QuickBooks has Stopped Working or Not Responding

by James Antonio Marketing Head

If you're like most people, you rely on QuickBooks to manage your business finances. But like most things in life, if something's not working properly, you want to know how to fix it. In this article, we'll show you how to troubleshoot and fix common QuickBooks problems so that you can keep your business running smoothly.

What Causes QuickBooks to Stop Working?

QuickBooks is a great software to manage your finances, but if it stops working, you may need to troubleshoot the problem. In this article, we'll discuss some common causes of QuickBooks failing and how to fix them.

QuickBooks can stop working for a variety of reasons. Here are some of the most common:

  1. Corrupted files: If QuickBooks gets corrupted, it may not be able to open or save data. In this case, you'll need to repair or replace the software.
  2. Insufficient memory: If QuickBooks doesn't have enough memory, it may crash when trying to open or save files. You can try installing more memory or upgrading your computer's hardware.
  3. Missing or outdated software: If you're using an older version of QuickBooks, it may not be compatible with your current computer or operating system. You can upgrade to a newer version or find an alternative solution such as using cloud-based accounting software.

How to Fix QuickBooks When It Stops Working

QuickBooks is a great tool for keeping track of finances, but if it stops working, there are a few things you can do to get it back up and running. Here are some tips to help when QuickBooks stops working:

  • Check your internet connection. If you're having trouble connecting to the internet, try restarting your router or modem. If that doesn't work, try restarting your computer.
  • Make sure you have the latest version of QuickBooks. Go to the QuickBooks website and click "Update My Software." If you're using a desktop version of QuickBooks, make sure you have the latest updates installed. If you're using a mobile app, make sure you have the latest update installed too.
  • Clear your browser cache and cookies. This can help fix some common internet connection issues.
  • Try resetting your password. This can fix some problems with logging in to your account. To do this, go to and enter your email address and password into the "Forgot Your Password?" form. After entering your email address and confirming your password, QuickBooks will send you an email

What to Do if QuickBooks Won't Start Up

If you've tried to start QuickBooks and it won't work, there are a few things you can do to try and fix the issue. First, make sure your computer is up-to-date with the latest security patches. If you're using Windows, you can check for updates by going to Start All Programs Microsoft Office Office Update. If you're using macOS or iOS, your software should automatically check for updates.

If that doesn't work, you can try restarting your computer. On Windows, you can restart by clicking the "Start" button and typing "restart" into the search bar. On macOS or iOS, you can restart by pressing Command + R.

If those don't work, you can try reinstalling QuickBooks. You can download an installer from our website or from the App Store (for iPhones and iPad). After you install QuickBooks, please see our article on how to reset your password if it's lost or forgotten.


If you're finding that QuickBooks has stopped working for you, there are a few things you can try to resolve the issue. First, make sure that your computer is up-to-date and free of malware. If that doesn't solve the problem, try restarting QuickBooks and closing any other programs that might be running in the background. If those steps don't work, you may need to contact customer service for help troubleshooting your account.


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About James Antonio Advanced   Marketing Head

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