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25 December 2017

How to Easily FIX QuickBooks Error Code 80029c4a in Windows

A lot of users are coming across QuickBooks Error Code 80029c4a while utilizing the software application on Windows 10. This could be due to the some virus infected files or due to some update in the Antivirus Solution, whatever the case be we have 3 simple and quick fixes that will help you to get rid of this error code and use QuickBooks in smooth manner. The fixes we are providing are simple but effective so you don’t need to be any sort of techie to implement these fixes.

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4 Quick Fixes for QuickBooks Error Code 80029c4a in Windows

As you can see from above error, this is basically a DLL Library issue, so your files might be corrupted and hence you cannot load QuickBooks on your system, so lets see all the 4 fixes and see which one works for you in getting it working again in smooth way.

#1. Perform Simple Windows Reboot

Sounds childish but many users have reported that there error have vanished by just giving a quick reboot to your system, well even you could try this out, maybe it works for you.

  1. Press Win key.
  2. Click on the Power Button.
  3. Choose Restart from the 3 options given.

After restart check if your error is gone, if its still there then follow further steps or other solutions listed below, if its gone, I would recommend that make a full system scan.

#2. Reboot.bat File could be your Solution

Reboot.bat is a little batch file typically put in program files folder when you set up QuickBooks. This file includes a lot of commands which have the capability in order to reset the Windows pc registry settings of QuickBooks. Windows loses or stops working to remember some pc registry settings which you can reset by Reboot.bat file.

  1. Press Win + E to open File Explorer or simply My Computer.
  2. Navigate to C: > Program Files > Intuit > QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 10.0 (name could be different according to your version).
  3. In here find Reboot.bat file and double click it to start the reset process. Don’t worry as data is already hosted online, you won’t loose anything and its only going to reset the registry settings of QuickBooks.
  4. After successful restart, check for the error once again and see if its gone, possible chances are that your error would have gone and everything should be back to normal.

#3. Updating your QuickBooks or Re-Installing

This is a very common solution to any software related problems. Everytime you face some DLL files or other software related errors then updating the application or software could help you out. Check for the latest updates above your version installed and update it now. You should leave automatic update enabled, which in return provides you with latest features and keeps your software's running smoothly.

If updating also fails, then I would recommend that you use REVO Uninstaller to completely remove the program from your system and download the latest version from there site and install it onto your computer. A fresh install will always help you in fixing any problem.

#4. Updating your Antivirus & Running Full System Scan

Well all the software related problem’s come up due to one major problem virus, which spreads from your USB Drives and even sites that are not good to use, like torrents and ad popping sites. So its good that you install a good antivirus solution, I don’t say that you purchase any expensive software but a free Bitdefender Antivirus works pretty well and I am using it personally from 6+ years and it works great. If you are using a good antivirus solution then update it right now and start a full deep system scan, it will remove every suspicious file and will help you in removing those errors.

You can also use a free virus scanner like Kaspersky Free Virus Scan, its really nice and easily removes every single virus from your computer, it updates and downloads latest virus signatures and helps you to easily identify any suspicious file that might be causing the error.

Reasons for QuickBooks 80029c4a Error Code in Windows

As you have seen the error above, it clearly states:

“Problem: There was an unexpected error reported while trying to run QuickBooks with company file.

Solution: This should only occur in rare situations. Such errors can sometimes be solved by restarting your computer, restarting all computers accessing the file in multi-user mode or perhaps reinstalling QuickBooks if the problem persists. If you need assistance, and decide to call Customer Support, please give the support representative the following information:

Error Code: 80029c4a

Description: Error loading type library/DLL”

As software’s are dependent on the .DLL files, removal or modification of any of these files could lead to this error, now its not intentionally done, but your Antivirus Solution could be the issue or even the Microsoft’s official defender could have removed some files by mistake.

So its important that your Antivirus Solution is good and up to date, which should not detect false errors or viruses and remove them hence you face problems. Damaged .DLL file is the only reason of this error, so FIX it up and your software will run like new.


So guys I hope I have cleared basis FIXES for getting your QuickBooks Error Code 80029c4a fixed, in case you enjoyed this tutorial and it worked for you, definitely share this post with your friends. Do comment if you are facing some other error, so that I can check my sources and give you the best solution.