The Easy Guide to Fix QuickBooks Error 15106

QuickBooks error 15106 falls under the category of update errors that occurs when trying to download the latest updates of QuickBooks Desktop. A user might get one of the following error messages with the error pop-up: “The update program cannot be opened” or “The update program is damaged.” Generally, the primary reason due to which update error arises is the continuous interruption by third-party security applications installed on the computer. However, there can be several other reasons behind the occurrence of error 15106 that we will discuss with you further in this post, alongside the troubleshooting solutions.

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Want to get over QuickBooks error 15106 without breaking a sweat on implementing tiresome troubleshooting procedures? If yes, feel free to speak to our professional technical team at the toll-free number (844)-888-4666.


What can be the reasons causing QuickBooks error code 15106?

The followings can be the reasons behind the occurrence of QuickBooks error code 15106:

  • * The user account control settings are blocking QuickBooks Desktop from performing the required action.
  • * The security applications installed on the user’s computer are interrupting QuickBooks Desktop from connecting to the update server.

What can you do to rectify QuickBooks error 15106?

Solution 1) Turn off the user account control settings

  • 1. On the keyboard, press the Windows key to select the Start menu.
  • 2. In the search column, type “Control Panel” and choose Control Panel from the list of search results.
  • 3. In the control panel, find the User Accounts option and double-select it.
  • 4. Click on the Change user account control settings link.
  • 5. Choose the slider and move it down to Never Notify.
  • 6. Select the OK button to turn off the user account control settings.
  • 7. Reboot the computer.
  • 8. Double-select the icon of QuickBooks Desktop to open the application.
  • 9. Try to download the latest updates of payroll.

Solution 2) Download updates of payroll using the Windows Selective Startup mode

  • 1. On the keyboard, press the Windows key to select the Start menu.
  • 2. In the search box, enter “msconfig” and select System Configuration from the search results.
  • 3. On the General tab, checkmark the Selective startup checkbox and then select the Load system services option.
  • 4. Select the Services tab, checkmark the Hide all Microsoft Services checkbox, and then choose the Disable all button.
  • 5. Clear the Hide all Microsoft services checkbox.
  • 6. From the list of services, checkmark the Windows Installer checkbox.
  • 7. Choose the OK button.
  • 8. At last, select the Restart button on the System Configuration window.
  • 9. Open QuickBooks Desktop and try to update payroll to the latest tax tables.

Conclusion:
If QuickBooks error 15106 still occurs even after implementing all the troubleshooting solutions explained above in the post, then you might not be using the administrator account to download the updates of payroll. Our recommendation for you is to use the QuickBooks administrator account to update payroll to the latest tax tables and see whether this fixes the error or not. For additional troubleshooting support to resolve the payroll update error, feel free to speak to our QuickBooks payroll professionals at the toll-free number (844)-888-4666.

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