How to Fix QuickBooks Upgrade Issue


Are you having frequent issues while upgrading QuickBooks to the latest release/version? Have you got a QuickBooks Upgrade Issue error message of late? If so ,your worries are about to go for a toss! In this blog, we will show you multiple and easy solutions to fix the QuickBooks Upgrade Issue on your computer. Simply follow the sequential steps , upgrade to the latest QB release and enjoy the enhanced features, added just for you!

Here we go!

Causes of the QuickBooks Upgrade Issue

Here, we will list some of the important causes of this issue-
‚Ė™ When a file is not read properly by Windows 
‚Ė™ Incorrect system date and time.
‚Ė™ Incorrect firewall settings 
‚Ė™ Internet connection issues
‚Ė™ Multiple versions of QuickBooks Desktop or multiple instances of the same QB version on your system. 
‚Ė™ Issues with digital signature.

Read Also-: QuickBooks 2020 Upgrade from Old QuickBooks Version

Resolutions of QuickBooks Upgrade Issue   

Here ,we are providing multiple methods to fix the QuickBooks Upgrade Issue on your system- 

Total Time: 10 minutes

Method 1: Check your Internet Connection Settings 

ūüĒ∑ Move¬†to¬†the Help menu
ūüĒ∑ Click the Internet¬†Connection¬†Setup tab
ūüĒ∑ A¬†drop-down¬†box¬†will¬†appear. From this,¬†choose ‚Äė Use my¬†computer‚Äôs¬†internet¬†connection settings¬† tab¬† to¬†create¬†a¬†connection when¬†this¬†program/application¬†accesses the internet¬†
ūüĒ∑ Click next¬†to proceed
ūüĒ∑ Now¬†click¬†on¬†Advanced connection settings¬†¬†¬†
ūüĒ∑ Click on the Restore¬†Advanced settings tab
ūüĒ∑ Click¬†Ok¬†¬†
ūüĒ∑ Press¬†the Done¬†button
ūüĒ∑ Try upgrading QuickBooks¬†and check if¬†you¬†are¬†still getting the¬†error message

Method 2: Check your System Date & Time Settings 

ūüĒ∑ Right click on the System Clock on your desktop screen
ūüĒ∑ Click on the¬†Adjust¬†Date /Time option
ūüĒ∑ From the drop-down menu,¬†select¬†the change¬†date¬†and¬†time¬†option¬†
ūüĒ∑ Click¬†ok¬†twice to¬†confirm¬†your selection¬†¬†
ūüĒ∑ Close QuickBooks¬†¬†
ūüĒ∑ Open the QuickBooks application again
ūüĒ∑ Try upgrading QuickBooks¬†to the latest release and check if¬†you¬†are¬†still getting the¬†error message

Method 3: Try Installing a Digital Signature Certificate

ūüĒ∑ Open Windows¬†explorer
ūüĒ∑ Browse¬†to¬†C:/program files/Intuit/QuickBooks¬†
ūüĒ∑ Right-click on QBW32. Exe¬†¬†
ūüĒ∑ Click properties
ūüĒ∑ Now¬†click¬†the¬†tab named Digital¬†Signature¬†¬†
ūüĒ∑ Select¬†Intuit¬†in signature list
ūüĒ∑ Click¬†on the¬†Details tab ,¬†in¬†case you need more¬†information¬†
ūüĒ∑ Choose View Certificate in¬†the¬†digital signature window
ūüĒ∑ Go¬†to¬†the¬†certificate¬† box¬†
ūüĒ∑ Choose¬†Install¬†certificate
ūüĒ∑ Click Next¬†till¬†the¬†Finish¬†page¬†comes up¬†on¬†the¬†screen¬†
ūüĒ∑ Click on Finish
ūüĒ∑ Restart¬†your¬†computer¬†
ūüĒ∑ Open¬†QuickBooks¬†¬†¬†
ūüĒ∑ Try upgrading QuickBooks to the latest release and check if you are¬†still getting the¬†error message

Method 4: Run QuickBooks as an Administrator

ūüĒ∑ Close¬†all the¬†applications¬†¬†
ūüĒ∑ Restart your¬†system
ūüĒ∑ Right click on the QB¬†Desktop icon on your¬†system
ūüĒ∑ Click¬†on Run as administrator
ūüĒ∑ Run QuickBooks¬†and check if¬†you¬†are¬†able to update to the latest release

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Final Words:

In this blog, we have provided a few simple and effective solutions to fix the QuickBooks Upgrade issue once and for all. We hope, after going through the blog and implementing the steps, you will find it easier to troubleshoot this issue. If you are still not able to get rid of this issue, or you have any more queries, you may please speak to some authorized QuickBooks experts.

How to Fix QuickBooks Upgrade Issue

ūüí† Frequently Asked Questions ūüí†

What is the Procedure to Update QuickBooks Desktop Manually in the Mac Operating System ?

Please follow the steps sequentially-
‚Ė™ Uninstall the older version of QuickBooks
‚Ė™ Download the latest version of QuickBooks
‚Ė™ Open the software and go to ‚ÄėQuickBooks Product Updates‚Äô
‚Ė™ Select the desktop version
‚Ė™ Download the installer into your system
‚Ė™ Now double click the .dmg file already downloaded. Drag the desktop icon of the QuickBooks software into the ‚Äėapplications‚Äô folder. The installation process will start.¬†

What is the Procedure to Update QuickBooks Manually in Windows ?

Please follow  the steps sequentially-
‚Ė™ Uninstall the older version of QuickBooks
‚Ė™ Download the latest version of QuickBooks
‚Ė™ Quit all the company files
‚Ė™ Go to the Windows start menu and click on the ‚ÄėQuickBooks Desktop‚Äô.¬†
‚Ė™ On QuickBooks desktop, right click and choose the option to run as administrator
‚Ė™ The ‚ÄėNo Company Open‚Äô screen will appear. Go to the ‚ÄėHelp‚Äô menu and click ‚Äė‚ÄėUpdate QuickBooks Desktop‚Äô
‚Ė™ Go to the ‚ÄėOptions‚Äô tab, click the ‚ÄėMark All‚Äô tab and choose ‚ÄėSave‚Äô
‚Ė™ Click the ‚ÄėUpdate Now‚Äô tab
‚Ė™ Click the checkbox named ‚ÄėReset Update‚Äô
‚Ė™ When ready to update, click the Get Updates‚Äô tab

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