What causes QuickBooks Error 15106?
The major causes of the occurrence of this issue are-
- The webroot antivirus application may have been infected by a spy sweeper.
- You aren’t logged in as the computer administrator; limiting the permissions to read or write new files.
I’m facing QuickBooks Error 15106. How should I resolve this issue ?
Simple steps to fix QuickBooks Error 15106
Step 1- Make sure you do not have a Webroot Spyware Sweeper.
- Log into your computer as the administrator.
- Press “Ctrl+ Shift+ Esc” on your keyboard.
- Now, go to the “Processes tab”
- Carefully go through the following screen and look for “Spy Sweeper.exe”.
- If you find this extension in the following screen, click on it.
- Finally, click on “End Process”.
- Now, go to “Add/Remove Programs” in Windows.
- Look for “Webroot Spyware Sweeper” and uninstall the program completely.
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Step 2- Update your payroll tax table.
- Make sure you have an active payroll subscription.
- It is recommended to update your tax table every 45 days.
- Turn on the ‘automatic updates’ feature in QuickBooks Desktop to get all the latest updates automatically.
- Next, click ‘Employees’ and then select ‘Get Payroll Updates’.
- Now, select download entire payroll update.
- Last click the update button.
- Click ‘OK’ on the update completion notification to get information related to changes.
Step 3- Start your computer in Selective Startup.
- Press the Windows button and then type ‘Run’ to open the Run command.
- Type msconfig in the following window and then select OK.
- Select ‘Selective startup’ and then ‘Load system services’ in the window.
- Go to the Services tab, and select ‘Hide all Microsoft Services’.
- Select Disable all and then unmark the Hide all Microsoft Services check box.
- Make sure the Windows Installer checkbox is selected.
- Restart your computer next.
- Reinstall QuickBooks using clean install after your computer restarts.
Step 4- Update QuickBooks.
- Go to the Help menu.
- Click on ‘Update QuickBooks’.
- Click Options and then select the Mark All button.
- Save and then click on ‘Update Now’.
- Click Reset Update and then click the Get Updates button.
- Close QuickBooks once the update is complete.
- Right-click the QuickBooks icon, and then select Run as Administrator.
Step 5- Force stop the program.
- Open your Task Manager.
- Click on the Processes tab.
- Select QuickBooks or Intuit.
- Click End Task/End Process at the bottom.
- Reopen QuickBooks afterwards.
Step 6- Turn off the User Account Control (UAC) if you use older Windows versions and update the application with the UAC disabled.
- Press the “Windows/ Start” button and then type “R” to open the Run window.
- In the run window, type “Control Panel” and then Enter.
- In the following screen, select “User Accounts”.
- Now, go to the “Change user account control settings” tab and click on it.
- Click on “Yes” in the confirmation prompt.
- Finally, click on “Never Notify” and then click on “OK” to turn UAC off.
- Select “Yes” in the confirmation prompt.
- Restart your computer to make sure everything is running smoothly.
If none of the steps given above helps to solve your issue, contact QuickBooks for further assistance.
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