This article provides instructions for installing QuickBooks in both Selective Startup and Normal Startup.
If you encounter an error while installing QuickBooks, you can go to the troubleshooting section of the Install Center.
If you are looking for the manual update for your version of QuickBooks, check out the Product Updates page.
Have your license number and product number for your version of QuickBooks ready.
To find your license and product numbers:
If you have previously registered your QuickBooks software, you can get help finding your license number or key code with our License Look Up Tool.
Occasionally, third party applications, such as antivirus and anti-spyware programs, can interfere with the successful installation of QuickBooks. As a result, you may want to Install QuickBooks in Selective Startup.
To install QuickBooks 2005 or later in Selective Startup mode:
Detailed step by step installation instructions
Select your version of QuickBooks below to be directed to another article with step-by-step instructions just for you and your product.
QuickBooks 2013 Products
Enterprise Solutions Accountant 13.0
Enterprise Solutions 13.0
Premier Accountant 2013
QuickBooks 2012 Products
Enterprise Solutions Accountant 12.0
Enterprise Solutions 12.0
Premier Accountant 2012
QuickBooks 2011 Products
Enterprise Solutions Accountant 11.0
Enterprise Solutions 11.0
Premier Accountant 2011
QuickBooks 2010 Products
Enterprise Solutions Accountant 10.0
Enterprise Solutions 10.0
Premier Accountant 2010
QuickBooks 2009 Products
Enterprise Solutions Accountant 9.0
Enterprise Solutions 9.0
Premier Accountant 2009
QuickBooks 2008 Products
Enterprise Solutions 8.0
Premier or Pro 2008
QuickBooks 2007 Products
Enterprise Solutions 7.0
QuickBooks 2006 and earlier products
Enterprise Solutions 6.0 and earlier versions
Premier 2006 and earlier versions
Pro 2006 and earlier versions
Important: After the installation is complete, follow these steps to restore your system to its normal configuration:
If these steps do not resolve the issue, you can read discussions and post messages and questions relating to your issue on the Intuit QuickBooks Community site for free or you can contact a technical support agent for additional guidance. Fees may apply.