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QuickBooks Error PS107! 4 Things To Try.

QuickBooks Error PS107

Quickbooks offers an option to run the payroll on their application, facilitating businesses and managing their transactions. Sometimes this feature might not work correctly due to QuickBooks error PS107. It is caused due to a damaged file in the QuickBooks application and hinders the process of downloading QuickBooks latest payroll updates.

Quickbooks Error Message PS107 is as follow:- 

An internal file in QuickBooks has become unreadable [PS107].

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Reasons For QuickBooks Payroll Error PS107

Multiple reasons lead to QuickBooks payroll error PS107 varying from the application version you are using to the tax table. The proper list of reasons is as follow:- 

  • The version of QuickBooks you are using is outdated.
  • The payroll tax table you are using is outdated.
  • You don’t have an active payroll subscription.
  • The installation process of Quickbooks Desktop was not completed.  

Troubleshooting Steps For QuickBooks Desktop Error PS107

There are four different solutions for fixing Quickbooks Desktop Error PS107 based on the cause of the issue. We have mentioned the related troubleshooting causes above the troubleshooting steps and followed them as per need. If you are unaware of what is causing the issue on your system, follow them all one by one.

Solution 1- Close QuickBooks and then Restart it.

A lot of things are set to default when you simply restart your application, and it is the simplest way to fix QuickBooks Error PS107. Follow these steps to completely close your application and then restart it:- 

  • Press Alt+Ctrl+Del together and then tap on Start Task Manager.
  • Tap on the Processes tab in the Task Manager window.
  • Highlight all the applications starting with QuickBooks.
  • Now tap on End Task/End Process. 

Now reopen the application and try to update payroll in order to check if Quickbooks Error Message PS107 still appears on your screen or not. 

Solution 2- Clean install QuickBooks in Selective Startup Mode

This solution is specifically for installation-related issues. Certain files or background applications can lead to Quickbooks Update Error PS107. Clean installing QuickBooks in Selective Startup Mode ensures that no background application interferes with Quickbooks. Here are the steps you need to follow:- 

Note:- Create a backup of your company file before following these solutions. 

  • Press Window+R key and Run window will open.
  • Type MSConfig in the text box and click on OK.
  • Choose Selective startup and Load system Services in the General tab.
  • Select Hide all Microsoft services in the Services tab.
  • Choose Disable all. 
  • Untick Hide all Microsoft services checkbox.
  • Ensure Windows Installer checkbox is selected from the list of services.
  • Tap on OK.
  • Select Restart on the system configuration window.
  • Now Clean install QuickBooks Desktop
  • Once it is done, press Windows+R and open the Run command window. 
  • Type MSConfig and select OK.
  • Choose Normal Startup in the General tab. 
  • Tap on OK. 
  • Select Restart on the System Configuration window. 

Solution 3- Update QuickBooks Desktop

An outdated desktop application is one reason for Quickbooks Update Error PS107. You need to simply update your application to fix it:- 

  • Close your company file and then the Quickbooks application.
  • Tap on the Windows Start menu.
  • Search for QuickBooks desktop and then right-click on its icon.
  • Select Run as Administrator. 
  • In the No Company Open window, go to the Help menu and choose Update QuickBooks Desktop.  
  • Tap on the Options tab, choose Mark all and then tap on Save.
  • Go to the Update Now tab and tickmark the Reset Update checkbox. 
  • Click on Get Updates. 
  • Once the update finishes downloading, close QuickBooks and then reopen it.
  • Tap on Yes to install the updates. 
  • Restart your system once QuickBooks is done installing updates.

Solution 4- Download Latest Tax Table

QuickBooks Error PS107 will also appear on your screen if the tax table you are using is outdated. It is advisable to update your tax table every time you pay your employees. The steps to update your tax tables are as follow:-

  • Go to the Employees tab and select Get Payroll Updates.
  • Tick mark Download Entire Update checkbox. 
  • Tap on Download Latest Update. 

Note: You can download latest version of the QuickBooks here-

An informational window is supposed to pop up once the download process is over. 

Need Experts Help To Fix QuickBooks Error PS107

So now we hope you are well aware of what shall be done when QuickBooks Error PS107 occurs on your system. We discussed the various causes behind it and what shall be done to fix it. If your error still isn’t resolved, reach out contact Asquare Cloud Hosting’s expert team and they will help you out with the best troubleshooting method.


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