You may encounter the following error when installing QuickBooks Desktop for Windows.
We're sorry! Something went wrong with your installation. Error 1712. One or more of the files required to restore your computer to its previous state could not be found. Restoration will not be possible.
This error can be caused by one or more missing Windows components. To resolve the issue:
Reboot your computer.
Close all versions of QuickBooks that may be running in the background using Task Manager.