QuickBooks starts, fails and shuts down automatically is a system file error. The damaged data or configuration files may be causing this issue. Apart from this, the installed files for QuickBooksmay themselves be damaged. Lastly, malicious software can cause such issues in cases where they damage or encrypt the files on a user’s system.
Damaged Configuration Files
If the configuration files for QuickBooks are damaged, the accounting software will automatically crash every time it is started. The easiest solution to this problem is to delete the configuration file. This file stores only the settings and user preferences set by the user.
Follow the steps provided below to solve this issue asap:
- Browse to the location of the company file.
- Click on View in windows explorer.
- Click on Show Hidden Files.
- Select the Configuration file and Hit delete.
- Start QuickBooks.
When you start QuickBooks, the configuration file will be automatically created. You can set the preferences and settings once again. Further, we recommend that you perform a full system scan with a genuine security software.
To Reinstall QuickBooks, Follow the Steps Provided Below:
- Open Control Panel.
- Open Programs and Features.
- Find and Click on QuickBooks.
- On the menu bar, select uninstall.
- Launch the setup for QuickBooks.
- Follow instructions provided to install the software accordingly.
- Restart your system.
After a fresh reinstall, all the damaged files will be recovered. Further, the company file isn’t deleted when you uninstall QuickBooks. Hence, you can simply import the company file and get right back to work without any issues.
QuickBooks Cloud Hosting
A solution to such issues is QuickBooks cloud hosting. By hosting the company file along with QuickBooks software, you can gain many perks, some of which have been mentioned below:
Automatic daily backups are created for the entire database. If you encounter an error while using QuickBooks, you can either reverse the changes or restore the entire system to a previous version which was working fine. This offers greater flexibility to users in terms of dealing with malicious software and system level failures.
Cloud servers are secured with various encryption programs that keep user’s data safe. If the user uses a VPN to connect to the server, then they can easily prevent any chances of cyberattacks from hackers. Further, no malicious software will be able to penetrate the security of the cloud server unless the user installs the software himself. Even this can be easily reversed by simply restoring the system to previous version.
RepairContact QuickBooks Tech Support
RepairContact provides full system scans along with QuickBooks technical assistance. The full system scan is performed via QuickBooks remote support. Through this service, our certified QuickBooks ProAdvisors can connect remotely to your system and perform a full system scan. Once the scan is completed, all errors are fixed remotely. Further, all of the malicious software currently slowing down your system will be removed.
To know more, feel free to contact our QuickBooks assistance helpdesk at ✆+1-800-272-4169(Toll Free.)