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How to resolve QuickBooks Script Error

When QuickBooks opens the company file, it tries to connect to your Internet Explorer, which results in this script error.




Most of the windows in QuickBooks Desktop are opened and displayed using Internet Explorer. We can try setting up your Internet Explorer (IE) to be sure it won’t happen again. Make sure to set IE as the default browser first.

Learn how to fix the QuickBooks script error by following the below steps:

Method 1:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Select Tools from the Command Bar.
  3. Select the Security tab after choosing Internet Options.
  4. Click on Sites after selecting Trusted Sites.
  5. Enter *.intuit.com and *.Quickbooks.com in the Add this website to the zone section and click Add.
  6. Uncheck the box next to Require server verification in the Trusted sites window.
  7. Enable Protected Mode should not be checked, therefore close the Trusted sites window.
  8. Shut off the browser.

Note: Your company file ought to open correctly. To confirm that this approach has been successful, it is advised that you log out of the company file and then log back in.

Method 2:
Typically, you can simply click ‘No,’ and QuickBooks should proceed opening your company file as normal.

If this method does not work and you need an alternative method, try one of the methods described below:

a. If you have multiple QuickBooks users

  1. Start by launching QuickBooks. If QuickBooks asks for your username and password, click Cancel.
  2. At the No Company Open screen, hold down the Alt key on your keyboard and double-click on the file you want to open.
  3. Release the Alt key when you are prompted for your credentials. Enter them, then hold down the Alt key as you click Open. Keep holding the Alt key until the file has completely opened!
  4. Your file should open properly. It is recommended that you log out of the company file and then log back in to double-check that this method has worked.

b. If you’re the only QuickBooks user

  1. Close out of QuickBooks completely if it is open.
  2. Press and hold the Ctrl key on your keyboard while double-clicking on QuickBooks to launch it. Keep holding the Ctrl key until you see the No Company Open screen!
  3. QuickBooks should now open properly, and you can let go of the Ctrl key.

Here’re the 4 benefits of resolving QuickBooks Script Error:

  • Enhanced functionality: Fixing script issues makes sure that QuickBooks runs without hiccups or problem pop-ups. The entire user experience and productivity are improved as a result.
  • Accurate data entry: Script mistakes can obstruct data entry in QuickBooks, perhaps resulting in errors. You can reduce the possibility of accounting problems by ensuring that data is entered accurately by fixing these issues.
  • Time savings: As users investigate or find workarounds for script problems, important time might be lost. By fixing these issues, customers are free to concentrate on their primary duties without having to apply time-consuming workarounds.
  • Enhanced stability: Script mistakes can cause QuickBooks to crash or become unstable. You can improve the stability of the software environment and lower the risk of system failures and data loss by fixing these problems.

By addressing script issues in QuickBooks, it encourages a more dependable and effective experience with QuickBooks, allowing users to concentrate on their financial activities without being distracted by script errors.

If you’re still having trouble resolving QuickBooks Script Error and need more help, feel free to contact us at +1-855-223-4887.