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What’s the Deal With QuickBooks Error 1722 and How to Resolve it?

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QuickBooks Error 1722
QuickBooks Error 1722

Nowadays, making a business successful is not at all easy. It demands consistent efforts and dedication. At the same time, seeing the level of competition in the market, it is also necessary for an individual to be innovative and smart. And that’s when QuickBooks accounting software comes into the scene. By using powerful features of QuickBooks, businesses can effectively take care of accounting activities, such as payroll, managing income, and expenses, tracking cash flow, generating financial reports, and many more.

However, despite the beneficial aspect of using QuickBooks, the fact that it is also vulnerable to countless errors and bugs, just like any other accounting software application cannot be ignored. In this post, we will discuss QuickBooks error 1722 that many users often face while installing the QuickBooks Desktop application on their computers. The error code pops up on the computer screen with an error description, which reads, “QuickBooks has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.”

Hopefully, reading this post until the end will help you in resolving QuickBooks error 1722. However, if you want to get rid of the installation error immediately without wasting any time on tiresome troubleshooting procedures, feel free to get in touch with our QuickBooks error support team at 1.800.579.0391.

What causes QuickBooks error code 1722?

Generally, such an installation error happens when the Windows operating system gets outdated. However, there can be several other reasons that can trigger QuickBooks error code 1722, such as:

  • Any necessary QuickBooks installation file might have been damaged or corrupted.
  • The Microsoft MSXML component that helps QuickBooks retrieve the license-related information in the QBregistration.dat file might be unregistered.
  • The installation of QuickBooks Desktop might have been interrupted by any third-party security application.

What should you do to get rid of QuickBooks error 1722?

Solution 1) Run the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic tool from the QuickBooks Tool Hub application

  • On the computer, get the QuickBooks Tool Hub application of the most updated version (1.4.0.0).
  • Click on the downloaded installer (QuickBooksToolHub.exe) and follow the on-screen instructions to initiate the installation.
  • Agree to the terms and conditions to finish the QuickBooks Tool Hub application installing.
  • Open the QB Tool Hub application and select the Installation Issues tab from the left panel.
  • Now, click on the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic tool option and let the tool run.
  • Once the tool finishes the repair, restart the computer and try to reinstall QuickBooks Desktop again.

Solution 2) Manually register the Microsoft MSXML DLL files on the computer

For the 64-Bit Windows operating system:

  • On the keyboard, press the Windows key to open the Start menu.
  • Type “CMD” into the search box and then right-click Command Prompt.
  • At the C: prompt, you are required to type cd\windows\syswow64.
  • After that, you need to enter regsvr32 MSXML6.dll and then press the Enter key on the keyboard.
  • Now, try to install QuickBooks Desktop.

For the 32-Bit Windows operating system:

  • On the keyboard, press Windows + R keys simultaneously to open the Run command window.
  • In the Run dialog box, type “CMD” and then click on the OK button.
  • On the command prompt window, you need to type regsvr32 MSXML6.dll and then press the Enter key.
  • Now, try to install the QuickBooks Desktop application.

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Solution 3) Use the Windows Selective Startup mode to install QuickBooks Desktop

  • On the keyboard, press Windows + R keys simultaneously to open the Run command window.
  • Type misconfig into the Run dialog box and then press the Enter key.
  • On the General tab, choose the Selective startup option and then select the Load system services option.
  • Select the Services tab, checkmark the Hide all Microsoft Services checkbox, and then click on the Disable all button.
  • Now, clear the Hide all Microsoft services checkbox.
  • Under the list of services, make sure that the Windows Installer checkbox is marked.
  • Click on the OK button.
  • At last, select the Restart option on the system configuration window.Now, if you are able to install QuickBooks Desktop on the computer, then make sure to switch back the Windows to Normal startup mode by following the below-mentioned steps:
  • Again, open the Run command window by pressing Windows + R keys simultaneously on the keyboard.
  • In the Run dialog box, type misconfig and then click on the OK button.
  • Select the Normal startup option on the General tab.
  • Click on the Apply button and then hit the OK button.
  • At last, select the Restart option on the system configuration window.

Conclusion:

Even after following the troubleshooting solutions mentioned in the post, if you can’t resolve QuickBooks Error 1722, then there is a great possibility that the Microsoft NET Framework, which is necessary for QuickBooks to run, is damaged or corrupted. Our recommendation for you is to repair the Microsoft NET Framework and see whether this resolves the error or not. You can also reach our QuickBooks error experts by dialing 1.800.579.0391 and get the error resolved immediately.