QuickBooks error 1920 is an Installation Bug that users generally face during installation or Database Manager scans hard drives that are installed in the system for company files. It usually shows up at the QuickBooks Software release season or while refreshing the application. In such a situation, software stops working and it causes accounting software to be shut down accordingly. Below are some of the possible causes for QuickBooks Error 1920 and the most suitable ways that help you to physically correct it.

Main causes of QuickBooks error 1920

Before moving to the troubleshooting parts know about the causes of this error or what are the possible reasons behind the error code 1920:

  • Windows registry entries are invalid.
  • Download and update the software defective or corrupt.
  • Virus or malware may present a threat that causes this error to the QuickBooks application.
  • Device malfunctions.
  • When another program erases files relating to QuickBooks applications incorrectly.
  • Improper Windows shut down can be one of the possible reasons.

How to fix QuickBooks error 1920

There are various ways you can deal with this error. In this guide, we are sharing some of the suitable and easy solutions that are mentioned down:

Solution 1: Update your Windows if it is not updated

  • The very first, remove the security software if you have installed before on your system
  • Next, turn off the Firewall Settings
  • Ensure that if your troubleshooting any error then you must close all multiple background running programs on your computer
  • In case, your software is running with the security previously then check if the security application is updated or not.

Solution 2: Change the name of QuickBooks company file

To change the name of the installation folder for the QuickBooks Desktop company file, you must use the Windows Explorer. With the help of this, you can locate and rename each of the folder locations specified for the Windows version that you are using.

  • Initially, run QuickBooks Desktop and then go to the company file
  • After that, press F2 or Ctrl+1 together to open the description of the product
  • Look for the location of company file and note it down that must be listed in the file information
  • Now, close the application
  • Next, right-click on the Windows button from keyboard to navigate them to the location of the company file and
  • After that, choose File Explorer (for Windows 7, 8, and 10)
  • Right-click on every particular file and select rename
  • Once you are done with that then type a new name for the company file and hit Enter button
  • Finally, click the Yes button in order to confirm it.

The below-mentioned are the locations of the folder that you should be renaming:-

Windows 7/8/10

  • >C:\Program Data
  • >C:\Programdata\Common Files
  • >C:\Users\[Username]\AppData\Local

Windows Vista

  • >C:\Program Data
  • >C:\Programdata\Common Files
  • >C:\Users\\AppData\Local

How to Reach us?

So, it is hoped that with the help of the above-discussed solutions, you are able to fix QuickBooks error 1920. For further assistance, you can connect with QuickBooks error support toll-free helpline number 1800-942-6705. You can also get assistance via email or live chat.