Get the easy steps for Fixing Microsoft .NET framework errors manually:

If you are seeking for the process to fix Microsoft .Net framework errors, then you have stopped by the right page. Today’s post will enlighten the manual process to fix the Microsoft .NET framework errors manually. QuickBooks uses the Microsoft programs to run the web based apps, which includes the Microsoft .Net framework. In case .Net framework had an issue, QuickBooks might come across certain issues. Keep scrolling this post further to unleash the steps to resolve this issue.

Moreover, we recommend you consult a professional, if in case you are short of time. You can give us a call at i.e. 1-800-761-1787, and ask our professionals to rectify the issue on your behalf.

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What is Microsoft.Net Framework?

The .Net framework components assist in running interface programs properly. QuickBooks pro use Microsoft.Net framework for many areas of the program. It should be noted that there is a different .Net framework available for each version of QuickBooks desktop. At times, .Net framework can become damaged and show certain errors including:

Brief into MSXML

MSXML allows the application written in script, VBScript, and Microsoft development tools to create windows native XML related application. With the set of services in Microsoft XML core services, one can organize information and can view data easily, but this applies only viewing data in a notepad or windows browser not for apps to access them in the background.

MSXML being damaged or missing, certain errors might be encountered. In such case:

  • The user needs to ensure that the MSXML has been installed on the system properly
  • Or if the user is facing issue in accessing the registration file. Checking MSXML is installed correctly or not: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\COMMON FILES\Intuit\QuickBooks\QBRegistration.dat

Steps to be followed for various operating system

The steps might vary according to the operating system. Let us explore it in detail:

Windows 10, 8.1, and 8

  • First of all, the user needs to close all open programs
  • And then open the Windows start menu
  • Followed by tying control panel in the search bar and open the control panel
  • The next step is to visit the Apps and features tab
Apps and Features option in Windows 10 - Screenshot
  • And then, choose the uninstall a program.
  • Now, select turn windows features on or off
Turn windows features on or off - Screenshot
  • And lastly, the user needs to find .NET framework on the list
find .NET framework - Screenshot

The user needs to check the settings for both .Net framework 4.5 and .Net framework 3.5 SP1. It should be noted that the steps to fix .NET framework 4.5, 4.6, 4.7 and 4.8 are similar to each other.

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Checking .NET framework 4.5 (or later)

In case the .NET framework checkbox 4.5 isn’t checked, the steps below are required:

  • The very first step is to choose the checkbox to turn on .Net framework 4.5
  • And then select OK to save changes
  • After that, the user needs to reboot the system

In case the .NET framework 4.5 checkbox is already checked, the steps below are to be followed:

Checking .NET framework 4.5 (or later) - Screenshot
  • To begin with, the user needs to choose the checkbox to turn off .Net framework 4.5. Do not turn it back on
  • And then, choose OK to save changes
  • The next step is to reboot the system
  • And, when the user is signed in back to the windows, follow the steps to turn on .NET framework 4.5 again

Checking .NET Framework 3.5 SP1

In case the .NET framework 3.5 SP1 checkbox isn’t checked, the steps below are required:

  • Firstly, choose the checkbox to turn on the .NET framework 3.5 SP1
  • And then hit OK to save changes
  • After that reboot the system

In case the .NET framework 3.5 SP1 checkbox is already checked, the steps below are to be followed:

  • The user needs to select the checkbox to turn off .NET framework 3.5 SP1. The user needs to avoid turning it back on
  • And then choose OK to save changes
  • After that reboot the system
  • And also, when the user is signed in back into the windows, then the user needs to follow the steps to turn .NET framework 3.5 SP1 on again.

In case the user spots the error while turning .NET framework on or off, then consulting an IT professional is recommended. As the issue might be related to the operating system and not QuickBooks.

Windows 7
  • For windows 7, the user needs to close all open programs
  • And then open the windows start menu
Windows start menu-screenshot
  • Followed by typing in the control panel and open the same
control panel-screenshot
  • After that select the uninstall a program
Uninstall a program - Screenshot
  • Now, choose turn windows features on or off
Turn Windows features on or off - Screenshot
  • Lastly, spot .Net framework on the list

The user needs to check the settings for both .NET framework 3.5 SP1 and .NET framework 4.5 (or later)

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Checking .NET Framework 3.5 SP1

For the windows 7 users, the steps involved in this process are listed below. In case the .NET framework 3.5 SP1 checkbox isn’t checked, the steps below are to be followed:

  • For this, the user needs to check the .NET framework 3.5 SP1 checkbox
  • And then choose OK to save changes
  • Followed by rebooting the system

Whereas, if the .NET framework 3.5 SP1 checkbox is checked already:

  • In such a situation, the user needs to choose the checkbox to turn .NET framework 3.5 SP1 off and then avoid turning it on again
  • And then choose OK and save changes
  • Followed by rebooting the system
  • After that, when you are signed in back to the windows, then follow the steps to turn it on

Checking .NET framework 4.5 (or later)

In case the .NET framework 4.5 (or later) is not present on the list, the user can carry out the steps from the Microsoft to install it.

Whereas if the .NET framework 4.5 (or later) is on the list, then follow the steps below:

  • For this, the user needs to first select the Microsoft .NET framework 4.5 (or later) in the programs and features window. Also, select the uninstall/change tab
Uninstall .NET Framework on Windows 7 - Screenshot
  • After that, choose the repair tab and then hit next
Repair the installed Microsoft.net framework - Screenshot
  • Followed by carrying out the onscreen prompts
  • Reboot the system, once done with the repair

In case the repair turns out to be a success, then open QuickBooks and if it works properly, the error is fixed.

Or if the error is encountered during or after the repair, then the user can:

  • Carry out the steps from the Microsoft to uninstall .NET framework
  • And reinstall .NET framework 4.5 (or later)

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Winding Up!

Well, this drives us towards the end of this post, where we hope that the information shared in above might be of some help in fixing the .NET framework errors manually. However, in case you get an error during uninstalling or installing the .NET framework, then we recommend you to reach out to an IT professional. Or you can contact our US based QuickBooks experts straight away i.e. 1-800-761-1787, and let our accounting professionals handle the situation for you.

We are a team of QuickBooks support and have rich experience in tackling all the QuickBooks bugs for the user across the globe. Thus, reach us today for seamless and error-free software.

 

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