How To Resolve QuickBooks Error 15243 Code


QuickBooks Error Code 15243

QuickBooks is a user-friendly accounting software which is used by small and medium industry. It has many enhanced features like merchant services, marketing tools, training solutions, etc which are available both on desktop as well as online. It simplifies your work but there are certain circumstances when a user can encounter some technical errors like QuickBooks Error 15243. These common errors then act as an obstacle and your work is hindered. To rectify this error follow the steps give in this article or contact the Technical Support for QuickBooks.

QuickBooks Error 15243

When QuickBooks user encounters this error, their system crashes. It is an installation error and user will receive this message:

Error 15243: QuickBooks has encountered a problem and needs to close.

This error code appears in the Windows XP/Vista/7/8. You can also classify this QuickBooks Error 15243 as Run time Error because it is caused by multiple factors. It will slow your system and causes are:

  • Corrupt or incomplete download.
  • Damage in Windows Registry
  • Virus and Malware infection in workstation.


There are many ways to rectify this error. Here are three methods by which a user can rectify this error:

Method I: Repair QuickBooks

  • End all QuickBooks application running in your system by opening Task Manager.
  • Select all applications which start with .qb, QuickBooks or Intuit.
  • Click on End Task option to close them.
  • Now repair them by following the steps below:
  • Press Windows icon from your keyboard along with letter E to open Computer Window. Windows 8 user can click on Computer Tab.
  • Click on Uninstall or change program option.
  • Select QuickBooks option and click on either Uninstall/Change option.
  • Open the QuickBooks installation window, Click on Next option and then click on Repair radio button.
  • Select Finish option.
  • Restart your system.

Method II: Edit Internet Explorer options

  • Start your computer.
  • Open Internet Explorer and Click on the gear icon.
  • Select internet options.
  • Click on Security tab and select Trusted sites option available there.
  • Click on Site option and add the following websites in space provided.
  • If a user is using the US version of QuickBooks then add * and *
  • If a user is using the Canadian version of QuickBooks then add * and *
  • Select close option.
  • Click Apply and then OK.

Method III: Update Microsoft Security Certificate

Sometimes due to expired Windows security certificate, this errors occur in the system. To fix them user should run the Windows Update which are available or download an updated certificate from Microsoft.

For more enquiry a user can contact us by calling on our QuickBooks Desktop Support Toll Free Number +1-(800)-993-4190. Our support is available 24*7 who will provide expert advice to the QuickBooks User worldwide.

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