Thanks for joining the thread, K9CrossTrain.
Let’s sort out why the changes made to your desktop don’t work.
To identify if this is a program-related issue, repairing an existing QuickBooks installation helps resolve errors you run into while using it. Make sure your QuickBooks is not running in the background.
Before doing so, make sure to create a backup copy of your company file to avoid accidental loss. Once done, you can start with the repair process.
Here's a link with detailed information on how to fix QuickBooks Desktop.
Let me know if you get the chance to try all these suggestions and what the results are. I'll be right here with you.