Encountered QuickBooks error code 1904 and don’t know how to tackle it? If yes, make sure to read this post till the end. QuickBooks error code 1904 is one of most commonly encountered errors that can be seen when the user installs the QuickBooks desktop on the system. This error can be identified if the updates on the system are not available automatically. There can be multiple factors causing the error code 1904, which will be discussed later in this post. For more details, make sure to read this post carefully, or you can also get in touch with our QuickBooks support team via our toll-free number 1-888-351-0999. 

Causes of QuickBooks error 1904

The factors that cause such an error are listed below:

  • Upgrading QuickBooks version 
  • And missing components of Microsoft OS 
  • Hard drive issues 
  • Expired version of windows operating system 
  • Damaged QuickBooks installer file 
  • New operating system installed on the device 
  • Another reason can be if the installation source is creating issues to create a path 
  • User is not having enough permissions to install QuickBooks on windows

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Change windows account settings to fix the issue

The user can simply switch to windows admin account to change few settings. The steps involved in this process are as follows: 

  • Ensure to switch to windows admin account 
  • Click on windows icon and then type in file explorer by double clicking the desktop icon 
  • Click on address bar and then search for C:\Program Files\Common Files 
  • Right click the folder named common files and then click on properties tab 
  • After that click on security tab and then select edit option 
  • The next step is to select users in the Group or user names section 
  • Click on the permissions for users’ section and turn on all permissions 
  • And lastly, select apply and hit ok

With this we come to the end of this post, where we hope that the information and solution mentioned above might help in fixing the QuickBooks error 1904. Moreover, you can also get in touch with our QuickBooks support team via our toll-free number i.e. 1-888-351-0999. Our experts and certified QuickBooks professionals will help in fixing the issue.