TopicHow to Fix QuickBooks Error The File Exists?

  • Thu 2nd Jan 2020 - 8:58am

    QuickBooks error the file exists

    QuickBooks error the file exists occurs because QB has downloaded payroll updates or software and now it is not able to install the updates. The error occurs because of user control settings in windows 7/8 or vista.

    Reasons for QuickBooks the windows error was the file exists

    1.) The sluggish internet connection can raise the issue of the file exists error.

    2.) Administrative rights on Windows are missing.

    3.) Incorrect QuickBooks installation on your PC.

    4.) Wrong internet security settings. 

    5.) Windows user account is interfering with QB software. 

    6.) The users of QuickBooks doesn’t have credentials for accessing the Windows.

    7.) QuickBooks Desktop app is out-of-date.

    Solutions to Troubleshoot QuickBooks error the file exists

    Solution 1- Check for QB Updates Desktop Application updates

    1.) Initially, you have to click on the product information option by opening the QB Desktop.

    2.) Then, select the QuickBooks version with a year. 

    3.) Press the search option and then click on get the latest updates.

    4.) You have to create the folder and then save the file.

    5.) Now, lick two times on the installation file.

    6.) Lastly, restart your PC. 

    Solution 2- Turn off User Account Control

    1.) To start with, press Windows + R letter from your system keyboard for opening the run Window.

    2.) Type control panel in the search box of run window, click ok.

    3.) From the search bar option, you have to search for user’s accounts.

    4.) Click on change user account control settings.

    5.) You have to click yes and then after move the slider down.

    6.) Lastly, restart your computer and update QB payroll.

    If you are still not able to troubleshoot QuickBooks payroll update error the file exists issue, then dial QuickBooks Support Phone Number 1-877-263-2742.

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