QuickBooks Desktop (Pro, Premier, and Enterprise Solutions) is designed for you to use on Windows 7. If you see a problem while using QuickBooks Desktop on Windows 7 it may involve one of the following:

  • Installation and Activation
  • Emailing or printing .pdf files

To help you get back to using QuickBooks Desktop, you may need to simply update to the latest release. We also have several tools and step-by-step guides designed for Windows 7.

How to fix it

Important: Ensure that your QuickBooks Desktop is up to date before you follow the steps shown below.

Installation and Activation

  1. Run the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool to resolve most errors. 
  2. If the Install Tool doesn't fix it, repair or reinstall Microsoft .NET Framework.

Emailing or printing .pdf files

    Use the .pdf tool.

For more detailed information on which QuickBooks versions work in a Windows 7 environment and what your options are, refer to Running QuickBooks Desktop on Windows 7.

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