By Vivek i2aTech Updated November 22nd, 2022 | 
QuickBooks error 15107


QuickBooks Error 15107 is related to its Payroll and Desktop applications. Usually, corrupted windows registries and QuickBooks updates are the reason behind the constant occurrence of this error.

Intuit periodically releases updates for its Payroll software. All users can download it & install it on their system.

However, updating the QuickBooks is also prone to errors. One of these errors with error code 15107 is the prominent one. During updates, users might face this issue.

Why does QuickBooks Payroll Error Code 15107 occur?

These are the reasons for which you might be facing QuickBooks Payroll Update Error 15107:

  • The registry or windows might be corrupt.
  • QuickBooks update was incomplete.
  • A faulty QuickBooks update resulted in the error 15107.

How to fix QB Payroll Update Error 15107: Solutions

With an array of Payroll updates error 15107 solutions, you can resolve your issue quickly.

Solution 1 : Download the update again

Update QuickBooks desktop
  • Firstly, close the QB desktop application.
  • Secondly, open this path- C:\ProgramData\Intuit\QuickBooksXX\Components. The XX in this pathname indicates the QB version currently being used. For instance, if the user currently has the QuickBooks payroll 2017 version, it will be download QB17.
  • After that, rename the old name. For instance, name the folder as DownloadQBxx.OLD (XX=17 in our example).
  • After you have renamed the folder, open the QuickBooks.
  • After that, go to the help menu, look for Update of the accounting software, and click the update now button.
  • Other than that, check the reset updates box. It will roll back the update.

At last, download the latest update again (through the getting updates button). Then, close and reopen the application. At last, click the Install now and continue with the process.

Solution 2: Install & Use QuickBooks File Doctor

Download QB file doctor

QuickBooks file doctor tool helps to fix QuickBooks error 15107 by changing anti-virus, firewall, and other security application settings in its favor.

  • Firstly, download and install the QB tool hub.
  • Open the tool hub, and go to the company file issues tab. It will show the QB file doctor. Run this tool.
  • Now, browse through options and choose the company file.
  • Then, check the file and network, and then click continue.
  • Fill the QB Admin Password, and choose next.

After the scan is complete, the error will get resolved. Scanning files may take time, in case the size of company files is also large.

Solution 3: Go to normal startup mode

Here, we use the run box to resolve QuickBooks error code 15107.

  • To begin with, go to the Run box and press WINDOWS+R.
  • Here, type MSCONFIG and press enter.
  • After that, look for the normal startup, and click it.
  • After the process is complete, restart the computer and save all the changes.

Solution 4: Running Reboot.bat file

QuickBooks reboot.bat file
  • At first, close the QuickBooks Desktop, and go to its icon on the desktop.
  • After right-clicking on the icon, go to properties, and open the file location.
  • Check the top right search bar, and type reboot.bat on it.
  • When you see the extension (reboot/ reboot.bat), right-click on it.
  • Click Run as administrator. Click YES, if any pop-up comes.
  • With this, restart the device and open QuickBooks.
  • When the prompt of installation comes up, click Update now.

Solution 5: Run the QuickBooks Tool Hub

QuickBooks toolhub

Quickbooks Tool Hub is a great way to resolve QuickBooks error code 15107, or any other error that the user might face in QuickBooks.

  • Firstly, download and install the QuickBooks Tool Hub.
  • Then, click Program problems --> QuickFix my Program -->Run it.
  • This process can take up to several minutes. After its completion, open the software again.

Solution 6: Uninstall/ reinstall QuickBooks (Selective startup)

Before conducting QuickBooks Desktop clean installation, note down the license number, product number, and other details. Press F2/ ctrl key with 1 number key to get this data.

  • First, open the run box, enter MSCONFIG, and click OK.
  • Then, open the current window screen, look for the General tab, and click the selective startup option.
  • Keep the load startup option unmarked.
  • Click OK, then a pop-up appears, after this, click restart.

At last, download the QuickBooks. Thereafter, update QuickBooks Desktop by uninstalling and reinstall the QuickBooks Desktop app.

Solution 7: Install the Digital Signature Certificate

How to install digital signature for Intuit QuickBooks
  • Follow this path:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Intuit\QuickBooks XX. (In our example, the QuickBooks version was 2017)
  • At the top right corner, there is a search bar. Insert the QBW32.exe file and right-click on QBW32. It opens a list, select properties on the list.
  • At last, look for digital signatures, and click Intuit from this list. In the details, you will see the Install certificate.
  • Click on it and finish the process.

After successful import, restart the device, download and install the update again. It will resolve the QuickBooks error 15107.


We hope this article can assist you to resolve QuickBooks error 15107. If the above-shown procedures don’t fix your problems, at once get in contact with eBetterBooks Error Support at 1-860-497-7164 for technical assistance to fix QuickBooks error 15107.


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