in QuickBooks, QuickBooks closes unexpectedly (crash with or without an error)

These errors may show while you are emailing a large report, Working randomly on transactions, such as Invoices and Sales Orders, or working in the report center.

These errors may occur due to internal issue in the system or QuickBooks is not interacting properly with the system . Make sure you update your QuickBooks Desktop to the latest release. But QuickBooks has in latest release still you facing the issue. Then contact the IT professional related it.  

Error Code 1559-7542-96279-fci_i

When you’re trying to run your client’s payroll in the QuickBooks Online you get this error. You just need to do some changes and you will be able to run your client’s payroll. You can run payroll in your private browser. If your browser working fine then go back to your browser and clear the cache because sometimes old cache may reason for the error.

Still showing an error then it may be an issue in your payroll so check out that.

If the error is continued then contact to the QuickBooks Online Support because they have advanced tools to solve the issue. 

I will be glad if this article is helpful to you. But still, if you are facing any of the error then please contact to QuickBooks Online Support for the solution. They have the advanced tools you most get the good result. 


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