While working on the QuickBooks Desktop application, the software sometimes stops working, or users can’t start the application, this situation is what users search as “QuickBooks has stopped working” error.

The easiest way to eliminate QuickBooks has stopped working error

While working on the QuickBooks Desktop application, the software sometimes stops working, or users can’t start the application, this situation is what users search as “QuickBooks has stopped working” error. It is an error message that also displays, “A problem caused the software to stop working correctly” error message. Thus, to fix the issue, we will discuss the solutions in this blog, so read it carefully till the end.

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What causes QuickBooks has stopped working error?

There are multiple reasons that triggers QuickBooks has stopped working error. We have listed some of them down below:

  • The QBWUSER.INI file is missing or corrupted.
  • The company file’s name is too long.
  • QuickBooks Desktop application is not installed properly.
  • Windows operating system of your workstation is damaged.
  • Hard drive on your system may have corruption.

Also read : Quickbooks error ps038

Solutions to resolve QuickBooks has stopped working error

Check out the solutions listed below in order to tackle QuickBooks has stopped working on Windows 7 issue:

Solution 1. Renaming QBWUSER.INI file

If we rename the QBWUSER.INI file, it erases the list of company file opened previously, and you need to re-open the company file manually. Follow the steps to rename the file:

  • Open the folder where the QBWUSER.INI file is saved.
  • Right-click on the QBWUSER.INI file and select the Rename option.
  • Add .old at the end of the QBWUSER.INI file’s name.
  • Now, rename the EntitlementDataStore.ecml file.
  • Open QuickBooks Desktop again.

If you still get the error while using the QuickBooks software, you can try the next method.

Solution 2. Use the Quick Fix My Program tool from QuickBooks Tool Hub

Quick Fix My Program tool will repair the program and close all other background processes that QuickBooks uses. To use Quick Fix My Program, you need to install QuickBooks Tool Hub. Follow the steps to install QuickBooks Tool Hub:

  • Close QuickBooks application.
  • Download QuickBooks Tool Hub.
  • Open the downloaded QuickBooksToolHub.exe file.
  • Install QuickBooks Tool Hub by following the on-screen steps and agree to the terms and conditions.
  • Now, open QuickBooks Tool Hub.

Follow the steps to Run Quick Fix My Program from QuickBooks Tool Hub

  • In the QuickBooks Tool Hub, choose the Program Problem option.
  • After that, select Quick Fix My Program.
  • Start QuickBooks Desktop application.

We hope following the solutions mentioned above helps you resolve the “QuickBooks has stopped working” issue. If none of the solutions helped, you could get in touch with our certified QuickBooks experts by dialing our toll-free number 1.800.579.0391.