How to Fix Quicken Launcher Has Stopped Working?

How to Fix Quicken Launcher Has Stopped Working?

Quicken is introduced to take care of and manage all your finances. But bugs and errors can interrupt and affect your day to day work. Many times, users face the error “Quicken launcher has stopped working” which disrupts your work badly. It usually occurs when Quicken software is unable to identify the path of essential files.

Causes of Quicken launcher has stopped working

  • .NET Framework is damaged or missing.
  • Windows are facing compatibility issues.
  • Windows don’t have enough permissions to use Quicken.
  • Old Quicken icon is facing compatibility issues.
  • Improper installation of Quicken.

How to Resolve Quicken Launcher has Stopped Working?

STEP 1: Damaged .NET Framework

  • When you open Quicken, an error message may appear for installation .NET Framework
  • You have to download the .NET Framework.
  • Ensure that you install the correct version as per your system type. For example, if you have a 32-bit operating then you must install the 32-bit .NET Framework.
  • Now run the .exe file and install Quicken.
  • Alternatively, you can update Quicken to the latest version so that .NET Framework will be automatically installed.

STEP 2: Compatibility Issues

  • Right-click on Quicken and choose Properties.
  • Now go to Compatibility and check to Run this program in compatibility mode.
  • Next, choose Windows Vista from the list.
  • Uncheck Run this program in compatibility mode option.
  • Click Apply and hit Ok.
  • Open Quicken again and check if the error still exists.

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STEP 3: Old Quicken Icon Association

Windows 8/10

  • Firstly, go to File Explorer and then click on This PC.
  • Next, you have to click on Local Disc (C:)
  • Now go to Program Files and search Quicken folder.
  • Click on the folder and double click on QW.exe from the list.

Windows 7

  • The first step is to click on the Start button and then select Computer.
  • Now click on Local Disc (C:)
  • Go to Program Files and search the Quicken folder.
  • Click on it and double click on QW.exe

STEP 4: Enable Sufficient Permissions

Note: Before taking these steps, make sure you’re logged in as Administrator

Windows 8/10

  • Go to File Explorer and click on This PC.
  • Now you have to click on Local Disc (C:) >> Program Files.
  • Search for Quicken folder and right-click on it.
  • Go to Properties >> Security >> Advanced >> Change Permissions.
  • Change it to Full Control.

Windows 7

  • Go to File Explorer and click on This PC.
  • Now you have to click on Local Disc (C:) >> Program Files.
  • Search for Quicken folder and right-click on it.
  • Go to Properties >> Security >> Advanced >> Administrator >> Edit.
  • Now choose Continue then click on Administrator.
  • Click on Edit >> Continue >> Full Control >> Ok.

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STEP 5: Uninstall/Reinstall Quicken

Uninstall Quicken:

Windows 10/8

  • Follow on-screen instructions now
  • First of all, press Windows+R together.
  • You will see a run box, now type Control or Control Panel in it.
  • Next, click on Programs >> Programs and Features.
  • Select Quicken from the list and click on Uninstall from the menu bar.
  • Click on Yes to confirm and follow the on-screen instructions to proceed further.

Windows 7

  • Click on Start button and type Run.
  • Press Windows+R together.
  • A run box will appear.
  • Now type Control or Control Panel in it.
  • Select Quicken from the list and click on Uninstall from the menu bar.
  • Click on Yes to confirm and follow the on-screen instructions to proceed further.

Reinstall Quicken

  • Open Quicken website and sign in to your account.
  • Enter your Quicken ID and Password.
  • Once the installation wizard is launched, click on Let’s go.
  • Now click Install now >> Done.
  • Enter your Quicken ID and Password.
  • Proceed further by following the on-screen instructions.

With the help of the methods mentioned above, you will be able to resolve “Quicken launcher has stopped working” error. Moreover, if you face any sort of technical issue, feel free to reach us anytime. Our experts will dig down deep to analyze the root cause and fix the issue immediately. Call us at Quicken Customer Support Number for quick assistance.