QuickBooks FCS Service is damaged issue

Troubleshoot QuickBooks FCS Service is Damaged or Disabled Issue

What about QuickBooks FCS service is damaged well this is what we gonna discuss today. QuickBooks FCS Service is developed by Intuit and is expressed with the file name Intuit.QuickBooks.FCS.exe file. FCS signifies the file copy service. The file acts as a directory that pushes the QuickBooks program to start and follow the latest updates within the software.

What is Intuit, QuickBooks FCS Service

Intuit FCS service helps you figure out the latest updates from the official website. Once the updates are successfully downloaded from the Intuit Server, in the background the file begins processing without any hindrance to the user. While updating payroll you face the error codes 15241 and 15243 that damage Intuit QB FCS service displaying an error message “error 15243, FCS service damaged.

How to Troubleshoot QuickBooks FCS Service is Damaged and Disabled Issue

Get the solution steps to fix the QuickBooks FCS service is damaged issues.

Solution 1: For Repairing the QuickBooks Desktop account

  • Initially, close all the applications that are running in the background using the Task Manager
  • Open the Task Manager then go to the Processes tab
  • After that, search for all the QuickBooks processes and then select it
  • Click on the End Task button below to close all the processes
  • After this, reboot your system
  • When the restart process completes, open the Control Panel in your system
  • In the Programs, go to the Programs again
  • Now from the list, find the QuickBooks (version)
  • Right-click on it and click on the option Uninstall/Change
  • The QuickBooks Installation Window opens up
  • Click on the Next button after that click on the Repair option
  • Then click on the Finish option
  • Restart your system.

Solution 2- Enable QuickBooks FCS Service

  • Log out from your QuickBooks accounting software, if you are already logged in.
  • Now you will have to open up the run dialogue box on your desktop. To do that you can hit the (windows button + R).
  • Now search for COMPMGMT.msc file extension and hit enter.
  • Now navigate to Computer Management Window > then click Services and Applications
  • After that click on Services
  • Locate the Intuit QuickBooks FCS file and double-click on that.
  • Now click on Startup type then choose Manual option.
  • Lastly, click Apply then on OK.

Solution 3: For re-validating the Subscription of the QuickBooks Payroll

  • In this, you have to open the QuickBooks software first
  • Then go to the Employees menu option
  • After that, select the My Payroll Service
  • Now, you have to tick mark the Account/Billing Information option shown to you
  • Click on the Exit option
  • The process of the validation is going to start
  • Complete the process successfully
  • Again, try to update the QuickBooks payroll account
  • When the validation is done after the update, the issue is no more.

Solution 4: Run QuickBooks Clean Installation

  • First of all, in your system open the Run window using the Ctrl+R keys from the keyboard
  • Type the MSConfig in the Run window and press the Enter button from the keyboard
  • A window opens up in this, click on the tab name General then further click on the Selective startup option
  • Click on the box with the name Load system services and Load the startup items
  • Next, go to the Services tab and then disable all the services that are mentioned here
  • Then tick-mark the option Hide all Microsoft Services
  • Now Restart your system
  • Uninstall the software from your system using the Control Panel
  • Reinstall the software using the QuickBooks clean install
  • In the end, you can download the latest update to your QuickBooks account.

The above steps will help you fix the QuickBooks FCS service that is damaged by Windows 10.

Hope now you know, how to deal with the QuickBooks FCS Service damaged problem and QB payroll update issue. If you have found an answer then we are glad that we helped. If still facing issues then call our QuickBooks error support team dial the toll-free number or choose the email option to connect with the consultant team. The live chat option is the instant consultant option.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is Payroll Repairing the Solution to Fix the Damaged QuickBooks FCS Service?

    Yes, it is the solution to this error of the FCS service. This error is encountered when you are working on the payroll. So, you can try all the resolutions related to it. But mainly, you have to go with the solution related to the reason that causes this error.

  • Is this Work in the Windows 10 Operating System only?

    No, this solution works in all the Windows operating systems depending on the QuickBooks software version you are having. The names of some options may be different but the process of the solution is the same.

  • Do I need to update the Payroll and QuickBooks both or does the update of any one of them resolve the issue?

    Yes, you have to update both QuickBooks and Payroll so that you won’t face any issues while working. If you update any one thing then you face many issues like compatibility, integration, and many more issues and problems.