Sometimes QuickBooks error 1712 might occur during the installation or removal of any program that necessitates a reboot. It can also because of any other causes listed below.
1. Your QuickBooks desktop has corrupted data files.
2. Within the same machine, only minor changes have been made to the software.
3. You're attempting to install QuickBooks in a corrupted or coded folder.
4. Adware, spyware, and viruses are examples of malevolent software.
5. Your software has some registry problems or corruption.
Solution 1: You need to End these processes in the Task manager
Firstly, on your keyboard press Ctrl+ Alt+ Delete.
After this, right-click on QuickBooks and click on Go to Processes.
Now, you need to click on the End Process button and close all the processes in the Task Manager.
Lastly, reboot your device and check that processes are deleted successfully.
Solution 2: Use QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool
Go to the official website of Intuit.
From there, download the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool.
Install the tool on your device.
After this, you need to close all the system applications and the background application to run the QuickBooks diagnostic tool.
Now open the QuickBooks Diagnostic Tool.
After this, find the option labeled as “I am having problems installing QuickBooks”.
Select the OK tab.
Restart your PC or laptop to ensure that changes are made correctly.
Solution 3: Download and install QuickBooks Desktop
Firstly, go to the download page: https://downloads.quickbooks.com/app/qbdt/products
Now select the option of Change.
After this, click on the product edition.
In the version column, choose your desired version.
After this, click on the download button.
Solution 4: You need to modify the application data path inside the Registry
Firstly, click Start on your Windows and search for “regedit.exe”.
Now search the below path in Regedit.
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerUser Shell Folders.
Now double-click on the entry App Data.
After this, replace the original value with your own local profile path.
Restart your device and check for errors.