When you try to open QuickBooks, you see this error message:
Microsoft released an update for internet security that modifies the typelib.dll file that QuickBooks uses. In some cases this error is caused by a damaged or an incorrect version of the .dll file.
This error may also be caused by an update to the Avast! anti-virus program that was released on 8/5/2013.
If the error started on or after 8/5/2013 and you have Avast! anti-virus installed:
If you do not have Avast! anti-virus installed:
You will need to uninstall and re-install QuickBooks, this will allow QuickBooks to open successfully.
To prevent this error from occurring again, add Intuit folders to exceptions:
If these steps do not resolve the issue, Perform a clean install of QuickBooks
If these solutions don't resolve the issue, you can read discussions and post messages and questions relating to your issue on the Intuit QuickBooks Community site for free. You can contact an agent for additional guidance. Fees may apply.