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Error: In order to use QuickBooks Statement Writer, Microsoft Excel must be installed...

When attempting to launch QuickBooks Statement Writer (QSW), the following message is displayed:

In order to use QuickBooks Statement Writer, Microsoft Excel must be installed on this computer. Please install Excel. Then remove QuickBooks and reinstall it. After that, you will be able to start up Statement Writer.


*  QuickBooks Statement Writer (QSW) was referred to as Intuit Statement Writer (ISW) in earlier versions of Quickbooks.
Why this is happening

Microsoft Excel was uninstalled after installing QuickBooks.

How to fix it
  1. Reinstall MS Excel. Visit the Microsoft support site for help.
  2. Uninstall QuickBooks.
    1. On your keyboard, press Windows + E to open the Computer window.
      Note: in Windows 8, click the Computer tab.
    2. Click Uninstall or change a program.
    3. Select and highlight QuickBooks.
    4. Click Uninstall/Change.
    5. Follow the on-screen instructions to uninstall QuickBooks.
  3. Reinstall Quickbooks.
KB ID# SLN41219
12/4/2016 2:24:05 PM
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