What is QuickBooks Error 15270 (Payroll)? How to fix it?

by Steve M. QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor

What is QuickBooks Error 15270 (Payroll)? How to fix it?

QuickBooks Error 15270 messages could show up during program installation, while a Intuit Inc.-related software program (eg. QuickBooks) is running, during Windows start-up or closure, or perhaps during the setup of the Windows operating system. Keeping track of when as well as where your 15270 error occurs is an essential item of information in fixing the issue.

Signs and symptoms of Error 15270

·         The QuickBooks Payroll Error 15270 appears and crashes the active program window.

·         Your Computer often gets shut off with Error 15270 when running the same program.

·         Error Code 15270 message displays every time you open QuickBooks.

·         Windows runs very sluggishly and also responds very to mouse or key-board input.


A user may encounter this QuickBooks Error 15270 while downloading a payroll update or QuickBooks update. Typically, you get this error message:

Error 15270: The (payroll) upgrade did not total effectively. The update is missing a file.”

How do I fix QuickBooks Error 15270???

Follow these troubleshooting actions to fix this QuickBooks Error:

·         Firstly, Restart QuickBooks. If the QuickBooks Update Service window appears, click Install Later.

·         Then Select Help > Update QuickBooks.

·         Now In the Update QuickBooks window click on to the Update Now tab. Then Click to choose the Reset Updates checkbox before to clicking the Get Updates button. And Click on OK to verify the reset.

·         When the update is complete, the Get Updates button ends up being active and also words "Update Complete" appear listed below. Now Restart the QuickBooks Software.

·         If there QuickBooks Update Service message appears, hit click on to the Install Now button. The update should install efficiently.

·         Now Go to Employees > Get Payroll Updates to attempt to install the Payroll updates again.

·         Ensure Download complete payroll update is selected and also click Update.


If the above steps do not settle this error and the issue persists:

Perform these steps:

·         Firstly, Verify your Payroll Subscription/membership is active:

·         Now go to Basic/Standard or Enhanced Payroll: Click Employees > My Payroll Service > Account/Billing Information or Account Info/Preferences. Now Sign in into your Intuit Account to see the QuickBooks Payroll Account Maintenance page and validate your subscription is Active.

·         For Assisted Payroll: Click Employees > My Payroll Service > Account/Billing Information or Account Info/Preferences. When the QuickBooks Payroll Account Maintenance is open, close the display to perform an update and also re-validation of your payroll service.

·         Ensure your Internet Explorer is readied to be your default browser by opening the Internet Options menu selecting the Programs tab. Under Default Web Browser click on to the Make Default button.

·         Now Momentarily Turn off User Account Controls shut off User Account Controls (Windows Vista, 7 as well as 8 users).

·         Now find and rename or delete the paysub.ini file as well as rename the paysub.ini file.

·         At last, perform a clean install of QuickBooks in Selective Startup.


I wish your QuickBooks payroll Error 15270 has been fixed. If the above steps do not fix this error as well as the trouble continues. Don't worry as our QuickBooks Payroll Customer Service Team is always there in order to help you. Have a direct conversation with our QuickBooks ProAdvisors team by Dialing 1-800-880-6389.

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