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How to Troubleshoot QuickBooks Error Code 3100?


QuickBooks is an accounting and bookkeeping software made for the small and medium sized businesses. But this is the harsh truth of this software that it pops with error time to time. In this post, we have discussed how to resolve QuickBooks Error Code 3100 and the reasons following it. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: How to Troubleshoot QuickBooks Error Code 3100?

In the modern world of global businesses
technology, accounting and bookkeeping
solution has become a primary necessity.
Therefore, the benefit rapid growth of
companies with no hassle, Intuit Inc. developed
an accounting software that is QuickBooks. This
software has garnered an immense reputation in
the business market of the United States Canada.
Here in this post, we are going to endow the best
information from our understanding of this issue.
We will provide a complete overview of the
symptoms, causes, and solution of the QB Error
Code 3100. However, you can take help
by  QuickBooks Error Support services if you need
an instant help.
QuickBooks Error 3100 Symptoms
Check out the signs and symptoms of QB Error 3100
given below
  • Frequent active program window crashes.
  • QuickBooks Error Code 3100 pop-up on the screen.
  • System crashes after regular interval of time.
  • Keyboard inputs mouse responds slowly.

Generally, the Error 3100 appears while
QuickBooks installation.
Causes of QuickBooks Error 3100
Check out the reasons due to which Error 3100
  • Corrupt QuickBooks download or incomplete QB
  • Corrupt or damaged Windows registry.
  • Attack of harmful viruses malware.
  • Mistakenly deleted QB programs/files.

The image as shown below is similar which appears
on your desktop.
Troubleshooting Steps of Error 3100
Check out the systematic troubleshooting steps to
resolve the QB Error 3100
Step 1 Repair Windows Registries Associated with
Error 3100
Steps to repair the Windows registries given
  • Firstly, Hit the Start or Windows tab.
  • After that Enter the command in the dialogue
    box DO NOT hit the ENTER yet..!!
  • Now Press CtrlShift on the keyboard and press
    the ENTER tab.
  • You will be redirected to the permission dialogue
  • Hit the Yes icon.
  • The command prompt will open with a blinking
  • Type the regedit  press the ENTER.
  • Choose the keys related to the error 3100 in
    the Registry Editor.
  • In the File menu, select the Export.
  • Choose the folder that you want to save in
    your Save In list.
  • Enter the name of QB backup files for which you
    want to create the backup in File Name box.
  • Ensure that the Selected branch chosen in
    the Export Range box.
  • Hit the Save icon.
  • Finally, the file will save with a .reg extension.

Step 2 Conduct the Full System Malware Scan
  • Run the full system scan on your anti-virus
    software to remove the entire malicious viruses.

Step 3 Cleanup the System Junk
As we use our system daily, the system
accumulates dozens of junk files programs. It
may slow down your system or cause the error code
3100..!! Hence, use the antivirus software to
eliminate the gibberish files, folders, and
programs out from the computer.
Use the steps to remove junk files through Disk
Cleanup (cleanmgr)
  • Hit the Start or Windows button.
  • Enter the command in the search box DO NOT hit
    the Enter yet..!!
  • Press the CtrlShift  hit the Enter tab.
  • You will be redirected to a permission dialog
  • Click the Yes icon.
  • The command prompt will appear.
  • Type the cleanmgr  hit the Enter tab.
  • Disk Cleanup will estimate the occupied disk
  • Check the boxes hit the OK icon.

Step 4 Update the System Drivers
  • Update your all windows system drivers manually.

Step 5 Undo the Recent System Changes by Using
Windows System Restore
  • Hit the Start or Windows button.
  • Type System Restore in the search box hit
    the Enter.
  • Hit the System Restore.
  • If prompted, enter the administrator password.
  • Finally, restore the system.

Step 6 Uninstall Reinstall the QuickBooks
Program (Windows 7, Windows Vista, XP, 8)
  • First of all you need to Hit the Start button
    to open the Programs and Features.
  • After that, Click the Control Panel.
  • Click the Programs.
  • Click the Programs and Features.

  • Trace the QB programs associated with the
    QuickBooks Error Code 3100.
  • Select the QuickBooks associated entry.
  • Hit the Uninstall button.
  • Finally, reinstall the QuickBooks software.

It might be possible that the above manual steps
might not help out in your case. Or possibly you
couldnt perform the above steps accurately..!!
Well, you can contact the Intuit certified
professionals immediately for the support. Just
dial the toll-free QuickBooks Support
Number .i.e. 1-800-880-6389. Our experts will be
get in touch with you shortly.