When you try to use the Write Letters wizard in QuickBooks Desktop, in some cases you may receive the following message:
Microsoft(R) Word could not be found. Microsoft(R) Word [version] or higher is required for QuickBooks to use this feature. Note: if you have Microsoft(R) Word installed try reinstalling it.
If you are trying to send QuickBooks data to a Microsoft(R) Excel spreadsheet, you may receive the message
Microsoft(R) Excel could not be found...
To use the Write Letters wizard or export to Excel in QuickBooks you must have the correct version of the associated Microsoft software installed.
To find out what version of Microsoft Word or Excel is currently installed on your computer: