QB Software Clean Install Tool is used to repair Improper functioning or damage in QuickBooks Desktop. You have to un-install QB Desktop, rename the installation files and finally re-install the application to fix the problem. This entire process is known as “Clean Install” or “Clean Uninstall” of QuickBooks. For any technical assistance - dial QB technical help number 1-877-263-2742.
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Clean Install Tool
QuickBooks Clean Install Tool is used to repair Improper functioning or damage
in QuickBooks Desktop. You have to un-install QB Desktop, rename the
installation files and finally re-install the application to fix the problem. This entire
process us known as "Clean Install" or "Clean Uninstall" of QuickBooks.
Note: It is necessary to have QuickBooks Desktop download file or the installation
CD as well as the license number before conducting the un-installation process.
Un-Install QuickBooks Desktop
Firstly, open Run command by pressing Windows+R together.
Type Control Panel and hit Enter.
Select Program Feature.
If the control panel is set as category view then you have to Uninstall
From the list of programs, select QuickBooks.
Next, select uninstall or change.
Follow the prompts till the process is completed.
Rename 'Installation Folders'
You have to use 'QuickBooks Clean Install Tool' to rename the folders. Additionally, you can also
manually rename the QuickBooks Installation folders.
1. Download and Run QuickBooks Clean Install Tool
Once you have completed renaming the folders, you have to Download & Run QB
Clean Install Tool. Follow the steps mentioned below:
Download QuickBooks Clean Install Tool.exe file and save it on your
Next, open 'QuickBooks Clean Install exe'.
Right tick in the box to 'I accept' that is written on the license agreement'.
Now select QuickBooks Desktop version & click Continue.
Press Ok if this message appears: 'QuickBooks is ready to do a "Clean
Install,' and you can install this to the default directory".
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2. 'The Access Denied while the Renaming the folders'
If you get the following error message the perform the steps mentioned below:
First of all, right-click on Windows Task Bar then select Task Manager.
Go to Processes tab and choose Image name column header.