How to Eliminate QuickBooks Error 15271?

How to Eliminate QuickBooks Error 15271?

You will come across QuickBooks Error 15271 either during QuickBooks Desktop Update or while downloading a payroll update. So, you will receive any of the two error codes that are, “Error 15271: The Update did not complete successfully. A file cannot be validated” or “Error 15271: The payroll update did not complete successfully. A file cannot be validated”. To fix these issues, read this blog until the end.

If you are using QuickBooks, you can incur various error messages. QuickBooks Error 15271 can pop up when updating and downloading QuickBooks Desktop and Payroll updates. If Error 15271 is troubling you, call 1.800.579.0391 for professional support

What are the causes for QuickBooks Error 15271?

There could be several reasons for receiving Error 15271 in your QuickBooks Desktops. They are as following-

  • Incorrect set-up of Windows User Account Control.
  • Outdated QuickBooks Desktop Version.
  • An expired version of QuickBooks Desktop.
  • Expired payroll tax table application.
  • The Windows security software might be causing trouble to the QuickBooks Desktop.

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Methods to Resolve QuickBooks Desktop Error Message 15271

There are two ways by which you can fix error 15271 in QuickBooks. Read further to know more.

SOLUTION 1: Turning off User Account Control (UAC)

The first thing you can do is to turn off the User Account Control in Windows.

  • Go to the ‘Start’ menu on your Windows desktop and select the control panel.
  • Once the control panel opens, choose the option, ‘Users Account’.
  • You will get two options: to turn on the User Account Control or turn off the User Account Control.
  • For safety purposes, un-tick ‘Use User Account Control’ and tap ‘OK’.
  • For the changes to take place, reboot your system.

If the step mentioned above does not work, apply the following alternative.

SOLUTION 2: Update the QuickBooks Desktop

  • If QuickBooks is already running on your system, close it and run it again.
  • If a window pops up on your screen asking you to install the Update Service of QuickBooks, tap on ‘Install later.
  • Next, update your QuickBooks Desktop and download the latest version.
  • After the download finishes, close the QuickBooks Desktop and reopen it.
  • If a message appears and asks for the installation of an update, tap on ‘Install Now.
  • The QuickBooks Desktop opens automatically after the completion of the update.
  • Restart the computer if asked.
  • Restart your system and open QuickBooks Desktop to update the payroll tax tables.

These are the two alternate solutions to get rid of QuickBooks Error code 15271. If these two processes do not work, uninstall and install your QuickBooks Desktop in Selective Startup.

If you are unable to recover from QuickBooks Error 15271, then contact us at our support number 1.800.579.0391 for professional guidance. One of our professionals will help you clear all your doubts related to the error.

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