Cannot Open Quicken Software after Update

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Seeing the increasing demand of Quicken software, the company keeps releasing new versions of Quicken and that creates a hassle among the users. Because when they upgrade or update the software for a new version, they might not able to open the software or having some issue. There are many possible reasons behind this error. But, installation error is most probable reason that you can’t open the Quicken software.


You may try to open Quicken software in silent mode. By this, you can open the program but cannot access the data file.

  • Press Ctrl + Shift on your keyboard and double-click the Quicken icon launched on your desktop. You need to hold on Ctrl + Shift unless Quicken software opens.
  • If Quicken gets opened, then data files may have some issue that kept stopping software to be opened.
  • In this case, you can restore a backup file.
  • Now you have to verify restored backup file. Go to File > File Operations > Validate and Repair
  • Check if the file is validated then click Ok

In Case, the Quicken doesn’t open in silent mode then you can perform following steps:

  • Use QCleanUI in order to reinstall Quicken in a proper manner on your system.
  • You need to disable all your firewall and antivirus before your reinstall Quicken because they may also be the reason your Quicken is not opening. You can either change the setting of your firewall to include Quicken software as a safe application. If you aren’t able to update the setting, you can contact
  • Now reinstall the Quicken properly You can now enable anti-virus/firewall.

Nevertheless, if aren’t technical enough to do all this, you can contact Quicken support any time round the cloud.