How To Resolve QuickBooks Internet Explorer is Turned Off issue?

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QuickBooks software has countless benefits. However, these benefits come with several error codes and glitches that prevent the software from working effectively. When you open the QuickBooks Desktop software, you may receive a message that says QuickBooks Internet Explorer is turned off. There are many possible causes for this issue, including the Internet Explorer browser being disabled. However, this article requires great care and careful implementation to resolve the issue where QuickBooks won’t open unless you disable Internet Explorer or QuickBooks Internet Explorer. If you’re facing a problem and following these steps feels like bit confusing, all you have to do is call the support team. Dial our helpline number +1-844-499-6700 to connect to our team.

Easy steps to fix Internet Explorer error in QuickBooks

Step 1: Reinstall Internet Explorer

·         Download the Internet Explorer installation package from the official Microsoft website.

·         After downloading the .exe file, double-click it to install it.

·         Click Install to complete the installation.

·         In the dialog box that appears, select Restart later.

·         The final step requires a system restart.

·         But first, enable turn on Internet Explorer in the Turn Windows features on or off menu.

  Step 2:  Enable Internet Explorer in Programs and Features.

·         After you install Internet Explorer, you must make it accessible in QuickBooks Desktop.

·         Press Win+R to display the run command.

·         Type “Control” and click OK.

·         In the Control Panel window, go to Programs and select the Programs and Features tab.

·         Click Turn Windows features on or off in the left pane.

·         Next, activate Internet Explorer by checking the box next to it.

·         Click the OK tab.

 Step 3: Restart your PC.

·         After performing the steps above, you will need to restart your computer.

·         Follow these steps: Click the Power button on the Start menu.

·         Then select “Restart”.

·         Wait until the system reboots.

·         After you restart your computer, open QuickBooks Desktop.

·         The software should function properly.

·         However, if you encounter the same issue again, please follow the steps below.

 Step 4: Update your Internet Explorer browser.

·         Right-click the Start button and select Settings.

·         Then select Update & Security.

·         Select Windows Update.

·         Click the Check for Updates option.

·         Select the update and click Update.

·         You must restart your computer to apply the update.

Step 5: Uninstall and reinstall the QuickBooks Desktop software.

·         Access the Run command by press Win + R at the same time.

·         Type Control in the Run window and click OK.

·         Select Programs, then select the Programs and Features tab.

·         Select QuickBooks Desktop from the list of programs, then click Uninstall.

·         Click Next and select Delete.

·         Removing QuickBooks from your PC may take some time.

·         Once the installation process properly uninstalls QuickBooks, click Finish.

·         Next, restart your PC and reinstall QuickBooks from Intuit’s official website using the product key and license key.



We hope that the QuickBooks Internet Explorer turned-off issue is removed from your system. This article is the result of extensive introspection and self-testing by our support team. We hope the contents of the article are useful. If you face any issue while performing the above steps, feel free to call our QuickBooks support team through our helpline at +1-844-499-6700. We are always available to solve all your accounting problems.

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