How to Resolve QuickBooks Error Code 7149?

  • These days, small and medium-sized businesses rely more than ever on QuickBooks Desktop, a complex accounting software developed by Intuit. This software is known for smooth financial processing. QuickBooks has some very powerful features that make it easier to run your business within a limited time frame. From financial tracking to inventory management to reporting, this software helps your business in every aspect. Although QuickBooks users enjoy countless benefits they sometimes fall victim to various technical issues such as QuickBooks POS error code 7149. Typically, the system crashes and the following error message appears on the screen: "QuickBooks has encountered a problem and needs to close. We apologize for the inconvenience. In some cases, your computer may freeze for a few seconds. This issue requires immediate attention. But before we move on to the fixes, let's resolve the cause. In the meantime, if you need technical advice from a certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor, call our hotline at +1-800-360-4183.

    What causes QuickBooks error 7149?

    The installation process may not be complete or be corrupted. This prevents your computer from copying important files to run its QuickBooks desktop software.

    • A recent installation or change has corrupted the Windows Registry, causing this error.
    • A virus threat is also a possible cause of error code 7149.
    • Antivirus software can cause system crashes or affect the functionality of QuickBooks.
    • Solutions to Fix QuickBooks Error Code 7149

    Solution 1: Repair or Reinstall QuickBooks

    • Find QuickBooks, move your cursor to it and right-click.
    • Click Repair and follow the onscreen instructions.
    • Click the Uninstall tab to uninstall QuickBooks Desktop.
    • Once the process is complete, restart your PC and reinstall the software.
    • Once completed, restart your system and open the QuickBooks software to check if error code 7149 is cleared.

    Solution 2: Repair the Windows Registry Key File

    • First, click the Start button and choose to open the Run window.
    • It can be accessed as well by pressing his Win + R keys on the keyboard simultaneously.
    • When the Run box appears on your screen, type Regedit in the search bar and press Enter.
    • This action opens a Registry Editor window.
    • Next, you need to check the installed programs and remove the corresponding keys.
    • It's highly likely that one of these keys is causing error 7149.
    • Must click on
    • Then click "Software".
    • Now we need to find and remove the keys related to the names of apps that have already been uninstalled.
    • Duplicate keys for uninstalled programs should always be removed.

    Here are the easy steps:

    • Press Ctrl and F to display the search box.
    • Type the name of the application in the search field and press Enter.
    • Keys that match the searched text are highlighted.
    • At this point, you should delete this key.
    • You can use keyboard key F3 to toggle and delete alternatives.
    • In addition to these keys, you should also remove any unnecessary startup components.

    To do this, you need to follow these steps:

    • In the Registry Editor, you need to go to "This PC." (or My Computer) > HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > Software > Microsoft > Windows > Current version.
    • Click Run to display a list of executable files that will be used during startup.
    • Remove apps according to your preferences and requirements from the Start menu.
    • After performing the above process, you need to perform the same steps using the path specified as follows:
      • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\ CurrentVersion\Run
      • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\ Installed Components
      • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components
    • However, we have tried to design it in the form of easy-to-implement steps.


    This blog informs how to deal with QuickBooks error code 7149. By following the above steps, a user can successfully resolve his QuickBooks error code. However, if for some reason users are unable to resolve the issue or get stuck at any point, please contact the QuickBooks support team. We are a team of tech-savvy QuickBooks experts and are working around the clock to provide the best possible support to all QuickBooks users 24/7.For any kind of technical support for QuickBooks Enterprise, please contact us at or call our toll-free number +1-800-360-4183.