Fix .NET Framework Error in QuickBooks

QuickBooks is one of the best comprehensive accounting software that offers an array of features to aid businesses in achieving their financial goals. There are certain Microsoft apps that QuickBooks use to run web-based apps.

QuickBooks .NET Framework Error

One such app is the Microsoft .NET Framework. Apart from QuickBooks errors, if the .NET Framework has some ongoing issues, users will not be able to work with QuickBooks effectively. Follow the article to know the causes and solutions of the.NET Framework error.

Causes of QuickBooks .NET Framework Error

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The causes of QuickBooks NET Framework error are:

  • If the antivirus or Windows Firewall program has restricted the software to perform certain actions, the QuickBooks.NET Framework error will appear.
  • If some of the .NET Framework files are damaged, the error will restrict QuickBooks workflow. 

How to Fix .NET Framework Error in QuickBooks Desktop

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.Net Framework Errors in QuickBooks Desktop [Solved]

The fixation methods of QuickBooks .NET Framework error are different for the operating system. Go through the steps as per your operating system to solve the error.

Windows 10/8/1/8

For Windows 10/8.1 or 8, you need to follow the steps below to resolve the error.

  • Firstly, close all the programs that are opened in your Windows system
  • Navigate to the Windows Start Menu
  • Open Control Panel and navigate to the Program and Features option
  • Select the option Uninstall a Program
  • Toggle the Turn Windows feature on or off
  • Type or Find the.NET Framework on the list

Once you follow the steps mentioned above, check the settings for .NET Framework 4.5 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1.

Check .NET Framework 4.5 (Or Later)

To check the.NET Framework 4.5, follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Select the checkbox to turn on the .NET Framework 4.5
  • Select OK and restart your system 

If you witness that the.NET Framework 4.5 checkbox is already checked, follow the steps below:

  • Select the checkoff to turn off the.NET Framework
  • Select OK and restart your computer
  • Sign back into Windows and follow the steps mentioned above to turn on the .NET Framework 4.5 again.

Check .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 

To check the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1, follow the steps mentioned below: 

  • Select the checkbox and turn on the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1
  • Select OK and restart your computer

If you see that the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 is already checked,

  • Select the checkbox to turn off .NET Framework 3.5 SP1
  • Select OK and restart the computer
  • Sign back to Windows and turn on the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 again 

Windows 7 Steps to Repair .NET Framework

If you are using Windows 7 for QuickBooks, follow the steps below: 

  • Close all Programs and open Control Panel
  • Select Uninstall a program 
  • Select Turn Windows feature on or off
  • Find the .NET Framework on the list

Checking Settings for .NET Framework 3.5 SP1

If the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 box is not checked,

  • Select the checkbox and turn on the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1
  • Select OK to save the changes and restart your computer

If the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 is already checked,

  • Turn off the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1
  • Save the changes and restart your computer
  • Sign back to the Windows and turn on the.NET Framework 3.5 SP1 again 

Checking Settings for .NET Framework 4.5 (or later)

If the .NET Framework 4.5 is not present in the system, download and install the apps. Repair the file if the .NET Framework 4.5 is visible on the programs and feature list. To repair the app

  • Under the Programs and Features window, select the.NET Framework 4.5 or later versions 
  • Select Uninstall and change
  • Click on the Repair .NET Framework 4.5 option and select next
  • Restart the computer when the repairing process is finished.

Conclusion

Once you have followed the steps for your respective operating system, open QuickBooks again and see if the error is fixed.

Contact QuickBooks Error Support Team

If the error still exists, uninstall the.NET Framework and reinstall. It is advised that you must back up all the files of the QuickBooks Desktop before initiating the process to avoid any sudden data loss. Even if the reinstalling does not work, you must reach out to the support team of QuickBooks to solve the issue.

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