QuickBooks is highly renowned accounting software used by both small and middle sized organizations. But sometimes, it faces some technical issues and errors so through this blog post we are going to explain you about one of the most common error code that is ‘QuickBooks Payroll Error 30114‘. When this error occurs, a message pop ups on your screen in the middle of the program installation and this can happen while shutting down of Windows, or amid the operation system of windows installation.

What causes are behind to QuickBooks Payroll error 30144?
Here are the causes of this error which will further help you figure out the solution for the same:

Improper QuickBooks software installation and corrupt file download.
QB associated files have been deleted or erroneously erased by another application.
Corruption in the registry of windows
Run-time errors
Virus infection or malware.
Malware or virus attack on network
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The image as shown below is similar which appears on your desktop.

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Symptoms of QuickBooks Error 30114
Check out the reasons due to which the error code 30114 appears:-

When the QuickBooks Error 30114 appears, the active window starts crashing frequently.
System crash frequently after an interval of time while running the same program.
The error appears on the screen as “QuickBooks Error Code 30114”.
Windows, keyboard, and mouse respond slowly.
Computer “freezes” periodically.
Troubleshooting Steps for QuickBooks Error 30144
The Error Code 30114 appears during the download or installation process. Once you know the reason, you can follow the below steps to fix QuickBooks Payroll Error 30114. You can also take instant help from our QuickBooks Error Support team to save your valuable time and efforts.

It has been suggested that the steps given below should be followed in ascending order as to avoid the steps being more troublesome and tedious.

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Method 1: Create a backup file of the QuickBooks related registry section
Click on the ‘Start‘ menu.
Enter command in the ‘Search‘ button
Hold the ‘Ctrl + Shift‘ and press ‘Enter‘ now.
You will see a permission window dialog box.
Click ‘Yes‘
A black window with squinting cursor will appear
Enter ‘regedit’ and press ‘Enter‘ button
Choose the Error 30114 – associated key (you need to back up) into the ‘Registry Editor‘ window
From the ‘file menu‘, choose the ‘Export‘ button
Now choose the desired folder in order to save the backup key of QB
Now, enter the name for the backup file in the file name window
Ensure that ‘Selected Branch’ is marked into the ‘Export Range‘ window.
Click on ‘Save‘.
The file will be saved with a ‘.reg file‘
Now you will get the backup of the QB-related registry section.
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Method 2: Perform a Clean Malware Scan of your system
Following this, do a complete malware scan of the computer. If you find that there is a malware infection on the computer, then you shall do a quick scan.

Later that, follow these steps:

Clean the ‘System Junk files‘
Update the ‘System Device Drivers‘
Use ‘Windows System Restore‘ and ‘Undo the Recent changes‘ of the system
Uninstall the QB and install the Program related to the ‘Payroll Error 30114‘
Run the ‘file checker‘
Install all the ‘Windows updates‘ that are available in web.
Finally, Perform a Fresh Windows Installation.
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We hope you find this article helpful. If you find any issue while following the above steps, you can connect with us through our QuickBooks payroll technical support team or you can call our experts on our toll-free i.e. 1- 801-938-3241. Our Intuit Certified ProAdvisors will look forward to your concern and provide you feasible solution for your concerns.

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