Error 1646 when installing QuickBooks

Error 1646 when installing QuickBooks

When installing QuickBooks Premier on a computer where QuickBooks Pro of the same year is installed, or when installing QuickBooks Accountant on a computer that already has a Premier installation of the same year, you may receive this error:
  • Error 1646 installing quickbooks.msi uninstallation of the update package is not supported
How to fix it:

You will need to uninstall the existing installation of QuickBooks before installing QuickBooks Premier.

If this solution does not resolve the issue, you can read discussions and post messages and questions relating to your issue on the Intuit QuickBooks Community site for free .

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Check to insure you are installing the current version of QuickBooks (ex: QuickBookPremier2015_R5). If not, get installation from the Intuit website directly.

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