How To Fix QuickBooks Error Code 20?​

QuickBooks Error code 20 is one of the main cause when your computer system is updated to the latest version of windows specifically windows 10 or when QuickBooks is not of the latest version and can cause technical errors and will hamper your activities.


  • Your current QuickBooks accounting software does not connect with your recent updated version of your windows.
  • Your QuickBooks accounting software is not updated and is of an old version.
  • Your application key in your computer system is not upgraded.
  • Your printer device connected to your computer system is not supporting your QuickBooks accounting software.
  • QuickBooks Windows registry hampers your working.


SOLUTION 1- Backup your data and files.

  • Create a backup for the windows registry.
  • Open the created backup.
  • Click on the file and transfer the backup registry and save it.
  • Create a restore.
  • Wait until pop up box appears and press okay once it appears.

SOLUTION 2- Get access to user permissions.

  • Press the Windows key in the keyboard and type “redgit “ and enter Ok.
  • Click on redgit and then click on “run as administrator “.
  • Click on “HKEY CURRENT CONFIG “File.
  • Now click on the Software file and selection Permissions option available in the menu.
  • As the new window is displayed provide  “Full Control” to the “Users” if it is unenabled and click OK.

SOLUTION 3 – In this solution, you can try to resolve this using print spooler service.

  • Press the Windows button on the keyboard along with the R key.
  • Navigate over “print spooler service“ & click on it.
  • Now from the dropdown choose “startup type” and select automatically.
  • Now choose start.
  • Now try printing something.

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