How to Fix Quicken Keeps Crashing

It’s a great choice to select quicken for keeping an eye on your financial status. It helps you track where money is coming from and where it is going. However, sometimes you can face issues while using quicken. One of them is the quicken crashing issue. If quicken keeps crashing on your device, then don’t worry in this post we’re going to explain why your quicken is crashing and what to do when quicken is closing again and again.

Why is my Quicken Crashing?

Below we’ve mentioned some reasons why quicken can start closing and aborting on your device.

  • Window: if there is a problem in your window then quicken can start crashing.
  • Software version: If the quicken is not updated then you can face issues while using quicken.
  • Bad location and name of a data file: You can face an issue if the quicken files are not stored in the correct folder.

How to Fix Quicken Keeps Crashing After Update?

Sometimes your quicken can start crashing after a recent update. This can happen due to bad programming of the software by the developers. In this scenario, you can either wait for the next quicken update or you can roll back or install the previous version of the quicken app. You can also try following the troubleshooting steps below to fix the quicken crashing issue.

What to do When Quicken Keeps Crashing?

There are some basic things to take into use that can stop quicken from crashing. Follow the troubleshooting steps below.

Fresh restart quickens 

Quicken program’s files are stored on your PC’s drive. That’s why even after reinstalling you might face a quick crashing issue. The best way to get rid of the crashing issue is to rename the old program file. In this way, you can fix the quicken crashing issue without losing your current program files. To fresh restart, quicken follows the steps below.

  1. Just launch quicken and open the File and select Show this file on my computer.
  2. Using file explorer open the folder that contains quicken files.
  3. Close quicken because you can’t change the quicken folder name while it is open.
  4. Right-click on the data file and select rename from the context menu.
  5. Change the name and extension of the file.
  6. Select the extension and change it to a different name. For example, if it is called Data.QDF then changes it to QdataX.QDF
  7. Press ENTER and click on yes to confirm.

After changing the file name, restart your pc. Now launch quicken and check if the quicken keeps crashing issue is resolved or not.

Update Quicken Software

Quickens need to be updated from time to time and keep functioning properly. If you’ve not updated your quicken for a long time then it can start crashing on your pc. To fix this problem you need to update the quicken program by following the steps below.

  1. Go to help and then click on check for updates.
  2. If an update is available, you will get the option to install it.
  3. Click on yes to install.

You can also update quicken via one-step update just,

  1. Click on tools and then one-step update.
  2. Click on update now.
  3. If the update is available then you will get a link to update and a button to download the update.
  4. Click on download update and confirm it.

Update the latest android/IOS version

On mobile devices, you can face crashing issues due to outdated firmware. So make sure that your device firmware is up to date.

On android device

  1. Make sure you connected with WI-FI 
  2. Open settings and select the phone.
  3. Tap on check for updates.
  4. If an update is available click on install.

On IOS device

  1. Connect your phone with WI-FI.
  2. Go to setting and then general.
  3. Tap on software update.
  4. If the software update option is available then tap on install.
Uninstall/Reinstall Quicken

If the above steps didn’t help you, then try reinstalling the quicken on your pc. To uninstall and reinstall quicken on your device follow the steps below.

  1. Click on the window start button and navigate to the control panel.
  2. Visit the program’s menu.
  3. Click on program and features, and select Uninstall a program.
  4. Now download and install quicken again.

After following the steps above you’ll be able to fix the quicken keeps crashing problem on your device. If the quicken is still crashing on your device, then you can contact the experts for help.

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