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Payroll tax table updates 21901

I'm trying to install this version but  I only get this note

"The file you specified cannot be opened , make sure that it is not currently being used by another program or a read only file. The Windows error was The file exists"

A year ago I am working with Desktop Pro 2017 I have already made several upgrades without problem. The last version was 21816

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Payroll tax table updates 21901

That error appears if the file is incorrectly read, 2626.


I can help you resolve the issue. Here's how you can fix it:

  1. Continue clicking OK on the error message until it's 100% complete.
  2. Close and reopen QuickBooks.
  3. Update QuickBooks to the latest release. Choose the country, QuickBooks product, and version. Click Search, then click Get the latest updates.
  4. Close QuickBooks, then restart your computer.
  5. Right-click on the QuickBooks icon, then choose Run as the Administrator

If the error still persists, check this article for the steps: Error: The file you specified cannot be opened.


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