How o Fix QuickBooks Error 1712

How To Fix QuickBooks Error 1712

March 27, 2024

All over the world, QuickBooks Software is used for accounting and Bookkeeping work. But the fact can not be denied that QuickBooks can face some errors. These errors could be a technical error or an error by the User’s fault. One of those errors is QuickBooks Error 1712 which is commonly faced by users.

This QuickBooks Error 1712 happens when the user tries to install QuickBooks in a corrupted folder or in a corrupted operating system. It can also happen when the latest version of QuickBooks is installed without uninstalling the older version also gives the error 1712.

Quickbooks Error 1712 generally appears with a warning message as mentioned below:- 

Error 1712

quickbooks Error 1712 can be easily sorted by following some common steps that are discussed in this article.  If You can’t, you can also get in touch with the 24/7 quickbooks error support team.

What is the source of QuickBooks Error 1712?

  • Damaged file: – “ If there are any damaged files in your QuickBooks Desktop, that can also give you this error, or if there is any file of the operating system is corrupted so it can also give you errors. 
  • Damaged Data File: – “ You are trying to install but it is not being installed because the QuickBooks Company file is damaged or the QuickBooks file is not installed correctly, that’s why this error is coming.”
  • Viruses attack: – “An attack by malware or a malicious program that affects system files related to the software may also result in the error.”
  • Installing without uninstalling Old software: – “ Yes, It also gives you an error if you are installing a new version of QuickBooks without uninstalling old QuickBooks software. “

Symptoms of QuickBooks Error 1712

  • Blue screen: – “ When a file or QuickBooks is damaged this error occurs again and again, the desktop turns blue for a sec.
  • Shutdown issues: – “Sometimes users face some problem while Shutting down or opening the QuickBooks software or operating system.”
  • Device not working properly: –” When this error pop-up repeatedly, other devices like keyboard, mouse, screen, etc stop doing work properly.”
  • Desktop Freezes: -” Whenever this error occurs then our screen gets frozen for a few seconds.”

How to resolve this error?

  • By some easy steps (1st way to solve it).
    • You can solve it by rebooting or restarting the computer.
    • Open ‘Task Manager‘ then close all the running QuickBooks versions in the background.
    • After these two steps try again to reinstall the QuickBooks software.
  • By some Advance steps ( 2nd way to solve it).
    • Download and install the QuickBooks Tools Hub: – “ The QuickBooks Tool Hub is popular software that helps users to fix common QuickBooks errors.
      • Close QuickBooks software.
      • Download the latest version of the QuickBooks Tool Hub online.
      • Install the QuickBooks Tool Hub and click on agree to the terms and conditions.
      • When the install finished, then double-click the icon and open it.
      • Run the Quick Fix my Program in QuickBooks Tools Hub.
        • Open the QuickBooks Tools Hub from your computer and select Program Problems.
        • Select Quick Fix my Program from QuickBooks Tools Hub.
        • After all this Retry Installing QuickBooks.


In The Above, We Have Mention Some Steps to Fix the QuickBooks Error 1712 Which generally occurs due to a damaged file. Hope You were able to fix this error with the help of this article. But if you Still Face Any Issues You can call on our quickbooks Proadvisor For More help.


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