How to Fix QuickBooks Error 1712 [Installation Not Completed]?

  • If you are installing QuickBooks for the first time or updating it, you may encounter QuickBooks error 1712. This could be due to registry errors in your Windows system or other background processes that are interfering with the installation of QuickBooks. In case you have already encountered this error, this article will provide you with a detailed and step-by-step troubleshooting process to follow. You might see a similar pop-up message on your desktop screen when the error occurs:


    What Causes QuickBooks Error Code 1712?

    Possible causes behind to this error might be as:

    • If you have an existing version of QuickBooks installed on your computer, it might interfere with the installation of any new version of QuickBooks, resulting in Error 1712.

    • Registry errors on your Windows operating system could be a potential cause of such error.

    • When installing QuickBooks desktop, ensure that the user account you are logged into on Windows has administrative privileges, as the installation requires these rights. If the account doesn't have administrative rights, it may cause error message 1712.

    • If you haven't installed the latest Windows updates, QuickBooks installation might run into issues that lead to such error. It's important to ensure that your operating system is up-to-date before installing QuickBooks.