QuickBooks Error Code 15106

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QuickBooks Error Code 15106 is a QuickBooks update error that generally encounters while performing the latest update. It occurs due to corrupted software or improper UAC settings. When this error occurs the user will get the below-mentioned error message

β€œError 15106: The update program cannot be opened”


β€œError 15106: The update program is damaged”

Possible Causes Behind QuickBooks Update Error 15106

 There are Several Causes of This Error that are Mentioned Below:

πŸ”° Improper installation

πŸ”° Presence of Virus/Malware in the system

πŸ”° When attempting to log in as a local mode

πŸ”° Improper UAC settings

πŸ”° Spy Sweeper presence can be an issue

Solutions of QuickBooks Error Code 15106

Solution 1: If the Error Occurs with Spy Sweeper Program:

This error might take place in QuickBooks when there is the presence of the unwanted files in the system. Following are the steps to verify Spy Sweeper execution:

πŸ‘‰ Press Ctrl + Alt +Esc keys from your keyword to open Task Manager.

πŸ‘‰ Select More Details located on the left bottom of the displaying window

πŸ‘‰ Locate SpySweeper.exe located under the Processes tab

πŸ‘‰ If you discover this Antivirus program then uninstall Spy Sweeper.

πŸ‘‰ To perform uninstall, open Add/Remove programs and find Spy Sweeper

πŸ‘‰ Right-click on it and press uninstall

πŸ‘‰ Verify the error is fixed.

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Solution 2: If the Error Encounters When You are Not Sign-in as The Administrator

When you try to open the software with user accounts and you are not given credentials to open some programs. In that case, try to open through administrator mode. On login with administrator mode, you can perform modification on the core entities present on your system such as adding program, deleting the program, install the software. With administration mode, you are eligible to grant access to the network administrator to execute the program. This will remove the error. Check the error is remove or not.

Solution 3: Switch off UAC

πŸ”· Pop-out the run window through keyword

πŸ”· Enter Control panel into the search box

πŸ”· Hit OK

πŸ”· Select System and Security and click on Security and maintenance

πŸ”· Under security, tap locate User Account Control

πŸ”· Select change settings

πŸ”· Click on never notify

πŸ”· Hit ok

πŸ”· Turn off UAC

Solution 4: Rename the folder and disable security software

πŸ’  You can fix the error by disabling the antivirus for sometimes temporary.

πŸ’  Perform the below-mentioned steps:

πŸ’  Locate Windows notification on the taskbar of the system.

πŸ’  Right-click on the Antivirus icon to disable the software temporarily

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πŸ’  In case there is no disable option appears on the screen, then you can reinstall the update.

πŸ’  To uninstall a program open run window

πŸ’  Enter appwiz.cpl and then hit enter button

πŸ’  Wait for uninstall process

πŸ’  Navigate the update folder and rename it.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question 1: What are the Causes of QuickBooks Error Code 15106?

Ans: Below you will find all of the possible causes of QuickBooks error code 15106 below:
πŸŒ€ You might not have been updating QuickBooks Desktop using the administrator account.
πŸŒ€ QuickBooks Desktop cannot execute any actions because of the user account control settings.

Question 2: What Steps Should you Take to Resolve QuickBooks Error 15106?

Ans: The steps you should take to resolve QuickBooks error 15106 are as follows. Given below are two possible solutions to your problem:
Quick Fix 1: Use the administrator account to manually update QuickBooks Desktop.
πŸ” Navigate to the Windows Start menu.
πŸ” Enter QuickBooks Desktop into the search box and right-click the QuickBooks Desktop version you want to use from the results.
πŸ” Select the option to run as administrator on your desktop.
πŸ” When asked, provide the QuickBooks Desktop admin username and password.
πŸ” Select the Help option from the top menu bar.
πŸ” From the drop-down option, choose Update QuickBooks Desktop.
πŸ” Select the Mark All button from the Options menu.
πŸ” Navigate to the Update Now tab, check the Reset Update box, and then click the Get Updates button.
πŸ” Relaunch QuickBooks Desktop.
πŸ” When QuickBooks asks you whether you want to install the downloaded updates, click the Yes option.
Quick Fix 2: Turn off the computer’s user account control settings.
πŸ” Launch the computer’s Start menu.
πŸ” Enter “Control Panel” into the search box and then choose Control Panel from the list of results.
πŸ” Look for and choose the User Accounts option in the control panel.
πŸ” Choose the link Change user account control settings.
πŸ” To disable the user account control settings, choose the slider and drag it down to Never Notify.
πŸ” Select the OK button.
πŸ” Restart your computer.