QuickBooks is Accounting and Financial Management software which can be utilized for enhanced efficiency and precision of accounting and management tasks. QuickBooks is also prone to errors and issues which can be resolved by following the appropriate troubleshooting steps. In this article, we will be discussing the QuickBooks Error 15226 and how to resolve it.

How To Fix QuickBooks Error 15226

QuickBooks Error 15226 is triggered when you are trying to download a Payroll Update or updating QuickBooks version to the latest release. The main culprit behind this error is an improper configuration of the Microsoft Internet Explorer (I.E). Internet Explorer is a vital part of all QuickBooks processes. QuickBooks automatically verifies the digital signature of each file that is downloaded from the software itself to ensure that you are not downloading a harmful or malicious file. If QuickBooks is not able to verify that digital signature, you will receive this error on your screen. You can choose to dial the toll-free QuickBooks Support Phone Number to talk to a QuickBooks Experts or follow the steps mentioned in this article to resolve the error by yourself.

Causes of The QuickBooks Error 15226

  • Incorrect configuration on Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Weak or unstable Internet Connectivity
  • Power or Network Failure

How To Resolve QuickBooks Error 15226?

Solution 1: Perform a Clean Install

If a QuickBooks feature or tool is damaged and if it cannot be resolved from basic troubleshooting or reinstall, you may need to completely uninstall QuickBooks from your computer and rename all the files that were left behind, and then install QuickBooks again. You can either rename all the files that have been left behind manually one by one or let the software do it for you. We have written a detailed article on Clean Install and Uninstall of QuickBooks. You can read that by clicking here: Clean Install and Uninstall of QuickBooks

Solution 2:  Edit Internet Explorer options:

  • Press the Windows key on your keyboard and Open Internet Explorer
  • Select the gear icon and choose Internet Options.
  • Select the Security tab and choose Trusted sites.
  • Click Site and add the following websites: *.quickbooks.com & *.intuit.com
  • Select Close
  • Choose Apply and OK

Solution 3: Update Microsoft Security Certificate

If you are using an Expired Windows Security Certificate with your Internet Explorer it may cause this issue. To resolve this issue, run Windows Update or download an updated certificate from Microsoft. You can ask a QuickBooks Experts to do this for you by dialing the toll-free QuickBooks Tech Support Number which is available 24×7.

Tech Support Services for all QuickBooks Errors and Issues

If the above-mentioned solutions did not fix the QuickBooks Error 15226 for you then it implies that your QuickBooks is facing a critical error which cannot be resolved from basic troubleshooting. In this case, you will have to ask a QuickBooks Experts to run a deep diagnose on your QuickBooks Data. QuickBooks Users have their special tools which can diagnose even the smallest of issues without a possibility of losing even a single file.

You can contact the QuickBooks ProAdvisors by dialing the toll-free QuickBooks Tech Support Number 1888-557-6950 and get assistance from one of our QuickBooks ProAdvisors. You can also contact the QuickBooks Experts by using the Live chat Support button on our website or sending an email directly to the QuickBooks Tech Support Team.

How To Fix QuickBooks Error 15226

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