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QuickBooks Statement Writer does not load

When you open QuickBooks Statement Writer (QSW)*, no additional screens load and there are no error messages.

Typically this is caused by a corrupt component in the Intuit Statement Writer that needs to be repaired.

This can also be file-specific and can be caused by some corruption in Integrated Application settings.

*  QuickBooks Statement Writer (QSW) was referred to as Intuit Statement Writer (ISW) in earlier versions of Quickbooks.
How to fix it

Solution 1:  Repair the QuickBooks Statement Writer

  1. Go to Start > Control Panel.
  2. Select Programs and Features.
  3. Highlight QuickBooks Statement Writer.
  4. Select Uninstall/Change.
  5. Select the option to Repair if it appears.
    Note: It may just go through a loading screen and finish.
  6. Open QuickBooks and try to launch Statement Writer again. Allow it to download any updates that appear.

Solution 2:  Repair QuickBooks

  1. Repair QuickBooks
  2. Open QuickBooks and try to open Intuit Statement Writer again. Allow it to download any updates that appear.

Solution 3:  Try a sample company file

  1. Open a sample data file or other client file and launch Statement Writer.
  2. If it launches OK there, then it's likely that there are some corrupt settings in the original file's Integrated Application settings or data damage.
  3. Open the file where you are having problems and login as Administrator.
  4. From the Edit menu, select Preferences > Integrated Applications then click the Company Preferences tab.
  5. Remove all instances of Statement Writer.
    If the file crashes with an unrecoverable error, you need to escalate it to Data Services for repair.
  6. Open Intuit Statement Writer and it should offer the start screen to create a new report/open an existing one.
KB ID# SLN64042
4/28/2017 2:40:18 PM
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