Manual updates for all versions are available:
Update QuickBooks Manually
article #813, updated 1537 days ago
Something to Check in QuickBooks
article #811, updated 1544 days ago
Sometimes, when QuickBooks installs its server piece, the service account (QBDataServiceUserXX) is set up as a Standard user. Set it as an Administrator to fix lots of things. This is done in the User Accounts area in Control Panel. It can take a while to make the change.
QuickBooks via UNC not by mapped drive!
article #788, updated 1586 days ago
Was just informed and shown this by a QB technician. QuickBooks will be faster if its data file is loaded via UNC — \\SERVER\SHARE\folder — rather than mapped drive. This is also one recommended way to eliminate multi-user mode errors.
Permissions for Quickbooks
article #764, updated 1680 days ago
In addition to installation of the Quickbooks server piece, folder permissions have to be set correctly. Make sure you use the Advanced permissions settings area, and choose “This folder, subfolders, and files”.
The program folders have to give full control to “Users”:
and the data folders have to give full control to the service users created during installation of the server piece.
Quickbooks: a "reboot" script is included
article #709, updated 1825 days ago
Newer versions of Quickbooks have a file “reboot.bat”, included in the top-level application install folder under either Program Files or Program Files (x86). Running this file, will reregister every QuickBooks DLL, and does lots of other good things to the Quickbooks install as well. It is reported that this will improve overall QuickBooks speed in many cases, as well as fix many problems.
Reset QuickBooks admin password
article #704, updated 1848 days ago
QuickBooks has a tool for this:
File extensions used in QuickBooks
article #178, updated 2072 days ago
It is often a good idea to add QuickBooks file extensions to antimalware exceptions lists. Here:
is a list of those extensions.
Quickbooks Files Marked Read-only
article #252, updated 2072 days ago
If you find that you have Quickbooks files getting marked read-only in inexplicable fashion when they are being served on a network, try this:
You probably need the latest version of the server piece of QuickBooks running on the server.
Manual registration of QuickBooks
article #587, updated 2072 days ago
If QuickBooks fails altogether to register, or if it “stops” while trying to register online, try this:
- Open the QuickBooks application
- Help menu; then “About QuickBooks: Premier Nonprofit Edition 2010…”
- The About screen comes up. Hold down Ctrl, press R and then P
- A special screen comes up for manual registration. Call the phone number visible, they will give you a code.
Fix .NET corruption -- fix QuickBooks 8 failure to load
article #28, updated 2072 days ago
.NET frameworks can become corrupted. This page:
provides a tool which, even if the framework cannot be uninstalled, will remove all .NET frameworks and registry entries, and most thoroughly.
This is the solution to a problem with the newest QuickBooks, which is very .NET-dependent. The symptom is that it appears to start, and then stops, without error messages at all. In this case, remove .NET frameworks entirely using uninstall or the above tool, and then redownload and reinstall the .NET frameworks.