Fix QuickBooks Error 1904

Things to do when facing QuickBooks Error 1904

What is QuickBooks Error 1904?

QuickBooks Error 1904 is an installation error and it usually displays the following message – Error 1904: [file path/name/extension] failed to register. This particular error also appears after the operating system has upgraded but not reboot after completion of the upgrade. QuickBooks is widely uses by small and medium business mainly for the simple and easy accounting solutions it offers.

This program is known for its excellent management of data for sales and business growth. Users not only save a lot of time and money. But with the tool but will soon have an option that will help them build business strategies. It is simple and easy to learn accounting program, offering data safety and security, easier tax compliance, cost control and better productivity.

Error 1904: [2] failed to register when installing QuickBooks

Causes of QuickBooks Error 1904

The error appearing at the time of installation also occurs, when there is no compatibility between Windows with QuickBooks due to a version mismatch. For instance, some users faced the error when they tried to install the QuickBooks 2012 premium version on a machine which had Windows 10. The message read – error 1904.module “C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Intuit\QuickBooks\QBVersionTool.dll” failed to register

Unfortunately, QuickBooks 2012 isn’t compatible with Windows 10, especially after its latest Anniversary updates. However, QuickBooks 2012 did run on earlier versions of Windows 10.

On other occasions, the error has identified by troubleshooters as a problem with MS Visual C++ 2008.

How to Fix QuickBooks Error 1904?

Depending on the kind of issue you are facing with QuickBooks Error 1904 and unless it’s a special case, proceed with running the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic tool. However, if it’s a special case it might need a different level of attention.

In order to run the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic tool:

You must simply choose the ‘Ignore’ button error message and allow the installation to run its course. At the same time, just avoid opening the QuickBooks Desktop.

Next, you need to restart the computer and then check if the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic tool has downloaded properly. If not, then you must download and run it again. Don’t forget to restart your system as it has required after download and install any application.

There are chances that the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic tool may not resolve your problem and if that is the case, then you need to install QuickBooks under the built-in administrator account after activating the Built-in Administrator.

In order to activate the Built-in Administrator, you need to follow certain steps. After activating the built-in administrator, go to the Built-in Administrator account and then hide the Built-in Administrator account like it was before you activated it. Next, you need to change the security settings of the installation directory and follow it up by installing the QuickBooks Desktop.

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