Are you a Windows 10, and QuickBooks user, but not sure, which versions of Windows 10 are supported with QuickBooks Desktop? Well, don’t worry today in this article, you can clear all of your doubts regarding this topic. 

Most of the time, we asked for the updating of QuickBooks, or operating system (Windows)  to the latest version. But we don’t know what exactly version, we are using, and which will be best to update. Here, Uberaudit will help you to check the version to ensure its compatibility with QuickBooks Desktop. Let’s check how to do it;  

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.

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.   

  • 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.

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. 

Wrapping Up

At the end of the article, we hope now you have no doubts to use QuickBooks in Windows. Hopefully, this article will be very helpful for you. Still, if you have any doubts regarding this article then you can get help from QuickBooks experts for an instant, and effective solution.  

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