QuickBooks Error 1712 | A Quick and Simple Fix

Sometimes when trying to install QuickBooks Desktop for Windows, one encounters QuickBooks Error 1712. This is usually accompanied by the following error message-

We’re sorry! Something went wrong with your installation.

 Error 1712. One or more of the files required to restore your computer to its previous state could not be found. Restoration will not be possible.

While a standard installation error, QuickBooks Desktop Error 1712 can lead to loss of data and time. This article covers some reasons why the error occurs and how to troubleshoot it.

QuickBooks Desktop Error 1712 can become troublesome if not resolved quickly. If you require professional assistance with the error, you can contact our certified experts at +1 800-579-9430.

Reasons why QuickBooks Error Code 1712 Occurs

Before resolving an error, one must learn the reasons behind it to avoid repeating the same mistakes at a later date. One reason why QuickBooks Desktop Error 1712 happens is-

  • You have one or more Windows components that are missing.  

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Troubleshooting QuickBooks Desktop Error 1712

In this section, you find ways to troubleshoot the error. We recommend you follow the steps carefully to avoid losing data. 

Resolution One- Run Quick Fix My Program from QuickBooks Tool Hub

The solution for this error is to use Quick Fix My Program, which is available on QuickBooks Tool Hub. QuickBooks Tool Hub is a Launchpad that allows you to fix issues with QuickBooks Desktop. It has several tabs, each of which is made to solve a different set of problems. The feature Quick Fix My Program will shut down any background process that QuickBooks is using and then run a quick repair. Thus, one can use it to troubleshoot QuickBooks Desktop Error 1712.

  1. The steps to download and install the QuickBooks Tool Hub are as follows-
  1. You should begin by exiting QuickBooks. 
  2. Then, download and save the latest version of QuickBooks Tool Hub.  
  3. Now, open the file you just downloaded.
  4. Follow the on-screen installation process for the file. 
  5. Agree to the Terms and Conditions displayed on your screen. 
  6. Once the installation is done, double-click on the icon that is now present on your desktop. This will open QuickBooks Tool Hub.
  • Now one must use Quick Fix my Program using the following steps-
  1. Click on the Program Problems tab. This is available on the left side of the screen on QuickBooks Tool Hub.  
  2. Now you should choose Quick Fix my Program.
  3. Once the above steps are done, you can retry installing QuickBooks Desktop. 

If the above steps do not resolve QuickBooks Error 1712, you can try troubleshooting Windows Update and Windows Installer. However, these are advanced troubleshooting methods. If you want professional help with these, you can contact our support team at +1 800-579-9430.

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