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Stuck in QuickBooks Requires That You Reboot Loop? Solved!

Reasons for QuickBooks Update Reboot Loop Error

  • The operating system hasn’t been outdated for long
  • The hard disk is corrupted or damaged
  • The company file is lengthy
  • The QBWUSER.INI file is damaged or missing
  • The QuickBooks Desktop installation is incomplete or damaged

1. Sign in As Admin and Install the Updates Manually

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2. Run Quick Fix My Program

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  • Close QuickBooks Desktop.
  • Open QB Tool Hub and go to the Program Issues tab.
  • Choose Quick Fix My Program.

Now, proceed to the next step.

3. Run QuickBooks Program Diagnostic Tool

  • Open QB Tool Hub and tap on the Program Issues tab.
  • Choose QuickBooks Program Diagnostic Tool.
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4. Repair QuickBooks Installation

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  • Open QuickBooks Tool Hub on your computer.
  • Now, go to the tab for Installation Issues.
  • Choose QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool.

5. Fix the .NET Framework Manually

If there is an issue with the .NET Framework, you will need to reinstall it. 

  • Click on the search box beside the Start menu and type in the Control Panel.
  • Go to Programs, and then click on Programs and Features.
  • Choose Turn Windows features on or off.
  • Locate the versions of the Microsoft .NET Framework that you have an issue with and uncheck the boxes for them.
  • Click on OK.
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  • Launch the Control Panel and click on Programs and Features.
  • Choose Turn Windows features on or off.
  • Mark the checkbox next to Microsoft .NET Framework (3.5.x or 4.x.x).
  • Click on OK to allow the process to take place.

6. Install Update in Selective Startup

  • Press the Windows + R keys to open the Run window.
  • Type in msconfig and go to OK.
  • Go to the General tab and select Selective Startup and Load System Services.
  • In the Services section, click on Hide all Microsoft Services.
  • Choose Disable All.
  • Unmark the checkbox to Hide all Microsoft services.
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  • Ensure the box for Windows Installer is marked from the services you see.
  • Tap on OK.
  • Select Restart from the System Configuration window.
  • Press the Windows + R; this will open the Run window.
  • Enter msconfig and choose OK.
  • Go to the General tab and select Normal Startup.
  • Choose OK.

7. Clean Install QuickBooks Desktop


Why does QuickBooks keep saying it needs to reboot?

QuickBooks might be stuck in the reboot loop because of interference from third-party applications, corrupt installation files, antivirus software, insufficient user permissions, and damaged programs. ND and . TLG files. 

How do I reboot my QuickBooks?

To restart your QuickBooks Desktop, first close all the open windows of the program. Now, right-click on the Taskbar and open the Task Manager. Go to the Processes tab and locate all the QuickBooks Programs running in the background. Choose them one by one and select End Task.

What causes QuickBooks to stop working?

QuickBooks might not work or crash if there is an issue with the program or Windows components. To fix it, you can use the tools in the QuickBooks Tool Hub, like QuickBooks Program Diagnostic Tool and QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool.

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