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Error: Exception thrown in destructor, when opening QuickBooks Desktop

When opening QuickBooks Desktop or starting Windows, you see:

Exception thrown in destructor (f:\dd\vctools\vc7libs\ship\atlmfc\src\mfc\winctrl2.cpp:1377) Encountered an improper argument.


Detailed Instructions

This issue has been resolved in the latest releases for QuickBooks Desktop 2014.

Update to the latest release:
Estimated time: 30 minutes

Go to the Update to the Latest Release web page.

IMPORTANT:  Make sure your product is selected.  If not, click "Choose a different product."

Select and follow the instructions for one of the update options:

  • Automatic Updates
  • Manual Updates 


KB ID# SLN41858
10/28/2016 10:51:49 AM
PPRDQSSWS407 9138 Pro 2017 bf80c6