How to Fix QuickBooks Desktop Freezing Error Instantly?

on October 06 at 10:16 AM

Even though QuickBooks accounting software is great for businesses, it sometimes triggers issues that interfere while doing meaningful work. For example, while users are operating QuickBooks software, there are times when the user's screen freezes up or encounters errors and stops taking any commands. It is a serious issue, and the issue triggers while launching the QuickBooks desktop; it displays an error on their screen with a message saying not opening, not responding, or the QuickBooks software has stopped.

Are you stuck on the same error? This article will discuss everything related to the freezing error of QuickBooks desktop, its causes, and methods to resolve it.


Reason for Freezing error in QuickBooks

Some of the reasons behind triggering QuickBooks freezing up the issue are as follows:

  • The name of the organization is too long
  • The hard drive of the system is corrupted
  • The file “INI” is missing, corrupt, or damaged
  • QuickBooks desktop or program file is damaged
  • The operating system of users, windows, is outdated
  • Error in the installation
  • Few of the files of software are damaged

 Also read: how to transfer QuickBooks to a new computer


The Symptoms of QuickBooks Freezes Error

There are some pre-symptoms that QuickBooks show at the early stage of error. Some of them are:

  • The user's system slows down after freezing for some seconds.
  • The QuickBooks software becomes slow along with the system's mouse or keyboard response.
  • Facing hardship in performing any operation on the software

How to Resolve the Freezing Up Error of QuickBooks Desktop?

Checkout these quick methods in order to resolve the QuickBooks desktop freezing up issue:

Solution 1: Launch the Install diagnostic tool of QuickBooks from Tool Hub

Solution 2: Remove the Browser’s Cache

Solution 3: To fix the Data Damage issue, Open rebuild or verify the data utility

Solution 4: Modify the “DDF and DAT files.”

Solution 5: Refresher Tool of QuickBooks



Sometimes, it is too frustrating when the QuickBooks desktop freezes or hangs while performing some important tasks. Moreover, an organization's critical data can also be corrupted due to these issues.

The article has covered almost all the possible steps to fix QuickBooks Error of Freezing. However, if a user still faces the same Error, it is suggested to contact our QuickBooks error support team through our helpline i.e., 1-800-761-1787.

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