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When Saving a Transaction QuickBooks Freezes or is Slow

QuickBooks is slow to save transactions, appears to lock up or freeze after clicking save on a transaction and the "Beep when recording a transaction" preference is on.

Solution Description

To increase speed in saving transactions disable the "Beep when recording a transaction" preference.

Steps to modify the preference setting:

  1. Click Edit at the top of the screen.
  2. Click on Preferences, this brings up the Preferences Window.
  3. Select the General preference icon on the left.
  4. Choose the My Preferences tab. 
  5. Uncheck the checkbox for "Beep when recording a transaction".
  6. Click OK 
  7. Create a transaction to make sure this was the issue.


KB ID# SLN42581
10/23/2016 2:39:08 AM
PPRDQSSWS407 9138 Pro 2017 df9588