QuickBooks Error 557 (When Installing Payroll Update)

QuickBooks Error 557 occurs when downloading the payroll updates. Error Code 557 generally occurs when you’ve recently upgraded to the latest version of QuickBooks.

In this post, we’ll discuss the causes and solution steps to fix it.

Note: You may also face QuickBooks Payroll Error PS038

Causes for QuickBooks Payroll Error 557

  • An incomplete update was done
  • Improper software installation

Quick Note: The process to fix this error code may complex, you can speak with our experts for a quick resolution.

3 Simple Steps to Fix QuickBooks Error 557

Step 1: Update QuickBooks Desktop

  • Open QuickBooks Desktop
  • Go to Help > Update QuickBooks Desktop…
  • Click on Update Now(To the top)
  • Check on Reset Update and click Get Updates
  • It may take some time to update the QuickBooks Desktop
QuickBooks Error Code 557

If the above step doesn’t work for you, please proceed further with the below one.

Step 2: Update QuickBooks Desktop Manually

  • Close QuickBooks Desktop
  • Go to QuickBooks Download and Update page
  • Then select your Country, Product, and Version
  • Click Search
  • Click on get the latest updates(will be available below to download button). It may take some time to download, depending on the size of the file and internet speed.
  • Once it is downloaded, make a click on the downloadable file(.exe)
  • If asks, click Yes
  • Now follow on-screen instructions to launch the QuickBooks update.

Step 3: Download the QuickBooks Payroll Update

  • Open QuickBooks Desktop
  • Go to the Employees tab
  • Select Get Payroll Update
  • Choose Download the entire payroll update
  • Click Update

After following all the above troubleshooting steps you’ll no longer face QuickBooks Error Code 557 but in case if the same problem still exists, you can speak with our experts for a quick resolution. Dial TollFree or Leave us your message

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