List For The Versions of QuickBooks Supported On Windows 10

Versions of QuickBooks which supported on Windows 10, user have general issues arise during the update. Many users are using QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Premier and QuickBooks Enterprise, QuickBooks desktop version 2005 to 2019 created drastic changes. If you see in a symmetric way you can find the updates in:

QuickBooks 2005 windows 10
QuickBooks 2009 windows 10
QuickBooks 2010 with windows 10
QuickBooks 2012 windows 10
QuickBooks 2015 windows 10
QuickBooks 2016 windows 10
QuickBooks 2017 windows 10

But the latest version of QuickBooks 2019 is best for windows 10 due to high processing speed. If you are facing any issues after updating window 10, you can free to call us from anywhere at any time.

Every version of QuickBooks support in window 10, all depends upon the settings. 

It is always a good idea to check what software product is made for which operating system and vice versa. There are several reasons to this – among these are that you get to save plenty of time, resources and, of course, your hard-earned money.

When you purchase a desktop or laptop, either for home or business use, you also require certain software application products that are able to fulfill your daily needs. Thus, in this case, we shall take the example of QuickBooks, which is a powerful financial accounting software product built for Windows and macOS operating system platforms. Many small and medium businesses use QuickBooks on their desktop or laptop computers for managing their daily books of accounts, inventory, invoice, tax, employee/staff payroll, vendors/suppliers, customers, etc.

In the modern world where technology is at its bleeding edge, software applications are replacing humans by providing efficient multitasking capabilities and being accurate at the same time.

Few Things About Windows 10 Operating System

Before taking into account what versions of QuickBooks are supported on Windows 10, let’s take a look at what Windows 10 is and why you may need it. Windows 10 is the latest edition in the line of operating systems introduced by Microsoft in July 2015. It is, in fact, the successor of Windows 8.1 Pro (an update to Windows 8, which further succeeded Windows 7).

The Windows 10 operating system is built to run efficiently on modern desktops and laptops. The life cycle of a Windows operating system is generally 13 years. This means that software updates and support for your Windows operating system will be available up to 13 years from the day of its release (not when you purchased or installed the operating system).

These days, desktop and laptop manufacturing companies provide high-end hardware that is faster in terms of speed and bigger in terms of capacity. Some common yet crucial hardware components which can be found on every desktop and laptop computers include:

Processor – Speed 1GHz, 1.80GHz, 2GHz, and 3GHz.

Random Access Memory (RAM) – Ranging from 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB upto 128GB.

Hard Disk Drive – SSD drives replaced the traditional SATA/PATA disks, offering faster speed and data security over storage capacity. Today, SSD disks come with a storage capacity of 128GB, 256GB, 500GB, and 1TB, respectively.

In short, if you have purchased a desktop (whether branded or assembled) or laptop with Windows 10 pre-installed, then you have nothing to worry about, as your modern machine can easily run new versions of software applications, including QuickBooks.

What Versions of QuickBooks Can I Install On A Windows 10 Computer?

Well, the good news is that QuickBooks, including its several variations, are supported in the Windows 10 operating system platform. So, if you have a desktop or laptop that has Windows 10 installed on it, you are good to go. Currently, QuickBooks 2016 R7 and later releases are supported in Windows 10. Any version below the QuickBooks 2016 R7 release can produce compatibility problems during installation.

Although you can install QuickBooks 2016 on a Windows 10 machine, it may, however, not work properly due to lack of dependency, for example, Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 component. This component is required for QuickBooks 2015 to run smoothly on Windows 10 operating system. By default, Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 is disabled but can be enabled via Control Panel.

How to enable Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 in Windows 10

This guide will help you enable Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 10.


  1. Click the Start button on the bottom left corner of your screen, type ‘control panel’ (without quotes) and press Enter. Alternatively, you may press the Windows key on your keyboard to bring up the Start menu on the screen.
  2. On the Control Panel page, go to Programs and Features.
  3. On the left pane of the Programs and Features window, click Turn Windows Features On or Off. A hierarchy of items with checkboxes will be listed.
  4. Scroll down and locate Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5. If it is unchecked or disabled, enable it by checking the box and click the Apply button.

Note: The required sub-entries under Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 will be selected automatically.

  1. You may be prompted to restart your computer after the process is complete. Restart your computer for the changes or updates to take effect.

After you have restarted your computer, you should be able to run QuickBooks 2015 on Windows 10.