QuickBooks Error Code 80029c4a Error loading type library/DLL

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QuickBooks error 80029c4a


In this blog, I will brief you about the factors that can lead to QuickBooks Error Code 80029c4a Error loading type library/DLL can’t load dynamic link library (DLL). It is a complex error and is being reported by many QuickBooks Desktop users.  Obviously, it’s quite annoying when we have to rush the routine jobs that are done and maintained in QuickBooks software and the information can’t be accessed or punched in either.

You might have or may see below message while opening the software or while working in it:


Roots of QuickBooks Error Code 80029c4a:

  • This error can usually arise when a QuickBooks software component do not start properly or the Dynamic Link Library (DLL) files are missing or corrupted due the system irregularities.
  • If your antivirus or security software has falsely marked any QuickBooks executable file or other components as unsafe.  

Please Note: Before you make any changes in to your antivirus or security software, please consult the User’s guide or consult a qualified person having core knowledge QuickBooks Desktop Software’s technical aspects. 

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Resolving the Error Code 80029c4a on your own

Steps suggested below can help you fix the error and put you back on track in no time. The steps are very simple and ought to be followed in the order prescribed.

Solution 1: Update your antivirus or security software to the latest release and add the program / component exceptions as per the its user manual and then try opening you QuickBooks Program again.

Solution 2:  Restart & Register QuickBooks Services & DLL’s using Reboot.bat command

  1. Right-click the QuickBooks Desktop icon and choose properties.
  2. Click Open file location.
  3. Right-click the reboot.bat file and choose Run as Administrator
  4. Wait till the black window disappears with scrolling file names on your computer screen.
  5. Restart your computer and your QuickBooks software should run fine.

The reboot process of the QuickBooks brings the software to its optimal default settings, (The software has to updated to the latest release again before you open the company file). If the problem still persists follow the in-depth fix procedure as mentioned in the following step          

Solution 3: Diagnose your QuickBooks with QuickBooks Install Diagnostic tool to confirm if there is any missing component that could have caused that error, else a clean installation of your QuickBooks Desktop software may be the solution to fix the error with your QuickBooks.


Note: Before uninstalling QuickBooks Desktop, make sure to have the installation file located or downloaded and have your license information handy.

  • Uninstall QuickBooks from Program and Features
  • Run the Clean Install Tool
  • Install QuickBooks using your license information
  • After that, Run QuickBooks as administrator
  • Make sure, there is No Company Open on screen.
  • Go to the Help menu, select Update QuickBooks.
  • Select Options.
  • Choose the Mark all button and then click Save.
  • Click on the Update Now
  • Click on the Reset Update then Choose the Get Updates
  • Wait till the time “Update complete” message appears. Close the QuickBooks.
  • You may get a prompt to Install update when you open QuickBooks again. Click Yes and wait till the update process completes and restart the computer. 

Hope that helped. You should be good to go!

We hope that you managed to solve the QuickBooks Errors  on  your own with the help of this blog, as we have tried our best to give detailed input, to simplify it for advanced and layman users alike.

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