You are attempting to install QuickBooks when suddenly this error message appears. You may encounter this error message if your computer is running on safe mode or the Windows installer or your computer is out of date.
This article provides instruction on how to fix this issue.
Intuit recommends more than one solutions for this problem. The first solution may solve your problem, or you may need to try all solutions to resolve the issue. For best results, perform the solutions in the order shown. If the error was generated in QuickBooks 2014, please skip to Solution 3 after Solution 1.
Safe mode is a troubleshooting option for Windows that starts your computer in a limited state. Only the basic files and drivers necessary to run Windows are started. The words Safe Mode appear in the corners of your monitor to identify which Windows mode you're using. By rebooting your computer, you are attempting to start your Windows on a normal boot and attempting to fix any error that has occured on the background when Windows loads the system. If you are still getting the same issue after rebooting your computer, please proceed to solution 2.
If you are still getting the same issue, please proceed to solution 3.
Download, install and run QuickBooks Install Tool. This tool will attemp to fix Microsoft components which are required for QuickBooks program to run on your computer.