Message: Unable to initialize Quicken run-time components

Product Version
Windows

Overview

You may receive the following message when attempting to open Quicken:

Message: Unable to initialize Quicken run-time components

Cause

Quicken shows this error when it's unable to access specific components during the startup process.

To resolve this issue

You will need to restart your computer:

  1. Right-click the Start button. 

Message: Unable to initialize Quicken run-time components

  1. Select Shut down or sign out, then Restart

If restarting doesn't resolve the issue

You will need to uninstall and reinstall Quicken.

  • You can find instructions to uninstall Quicken here.
  • For instructions to download and install Quicken, click here.
  • For instructions to reinstall Quicken from a CDclick here

If the issue persists

If the steps above do not resolve the issue, please contact Quicken Support

 

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