- Last Updated on:   Dec 20th, 2019
- Posted by: QB
- Category: QuickBooks, QuickBooks Support
In the modern world of innovation and technology, the software’s are replacing the lethargic workload of our day-to-day life. We can perform most of the task without doing it manually such as accounting, inventory management, etc. But it is mandatory to know what makes particular software so famous among its users. Well, it is based on a few topics such as its compatibility with the different type of operating system. A couple of years ago, Microsoft released Windows 10, as its latest operating system on the date 29 July 2015. It is not necessary to update the current OS to Windows 10 as it’s an optional update.
In this blog post, we will let you know about the list of QuickBooks versions that are compatible with the Windows 10 along with some of the momentous information related to Windows 10.
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How to check your Windows 10 version?
Windows 10 is not used by everyone on same version. Thus, in order to check the version, along with other specifications, the below listed steps can be carried out.
- Firstly, opt for the Start menu, and then type About your PC.
- Now, click on About your PC, and then scroll down to look for the version number.
Add-ons in Windows 10
- The first thing that is introduced in Windows 10 is that the Microsoft Windows 10 comprises of virtual desktop is called the task switcher.
- The start menu of Windows 10 somewhat similar to the start menu of the Window 7.
- The Microsoft Windows 10 has a complete new version of .Net framework.
- And also the Windows 10 consist of a new browser named as EDGE.
Versions of Windows 10 supported with QuickBooks Desktop
After obtaining the version number, the user needs to look for the version that is certified to work with QuickBooks. Below we have mentioned the versions supported by QuickBooks Desktop.
Windows 10 version 1809:
QuickBooks Desktop 2020 is certified to work in a proper manner on version 1803 of Windows 10. However, QuickBooks desktop 2017-2019 ate not completely certified.
Windows 10 version 1803:
Talking about this version of Windows, QuickBooks desktop 2017-2020 ate entirely certified to work in the best possible way on this version of Windows operating system.
Windows 10 version 1709:
On this version of Windows also QuickBooks desktop 2017-2020 are certified to work without any hassle.
Windows 10 version 1507, 1511, 1607, and 1703:
For the ones who are using the Home or Pro versions of the mentioned Windows editions, then it is recommended to update them to the latest release of Windows 10. The reasons is that Microsoft has already discontinued support for the mentioned versions.
Version of QuickBooks Desktop supported with Windows 10
QuickBooks 2016 R7 & later
It’s a news of joy that the entire QB users of QuickBooks 2016 R7 are authorized to work with the Windows 10. If the user is using a QuickBooks version earlier than R7, then in that case the user needs to update the QuickBooks to the latest released version, in order to work in efficient manner. However, for QuickBooks 2016 R7 or later user, updating is not mandatory and can swiftly work on the Windows 10.
QuickBooks 2014 and earlier
It should be noted that QuickBooks 2014 is not supported in Windows 10 and using this version might create compatibility issues or can end up in a complete mess. Thus, to further use QuickBooks, we request the user to upgrade the version of QuickBooks to 2014 or 2015.
QuickBooks 2015 & QuickBooks 2016 (R1 – R6)
It is possible that being a QuickBooks user, you will try to open the QuickBooks 2015 on the Windows 10. But to actually do that successfully, you need to ensure that you enabled the .NET Framework 3.5 which mostly comes as disabled by default from the Microsoft so that the OS user experience the best while using the operating system that doesn’t support the QuickBooks.
Windows 10 also supports QuickBooks 2015. Although you need to ensure that .NET 3.5 is enabled for QuickBooks 2015, for that you could use the steps mentioned below-
- Firstly, click on the “Start” button.
- The user should press “Windows + R” keys, in order to open “Run” Window.
- And then, type in “Control Panel” and hit “OK” button.
- The user is then required to opt for “Turn Windows features ON or OFF” option, after selecting the “Uninstall a Program” option.
- As you click, a dialogue box will appear saying “.NET Framework 3.5“, along with .NET Framework 4.5.
- The user needs to ensure that the option is activated. If this option is off then enabled.
- After all this, you can “Reboot” your system.
QuickBooks Software Versions Comparisons
QuickBooks Desktop 2016 is the enhanced version of QuickBooks Desktop 2015. Below we have compared the features of QB 2016 with respect to QB 2015.
How to Enable the Microsoft .NET 3.5 for the QuickBooks 2015?
Steps to ensure that .NET 3.5 is Enabled for the QuickBooks 2015:
- Click the “Start” or “Windows” button.
- Find out the option “Turn Windows features On or Off”.
- Once you find out the above option, press right-clicks on it.
- After clicking on the appeared option, you will see a dialog box where you can see the option as “.NET Framework 3.5”.
- Ensure that the option is enabled. If you found it still disabled then, click the checkbox & enable it.
- Once this process completed, reboot the computer.
If you are encountering any issue with it, you can contact the QuickBooks support team to get the instant help.
QuickBooks 2014 or earlier
For all the QuickBooks versions before QuickBooks 2014, the QuickBooks suppose to update the software to the latest released version. As all the QB versions before QuickBooks 2014 requires an update as it does not support the Windows 10.
That’s all from our behalf..! However, if you need more information about which version of QuickBooks supported in Windows 10 or have any questions related to your QuickBooks, you can contact our QuickBooks technical support number .I.E. 1-800-880-6389.
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