QuickBooks Error 404 – Troubleshooting Guide to Fix

QuickBooks Error 404

QuickBooks Error 404 appears on screen while working in QuickBooks. QuickBooks Update Error 404 occurs when QuickBooks fails to sync with Intuit servers. Any interruption or failure in internet service leads to Error 404. Error Code can be read in various ways according to the situation which is listed below:

  • Service messages error# 404 (QuickBooks error #404)
  • QuickBooks Error 404 pages not found
  • 404 error in QuickBooks
  • QuickBooks Update Error 404
  • QB Runtime 404
  • QuickBooks service messages update 404

This blog will give you deep insight about this Error, its causes, symptoms and various solutions to fix the error instantly.

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Operating System Information

QuickBooks Error 404 tends to occur in the following Microsoft Windows operating systems:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP
  • Windows ME
  • Windows 2000

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Causes of QuickBooks Update Error 404

  1. QuickBooks gets corrupt or incomplete installation.
  2. Corruption in System windows registry.
  3. Virus or malware attack has corrupted the windows system files or QB files.
  4. QuickBooks files get deleted maliciously or mistakenly by a program.

Symptoms of QuickBooks Error 404

  1. The web page you are trying access couldn’t be found on the server.
  2. The page has been expelled or moved but the URL has not been changed.
  3. Error Code crashes the dynamic program window.
  4. Windows run slowly and respond late to mouse or any other input.
  5. PC crashes with Error 404 while running a similar program.
  6. “QuickBooks Error 404” is displayed on the screen.

Methods to Fix QuickBooks Error 404

 Method 1: Verify your Internet Speed

  • Go to Internet Explorer and open a frequently opened website.
  • If you find a problem opening the URL, refresh the internet setting and try again.
  • If you are still prompted with the message “Page can’t be displayed” or “Connect to the internet”. Switch off and on your wireless router and open the URL again.
  • In case you face the same issue again, restart the computer system and try again.
  • Set the Internet Explorer as the default browser.
  • Lastly, contact your internet service provider if the above steps are not helpful.

 Method 2: Change your Internet Settings 

  • Go to Internet Explorer >> Tools >> Internet Options.
  • Click on Security Tab, go to Trusted Sites and select
  • Add *.intuit.com and* .quickbooks.com as trusted sites.
  • Select Close and then Ok.
  • Log out from the company file and Close QuickBooks.
  • Reopen QuickBooks > Open company file > perform the job where you encountered QB Error 404.

QuickBooks Error 404

Method 3: Update and Repair QuickBooks For QuickBooks service messages error 404

  • Open QuickBooks and go to the Help menu.
  • Click on Update QuickBooks Desktop.
  • Open the company file and start doing the tasks interrupted by QuickBooks Error 404 .
  • If the problem still exists, proceed for QuickBooks Repairing as mentioned below:
    1. Press Windows +R together.
    2. Type “Appwiz.cpl” in the box at the bottom left corner of your screen.
    3. Select QuickBooks from the list of Installed Programs and Click Repair.
    4. After the repair is done, check whether the issue has been fixed or not.

 Method 4: Reconfigure the System Settings

  • Open QuickBooks and the company files.
  • Initiate the process where you are facing Quickbooks error 404.
  • Log out from the company file and close QuickBooks.
  • Update Windows and restart the computer.
  • Go to Internet Explorer >> Tools menu >> Internet Options.
  • Select the Advanced Tab and browse in the settings pane.
  • Close all the programs and save the information.
  • Press Windows + R together and type msconfig and click Ok.
  • Select General on the system configuration screen.
  • Go to Startup Selection >> Selective Startup >> Ok.
  • Restart your computer.

In Addition to you can follow the above methods in the correct order but if the QuickBooks Update Error 404 still exists, get in touch with our experts. Call us on our  Customer Care Phone Number 1-855-857-0824.

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