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Message: Preparing to install, when starting QuickBooks

You are trying to open QuickBooks Desktop but you are getting the message:

"Preparing to Install"
Why this is happening

This message can occur when QuickBooks Desktop files or components are missing or damaged.

How to fix it

Intuit recommends 4 solutions for this problem. The first solution may solve your problem, or you may need to try all 4 to resolve the issue. For best results, perform the solutions in the order presented here.

KB ID# SLN40509
12/8/2016 9:43:55 PM
PPRDQSSWS403 9138 Pro 2017 f98e53