How To Fix Quickbooks Script Error?

Quickbooks Script Error


There may come situations when a user tries to access a web page from QB but that particular page is unable to get loaded. In that situation, you may see an error message, saying “There is a problem in the script of this page.” This error is known as QuickBooks script error. It is a common Internet Explorer error and arises when QB tries to exchange information with a webpage.

Multiple appearances of script error

You may discover this error in multiple forms like-

  1. Error in Script
  2. Script Error
  3. Script error line ####### character ### object #####

Causes of script error

The error may appear due to following reasons-

  1. The account name or account number already exists
  2. The error may occur while importing an invoice or a bill with an account, which does not match with available assets or accounts
  3. Spyware or Malware infection in your PC
  4. QB data file is damaged
  5. Window user-id damaged or corrupted
  6. Active X components missing or damaged
  7. Software or script plugin is damaged

QuickBooks script error can arise if you are facing any of the above-mentioned issues.

Solutions to remove script error from QuickBooks

You may perform numerous solutions depending upon the cause of the error.

Solution 1 – Reset Internet Explorer or default browser

  1. Open Internet Explorer in your system.
  2. Select the “Tools” option by clicking on it.
  3. Choose “Internet Options.”
  4. After this, you are required to click on the “Advanced” tab.
  5. You will see an option of “Reset to default,” click on it. 
  6. Click on the “Apply” option, followed by “OK.”

Solution 2 – Disable Script Debugging 

Perform solution 2 to get rid of QuickBooks Script error, and follow the below steps.

  1. Open Internet Explorer and navigate to the “Tools” options.
  2. Move to “Internet Options,” and apply a click on the “Advanced” tab.
  3. Scroll down below to reach to 2nd option, which is “Disable Script Debugging other & Disable Script debugging Internet Explorer.”
  4. Choose this option by performing a click on it.
  5. Select the “Apply” tab and click on the “OK” button.

Solution 3 – Clear cache data folder of your default browser or Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer in your system.
  2. Choose “Tools,” followed by “Internet Options.” 
  3. Click on the “General” tab after this.
  4. Now, check out the browsing history, and make a click on the “Delete” option. 
  5. After this, you have to tick mark all the options such as temporary internet files, history, and cookies. 
  6. Choose the “Apply” option after performing a click on it.
  7. At last, click on the “OK” tab.

Implement these quick and easy steps to eradicate QuickBooks script error.

Solution 4 – Add the web source in the browser’s exception list

  1. Start this process by opening Internet Explorer in your system.
  2. Select “Tools.”
  3. Navigate to “Internet Options.”
  4. Now, users are required to click on the “Security” tab.
  5. Now, they will see a section of trusted sites, add * in this section. 

These steps will definitely help you to remove this pesky error.

Solution 5 – Disable add-ons on your default browser or Internet Explorer

  1. In this process also, at first, you have to open Internet Explorer.
  2. Jump to “Tools.”
  3. Choose “Internet Options” from the available options.
  4. Click on the “Programs” tab after that.
  5. You will locate an option of “manage add-ons,” click on it.
  6. Choose the “Disable add-ons” function.
  7. Finally, click on the “OK” tab.

Apply any of the above-mentioned solutions to rectify QuickBooks script error. For more help, contact QuickBooks.

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