Facing QuickBooks payroll update error 15106 and want to know the right steps to fix the same? Make sure to read this post till the end. This particular error can be seen with an error message that says “Your QuickBooks isn’t able to update because the downloaded files have been corrupted.” There can be a few reasons causing such an error, which we have tried to mentioned later in this post.


Thus, make sure to read the post till the end, or you can also contact our accounting professionals and ask them to perform the steps for you.


What causes QuickBooks update error 15106?

This particular error can be experienced due to the following reasons:

  • The user can face such an error if the user has enabled UAC settings.
  • Another reason can be if the user isn’t login to an admin account when updating.
  • Such an error can also appear if the user is already having an antivirus program installed on the system that is responsible for blocking the update


Steps to fix the QuickBooks payroll update error 15106

Disabling the user accounting control using the steps discussed below can help the user in fixing the QuickBooks payroll update error 15106. Let us have a look:

  • At first, the user should open the run box by pressing windows + R keys.
  • After that, the user will have to type in control panel and also click on ok tab
  • The next step is to pick user accounts and then again go for user accounts
  • Once done with that, the user should click on change user account control settings

It should be noted that if the user is getting any prompts by the UAC, then selecting yes to continue is suggested

  • The user can now move the slider and if he/she wants to set to turn UAC off, then clicking on never notify is suggested and also click on ok tab
  • Or else selecting always notify is recommended
  • The user should end the process by restarting the system.


Towards the end, we believe that the steps above might help in getting rid of QuickBooks payroll update error 15106.

However, if you are stuck at any point of time, or you need any sort of technical assistance, then in that case, do not think much in consulting our QuickBooks professionals at +1-844-405-0906. Our QuickBooks desktop pro support team will ensure to answer all your queries and resolve all your issues instantly.

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