QuickBooks Error 15270 (When Downloading the Latest Payroll Update)
QuickBooks Error 15270 occurs when you’re downloading the latest update of payroll. Error Code 15270 typically appears when something is blocking to download the payroll update, web browser isn’t set as your default browser, etc.
In this post, we’ll talk about the causes and solution steps to correct.
Causes for QuickBooks Error Code 15270
You’re entering Social Security Number(SSN) in place of Employer Identification Number (EIN)
You might have not entered the Service key
Web browser just isn't your default browser
One important things to do before troubleshooting the issue
Create an organization File Backup
Go to File > Back Up Company > Create Local Backup
Now follow onscreen instructions to generate an organization file backup
7 basic steps to correct QuickBooks Error 15270
Step 1: Download the QuickBooks Update
Open QuickBooks Desktop
Then go to Help > Update QuickBooks Desktop
Then click on Update Now into the top right corner
Now make a check on Reset Update and click Get Updates (See a picture below)
Once Update is complete, close QuickBooks
Now restart your QuickBooks. Then,
Head to Employees > Get Payroll Updates
Choose Download Entire Payroll Update and click Update
QuickBooks Error 15270
Step 2: Download and Run Quick Fix my Program
Download QuickBooks Tools Hub and from now on visit your Downloads (Ctrl+J)
Make a double click on QuickBooksToolHub.exe
Then follow on-screen instructions to install it
Now open QuickBooks Tool Hub from desktop
Once it is open, head to Program Problem and click Quick Fix my Program (See a picture below)
It could take some time to correct the matter
Once completed, restart QuickBooks Desktop.
If QuickBooks Update Service message comes up click on Install Now
If exactly the same problem still exists after after the above 2 steps, please proceed further using the below steps.
Step 3: make sure that web browser will be your Default Browser
Press Windows+R secrets to open Run Window
Type INETCPL.CPL to the Run and then click OK
Then click on Programs and click on Make web browser the default browser
Click on the default web browser and then choose web browser
Step 4: Turn Fully Off User Account Control (UAC)
Press Windows+R keys through the keyboard together to open Run box
Type Control Panel in Run command and then click OK
Now click User Accounts > User Accounts
Then click Change User Account Control Settings
Now move the slider to Never Notify and click OK (See an image below)
Step 5: Rename or Delete paysub.ini File
You may have to speak with our specialists in order to rename the PAYSUB.INI file.
Step 6: Repair QuickBooks Desktop
Press Windows+R key through the keyboard and a Run box will popout
Type “Control Panel” into the Run Box and Click OK
Choose Programs > Programs and Features
Select QuickBooks from the list
Click on Uninstall/Change and Yes
Choose Repair and click Next
Now, this method might take some time to correct your QuickBooks Desktop
Step 7: Uninstall and Reinstall QuickBooks
You might also have to Uninstall QuickBooks Desktop in order to fix this error. You are able to reinstall QuickBooks using the Clean Install Tool.
After following all of the above steps you’ll no longer face QuickBooks Error Code 15270 but in case if the same problem still exists, you are able to consult with our experts.