Are you facing the QuickBooks Error 1642 while installing or updating your QuickBooks?
Well, you are in the right place.
In this article, we will be telling you everything that you need to know about the QuickBooks Error 1642 and also guide you in resolving the error manually. If you do not have the time or energy to go through all the steps manually then you can call on the QuickBooks Tech Support Phone Number and ask the QuickBooks Experts to do it for you.
The error message on your screen would be one of these:
“Error 1642: Error installing Microsoft .NET Framework when installing QuickBooks”
Causes Of the QuickBooks Error 1642
- damaged Microsoft Windows Installer
- Damaged QuickBooks Desktop installation
- Your computer is under a Virus or Malware attack.
- You do not have permission to install or uninstall QuickBooks
How to Fix The QuickBooks Error 1642?
To fix the error, follow the steps that we are mentioning in each of the solutions. You do not have to try all the solutions. Move on to the next solution if one does not fix the QuickBooks Error 1642 for you.
Solution 1: Repair or reinstall Microsoft .NET Framework
QuickBooks uses numerous components such as the Microsoft .NET Framework which is a Microsoft component to deliver its features and tools. It is vital for QuickBooks to integrate with such components to run smoothly and error free.
If the Microsoft .NET Framework gets damaged or if it is missing, you will run into errors like the QuickBooks Error 1642 on your screen.
To fix the issue, we will be running the QuickBooks Diagnostic tool on the computer where the Company files are stored. It might take anywhere between 20 to 30 minutes for the diagnose to complete. This tool will automatically repair all the issues with Microsoft Framework. We will also be updating your Windows to the latest release available as outdated windows are not compatible with QuickBooks.
You can read more about this by clicking here: Repair or reinstall Microsoft .NET Framework
Solution 2: Reinstall Using a Clean Install
QuickBooks works on a very intricate algorithm and sometimes it would not be possible to repair your QuickBooks manually with basic troubleshooting techniques. In such a scenario your QuickBooks Desktop cannot be resolved from a simple reinstall of the software. You would need to completely uninstall QuickBooks from your computer and rename all the installation files that were left behind and then install QuickBooks again. This procedure is known as Clean Install or Clean Uninstall.
We have written a more in-depth article about this and you can read that by clicking here: Reinstall QuickBooks for Windows using a clean install
If the error is still popping up on your desktop, get in touch with the QuickBooks Customer Support Phone Number which is available round the clock. Just dial the toll-free number +1866-656-1012 and get in touch with the QuickBooks ProAdvisors. You can also use the Live Chat feature on our website to get assistance from the QuickBooks Experts.