Ways to Successfully Troubleshoot QuickBooks Error PS077

by John Kartan Accounting And Bookkeeping


QuickBooks Error PS077

Payroll issues in QuickBooks can lead to the PS series of errors, like QuickBooks error PS077 on the screen. This error code emerges while trying to update the QuickBooks payroll function or downloading the latest tax table updates. The error can get triggered due to some common causes, like corrupted or damaged QuickBooks components. If you are getting QuickBooks error code PS077, you can use the methods given below to address the issue effectively.

Issues with payroll updates can be tackled by using the detailed steps given below. In case the solutions seem challenging or too technical to perform, you can call us at 1.855.738.2784 to get direct help from our team of QB professionals.

Common Causes & Triggers for QuickBooks Error Message PS077

QuickBooks Desktop error PS077 can arise due to the main reasons & factors mentioned below –
  1. Your QBW files might be damaged or corrupted, and essential QuickBooks components might be invalid or broken in the PC.
  2. Your QuickBooks Desktop might be unregistered, and the registration files might be broken, damaged, corrupted, or missing from the system.
  3. The billing details and credit card info in QuickBooks might be incorrect, invalid, or outdated, which is triggering the payroll update issues.
  4. Your payroll subscription might be outdated, unverified, or inactive, and you need to verify it before running the payroll updates on the PC.
  5. The QB installation process might be faulty or incomplete, and there might be some damage or corruption in installation files, and they might be accidentally deleted by the user.

Methods to Easily Eliminate QuickBooks Update Error PS077

QuickBooks payroll update error PS077 can be reliably addressed by using the effective steps given below –

Step 1 – Deactivate the UAC Settings from the Control Panel of the All Programs Section

You can dismiss QB error code PS077 by turning the UAC settings off from the control panel.
  1. From the Start menu, access the All Programs menu and go to the Control Panel to search for UAC.
  2. Hit Enter and select the Change User Account Control Settings option to confirm your choice, and move the slider to another side by hitting the Never Notify button.
  3. Once the UAC settings are turned off, enter your admin credentials and restart QB to run the payroll update process again.

Step 2 – Access the QB File Doctor Utility from the Tool Hub to Mend the QBW File Corruption

You can address the company file issues in QB by using the file doctor utility from the tool hub.
  1. Open QuickBooks Tool Hub and select the QuickBooks File Doctor Tool from the Company File Issues tab, and initiate the QBW file repair process.
  2. Hit Browse to select the QBW files and select the Check your File and Network option, and once the tool stops running, rerun QB to check if the PS077 error is removed.


The steps given above can be used to easily eliminate QuickBooks error PS077. In case this error message persists or the solutions seem to be unsuccessful, you can reach out to our team of QB technicians at 1.855.738.2784 to get immediate help.

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