QuickBooks Error 1603

QuickBooks Error 1603
June 19, 2018 1 By QuickBooks Proadvisor Certified

What is QuickBooks Error 1603?

QuickBooks is an amazing accounting software which handles all the big and small accounting needs of the small and medium-sized businesses. This Allows the business owners to save their time, money and manpower. QuickBooks deals with the needs concerning payrolls, tax tables and other similar operations. The fact that QuickBooks is really reliable and cost-effective makes it a highly utilized software which calls for intricate features. With all the possible accounting features equipped with it, it is not a big deal if the software runs into some error caused by external influences. QuickBooks Error 1603, which concerns Windows 10, is one of such errors that create a great hurdle for the businesses. This error is the result of the .NET Framework related issues, since QuickBooks uses the .NET Framework to integrate with other Web Applications. Also user can call QuickBooks Support Number for any QB Installation issues & errors .

How to troubleshoot QuickBooks Error 1603 (Windows 10)?

It is easy to troubleshoot this error. Follow the solutions provided below to fix the missing or damaged .NET Framework:

Solution 1: In this solution, we will need to download and run the QuickBooks Diagnostic Tools. This tool is designed specifically to troubleshoot the .NET Framework, C++ and MSXML related issues. We will use this tool to diagnose the problem and fix it before (If required after this step) going for manual troubleshoot option for Microsoft components.

  1. At first, we will download the QuickBooks Diagnostic Tool.
  2. At the prompt, we will save this file to local
  3. We will close all the running programs now and double-click on QBinstall_Tool_v2.exe.
  4. Within next few moments, the installation will begin. (It may take some time, depending on your network strength, have patience)
  5. Once the installation is through, restart the computer to launch the update for the components.
  6. Your issue shall be fixed by now. If not, follow on to the next solution:

Solution 2: Updating Windows to the latest release. If the issue persists, try installing missing Windows update related to .NET Framework, MSXML and C++.

  1. Press Windows key.
  2. Type Windows Update in the search bar and click on Check for
  3. You will get the list of updates, wait until the update is complete.
  4. Launch your QuickBooks.

Solution 3: Launching manual repair of .NET Framework on Windows 10.

  1. Press Windows + R key on your keyboard to launch
  2. Now, type Control Panel and click
  3. Select Uninstall a Program and click Turn Windows Feature On or Off.
  4. Check that .NET Framework 4.5 should be enabled.
    1. In case it is not enabled, click on the box to enable it. Now, press OK and reboot the system.
    2. If it is already enabled, repair .NET Framework 4.5 by clicking in the same box and rebooting the computer. Now follow step 1 to 4 and re-enable the .NET Framework 4.5 and reboot the computer again.
  5. We will verify that .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 is also enabled.
    1. In case it is not enabled, click on the box to enable it. Now, press OK and reboot the system.
    2. If it is already enabled, repair .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 by clicking in the same box and rebooting the computer. Now follow step 1 to 4 and re-enable the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and reboot the computer again.

Help Support Resolve 1603 Error QuickBooks Pro Premier, Enterprise

These simple solutions should be able to troubleshoot the QuickBooks 1603 (Windows 10) error. In case you need some further technical assistance with QuickBooks or related products, you can contact our QuickBooks Technical Support Team at .