Quickbooks error 41 (printer not activated) [fixed]

 

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Quickbooks error code 41 is a common printing error that a user can face. A user can face the Quickbooks error 41 when the Quickbooks software is still operating an older version of the printer. Other reasons like if you are using the QuickBooks pdf converter, you can face the error code 41 in Quickbooks. There are no certain reasons for encountering the Quickbooks error code 41. Though it is not a critical error but needs to resolve as soon as possible. In this article, we have discussed the different ways in which you can get rid of the Quickbooks error code 41 in no time. 

Ways to Fix the QuickBooks error code 41

Below is the list of all possible ways in which you can resolve the Quickbooks error code 41. All the ways have been mentioned stepwise to make it easier. Read the steps in each method carefully and follow them accordingly.

Use the pdf repair tool 

The first method is to use the print and pdf repair tool on your system to resolve the printing issues. You have two options to use the tool, either you can use it by installing from the website or you can use it with the help of the Quickbooks tool hub. Follow the steps mentioned to use it with the help of the tool hub.

  • First, you are needed to ensure that all the programs are closed on your system.
  • After this, you will have to visit the official website and download the Quickbooks tool hub from there.

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  • You will have to save the downloaded file at a location from where you can easily access it. After this, you will have to install the Quickbooks tool on your system by clicking on the .exe file in the downloaded folder.
  • After this, you will have to complete the installation process and once it is completed, start the tool.
  • After this, you will have to choose the program problem option and then look for the pdf repair tool and click on it.

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  • It will then start the repairing process. Wait until it is completed.

Reset the folder permissions

The next recommended solution is to first reset the permissions of the temp folder according to the printer and then try to print the document. Follow the steps discussed.

  • Initially, you will have to press Windows and R key together and then you will have to type temp in the box.
  • Hit the enter button on the keyboard.
  • After this, it will open your temp folder and you will have to right-click on the free space in the folder. It will then open a menu.
  • Now, you will have to go to the properties option and then look for the security settings.
  • Now, you will have to check if you have the full access to the folder or not. If not, you are required to change it to the full access.
  • After this, You will be needed to save the document again in the PDF form in the Quickbooks software.
  • Now, you will have to make sure that you have enough permissions for the XPS writer to print a document.

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  • First, you will have to open any text document and write a sample text on it.
  • After this, you will have to give the print command and from the list of printers, choose the XPS printer.
  • Next, you will have to save the document on the desktop providing it with a name.
  • Now, you will have to check if the document is saved or not.

Use the fix tool

  • Initially, you are required to download and then install the fix tool on your system.
  • Once it is installed, you will have to click on the option to scan.
  • Next, you will also have to click on the repair option to repair the errors that you are facing.
  • Once the repairing process is completed, close the tool.
  • Now, you will have to start the Quickbooks software and check if you can print or not.

Disable services from the startup

The other solution to resolve the Quickbooks error code 41 is to disable the services. Follow the mentioned steps.

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  • The very first step is to tab the windows button and then enter misconfig in the box.
  • Now, you will have to choose an option to disable all the services.
  • Next, you will be required to go to the startup tab and click on the disable all option.
  • After this, you will have to start your system again.
  • Now, if the system configuration windows keep on appearing o your screen, you will have to mark the do not show again option.
  • Once done, you will have to start the Quickbooks again to check if the error persists.

Install the USB composite device again

  • Initially, you need to press on the window button and then type devmgmt.msc and click on Ok.
  • After this, you will have to click on the plus icon.
  • Now, you will have to choose the USB composite device and then uninstall it. 
  • After this, you will have to connect the USB with your system.
  • After this, you will have to try to print a sample page. 

With every method, the detailed stepwise process associated with that method is mentioned. You need to read the steps and the method carefully to make sure that you tackle the error in no time. You can also call us for assistance.