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Error 15241: The QuickBooks update did not complete successfully

Why is this happening

This error can occur if the QuickBooks File Copy Service (FCS) is disabled

How to fix it

Estimated Time: 15 minutes

Solution : Manually start the Intuit QuickBooks FCS service

Windows 7 or Vista:

  1. Click the Windows Start button, right-click Computer and choose Manage.
  2. In the left pane, click Services and Applications.
  3. In the right pane, double-click Services.
  4. Double-click Intuit QuickBooks FCS.
  5. On the General tab, click the Startup type drop-down arrow and select Manual.
  6. Click Apply.
  7. Click Start, and then click OK.
  8. Try to update QuickBooks again.

Windows XP:

  1. Click the Windows Start button and select Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Administrative Tools.
  3. Double-click Services.
  4. Double-click Intuit QuickBooks FCS.
  5. On the General tab, click the Startup type drop-down arrow and select Manual.
  6. Click Apply.
  7. Click Start, and then click OK.
  8. Try to update QuickBooks again.

If this solution does not resolve the issue, you can read discussions and post messages and questions relating to your issue on the Intuit QuickBooks Community site for free, or you can contact a technical support agent for additional guidance. Fees may apply.




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