QuickBooks Error 15311 All You Need To Know To Fix It


QuickBooks is one of the best accounting applications but is prone to errors at times. QuickBooks Error 15311 is one such error that you could come across using the software. It could be a result of you trying to update the payroll function of QuickBooks. You might not be able to use QuickBooks for the time being due to the impact of this error. Now you need to understand that this will not only hamper the QuickBooks program but also be capable of hindering other programs on the system. Hence you need to make sure that you find the fix for it on priority and resolve it. In this blog, we will tell you the causes and resolution for the same.


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Reasons Why You Are Having QB Update Error 15311

There are several reasons for QuickBooks error code 15311. You might be in a panic to find out what went wrong and that you are facing the error message code. The common reason due to which you might get the reason is listed here; you can check if these issues exist on your system:

  1. An improper internet connection that's stopping the QuickBooks software from using the internet to run its update functions.
  2. Third-party applications or Windows firewalls causing the issue. 


It is important to know the reasons for the error to resolve them in a better way. Also, this ensures that you do not get the error the next time due to them.

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Methods To Resolve The QuickBooks Desktop Update Error 15311

The following are methods you can exercise to achieve the resolution of the error:

  1. You can reregister the QuickBooks file.
  2. Install digital signature for QuickBooks.
  3. Reset QuickBooks Desktop Updates.

This is how to carry on the solutions above:

  1. Run the Reboot.bat Batch file in order to re-register QuickBooks File.

Reboot.bat file is a batch file, and it works to help the QuickBooks file to re-register the extensions .DLL and .OCX files. These files are important as they perform a few of the important functions of the QuickBooks Desktop. Here’s how to conduct the run Reboot.bat  step-wise:

  • Exit all open QuickBooks windows if open.
  • Right-click the QB program icon on the desktop and then click Properties.
  • Click open file location, and then the QuickBooks installation folder will open in a window.
  • Ensure to change the settings for the Windows hidden files and folders and set it to show.
  • Locate the reboot.bat file, right-click once found, and click on Run as administrator.
  • Now you need to wait till the process of re-registering the QB files is completed.
  • If the command prompt window disappears automatically, attempt a QuickBooks software update.

If, after doing the above steps, you are still stuck, try to reset the QuickBooks updates.


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