When it comes to Updating QuickBooks, you need to have a proper internet connection. Whenever there is a problem with the internet connectivity it leads to several types of errors on the screen. If you are facing the QuickBooks error 15240 payroll update then you are in the right place. In this short guide, we will provide you the solution to fix this error. But before that let’s take a look at the various possible causes of the error.

What causes QuickBooks error 15240 payroll update?

The main reason that leads to this Error include:

1: When you are using the Outdated version of QuickBooks application.

2: The account you are logged in with on Windows doesn’t have administrative rights to carry on certain actions on Windows.

3: You run QuickBooks in multi-user environment, which can lead to the error 15240.

4: Your Windows have registry errors.

5: When you install QuickBooks desktop application incorrectly or have corrupted the installation file.

6: Your internet explorer security settings create problems.

7: Incorrect date and time in your system.

8: Third-party firewall application is creating problems while downloading the update file.

How to Fix QuickBooks error 15240 payroll update?

In order to solve this particular error you need to follow the steps given below.

1: Close QB software and open Windows file manager.

2: Go to C: /program/files folder and then right click the folder named as Intuit.

3: Click properties and then select the advanced tab.

4: Check whether the user group is set to be the owner.

5: Select the advanced security settings and then press change left to the owners section.

6: Now type the names of users under the ‘enter the object name to select’ and then hit check names.

7: Select OK and then check-mark the replace owner on sub containers and objects section.

8: Choose apply and hit OK.

9: Select users under the permissions sections and then choose full control.

10: Now apply and then hit OK.

Hopefully, the above-given information is useful for you to get rid of this problem. But if you are still facing any issues with your software and need professional assistance, regarding accounting, bookkeeping & accounting software-related issues then feel free to get in touch with Certified Experts at +1-860-325-4922. The USA-based ProAdvisors will provide all sorts of assistance related to the software 24/7.

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