Is QB Pro 2014 compatible with Windows 8.1?

Does anyone know if QB Pro 2014 is officially compatible with Windows 8.1? I don't want to purchase the new version if it's not compatible yet...with that said, I'm running QB Pro 2013 with no problems on 8.1.
  • I am in a Computer Accounting class.  We will be getting the QuickBooks 2014 edition.  Will that be Windows 8.1 compatible?
  • Hi. Intuit Support advisors on this forum keep saying it is Ok but QuickBooks do not seem to be officially saying it is compatible, so until they do I am not going to risk upgrading my system to 8.1.
  • No it is not compatible. A patch is imminent though. Outlook is not available on the preferences tab, so you cannot send invoices to your customers using Outlook 2013.
  • I am running Windows 8.1 and QB14 Premier Edition. I have to go back to QB Pro 2013 and Office 2007 which work perfectly with Win 8.1 until the patches fix this issue.

Hi to all,

I would concur on what JustinG said. 

QuickBooks 2014 is well matched with Windows 8 when we tested it on that platform. Since Microsoft Windows has the recent updates (from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1)  changes have to be examined and reviewed. 

The said updates were sent out after we released QuickBooks 2014 and because of this - most customers have been affected, so as with the program as a whole.

Most of these issues have been reported and we are working to address all.

  • I am not clear as to what issues you mean. The bottom line is - is it safe for me to upgrade from Windows 8 to 8.1? I believe the upgrade is not reversible.
QB pro 2014 is compatible with Windows 8.1 for more info check here
  • So is QB Pro 2013 compatible with Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2? The link you provide only shows Windows 8, not 8.1, which is all that 2013 shows as well.
  • I purchased QBPro 2014 and it won't install. I'm using Windows 8.1.  While attempting to install it uninstalled my QB 2011, so now I have nothing.
  • I checked this article re QuickBooks Pro 2014 and it does not mention  8.1
  • I have QuickBooks ProPlus 2014, worked with Windows 8, but now that I have upgraded to Windows 8.1 it does not open properly and will not install portable back-ups - help, struggling!
  • QB Pro 2014 installed on my Win 8.1, but it has strange issues. Data disappears.  Randomly QB states it has to restart.When I exit QB, the process doesn't end.  This is bad!

That's great- but not compatible with Office 2013- so How for the life of Pete do we send invoices with Outlook then.

  • I send invoices out of QB 2014 on a Windows 8.1 maching with Office 2013...don't know why you're having problems but it works fine.
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