QuickBooks fcs service is damaged

You will get this messaged when you are updating the payroll and this issues can put a very big full stop on all your work that you have been smoothly processing it and because of this thing the flow of work will be undoubtedly affect the whole business work.

You can choose the below solutions for fixing your issues:

  • Solution 1: Download the latest payroll updates.
  • Solution 2: Errors should be applicable to the computer system only.
  • Solution 3: Cleaning installation should be done in selective startup.
  • Solution 4: You should try to re validate the subscription of payroll.

You can also follow some easy steps for repairing the QuickBooks fcs service when it is being damaged.

  • Close QuickBooks then on keyboard press the window button and the letter E for opening the computer window.
  • Once QuickBooks is being selected then click uninstall/change.
  • Click next then click the repair button at the bottom.
  • Click finish.
  • You can also reboot your computer if you will get the prompt to reboot.
  • Then at last open the QuickBooks to check.

QuickBooks component of FCS means the file copy services and considered to be the main QuickBooks file which is designed to get the software update and by starting the main directory, execute it.

While QuickBooks update is getting downloaded, this file keeps on working in background. If a message is received by you saying that the service of QuickBooks is damaged then ensure that you get it fixed on priority, in order to continue the work without any disturbance.

Fixing in case QuickBooks fcs service gets damaged:

  • Cancel the files and windows along with the QuickBooks
  • Press Release and get the computer’s window open
  • Click on the change program
  • Get the QuickBooks selected from the list and after that click on the option of change or of the uninstall
  • Choose installation and then click on next option, you will see a repair button
  • Once the repairing is finished, click on finish button
  • There might be a chance that your system gets reboot
  • Reopen the QuickBooks again so that you can check whether the problem is solved or not
  • You will see a message saying, updating payroll, download it

When the QuickBooks service is damaged and it is required to update the payroll tax table, follow the instructions given below.

  • QuickBooks software that is used in the desktop should be updated for the payroll tax and the tables
  • Once the amount transfer is done to all the employees, get it updated in 45 minutes on regular basis
  • Ensure that the button of update for QuickBooks is always on
  • Press the button so that the updates on payroll is received for employees
  • Choose the option in order to get the entire payroll downloaded
  • Click on it to update it further
  • Then click on OK so that you can give the confirmation of process completion

If you are willing to get the payroll updated through the CD then disk delivery service is available

  • Enter the CD in the slot given for it
  • Click on the label saying get the payroll updates
  • User has to follow the given instructions for opening the new window and then locating the destination accordingly while payroll update gets installed
  • Then tap on the button named as browse
  • Then choose the option of CD installment present on screen
  • Choose the update option
  • You will see a new screen for the payroll update, in order to confirm click the OK tab

For further assistance, if needed, get in touch with our QuickBooks Technical Support team. Experts in QuickBooks Customer Support team will help you to give proper updates on it. You can call up our ?smbaccountants.com to get in touch with our QuickBooks tech support team.


  1. What is the error code display on your window screen when QuickBooks FCS service is damaged?

    Whenever there is any issue with QB FCS or it gets damaged then most probably you receive an error code QuickBooks payroll update error code 15241.

    There are many factors behind this error such as

    1. A corrupted download or incomplete QuickBooks installation.
    2. Corruption in the Windows registry 
    3. Intuit FCS Service is not running.
    4. Anti-Virus is blocking access to download the latest file.

  2. What to do when we encounter QuickBooks FCS damages problem?

    QuickBooks FCS damage mainly happens when users try to update the payroll. To rectify it, you can go with any of the following solutions:

    1. Payroll subscription re-validating 
    2. QuickBooks repairing 
    3. Perform QuickBooks clean installation.

  3. Can downloading of the latest payroll tax table updates help to fix QuickBooks FCS damage problem?

    Yes, most of the QuickBooks payroll update issues can easily be fixed by downloading the latest payroll tax table updates.

    Here’s how:

    1. Select the Employees >> Get Payroll Updates 
    2. Select the checkbox called “Download Entire Update” 
    3. Now, pick the Download Latest Update 
    4. Once the download is complete then an informational window appears stating that “A new tax table and updates to your payroll tax forms has been installed on your Desktop. Click Ok to read about the modification”
    5. Hit Ok after considering the prompts window and you’re all good to go.

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