QuickBooks COM Error Crash in QuickBooks Desktop has been a continuous pain for QuickBooks users. From past few years, QuickBooks Desktop versions like Pro, Premier, & Enterprise ( version 2014,2015,2016,2017,2018, etc) have been encountered with com error while performing a particular task in QuickBooks. Some of them are as follow:
- While Preparing Invoices
- While Sending Invoices
- While Editing Invoices
- While Filtering Transactions or editing them
- While preparing or editing reports
- While configuring filters for reports
Download Windows 10 KB4338548 to resolve COM error in QuickBooks Desktop
After QuickBooks support team worked on resolving the QuickBooks COM error and fixed bugs in their software release. QuickBooks updated versions were free from COM Error for a while until APRIL 2018 when Microsoft updated a patch file for Windows 10. There were a number of errors that were encountered by QuickBooks Users. Also, the COM error crash was back in QuickBooks desktop.
For QuickBooks Errors Like this Microsoft Updated a patch file fix for numerous QuickBooks Error Codes which were caused due to the latest Windows updates. The patch file is Windows 10 KB4338548 File which can be downloaded from the official Microsoft updates website.
TROUBLESHOOTING STEPS FOR QUICKBOOKS COM ERROR IN QUICKBOOKS DESKTOP (UPDATED SOLUTION 2020)
A reminder before you try any troubleshooting steps make sure your application is up to date as well as your windows.
SOLUTION FOR COM ERROR IF ERROR OCCURRED WHILE SENDING INVOICES VIA OUTLOOK
- Update Outlook
- Run Outlooks as admin
- Go to file at the menu
- Choose Update Options
- Choose Update Now
COMPLETE UNINSTALL YOUR OUTLOOK AND REINSTALL IT
Go to your control panel on the desktop and perform a re-installation of your OUTLOOK, contact QuickBooks assistance for help.
RUN QUICKBOOKS IN COMPATIBILITY MODE
- On your dock or home screen search for the QuickBooks icon, that you use to run your QB
- Right Click on the icon and go to properties
- After you see the properties window, check for the compatibility tab
- Select the option, Run this application in compatibility mode
- Click on apply & ok
ADDITIONAL WINDOWS USER TO AVOID COM ERROR IN QUICKBOOKS
- In Windows, COM error in QB can also be resolved by adding an additional user in your Windows
- Go to Control Panel
- Go to User Settings
- Add User with equal administrator rights
- Make Sure you have configured user account control properly
- Log in to new windows account
- Open QuickBooks
CONTACT QUICKBOOKS TECH SUPPORT FOR RESOLVING COM ERROR IN QUICKBOOKS
If the Microsoft patch file doesn’t work, or the above steps didn’t troubleshoot COM error in QuickBooks, Contact technical assistance for QuickBooks on +1-650-385-8069 and get an instant fix for COM error in QB.