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How to resolve QuickBooks Error 15106?
Jack smith 05/29/2019 09:22 AM CST

QuickBooks is the most trustworthy accounting software in today’s world. Because of its advanced tools and more features, QuickBooks has become the most used accounting software in the United States. Many small and medium business organizations are doing their daily financial transactions with the help of QuickBooks only. If any of them is unavailable then it may face certain types of errors. One of the update errors we will talk about today is QuickBooks Error 15106.

Causes of QuickBooks Error 15106

QuickBooks Error 15106 comes up on your screen when you trying to download the update for your payroll in any QuickBooks version. The message which you will see on your screen is “The Update Program cannot be opened” or “Your QuickBooks isn’t able to update because the downloaded files have been corrupted”.

Perform the steps listed below to resolve Error 15106

  • Login to Windows with administrator login or activate UAC for windows.
  • Check for the antivirus or malware installed on the computer. Common malware which can interrupt the update functions is Webroot or spy sweeper.
  • Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete and from the options choose task manager.
  • Locate spysweeper.exe or webroot.exe in the Processes tab
  • Select the program and right click on it, click End Process.
  • If it shows any error go to uninstall and change program and remove the spy sweeper or Webroot program.
  • Go to C:\program files(x86) \intuit\QuickBooks 201X\components folder
  • Rename downloadqbXX folder to download.old
  • Restart the computer and login from administrator login.

If still error persists call QuickBooks Desktop Support phone number to perform clean uninstall and reinstall of QuickBooks Desktop.