QuickBooks has become an integral part of all the successful and striving to be successful businesses. Since its launch, QuickBooks has helped millions of customers deal with accounting work and automate most of the processes. With new updates and features coming out regularly, QuickBooks has taken over the entire accounting industry with a storm. QuickBooks motto is to provide the best customer service to all its users and for that, we have created a detailed step-by-step guide for solving all the QuickBooks Errors. However, if a user feels uncomfortable following the guide he can dial the toll-free QuickBooks Support Phone Number and talk to one of our QuickBooks Experts.

In this article, we are going to discuss the QuickBooks Error 30159 and give you the steps to get rid of this error fast.

You should get rid of the QuickBooks Error 30159 as soon as you can because it can cause the following problems:

  • Frequent crashes of the active program with an Error code.
  • Corrupting the Data Files in your registry.
  • Your system working slow and hanging on certain tasks repeatedly.

Most common causes of QuickBooks Payroll Error 30159

  • Improper or incomplete installation of QuickBooks software.
  • Your system files are infected with a Virus or Malware.
  • Registry files missing from the Windows Operating system or damaged.
  • Any QuickBooks Related vital program or tools deleted.

Now that you know what caused this error and what this error can do, let’s talk about the solutions for this error.

Solutions:

Solution 1: Run a Virus/Malware Scan on Your Computer

It is highly possible that the error 30159 on your screen is due to some virus attack or malware infection on your computer. Some Viruses are specifically designed to attack your Operating system. Run a scan on your computer and get rid of all the Viruses, Adware and Malware.

Solution 2: Delete Temporary Files and Folders

If you haven’t deleted this junk files in a long time, they will get accumulated and cause errors and even slow down your computer. Using the Disk Cleanup will not only get rid of the QuickBooks Error 30159 but also speed-up your computer significantly. Follow these steps to clean your computer:

  • Press the Windows key on your keyboard or click on the Start button.
  • In the text field type “Command”, hold Ctrl+Shift and hit Enter.
  • Enter the admin password if you are not the admin and click on all positive prompts.
  • A black screen will open on your screen with a blinking cursor on it.
  • You have to type “cleanmgr” on the screen and then hit Enter.
  • Disk Cleanup will start and run a scan on your computer. It will give you a report which will mention the exact size of the junk files. You can select which files to delete by clicking on the checkboxes. Click on OK and restart your computer.
  • Try running your QuickBooks and if you face the same error then move on to the next solution.

Solution 3: Repair Registry Files

We do not recommend manually repairing the Windows registry files unless you are a Professional or well versed with computers. Incorrect editing of the Windows registry can cause permanent damage to your Operating system.

You can opt to use a registry cleaner or dial the QuickBooks Payroll Support Phone Number to get help from the QuickBooks Experts.

To Manually Repair The Registry Files Follow These Steps:

  • Press the Windows key on your keyboard or click on the Start button.
  • In the text field type “Command”, hold Ctrl+Shift and hit Enter.
  • Enter the admin password if you are not the admin and click on all positive prompts.
  • A black screen will open on your screen with a blinking cursor on it.
  • You have to type “regedit” on the screen and then hit Enter.
  • A registry editor will open on your screen; choose the key related to Error 30159.
  • Click on Export and save.
  • The file will be saved with the extension “.reg”.
  • Now, you can follow the guide given for manually editing the registry files of your operating system website.

Solution 4: Login as an Administrator

  • Restart your computer and Login as an administrator.
  • Press the Windows key on your keyboard or click on the start icon.
  • Go to All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>System Restore.
  • Enter your Admin credentials and follow the prompts on your screen.
  • Restart your computer.

If the error persists, move on to the next solution.

Solution 5: Update Your PC Device Drivers

QuickBooks Error 30159 can also come due to a corrupted or outdated device driver. Update all of your device drivers by going on their official websites and updating them one by one. You can also use a driver update tool such as DriverDoc to update your drivers automatically. Restart your computer after updating your drivers and you should be able to use your QuickBooks. If the error still exists, move to the next solution.

Solution 6: Reinstall QuickBooks Related Software

If the error is coming due to a certain program, reinstalling the QuickBooks related software can get rid of the error.

Guide for Windows 7/Vista

  • Press the Windows key on your keyboard or click on the Start button.
  • Go to Control Panel>Programs>Programs and Features>QuickBooks.
  • Navigate to QuickBooks related programs and click on the uninstall button.
  • Follow the instruction on your screen to uninstall the programs.

Guide for Windows XP

  • Press the Windows key on your keyboard or click on the Start button.
  • Go to Control Panel>Add or Remove Programs.
  • Navigate to QuickBooks related programs and click on the uninstall button.
  • Follow the instruction on your screen to uninstall the programs.

Guide for Windows 8

  • Press the Windows key on your keyboard to produce the start menu on your screen.
  • Click on Programs and Features and locate programs associated with QuickBooks Error 30159.
  • Click on the uninstall button.
  • Follow the instruction on your screen to uninstall the programs.

Solution 7: Install all Windows Updates

Sometimes installing updates for your windows can help you get rid of errors.

  • Press the Windows key on your keyboard or click on the Start button.
  • You have to type “update” in the search box and then hit Enter.
  • Look for updates, if there are any install them.
  • Click on the “Install Updates” button.

Solution 8: Use Windows File Checker

Windows file checker is a very useful tool which comes with your Windows. You can use the Windows File Checker to scan and restore corruptions in Windows system files.

  • Press the Windows key on your keyboard or click on the Start button.
  • In the text field type “Command”, hold Ctrl+Shift and hit Enter.
  • Enter the admin password if you are not the admin and click on all positive prompts.
  • A black screen will open on your screen with a blinking cursor on it.
  • You have to type “sfc/scannow” on the screen and then hit Enter.
  • Be patient as the process can take a while to complete.
  • Follow the instructions on your screen to restore the corruptions.

If you are not comfortable with following the steps or got a question on your mind regarding your QuickBooks, you can dial the toll-free QuickBooks Payroll Support Phone Number at +1888-567-1159 and have a conversation with our Technical Experts. You can also connect with our experts using the live chat option on our website.