QuickBooks Error 15270

Troubleshoot QuickBooks Error 15270

Error 15270 is one of the most critical error codes that come under the QuickBooks 15xxx series error. This QuickBooks error 15270 indicates when you try to the latest tax table update or download a payroll update release. The error’s main cause is a faulty update link due to which the process either doesn’t start or stops right in the middle.

Error 15270- The payroll update did not complete successfully. The update is missing a file

What Causes QuickBooks Error 15270

Know the reason for error when an Intuit-related software program is running during the window start-up or closure or the installation of the Windows operating system.

  • QuickBooks installation process is not in a proper format
  • Windows program is corrupted, or missing file
  • When a firewall or anti-virus program blocks the server’s communication
  • QuickBooks update is incorrect
  • The Internet connection is slow
  • Internet Explorer is not selected as the default browser
  • QuickBooks File Copy Service is disabled

Steps to Troubleshoot QuickBooks Error 15270

Check out the troubleshooting methods for QuickBooks error 15270 are given below. Follow that every fix mentioned is not compulsory, it depends on what causes you have faced.

Method 1: Update QuickBooks Payroll Manually or Download Fresh Updates

Here, we have reset the updates and then download the fresh ones from the websites.

  • First, Restart the QuickBooks and In the “QuickBooks Update Services” screen, click on later.
  • Go to the help section and then click on QuickBooks.
  • In Open Windows, click on Update Not and continue the steps shown in the window.
  • Before choosing the “Get Updates” icon, mark the “Reset Updates” field.
  • Once the update is completed, the ‘Get Update’ option will be activated, Select Install Now.
  • Restart QuickBooks.

Method 2: User Account Settings

  • Operate to Control Panel and go to User Accounts.
  • Open User Account Controls slide the option to “Never Notify” and click OK.

Method 3: Select Internet Explorer as the Default Browser App

  • In (Windows 10) go to the search bar in the start window
  • Look for app defaults
  • Search Web Browser and set Internet Explorer as the default app.

Method 4: Proper Employer Identification Number (EIN)

  • Make sure that you are using an Employer Identification Number (EIN), not a Social Security Number
  • Confirm that you have not entered the Service Key
  • Check this method in your QuickBooks Desktop.

Method 5: Run the Reboot.bat file

  • Running the reboot.bat file re-registers QuickBooks-related .DLL and. OCX files in Microsoft Windows.

Method 6: Performing Clean Install of QuickBooks Desktop

  • At this time, when none of the above-mentioned methods work in fixing the bug, bringing out a clean install of the QuickBooks Desktop might work.
  • Users can take the help of the QuickBooks Clean Install Tool to fix the issue.
  • After this process, the user needs to rename the installation folder and lastly reinstall the software.

If even after the last step of the repairing process your issue QuickBooks error 15270 does not work, then the user needs to connect with the Consultant. QuickBooks error consultant team set up by Intuit to garner prompt assistance in the resolution of QuickBooks problems.