All You Need To Know About QuickBooks Event ID 4 Error

QuickBooks pro event ID 4 error pops up on the screen when the user tries to open the QuickBooks company file. The error usually occurs when the .NET framework is damage or some component of Windows is not function properly. The error also appears while launching the Integration Manager in the QuickBooks desktop application. When the error interrupts, the user gets the following error messages:

  • An unexpected error has occurred in “QuickBooks: Desktop Pro 2020”:
    WPR: calling ABORT_CLOSE.
  • An unexpected error has occurred in “QuickBooks: Premier Edition 2020”:
    WPR: SetNameDriverAndPort call failed.
  • An unexpected error has occurred in “QuickBooks: Premier Accountant Edition 2020”:
    WPR: validation failed.
  • An unexpected error has occured in “QuickBooks: Point of Sale 2020”:
    WPR: OpenPrinter call failed.

This article will brief you on how to resolve QuickBooks event ID 4 unexpected error, its causes and troubleshooting for the same, so read carefully until the end.

If you need any technical assistance to resolve QuickBooks event ID 4 error, then contact the QuickBooks technical support team by dialling our helpline number (1.800.579.9430)

QuickBooks event ID 4 error

Why does QuickBooks Enterprise Integration Manager Event ID 4 error appear?

The error occurs due to the following reasons:

  • Corrupt installation of QuickBooks.
  • QuickBooks company file is damaged.
  • Some QuickBooks related files are missing or deleted accidentally.

Now, proceed to the troubleshooting procedure in order to fix the error.

Quick Troubleshooting Solutions to Overcome QuickBooks Event ID 4 error

Following are the best possible solutions to get rid of the error:

Solution 1.Try to reinstall the .NET Framework 4.0 SP1

Install the .NET Framework again using the steps given below:

  • Press Windows + R keys together on your keyboard.]
  • When the Run window opens, type ‘appwiz.cpl’ in the box.
  • Select Add/Remove programs or Programs and Features window.
  • Search Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 and click on Uninstall.
  • After uninstall completes, restart your computer.
  • Now, write ‘appwiz.cpl’ within the Run box, and move to Add/Remove programs or Programs and Features window.
  • Click add/remove programs.
  • Choose .NET Framework in the Windows Feature and locate Microsoft .NET 3.5.
  • Select both options.
  • Click OK and install the MS .NET Framework 3.5.
  • In the end, click Finish.

If the error continues, try the next solution.

Solution 2. Use QuickBooks Install Diagnostic tool

To run the tool, first, download and install QuickBooks Tool Hub on your system

  • Exit QuickBooks.
  • Get the latest version of the QuickBooks Tool Hub.
  • Go to Downloads and open the QuickBooksToolHub.exe file you have downloaded.
  • Follow the prompt steps to install the application and agree to the terms and conditions.
  • When the install completes, the QuickBooks Tool Hub icon will appear on your desktop.
  • Open the tool hub by double-clicking on its icon.
  • Select Installation Issues.
  • Click QuickBooks Install Diagnostic tool.
  • Let the tool run.
  • Restart your workstation after the tool completes the process.

If you still get the same error, proceed to the next solution.

Solution 3. Clean install QuickBooks

Follow the steps given below to clean install the application:

  • Note down the QuickBooks’ product year, version and, license number.
  • Take a backup of the company file. Here’s how:
    – Open QuickBooks
    – Move to the File menu and select Switch to Single-user Mode
    – Go to the File menu again and select Back up Company.
    – Click Create Local Backup.
    – In the window, select Local Backup and then Next.
    – Within the Local Backup Only section, click Browse and select where you want to save your backup company file.
    – Click OK and then Next.
  • Uninstall QuickBooks desktop:
    – Click on the Start menu
    – Open Control Panel.
    – Choose Programs and Features or Uninstall a Program.
    – Choose the QuickBooks desktop version you’re using from the list of installed applications.
    – Click Uninstall/Change.
    – Follow the prompt steps to uninstall completely.
  • Run Clean Install tool:
    – Open the QuickBooks Tools Hub.
    – Choose Installation Issues.
    – Click Clean Install Tool and then OK.
    – Choose your QuickBooks and product version. Then select Continue.
    – When “Please install your copy of QuickBooks to the default location” message prompts, click OK
  • Now, you are ready to reinstall the QuickBooks desktop application.

That’s all about QuickBooks event ID 4 error. We hope you find the article helpful and informative. If the problem doesn’t fix after troubleshooting, we suggest talking to the certified QuickBooks expert’s team by calling us on our toll-free number (1.800.579.9430).

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