If you are a regular QuickBooks user, you must be knowing that besides being one of the best accounting software, QuickBooks is also a hub of multiple errors. You can encounter various issues while operating the application and its services. One such error is QuickBooks error 1402 that pops up on your screen when you attempt to install or access your QB Desktop immediately after installing. Refer to this article and fix the problem completely. 

To debug the error 1402 instantaneously and permanently, speak to one of our professionals at 1.800.579.0391 for help. 

What Provokes the Error 1402 in QuickBooks?

Are you constantly receiving the QB error message 1402 but unable to figure out the reason behind it? You are getting the issue probably for the points listed below. These two reasons are the primary cause of the error- 

  • The first reason could be that the configuration of the Microsoft .NET Framework is not accurate. 
  • The third-party application installed on your computer system restricts you from installing the QuickBooks Desktop.  

To learn the troubleshooting methods, check out the next part of this article. 

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How to Successfully Overcome QuickBooks Desktop Error Code 1402

If you are looking for some efficient and quick troubleshooting methods to get rid of the error, you must check the solutions we have mentioned here. By performing these troubleshooting methods, you will be able to resolve your error completely. 

SOLUTION 1: Check for the Microsoft .NET Framework Settings and Reset it

  • Close all the software you are using currently. 
  • On the Windows ‘Start’ section, select ‘Control Panel’. 
  • Tap ‘Programs and Features’ and ‘Uninstall a Program’. 
  • Click on the ‘Turn Windows features on or off’ option. 
  • A list will appear from where you need to select .NET Framework to change the settings of the .NET Framework 4.5.
  • Verify if the .NET Framework checkbox is selected or not. 
  • If no, select it, hit ‘OK’, and restart the system. 
  • If yes, undo the checkmark, click ‘OK’ and then restart your system. 

SOLUTION 2: Make Use of Selective Startup Mode to Install the QuickBooks Desktop

  • Press the ‘Windows + R’ keys on your keyboard to open the ‘Run’ dialog box. 
  • You must enter ‘MSConfig’ and click ‘OK’. 
  • The system configuration window opens. 
  • Move to the ‘General’ tab and tap ‘Load system services’ and ‘Selective Startup’. 
  • Hit ‘Disable all’ and remove the ‘Hide all Microsoft services’ checkmark from the checkbox. 
  • Go to the services’ list and select the ‘Windows Installer’ checkbox. 
  • Tap ‘OK’ and then the Restart’ option on the same window. 
  • Now, install the QuickBooks Desktop and switch to the ‘Normal’ mode again.

We hope this article must have helped you to debug the QuickBooks error 1402. Even though the mentioned solutions are proven to be most effective, you can also try to apply the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic tool as it helps to eliminate the installation errors you come across in QuickBooks. However, sometimes none of the solutions might work. In such a case, directly reach out to our QuickBooks assistance team for guidance through our Toll-Free 1.800.579.0391

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