Learn the best ways to resolve QuickBooks Install error code 1722

QuickBooks is a leading accounting software that has helped millions of small and mid-sized business owners to attain their financial goals. It’s a versatile software that helps its users in bookkeeping, accounting, preparing and filing taxes, generating invoices, etc. But sometimes this futuristic software may show up errors, may turn slow, or face some other sorts of issues.

If your Microsoft Window is running slow and your computer is “freezing” regularly, then you may be receiving QuickBooks Error code 1772. As you will read on this article, you will have better understanding of various causes of this error and their solutions.

QuickBooks Install Error Code 1722 - Screenshot

What is QuickBooks Error 1772 and why it occurs?

QuickBooks Error code 1722 is a most common error code that is reported by many users in QB community. This error can slow down your Windows or you computer starts freezes repeatedly. Through this article we are going to to share various type of solution methods. So keep read on!

You may also like: How to Install QuickBooks desktop?

Reasons behind install error code 1772

There might be one or more of the following reasons causing QuickBooks Error 1772:

  • QuickBooks installation is incomplete or damaged.
  • Damaged Windows that perhaps is registered from last QuickBooks related software change.
  • Some virus, bug or malware infections have corrupted MS Windows system files or one or more QuickBooks-related program files.
  • Some program or infection has removed QuickBooks related file.
  • You deleted any critical QuickBooks related file by mistake.

Error code 1772 and similar install errors may occur at Run-time, and thus they are called Run-time Errors, and it is imperative to troubleshoot every possible reason for this error to prevent it from happening again.

Symptoms of Error Code 1722

  • Error 1722 and similar errors appear and crash the windows operating system and any active windows program.
  • QuickBooks install error 1722 may cause your computer to frequently crash during running the same program.
  • Your operating system may run slowly and may respond slowly to mouse or keyboard inputs.
  • Your system may freeze periodically for a few seconds.
  • This error may appear during QuickBooks installation.

This error may appear at the time of program installation while running a QuickBooks related software program, as well as during Windows startup or shutdown. Knowing when and how your QuickBooks receives an error can be critical a piece of information in solving the problem make it easier for you prevent it from happening it again.

How to troubleshoot QuickBooks Error code 1722?

The following troubleshooting steps can help you fix QuickBooks Error 1772:

Solution 1: Repair Registry Entries Associated with Error 1722

Contact a professional if you are not good in computers or comfortable in repairing the registry manually as it may cause irreversible damages to your system and software.

Solution 2: Run a Full Malware scan of your computer

Execute the System Virus or Malware Scan - Screenshot

Malicious software such as virus, malware and spyware may damage, corrupt or remove some vital files that may cause such runtime errors. Removing such malicious program may fix this error. Move to the next step if the issue persists.

Solution 3: Use Disk Cleanup to Clean Out Your System Junk Like Temporary Files and Folders

With time, your computer may amass junk files from surfing the internet and regular use of computer. Not cleaning these junks for long may make QuickBooks sluggish.

Here is how you can Disk Cleanup your windows computer:

  • Press the Start button.
  • Type “command” in the search box but don’t press Enter key.
  • Press and hold CTRL and Shift keys on your keyboard simultaneously and now hit ENTER key.
  • You will be receiving a permission dialog box.
  • Click on Yes.
  • A black box will show up on your screen with a blinking cursor.
  • Type “cleanmgr” and press ENTER key.
Use Disk Cleanup to Clean Out Your System Junk Like Temporary Files and Folders - Screenshot
  • Disk Cleanup will calculate and show you how much occupied disk space you can reclaim.
  • You will receive the Disk Cleanup dialog box with multiple checkboxes to be selected. Mostly, the “Temporary Files” category will be occupying the most disk space.
Use Disk Cleanup to Clean Out Your System Junk Like Temporary Files and Folders - Screenshot
  • Check the boxes of the categories that you want clean.
  • Click OK button.

Solution 4: Update Your PC Device Drivers

Update Your PC Device Drivers - Screenshot
  • QuickBooks Error 1772 may also be caused by damaged or outdated device drivers.
  • Updating your computer device driver can automatically fix this runtime error.
  • The process of updating drivers can be complex and time taking. Thus you can consider using a driver update tool.

Solution 5: Undo Recent System Changes using Windows System Restore

Use System Restore Error to go back in time when you system was free from run-time error. Using this tool you can restore your earlier computer settings.

  • Press the Start button.
  • Type “System Restore” in the search box and hit ENTER key.
  • Click System Restore.
  • Enter your administrator passwords (if prompted).
  • Follow the steps in the Wizard to reach the restore point.
  • Restore your computer.

Solution 6: Uninstall and Reinstall the QuickBooks Program Associated with Error 1722

Reinstalling QuickBooks software can be a fix if the error 1722 is related to a specific program.

Steps for Windows 7 and Windows Vista:

  • Press Start key and go to Programs and Features.
  • Go to Control Panel.
  • Select Programs.
  • Select Programs and Features.
  • Search and locate QuickBooks Error 1722 associated programs and files under the Name column.
  • Click on the QuickBooks-associated entry.
  • Select the Uninstall on the top menu ribbon.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the uninstallation of your Error 1722-associated program.

For Windows XP

  • Press Start key and go to Programs and Features.
  • Go to Control Panel.
  • Select Programs.
  • Click Add or Remove Programs.
  • Search and locate QuickBooks Error 1722 associated programs and files under the Name column.
  • Click on the QuickBooks-associated entry.
  • Hit the Remove button on the right side.
  • Now, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the uninstallation of your Error 1722-associated program.

For Windows 8

  • Take the cursor to the bottom left of the computer screen to produce the Start Menu image.
  • Right-Click for the Start Context Menu.
  • Select Programs and Features.
  • Search and locate QuickBooks Error 1722 associated programs and files under the Name column.
  • Click on the QuickBooks-associated entry.
  • Click on Uninstall/Change on the top menu ribbon.
  • Now, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the uninstallation of your Error 1722-associated program.
  • Reinstall the program according to the Intuit Inc. Instructions post uninstalling your Error 1722-associated program such as QuickBooks.

Read Also: How to Access QuickBooks desktop remotely?

Solution 7: Run Windows System File Checker

  • System File Checker is a highly useful Windows inbuilt tool as it allows you to scan for corruptions in Windows system files (including those related to runtime errors such as Error 1722).
  • Ways to run System File Checker (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):
  • Press the Start button.
  • Type “command” in the search box but don’t press Enter key.
  • Press and hold CTRL and Shift keys on your keyboard simultaneously and now hit ENTER.
  • You will be receiving a permission dialog box.
  • Click Yes.
  • A black box will show up on your screen with a blinking cursor.
  • Type “sfc /scannow” and press ENTER key.
Start the System File Checker for Windows (SFC scannow) - Screenshot
  • System File Checker will scan for Error 1722 and other system file problems (this process may take a while).
  • Follow the on-screen commands.

Solution 8: Install All Available Windows Updates

Install All Available Windows Updates - Screenshot
  • Microsoft keeps on updating and improving Windows system files that could be related to Error 1722.
  • Sometimes troubleshooting such Runtime Errors may be as simple as updating Microsoft Windows with the latest Service Pack or other patch that Microsoft releases on periodically.

Check for Windows Updates (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10)

  • Press the Start button.
  • Type “update” into the search box and press ENTER key.
  • The Windows Update dialog box will show up.
  • Click the Install Updates button if any update is available.

Solution 9: Perform a Clean Installation of Windows

QuickBooks Desktop Clean Install Utility

This process may take a while so you should keep your patience. Clean installation will remove everything from your system’s hard drive. Also, create a backup for any important file, document, pictures, and other personal data.

If you need any assistance with QuickBooks Error code 1722 or any other QuickBooks related issue, you can call our 24*7 QuickBooks Premier support team at +1-800-969-7370. We Certified ProAdvisor, and a leading firm who provides services & technical support providers. With us on your disposal, you can expect quick and precise solution of your issues.

 

You may also like

What are the supported QuickBooks of QuickBooks with Windows 10?

How to Fix validation code error in QuickBooks desktop?

Related Posts

error: Content is protected !!