QuickBooks is one of the most important accounting and finance software in the industry. Its use has been widespread in small and medium-sized businesses. Because of its utility in handling payrolls, paybooks, tax tables and other financial services, it has been used by millions of users. The mass-level use of QuickBooks is the result of its easy and quick features.
When a software is used on a mass level, it is supposed to have a bigger interface with numerous tools and settings, which brings us to the problems where it stops working. There are times when an error pops up while accessing QuickBooks. QuickBooks Error 1612 is one such error.
What is QuickBooks Error 1612?
QuickBooks Error 1612 occurs when you are trying to do an update on your QuickBooks Desktop. The update stops itself with an error message appearing on the screen, which reads:
This error can pop up at any point of the time and cannot be resolved. We will follow a step by step pattern to troubleshoot this issue.
How to fix QuickBooks Error 1612
There are a few simple methods through which this issue can be resolved. One such method is downloading the latest version of QuickBooks and installing it.
1. Resetting the Patch:
If the installation of the patch does not work, we will follow another method.
- We will need to re-download the patch if it does not work once.
- We will access the Share Download Folder option and turn it off and on one by one. To do so, we will click on OFF> Save, and then we will turn it back ON> Save. Once we are done with this step, we will go back to the step 1 and retry it.
- If the steps mentioned above do not work, we will need to repair the installation through add/remove or Uninstall/change the control panel and go back to the step 1.
In case all this fails, you can try to access QuickBooks in Windows Safe Mode or launch a clean boot environment. That is if you suspect that a third-party app is interfering with the patch mechanism.
Need Professional Help?
The steps provided above are simple and easy to follow. You should be able to resolve QuickBooks Error 1612. However, if you need further assistance with QuickBooks or related products, you can get in touch with our QuickBooks Technical Support Team. They are a third-party agency providing their services across the globe. You can get in touch with one of our QuickBooks Technical Support Experts by calling on their toll-free number ✆1-855-481-5338. They are available 24*7.