When there is any kind of damage that is being occurred in QuickBooks and you just uninstall it and then again reinstall that particular QuickBooks desktop then this whole thing is known as the QuickBooks cleanup tool, but you have to be clever enough while uninstalling QuickBooks as you should have the valid license available before doing anything with QuickBooks.

There are different types of solutions which you can follow as an QuickBooks cleanup tool:

How to Reinstall QuickBooks clean tool in QuickBooks Enterprise 2015 & 2016 Solution:

To reinstall QuickBooks Enterprise 2015 by utilizing a cleanup tool, you need to do an uninstallation process of QuickBooks.

Following are the steps:

Time to Reinstall 7 minutes

  1. Ensure That A Clean Installation is Perfect for You

    ๐Ÿ’  Collect information and backup previous data
    ๐Ÿ’  Download latest updates and keep license number handy

  2. Un-install QuickBooks Enterprise

    ๐Ÿ’  The initial step is to open a run dialog window through pressing Windows+R
    ๐Ÿ’  Enter Control Panel and then hit on Ok
    ๐Ÿ’  Choose the program and features tab
    ๐Ÿ’  Move a cursor towards program list, then QuickBooks, and then click on Uninstall
    ๐Ÿ’  Follow the instructions written on the screen to finish the process

  3. Rename Installation Content

    The next step is to rename the installation files and folders. What to do when error message popup while renaming the folder:

    Follow the steps:

    ๐Ÿ’  Locate Windows Task Bar, click on Task Manager
    ๐Ÿ’  Discover Processes option
    ๐Ÿ’  Choose the Name Option to search the list
    ๐Ÿ’  Choose the processes named Qbw32.exe., QBDBMgr.exe, and QBCFMonitorService.exe
    ๐Ÿ’  End every above-selected process
    ๐Ÿ’  Click on yes

  4. Download and Install Clean Up Tool

    ๐Ÿ’  After that, download the cleanup tool file and save it like other files on your computer.
    ๐Ÿ’  Open a file named clean install .exeย ย 
    ๐Ÿ’  Choose I accept instructions appearing on the screen
    ๐Ÿ’  Select version and hit on continue
    ๐Ÿ’  Click on Ok

  5. Execute The Downloaded Cleanup Tool

    When this tool gets executed, it renames all old installed files automatically. This also permits to add files later after the reinstallation process.

    To do this, follow the instructions:

    ๐Ÿ’  Locate QuickBooks Tool Hub
    ๐Ÿ’  Choose installation issues
    ๐Ÿ’  Hit on Clean Install Tool and then click on Ok
    ๐Ÿ’  Select preferred version and then click on Continue
    ๐Ÿ’  Hit on OK

  6. Rename Installation Folders Manually

    When you face any errors even after the use of a cleanup tool then, you need to rename files manually.

    The steps are given below:

    ๐Ÿ’  Open hidden files
    ๐Ÿ’  Locate start option and write File Explorerย 
    ๐Ÿ’  Discover and open the files containing QuickBooks company files which are generally located in QuickBooks folder
    ๐Ÿ’  Right-click on the preferred folder
    ๐Ÿ’  Embed the word old in the folder name. This helps QuickBooks to recognize while attempting it during a reinstall process.

  7. Reinstall QuickBooks Enterprise 2015

    Reinstall the QuickBooks Enterprise 2015 version

How To Use The Clean Up Company Data Utility Tool

  • Firstly go to the File menu and select the Utilities option and click on the Clean Up Company Data button .
  • Then, select the Compress data box checkbox and click on the OK button in the warning box that appears once you select the Compress data option.
  • and click OK after the warning message.
  • Now, go to Non-history and history documents window and select the list of files that you want to remove.
  • After that click on the next button.
  • Once you click on the next button cleanup window appears, then click on the Cleanup button and let it display successfully done.
  • If it shows the error message then select the compress data option and start the second cleanup.

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  1. Can I embed newly installed files after reinstalling clean QuickBooks?

    Yes, you can add newly installed documents later after a reinstall. The Clean Install Tool renames all your previous install folders automatically.

  2. How do you backup files before a clean install of QuickBooks?

    Before using a cleanup tool you need to create a backup of files so that you prevent loss of information. This backup file can be restored after reinstalling QuickBooks enterprise. You need to locate the file option, select Back Up, discover and hit on Automatically Back up, and perform a suitable backup frequency and selections from the Backup windows.

  3. Why should I uninstall while reinstallation of QuickBooks enterprise 2015?

    To reinstall you need to uninstall previous installed QuickBooks which might contain corrupted files. To completely erase the damaged file there requires an uninstall process.

  4. When to use QuickBooks cleanup tool?

    Sometimes few files of QuickBooks get damaged which results in a popup of error messages which interrupt the smooth operation of the software. In such a case, you can use the clean install tool to repair the corrupted files. In this, to perform a reinstallation uninstall process is mandatory.ย  A clean reinstallation lets you resolve company file issues.

  5. Can I use a cleanup tool in any version of QuickBooks?

    Yes, you can use a cleanup tool to rectify the commonly occurred errors in any version and editions of QuickBooks.

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