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2 Proper Methods to Resolve QuickBooks Error 1603
In comparison to other accounting software, QuickBooks is faster, safer, and more convenient. The best part of QuickBooks is the fact that anyone with basic knowledge of accounting can use QuickBooks software and do accounting like a pro. But, while using the QuickBooks once in a while you might end up getting an error on your screen. As we are talking about QuickBooks errors, it is good to note one thing: QuickBooks accounting software is subject to so many errors and 1603 is just one of them. In our last article, we have discussed how to fix QuickBooks Desktop runtime errors. Today once again we are ready to help you with one of our troubleshooting guides. This quick helping post is all about how to fix QuickBooks error 1603. So, as we always do, let's start with basics first to ensure you don’t commit the mistakes that others do.
What is QuickBooks error 1603?
To be very clear, When people say “ I am trying to install the QuickBooks desktop version on my computer, but I am getting an error,” they usually mean that they are not able to install the QuickBooks accounting software on their Windows supported or iOS supported computer. What a less known truth is that installation error might also appear while updating the QuickBooks accounting software. The reasons and contributing factors to QuickBooks installation might be mundane to the complex. But, a piece of good news is that the troubleshooting steps are all simple.
Be informed that whenever QuickBooks fails to install on any device or fails to update then most often it ends with showing an error on the screen to the users. And the error might be anyone as mentioned below:
- Installation failed due to 1402 error
- Quickbooks could not be installed due to 1603 error
- Unable to complete the QuickBooks installation due to 1722, 1903, and 1933 error
- Microsoft.Net Frameworks errors
- Error related to damaged MSXML and C++
- QuickBooks has stopped working
Possible reason behind QuickBooks 1603
Important Note: Insufficient hardware and software requirement is one of the most common but often forgotten reasons that always lead to installation errors. So, before installing the QuickBooks on your device take a minute to check whether or not your system meets hardware and software requirements.
Let’s have a look at a few more reasons that might result in getting you QuickBooks error 1603.
Infected QuickBooks software
- Presence of virus or bug in the computer
- Confliction between QuickBooks software and operating system
- Downloaded file corrupt
- Damaged Microsoft C++ and XML file
- Error in .Net framework platform
3 Simple Steps to Fix 1603 QuickBooks error
QuickBooks error 1603 can cause you to spend many sleepless nights. Why? Until and unless you fix the notorious error, you can install the QuickBooks software of the desktop version on your computer. Common tech-tips like turning off and turning on your computer or uninstalling and reinstalling QuickBooks software are not going to make any difference. You need to be more technical and follow some professional methods to fix this notorious installation error. Following are proven and the time-tested method to fix 1603 errors on QuickBooks.
Download QuickBooks Tools Hub to fix the 1603 error
QuickBooks Tools Hub program is a one-stop solution to all kinds of QuickBooks errors. If you are a verified QuickBooks user, you definitely can download the QuickBooks Tools Hub program and fix the error with ease of mind in just a few simple clicks. Read more about how to download and scan your device with QuickBooks Tool Hub.
Make sure your Windows is updated
All of your attempts will go in vain if your Windows is not updated. Even the QuickBooks Tool Hub will not be able to help you as long as there is an old and expired version of the Windows. So, without any second thought go to the settings sections on your device and check if there is any update available. If you find any update then immediately download the update. Doing so, errors related to Microsoft C++, XML file, and .Net framework platform will be automatically fixed.
Try selective startup
Let’s not forget that software might also have its own disputes. And when they confront each other they the other software installed on the device might be adversely affected. In such a case, QuickBooks error 1603 might come to the surface. In order to get over it, consider doing a selective startup.
Also read: QuickBooks Error H202