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Guidelines to deal with QuickBooks Error Code 80029c4a


QuickBooks Error Code 80029c4a pops up when you run QuickBooks Desktop on your Windows computer. Also, if you are accessing your company file, you can come across the error code 80029c4a. The user receives an error message “Problem: there was an unexpected error reported when trying to run QuickBooks with Company File”. The QuickBooks Desktop Error Code displays because for many reasons. If you are also facing the error 80029c4a and do not know its causes, go through the blog here. Read till the end to learn different solutions to fix the error.

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Why does QuickBooks Error Code 80029c4a occur?

There are multiple factors because of which you experience QuickBooks Desktop Error 80029c4a. They are the following-

  1. The QuickBooks installation directory contains multiple files. It might happen that a file/files have been damaged or corrupted.
  2. The installation of the QuickBooks Desktop is inaccurate.
  3. There are registry errors on your Windows.
  4. It is also possible that some of your QuickBooks program files got deleted because of Windows Security Application.

What are the troubleshooting methods to fix QuickBooks Error Message 80029c4a?

Below we have provided some solutions you can apply to get rid of error 80029c4a in your QuickBooks Desktop.

SOLUTION 1: Apply the ‘Clean Install’ option

The first and foremost thing you must do is to take the backup of all the required data in your QuickBooks Desktop and download the latest installer of your QuickBooks. Keep the QuickBooks license number, version and product year written somewhere. Once done, follow the below-mentioned steps-

Remove QuickBooks Desktop Application from your Windows Desktop

  1. On your system, go to the ‘Start’ tab, click on it and tap on ‘Control Panel’.
  2. Now, navigate to ‘Programs and Features’ or ‘Uninstall a Program’.
  3. Next, a list of programs will appear on the Window; select ‘QuickBooks Desktop’ to uninstall it.
  4. Further, tap on ‘Uninstall/Change’ and select ‘Remove’.
  5. After that, click ‘Next’.
  6. Once done, now follow the instructions prompted on your screen.

Install QuickBooks Desktop Application Again on your Windows Desktop

  1. Go to your Window’s web browser and download QuickBooks Desktop.
  2. Once downloaded, save the file to a location where it is easy to locate. The name of the downloaded file will be ‘QuickBooks.exe.’.
  3. Run the installer file and follow the installation process displayed on your screen.
  4. Next, enter the product details and license number and click on ‘Next’.
  5. Two options for selecting the install type will pop up: ‘Express Install’ and ‘Custom and Network Install’.
  6. Tap on your desired Install type and ‘Next’ to start the installation process.
  7. Once the installation finishes, you are ready to open QuickBooks Desktop.

SOLUTION 2: Look Over the Anti-Virus Settings on your computer

The antivirus installed on your computer can affect the QuickBooks Desktop application. It can restrict some important QuickBooks program files to download. Below are some of the programs that must be present on your Windows desktop. Make sure the following programs are not blocked by your firewall.

  1. OnlineBackup.exe
  2. AutoBackup.exe
  3. QBCFMonitorService.exe
  4. QBLaunch.exe
  5. QBUpdate.exe
  6. IntuitSyncManager.exe
  7. QuickBooksMessaging.exe
  8. QBW32.exe
  9. QBDBMgrN.exe
  10. QBGDSPlugin.exe
  11. QBServerUtilityMgr.exe
  12. FileManagement.exe
  13. FileMovementExe.exe
  14. DBManagerExe.exe
  15. Dbmlsync.exe

We have listed the causes for QuickBooks Error Code 80029c4a and two solutions to sort it out in the blog above. If the mentioned solution does not work, feel free to call us at 1-855-856-0042 to speak to one of our QuickBooks IT professionals for help.

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