How to remove QuickBooks Error 1904?

How to remove QuickBooks Error 1904?

Have you ever experienced QuickBooks Error 1904 while using the QuickBooks software? Or you are always worried about resolving the QuickBooks errors & bugs. This post is a complete guide that helps you out by providing some instant and easy solutions to get rid of QuickBooks Error Code 1904. This error mostly comes into existence due to the low maintenance or damaged QuickBooks data file documents. You are advised to get in touch with our experts while getting this error code on your screen. 

Let’s proceed further by explaining the error 1904 QuickBooks in detail. After that, you can get some instant fixes to troubleshoot the same error code. 

What is QuickBooks Error 1904?

You might face QuickBooks Error 1904 because of the low maintenance of your system. In addition to this, you may also get the same error code because of the improper installation of the QuickBooks software. A missing QuickBooks component file might also be the reason behind the occurrence of the error 1904. The main reason behind the error is the low maintenance of your system that can lead to hampering the business. 

Now, we go further and understand some causes behind the occurrence of the error code 1904. 

QuickBooks Error 1904

What are the reasons for QuickBooks Error 1904?

QuickBooks Error 1904 can take place when the PC is not stable. So it becomes important to deal with the same error code immediately. In fact, the message will be displayed frequently if it will not be addressed on time. Here are some reasons for the occurrence of the error code 1904. 

  1. Due to the low maintenance of the PC, you have to experience QuickBooks error code 1904.
  2. Because of the damaged Microsoft components such as MSXML, Microsoft C++, and Microsoft .NET Framework.
  3. If the Windows Installer has corrupted, then the error 1904 QuickBooks displays.
  4. Because of the issue in the hard drive of the PC.

Solutions to troubleshoot the Error

There can be various ways that can be followed in order to troubleshoot the error 1904 QuickBooks. Here, we are going to explain some of the easy solutions to get rid of the same. In case, you face any difficulty while applying any of the solutions, immediately get in touch with our technicians and get instant assistance. 

Solution 1: Access the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool from the QB Tool Hub 

In this solution, you first need to download and install the QuickBooks tool hub and then, access the Install Diagnostic tool from it. If you have already installed the QuickBooks Tool hub, skip the first step and go on the next step instantly. 

Step 1: Install QuickBooks Tool Hub
  1. Firstly, you are required to shut down the QuickBooks software. 
  2. After that, download the latest version of the tool hub and save it on the desktop.
  3. Then, launch the file that has been downloaded recently.
  4.  You have to follow the prompts in order to accept the terms and conditions. 
  5. Finally, double-tap the icon to run the tool hub. 

Step 2: Run the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool 

  1. Firstly, you need to launch the QuickBooks Tool Hub.
  2. Choose Installation Issues under the tools hub.
  3. You have to click on QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool. This whole procedure will take up to 20 minutes. 
  4. After completing this process, you need to restart the PC and open QuickBooks. 

Solution 2: Resolve Windows Components 

If the error 1904 QuickBooks still continues even after updating QBInstall, you can also repair Windows components on your own. We advise you to attempt this solution under the supervision of an expert so that your PC will not get affected. 

  1. Reinstall Microsoft.NET Framework.
  2. Repair Microsoft MSXML.

If you are still experiencing QuickBooks Error code 1904, then go to the next solution to resolve it.

You may also read: How QuickBooks File Doctor works?

Solution 3: Change your Windows Account Setting

Before changing the Account setting, you are required to switch to the Windows Administrator account. The steps have been mentioned below in order to do so:

Switch to Windows Administrator Account 

  1. First of all, you need to launch the Windows Start menu.
  2. And then, type CMD in the search box and choose Run as administrator followed by right click. 
  3. You are required to write “net user administrator/ active:yes”.
  4. Next, launch the Windows Start menu and click on sign out.
  5. Finally, choose the account that indicates the Administrator and sign in. 

Change the User Permission 

  1. First of all, you need to launch the Windows Start menu.
  2. And then, type File Explorer.
  3. Next, find C:\Program Files\Common Files.
  4. Right-click on the Common Files folder.
  5. And then, choose Properties.
  6. Choose Edit under the Security tab. 
  7. After that, you have to select Users under the Group or user names option.
  8. Then, you need to turn on the following: Read & Execute, List Folder contents, read, write, Modify. 
  9. Finally, choose Apply and Ok.

Install the QuickBooks Software again

  1. Install the QuickBooks software and open the Windows Start menu.
  2. Sign out of the administrator account.
  3. After that, you need to sign in to QuickBooks.
  4. Launch the Start menu and type CMD.
  5. Choose Run as Administrator.
  6. Finally, if you are able to launch QuickBooks, this means you are good to go. The software is now free of the error 1904 QuickBooks. 

To sum up

The above-mentioned post contains all the required aspects related to QuickBooks Error 1904. We assume that you have resolved the error successfully. Sometimes, you may face difficulties while dealing with the error 1904 and unable to fix it on your own. If you are also going through the same situation, you can take assistance from our experts. You are required to dial QuickBooks Premier Support Phone Number 1-808-374-3003.

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