While opening QuickBooks, you may see the Opening QuickBooks screen but QuickBooks does not open.

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  • Some of the troubleshooting steps outlined in this article are specific for Windows operating system, which is not an intuit product. The step can become complex if errors occur while repairing or uninstalling windows components. If you are not comfortable doing these steps alone, Intuit recommends you consult your computer's manufacturer or a licensed IT.
  • The troubleshooting steps in this article may require you to reboot your computer. Make sure to bookmark or secure a copy of this article before the reboot.
  • Make sure that the regional settings of your computer is set to English (United States or Canada, depending on which version of QuickBooks you are using).

Solution 1: Run reboot.bat

Solution 2: Rename QBWUSER.INI

Solution 3: Rename the EntitlementDataStore.ecml file

Solution 4: Perform Clean install

Solution 5: Run the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic tool to repair damaged Microsoft components