QuickBooks Doesn’t Start or Won’t Open Errors


QuickBooks is one of the most demanding accounting software which meets all the expectations of the users, especially for small and medium-sized organizations. It helps to track finances, seeing sales reports and checking with invoices and payments. However, there could be problems sometimes like QuickBooks Desktop doesn’t start or won’t open. To overcome this error you need to follow some methods and need to check the causes of error. The below article informs you about this error and solutions.

Reasons which Leads to QuickBooks Won’t Open Error

There could be many reasons which convert to QuickBooks won’t Open Error. Before going to solutions, it is very necessary to know about the reasons to solve this error in a better way.

  • A long company name
  • Hard Disk is corrupted
  • Operating System is out of date
  • Damaged & missing INI file
  • QuickBooks Desktop is not installed properly

Symptoms of QuickBooks Won’t Open Error

Through the below symptoms, you can easily recognize this error.

Methods to Rectify QuickBooks Won’t Open Error 

Below are some resolutions are given to fix this error.

Total Time: 7 minutes

Solution 1 – Close QBW32.exe Process

πŸ”· Go to Windows taskbar and right-click on it >>> Select Start task manager option
πŸ”· After going to task manager, click on Process tab >>>click on Image name which arranges the process alphabetically.
πŸ”· Now locate and select exe
πŸ”· Finally, click End Process option which will close the exe process

Solution 2 – Renaming the QBWUSER.ini.file

πŸ”· Get the folder where ini file is saved. Don’t worry if not found, enable the hidden files and folder and then search again
πŸ”· After getting the folder click on ini.file >>> right-click and select rename option
πŸ”· Now, at last type β€œold” at the end of the file name and add it
πŸ”· Finally, change the name of β€œfile”. Now check if QuickBooks works fine then the issue is resolved

Solution 3 – Suppressing QuickBooks Desktop Installation

πŸ”· Go and right-click on the QuickBooks Desktop icon.
πŸ”· Press Ctrl key >>>>select open
πŸ”· Now hold the Ctrl key until you opened the β€œNo company open” window
πŸ”· Finally, open the QuickBooks Desktop

Solution 4 – Repair QuickBooks Desktop Installation if it not Done Properly

πŸ”· Press the Ctrl+Alt+Delete button simultaneously
πŸ”· Select Task manager option
πŸ”· Click on process tab
πŸ”· Now select any QuickBooks process and right-click on it
πŸ”· Click β€œEnd Process β€œoption
πŸ”· You will get a confirmation message, select β€œend all processes” right there
πŸ”· Now restart the QuickBooks again
πŸ”· Click on β€œRepair QuickBooks β€œ

Solution 5 – Create a New Windows Admin User

πŸ”· Press windows button on keyboard >>> go to control panel
πŸ”· Go to β€œUser account” >>> manage user >>> click add option to add user
πŸ”· Now mention the name, the domain of the administrator >>> click ok button
πŸ”· In Windows 10 select β€œAdministrator”
πŸ”· Click finishes and it will lead you to the user accounts
πŸ”· Click ok

How to contact

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