Here’s a Quick Way to Resolve QuickBooks Error 1904

Quickbooks error 1904

Quickbooks error 1904

QuickBooks, the most versatile accounting software, is trusted by thousands of people across the globe in handling their regular business transactions. By using QuickBooks Desktop, businesses can easily manage sales, track income & expenses, generate financial reports, file taxes and payroll. However, apart from the beneficial aspect of using the QuickBooks Desktop, there are some drawbacks as well, like the errors and bugs that many users often face while working with it. Among the common errors, QuickBooks error 1904 is the one that many users often encounter while trying to install QuickBooks Desktop. The error code unexpectedly shows up on the computer screen with an error message, which states, “[file path/name/extension] failed to register].” There can be numerous reasons causing such an installation error that we intend to explain to you alongside the solutions through this post.

Do you want to get over QuickBooks error 1904 without wasting any time on implementing the troubleshooting method? If yes, don’t hesitate at all to get in touch with our QuickBooks support team at the toll-free number 800-583-0572.

What can be the reasons behind the existence of QuickBooks error code 1904?

QuickBooks error code 1904 usually arises when there are some complications with the installation files of QuickBooks Desktop itself. However, there can be several other reasons, such as follows:

  • The Microsoft NET Framework component, which is essential for QuickBooks to install, is either damaged or corrupted.

What needs to be done to rectify QuickBooks error 1904?

Solution 1) Run the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic tool from the QuickBooks Tool Hub application

  • From Intuit’s official website, download the QuickBooks Tool Hub application of the latest version (1.5.0.0).
  • Select the QuickBooksToolHub.exe file you have downloaded and do as per the onscreen instructions to initiate its installation.
  • To finish the QuickBooks Tool Hub installing, accept the terms and conditions.
  • Double-select the icon of QuickBooks Tool Hub to open the application.
  • Select the Installation Issues tab (located at the left panel of the window).
  • In the Fix My Installation Issues section, select the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool button to run the tool.
  • When the tool completes repairing the installation issues, reboot the computer.
  • Now, try to install the QuickBooks Tool Hub application on the computer.

Solution 2) Manually configure the .NET Framework settings for QuickBooks Desktop

  • At first, close down all the running programs on the computer.
  • Select the Windows Start menu, type “Control Panel” into the search bar, and open Control Panel.
  • In the control panel, select the Program and Features option.
  • From the left panel, select the Turn Windows features on or off option.
  • Look for .NET Framework in the list.

Check NET Framework 4.5 (or later)

If you see that the .NET Framework 4.5 checkbox is already marked:

  • Uncheck the .NET Framework 4.5 checkbox and then hit the OK button.
  • Restart the computer.
  • Now, checkmark the .NET Framework 4.5 checkbox again.

If you see that the .NET Framework 4.5 checkbox is not marked:

  • Checkmark the .NET Framework 4.5 checkbox and then hit the OK button.
  • Restart the computer.

Check NET Framework 3.5 SP1

If you see that the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 checkbox is already marked:

  • Uncheck the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 checkbox and then hit the OK button.
  • Restart the computer.
  • Now, checkmark the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 checkbox again.

If you see that the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 checkbox is not marked:

  • Checkmark the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 checkbox and then hit the OK button.
  • Restart the computer.

Conclusion:

If you are unable to rectify QuickBooks error 1904 even after implementing both the troubleshooting solutions mentioned in the upper post, then our suggestion for you is to re-register the Microsoft MSXML DLL files on the computer and see whether this rectifies the error or not. You can also ask for additional troubleshooting assistance resolving the installation error from our QuickBooks support team at the toll-free number 800-583-0572.

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