Top Fixes For Quickbooks Error 1334

Quickbooks is one of the leading software but it is not error-free at all. Many users of Quickbooks have reported that they are dealing with this Quickbooks error 1334

When this error occurs, the system freezes every now and then when you are running Quickbooks. Some other symptoms of this error are Windows is responding very slowly, Quickbooks starts up and makes the window to crash, etc.

If you are dealing with the same issue, then it is important to know at first the reason for which you are stuck with Quickbooks error 1334.

Causes Which Lead to Quickbooks Error 1334:

You can notice Quickbooks is malfunctioning with the error code 1334 while you are trying to install some company files. The main cause of the error may be the damaged or corrupt file installation.

Let’s take a look at other causes. Because if you are not aware of the causes, then you can not fix the error.

  • Your system may have a malware infection.
  • Corruption occurs in the Windows registry.
  • Improper installation of the Quickbooks software.
  • The files on Windows or Quickbooks got corrupted.
  • You may have deleted any file related to Quickbooks, by mistake and unknowingly.
  • You may get a corrupt download of Quickbooks software.

There are many more reasons behind Quickbooks error 1334. Now, let’s continue to the solutions that can fix the error and you can get back to work on Quickbooks, seamlessly.

Reliable Solutions to Repair Quickbooks Error 1334:

There are numerous ways to fix the error. Though we haven’t chosen any fix as universal, some of the solutions are straightforward, some are easy to apply and some are the most popular among Quickbooks users. We can guarantee you that you need not deal with this error in the near future after applying the fixes. So, let’s start.

Fix 1: Open the Company File

We should consider the first things first while we are trying to fix any errors. Our first fix deals with the same manner. You have to open the company file in the following way rather than simply clicking on the company file.

  1. Look for the company file you want to open.
  2. Make sure the file has .qbw extension in its name.
  3. Double-click on the file.

If it opens without any error message, then you need not go for further. If you fail in this step then hang on. We have many fixes to help you. 

Fix 2: Reinstall Quickbooks Using Clean Install

This is one of the most popular fix to resolve the error. You need to perform the uninstalling process using the Clean Install. Here’s what you have to do.

  1. Go to the Control Panel on your Windows and uninstall Quickbooks from your system.
  2. Next, download Quickbooks Clean Install tool from the official site of Quickbooks.
  3. Run the executable file of the tool and accept all the terms and conditions over there.
  4. Choose the version you are using on the Quickbooks and choose Continue.
  5. You can see a message that Quickbooks is ready for the clean install.

    You have to hit on the OK button.

  6. Wait for the process to complete. When you are done you have to rename the following folders, manually.
    C:\Users9current user)\AppData\Local\Intuit\QuickBooks(year).
  7. Now, install Quickbooks again.

Launch Quickbooks and open the file. If the error persists, then proceed to the next solutions.

Fix 3: Perform a Clean Install of Windows

If you have failed to find the solution to the Quickbooks error 1334 then this fix might help you to get rid of the error. You need to perform a clean install of Windows in order to eradicate the error. But keep in mind that all the data stored on your hard drive will vanish.

You can get a back-up of your hard drive if you don’t want to lose them. You have to reinstall the windows on your system using a CD drive. Then install a clean install from the official website of Microsoft.  It will remove all the bugs and junk files. Now, install Quickbooks with all your back-ups. Check if the error persists even when you have performed a clean install. 

Fix 4: Launch Safe Mode

Maybe, the load of all the programs is restricting your Quickbooks to operate normally. Launch the Safe Mode in your Windows to check if it resolves the issue. Let’s begin.

  1. Go to the search box of your Windows and type “msconfig’ followed by pressing Enter.
  2. Stay in the Boot tab. Go to the Boot options and then Network. Choose Safe boot.
  3. Choose OK and restart your device. It will simply launch your system in Safe mode.
  4. Select only the programs you want them to run.
  5. Open Quickbooks. Then go to the Help section of Quickbooks.
  6. Take a look if any update is available on quickbooks. If yes, then download the update.
  7. Next, disable the Safe Mode in the same manner as how we enabled it. 
  8. Restart your computer and launch Quickbooks.

Check if you can see the Quickbooks error 1334 anymore. This fix restricts all the conflicts between Quickbooks and all other applications. It also helps to run Quickbooks at the optimum condition of your system.

Fix 5: Perform a System Restore 

If all the fixes are not working to resolve the error, then you might need the help of this fix. This fix will restore the point of time when you didn’t have the error on your system. 

  1. Login to your system as the administrator. This step is the most important one.
  2. Go to Programs and Accessories. Then select System Tools. 
  3. Opt for the System Restore option.
  4. Select the option of “restore my PC with an earlier date”.

    Click on Next.

  5. Choose such a restoration point that has no problem with Quickbooks or any other application.
  6. Proceed with Next. Verify all the restoration details, again.
  7. Restart your device when the process is over.

We hope that it would definitely fix Quickbooks error 1334. Launch Quickbooks to see if the error is still there.

We have mentioned all the necessary fixes to resolve the error. Additionally, we have some special hacks if these fixes don’t work. 

  • You can disable your third-party antivirus and Windows Defender Firewall. But enable them as soon as you finish your work on Quickbooks.
  • You can clean the disks on your system. Remove all the temporary files from your system.
  • Check if you have the latest version of the Windows operating system. If not, then go for the latest version of Windows.
  • You must have the latest version of Quickbooks on your system in order to avoid the Quickbooks error 1334.

Hopefully, the fixes and the easy hacks have helped you in getting rid of this complicated error on your Quickbooks application.

Maria Colombo
Maria Colombo
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