QuickBooks closes immediately, part 2

You open QB, (in this case v2022), and enter the password.  The program begins to load the Home page and then it closes.  This happens repeatedly, even after removing the offending Windows update, (mentioned in an earlier Tip). Another solution was found for this issue.  Close QB.  Open the Services window by typing services.msc in … Read more

QuickBooks Closes Immediately

You open QB, (in this case v2020), and enter the password, click on an item, such as an invoice, and the program just shuts down completely.  You then try again, same results.  No error codes or any other indication of why this happens.  Leave QB closed.  Download, or open if you already have QuickBooks Tool … Read more

QuickBooks will not open due to payroll update error

Issue:  When you try to open QB you get the error message:  “The file you specified cannot be opened.” This is due to a recent payroll update that went wrong.  1) To resolve, close QB by either repeatedly clicking OK or using the Task Manager to End Task. 2)  Type QuickBooks in the Search window, … Read more

Email using QuickBooks

Issue:  you set up QB to email invoices, estimates, etc, but it will not get past the password window even though you are certain the password is correct for your Gmail account.  The issue is with the security settings within Gmail.  If you have a Business level account with Gmail the steps are: If you … Read more

QuickBooks Error and Internet Explorer

When you open QB you get an error stating Internet Explorer has been removed and needs to be reinstalled in order for QB to open.  Click Okay and it closes.  A recent Windows 10 update caused IE to be removed in favor of Microsoft Edge.   To resolve the issue and continue to use QB follow … Read more

QuickBooks error when opening

If you get: Error: QuickBooks can’t complete the current action due to a missing component:  Missing pdf file component, there are three steps to take in order to resolve the issue.  The error causes you to be unable to email invoices, print in pdf format and other printing problems.  First, update your version of QB … Read more

Quick Tip: QuickBooks Font Size

If the default font settings for invoices in QuickBooks is not want you want, change it.  How to Change QuickBooks Font Size on Invoices If you continue to have trouble with this or need any additional computer help including computer repair, networking, or software instruction in Connecticut, call us today at (203) 262 1869.

QuickBooks Tip

Most Companies are emailing their invoices.  Saves paper, good for the environment and saves money.  How do we change what is pre-written in the body of the email?  By default, the email message that comes pre-loaded cannot be altered.  You will need to create a new template to use. Open your QuickBooks file.  Click on … Read more

Pop-Up Ads in Quickbooks

When you open QB a pop-up ad appears asking you to upgrade or purchase a product.  It only happens at startup and you can X out.  If you are finding these annoying, there is a way to stop all of them. With QB open and signed in, click on Edit, Preferences, select General on the … Read more