Is QuickBooks compatible with Windows 10?- This is the most frequently asked question by the users, those who are using QuickBooks in Windows. So in this article, we have tried our best to provide detailed information regarding this QuickBooks compatibility with Windows 10 topic. So that, they can clear their doubt, and run QuickBooks without having any problem. Let’s know the detail about this:  

Most of the time, we asked for the update of QuickBooks, and OS to the latest version, without having any issue or any in the software, and the OS. Have you ever think about that, why it needs to be updated immediately? If you haven’t think about this then, it’s time to think about this. In a recent analysis, we found that 95% of QuickBooks users, who are using the Windows operating system or who are setting up QuickBooks Desktop for the first time, are not checking that their Windows version is supporting the QuickBooks or not.

Each version has different compatibility support for any kind of software. Like that, QuickBooks also need the perfect version, and compatibility support in Windows to run successfully without having any hassle. Let’s know, Windows 10 version works best for QuickBooks Desktop?

Know, Which is the Best Version of Windows 10 to Compatibility with QuickBooks

We need 3 things to know the best compatibility version. the first one is, to know the detail of Windows 10, the second one is to know the compatibility type of QuickBooks, and the third one is to ensure optical compatibility by .NET Framework 3.5.

How to Check Windows 10 Version on PC

Windows 10 is not used by everyone in the same version. So follow the below steps to check your Windows 10 version on your PC, and also get the information of other specifications of Windows 10. 

  • Start your system, and click on the ‘Start’ menu from the taskbar.
  • Now in the search bar, type ‘About your PC’.
  • Find your Windows version number by scrolling down your mouse.

Here you can get the information on the Windows edition, version, installed date, OS build, and etc. 

Types of Windows 10 Supported with QuickBooks Desktop

Every Windows 10 versions have a QuickBooks Desktop version to work effectively. So it was necessary to know the type of Windows 10 version, and QuickBooks Desktop versions, and also the supported system requirements for QuickBooks. Let’s check which version number is compatible with which QuickBooks Desktop version types.   

Windows 10 Version 1809 (latest) 

Windows 10,1809 version is certified to work effectively on the QuickBooks Desktop 2020. The latest version of Windows 10 is not compatible completely yet with QuickBooks Desktop 2018-2019. A user can use this version without any trouble, so you can go through this match.  

Windows 10 Version 1803

This version is fully certified to work properly in QuickBooks Desktop 2018-2020. 

Windows 10 Version 1709

The QuickBooks Desktop 2018, 2019, and 2020 are compatible with the version of 1709 on Windows 10. 

Windows 10 Version 1507, 1511, 1607, and 1703

If you are a user of 1507, 1511, 1607, and 1703 of Windows 10, then it will be good to update the Windows version to the latest released version. Because all these versions are not supported for now by Microsoft.

Types of QuickBooks Desktop Supported with Windows 10  

QuickBooks 2016 R7 & Later

QuickBooks 2016 R7 & later is completely supported with Windows 10. But it will be recommended to update the QuickBooks to the latest released version. So that, you can easily perform your work in QuickBooks with the new advanced features, and technology.   

QuickBooks 2014 and Earlier

QuickBooks 2014 and earlier is not supported in Windows 10. So you have to update QuickBooks to the later or latest version. 

Some of the users also ask that, Is QuickBooks Pro 2019 compatible with Windows 10? The answer will be ‘No’ , the QuickBooks Pro 2019 is not compatible with Windows 10. All version have their certified work. The version of QuickBooks between 2017-2019 is not completely certified yet to compatible with the Windows 10.

Ensure Optical Compatibility with QuickBooks Desktop by .NET Framework 3.5

Most of the Windows 10 have not enabled the .NET Framework by default, but it is necessary to enable the framework for QuickBooks Desktop to function properly. You can ensure that the framework is enabled or not by following the below process, and also make sure that there are no .Net Framework issues in QuickBooks.   

  • Open the ‘Run’ window, by pressing the ‘Windows’ key with the ‘R’ key.
  • Now type, ‘Control Panel’, and click ‘Ok’.
  • From the ‘Control panel’ box, select the ‘Uninstall a Program’ option, and then the ‘Turn Windows features on or off’ option. 
  • Make sure that the .NET framework 3.5, and .NET framework is turned on. (Make it as by default) 
    • If the framework is not enabled yet the select the framework, and click ‘Ok’.
    • If the framework is already enabled then click on the ‘Cancel’ option.   
  • Close the ‘Control Panel’, and restart your system.

Wrapping Up

This was the whole process to choose the best compatibility version according to the Windows version or the QuickBooks version. We hope, you find it informative, and you have no doubt regarding this topic. Change the version, if you have the unmatched version, and try to do it ownself. If in case you fell in any trouble during the changing of version then you can get contact our QuickBooks experts for instant help at any time, and anywhere.

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