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QuickBooks Compile Error in Hidden Module

QuickBooks Compile Error in Hidden Module

Ultimate Guide to Fix QuickBooks Compile Error in Hidden Module

QuickBooks is one of the fastest-growing SMB accounting applications in 2023. It is widely used by SMEs to manage their financial transactions. However, sometimes QuickBooks users may come across QuickBooks Compile Error in Hidden Module when trying to export data to MS Excel or accessing pre-defined report features.

QuickBooks Compile Error in Hidden Module

Compile Error in Hidden module QuickBooks can be frustrating as it won’t allow Excel options to work in QuickBooks. Generally, the root cause of this problem is when there are MS Excel add-ins that are not compatible with the version of your QuickBooks desktop. Let us show you how to repair QuickBooks Compile Error in Hidden module step by step in this troubleshooting guide.

What does Compile Error in Hidden Module mean?

When QuickBooks desktop user generates the report for their clients or for analytics. During the compilation of data into excel, the software detects that there are some components missing or incompatible with the current version of QuickBooks. This prevents the software to function and it displays the “Compile error in hidden module” error message.

Causes of Compile Error in QuickBooks

There can be various reasons that can cause QuickBooks Compile Error in Hidden module. Some of the primary causes are mentioned below:-

  1. Corrupted QuickBooks Data file
  2. Incompatible Add-ins in Excel
  3. Microsoft Excel components are missing
  4. Older version of QuickBooks desktop
  5. Recently Upgraded Excel and still working on the old version file
  6. MS Office Installation is damaged or corrupted

Solutions to Repair QuickBooks Compile Error in Hidden Module

Solution 1 – Find, Replace, or Remove Hidden Modules in Excel

  • Launch Microsoft Excel
  • Press ALT + F11 to open VBA Editor
  • Get into the Visual Basic File Editor File and then choose Tools
  • Scroll down to References and then available references
  • Find and remove any module that says Missing or incompatible
  • Enable or Disable the module to fix the missing error
  • Restart Excel

Solution 2 – Update QuickBooks Desktop

To repair common QuickBooks compile error in hidden module is to update QuickBooks desktop to the latest version. To update QuickBooks, follow these steps:

  1. Launch QuickBooks Desktop and click on the Help option from the top menu bar.
  2. Select Update QuickBooks Desktop from the drop-down menu.
  3. Click on the Update Now tab and Choose to Get Updates.
  4. Wait for the update to complete first and restart the QuickBooks desktop.

Solution 3 – Repair Microsoft Office Installation

  1. Go to the Control Panel from the Start menu.
  2. Click on Programs and Features and select Microsoft Office.
  3. Click on Change and then select the Repair option.
  4. Wait for the repair process to complete and restart your system.

Solution 4 – Re-register the .DLL file in QuickBooks

The next step is to re-register the DLL file. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the Start menu and select Run.
  2. Type “regsvr32.exe /u C:\Windows\System32\MSCOMCTL.OCX” and press Enter.
  3. Type “regsvr32.exe C:\Windows\System32\MSCOMCTL.OCX” and press Enter.
  4. Restart your computer.

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Solution 5 – Disable MS Office Add-ins

The last step is to disable add-ins in Microsoft Office. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Launch Microsoft Office and click on File.
  2. Select Options and then click on the Add-Ins option.
  3. Select COM Add-ins from the Manage drop-down list and click on Go.
  4. Uncheck all the boxes and click on OK.
  5. If you want to disable any particular add-ins i.e. corrupted or required to be removed.
  6. Select the Add-ins and click on Disable
  7. Restart Microsoft Office.

Contact QuickBooks Error Support

If the above-mentioned troubleshooting steps do not help you resolve QuickBooks compile error in the hidden module. Get in touch with our QuickBooks error support team via Call or Live chat. Get compile error in QuickBooks desktop resolved immediately and hassle-free

QuickBooks Mac Plus 2022

QuickBooks Mac Plus 2022 is an accounting software exclusively for Mac users. It is subscription-based and offers a myriad of features, including ones that are Mac-specific. Here is everything about QuickBooks Mac Plus 2022:

Subscription Plans and Number of Users:

Currently, the company offers three types of subscription plans that depend on the number of users. QuickBooks Mac Plus 2022 doesn’t support more than three users. 

  • An annual subscription for a single user is available at $349.99 
  • An annual subscription for two users is available at $549.99
  • An annual subscription for three users is available at $749.99

What’s New in QuickBooks Mac Plus 2022?

QuickBooks has added several interesting features that take accounting to the next level. Here is what is new in QuickBooks Mac Plus 2022:

  • Auto-send Statements – The latest QuickBooks Mac Plus 2022 allows you to automate all recurring statements to various client groups according to their payment propensity or requirement. Regular reminders ensure timely payments.
  • Customer Support – You can access live QuickBooks desktop support professionals at no extra cost. You can request a callback or chat live with them.
  • Compatible with Apple Silicon Processor – This version of QuickBooks has been specifically designed for Mac, making it compatible with Mac hardware, especially the latest Apple Silicon Processor.
  • Receipt Management – This feature allows precise categorization, recording, or modification of multiple receipt transactions. You can now auto-import receipt data from a PDF or your iPhone and create and categorize receipt transactions. 
  • Improved Bank Feeds – Importing and automatic categorization/batch editing of all bank transactions by accounts, payees, and classes. Almost no transaction discrepancies along with data safety as manual entries are removed.  

More Features

  • Create Customer Groups – This feature lets you create customer groups (using rules) that auto-update to match as criteria set by you, allowing you to manage your customers efficiently.
  • Select from Multiple Email Contacts – A detailed saved list of vendors and/or customer lists allows easy selection of the right recipient to send emails.
  • Improved Transaction Management – You will now be able to see bank transaction status on invoices and checks.
  • Collapse Report Columns and Rows – Reviewing lengthy reports will no longer be an issue as the unnecessary rows and columns can now be hidden.
  • Gmail Option for Default Email – You can now have your Gmail as the default QuickBooks email client for easy access to official emails.

Why Mac Plus 2022 for Business

The QuickBooks Mac Plus 2022 offers an easy-to-use and intuitive user interface. It is an excellent option for both self-employed professionals and small businesses that take care of their own bookkeeping.

It takes care of inventory tracking, tracks sales tax for your business, creates professional invoices, manages bills and accounts payable, and also tracks your income and expenses. The bookkeeping for your business will be organized, safe, and easy to handle with this latest version of QuickBooks. 


System and Browser Requirements

  • Stable internet connection 
  • A minimum of macOS X v11.3 (Big Sur) is required
  • Intel or Apple CPU hardware is required
  • A minimum of iOS 12.0 is compulsory to access all iPhone features of this software

Integration with Other Software

  • QuickBooks Desktop Mac Plus 2022 supports one-way conversion from QuickBooks Desktop for Windows 2018 to 2021.
  • QuickBooks Desktop Mac Plus 2022 supports conversion to and from QuickBooks for Windows 2022.
  • QuickBooks Desktop Mac Plus 2022 supports one-way conversion to QuickBooks Online.
  • Apple numbers v7.0 or later and/or Microsoft Excel 2016 or later along with Microsoft 365 is required for the export of report and register data.
  • Apple Mail or Microsoft Outlook 2016, or later along with Microsoft 365, is required for email.

If you are a QuickBooks windows user here is how you can convert QuickBooks windows file to a QuickBooks mac file.


Q. Is QuickBooks Desktop for Mac one-time purchase license still available for purchase?

A. QuickBooks Desktop for Mac one-time purchase license that provides support for 3 years is no longer available for purchase. Users using the 2021 Desktop with 3 years license will be provided support till May 2024 (it was discontinued from December 12, 2021)

Q. Why did Intuit launch a subscription version of its QuickBooks Desktop for Mac product?

A. The latest QuickBooks Mac Plus 2022 includes several new features, is even more secure than the older version, and has been designed specifically for Mac, making it compatible with the latest Apple hardware.

QuickBooks Enterprise Diamond

The QuickBooks Enterprise Diamond is a version of the QuickBooks Enterprise desktop, a multi-user financing, and accounting software that offers maximum features and functions, allowing you to manage your business books efficiently. Here is what you should know about QuickBooks Enterprise Diamond:

What’s New in QuickBooks Enterprise Diamond

QuickBooks Enterprise Diamond

There are three special features that have been added to the list of QuickBooks Enterprise Diamond that are:

Cloud Access

Cloud Hosting allows users to work from remote locations, thereby boosting productivity. Your data will now be stored safely with a backup while giving you access through any safe device from anywhere, anytime.

Bill and PO Workflow Approvals

A single dashboard allows the users to oversee, maintain and track bills that require approvals. The cash flow of your business will now be transparent and easily manageable. It offers customizable bill and PO workflow approvals.

E-Commerce Integration

Another new feature streamlines e-commerce management. QuickBooks can now be integrated with marketplaces and online stores, allowing you to have an updated inventory as the system auto-updates itself with every sale made. Users can also add products across several channels.  

Subscription Plans & Number of Users

Intuit offers the QuickBooks Enterprise Diamond for $4200/year. However, this amount varies depending on the number of users. Along with this plan offers its users to opt for QuickBooks Cloud Hosting Plans that begin at $404/month, assisted payroll @ $2 per employee, and QuickBooks Time Elite for $10 per employee. Intuit often has interesting discounts on their plans allowing you to save up to 40%. 

Why QuickBooks Enterprise Diamond for Business?

QuickBooks Enterprise Diamond has been enhanced with additional customizable features that give you access to tools that allow easy management of finance and accounts of your business. From inventory to customer information and from vendors to pricing, this software facilitates quicker workflow allowing you to make intelligent business decisions that lead to the growth and development of your business.   

Some More Features

Assisted Payroll

Assisted Payroll feature in this software package gives the employer the option to their employees with next-day direct deposit, printed checks, or both. It also takes into consideration of tax filings and year-end reporting. QuickBooks takes responsibility for any late filings.

Advanced Pricing

This feature allows you to tailor the prices for a specific customer by adding pricing rules depending on items, quantity, customer, date, and sales representative. Manufacturer markdowns, quantity discounts, and promotions can also be set up quickly. The software automatically tracks sales taxes on taxable goods you sell.


Professional Services, Construction & Contractors, Retail & Commerce, Manufacturing & Wholesale, and Non-Profit are the five standard business editions available in this software; you can simply select your industry when installing to use the industry-specific features.

QuickBooks Time Elite

This software includes the QuickBooks Time Elite software, which allows your employees to enter their working hours with the help of the QuickBooks mobile app remotely. 

QuickBooks Priority Circle

The QuickBooks Enterprise Diamond users automatically become VIP customers who are allotted a dedicated customer team to guide them and answer any questions about the software.

 System and Software Requirements

System Requirement 

  • Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 update/version with Microsoft support
  • Windows Server 2012 (or R2), 2016, or 2019
  • 8 GB of RAM for 64-bit application and 2.4 GHz processor
  • Recommended 2.5 GB disk space plus extra space for data files
  • 4x DVD-ROM drive – not required if the user is downloading from Intuit server
  • Stable internet connection
  • To use the QuickBooks Desktop Application, you should have an active Enterprise subscription, which should be installed on a device having a camera that is iOS 12 or Android 5.0 and above. 

Integration with other software

  • Microsoft Word and Excel integration needs Office 2013-2019, or Microsoft 365 (32 and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Outlook with Office 365; Invoices, e-mail Estimates, and other forms with Microsoft Outlook 2013-2019; Gmail and along with other SMTP-supporting e-mail clients. Integration with QuickBooks POS 19.0.
  • QuickBooks Mac/Plus 2016-2022, Microsoft 365 (32 or 64 bit), transfer data from Quicken 2016-2021, and Microsoft Excel 2013-2019.


What is the Salesforce CRM Connector?

The Salesforce CRM Connector can be integrated with QuickBooks to get a detailed view of how your business performance. It allows you to share data between your accounting and sales teams – like the invoices, expenses, sales orders, etc. This helps in generating a better insight into your business. It is not included in the QuickBooks Enterprise Diamond package but can be added at the cost of $150/month.

Firewall Configuration for QuickBooks Point of Sale

In this infographic article, we will talk about firewall configuration for QuickBooks Point of sale desktop users. If you are attempting to configure the firewall for your POS use the steps in the infographic or in this article below.

A firewall is a security device on the network that manages incoming and outgoing traffic according to the rules set by the user or at default it controls the connection security between private and public web.

Types of Firewall Security Methods

There are three types of firewall security methods used in 2022

  • Hardware Firewalls
  • Software Firewalls
  • Cloud Firewalls

Usually, hardware-based firewall security is used by users of QuickBooks Point of Sale. It monitors and controls the connection between QuickBooks POS Company File & QuickBooks Desktop Company File data.

In some scenarios, users are required to manually configure the firewall settings according to their requirements. The steps to configure firewall settings in QuickBooks Point of Sale are mentioned in the infographic as well as detailed instructions in the article.

Firewall configuration for QuickBooks Point of Sale
Configure Firewall for QuickBooks POS Infographic

Download & Install QuickBooks Tool Hub

Download & Install QuickBooks Tool Hub to automatically resolve firewall problems on QuickBooks desktop by using the QuickBooks file doctor feature.

  • Download, Install the Tool Hub from the website
  • Click on the tool hub icon
  • Select company file issues
  • Choose to run QuickBooks File Doctor utility
  • Browse and search the company file in the drop-down menu of the file doctor tool
  • Ensure to check the option check your file and network
  • Click on continue, you will be asked to enter the admin login details for QuickBooks
  • Click on next and let the tool scan your file and remove any firewall problems

Configure Firewall for QuickBooks POS Manually

If you are using any software-based firewall or cloud-based firewall contact your software provider or the cloud hosting provider. For Windows Firewall configuration here are the steps to do it manually.

firewall configuration for QuickBooks Point of Sale
  • Go to the start menu on your Windows or Windows+R key to run command in older versions of Windows
  • Type Windows Firewall Setting on the search bar
  • Open Windows Firewall Settings utility
  • You can also navigate to the firewall settings option from the control panel
  • Choose the advanced settings tab in firewall settings
  • Right-click on the option that says the inbound rule
  • Then Click on New Rule
  • Click on Program and then choose the next option to choose the program path and then browse to find and select the executable file of the program you want to configure the firewall
  • Click on Allow the connection and then choose the next option
  • Check all the options if prompted and then choose the next option to save the name for the rule, then choose the finish option to complete the process
  • Repeat the same steps for the outbound rule option that you saw after clicking on the advanced settings tab

Add QuickBooks Port Exceptions

If you are still unable to communicate or resolve the error on the network. Add port exceptions for the executable files. The default port number for the QuickBooks desktop versions above 2020 is 8019.

Ensure the TCP option is checked and enabled when entering the port number.

Note:- You can also use QuickBooks POS Connectivity Tool to resolve the connection issues in Point of Sale Desktop.

Restart the System After Configuration

Restart and close all the windows running in the background to apply the firewall configuration changes on your system.

Contact Us

Contact our certified QuickBooks POS Support technicians to help you configure your firewall for QuickBooks Point of Sale and Desktop Pro, Premier & Enterprise.

Repair Script Error in QuickBooks Desktop

Causes of Script Error

Here are various reasons that cause QuickBooks Script Error

  1. Script processing functions are disabled/blocked
  2. Malware/Spyware or infection in your system
  3. Any changes made to the system prior to the occurrence of script error
  4. Getting intermittent script errors with one website
  5. Script plugin or software is damaged i.e. JAVA, ADOBE FLASH, etc
  6. The download data from the web source is incompatible with the script software format
  7. Default browsers cache folder is full or corrupted
  8. Active X components damaged or missing
  9. Script debugging feature is enabled
  10. A firewall or third-party application is blocking the script function
  11. QuickBooks data file is damaged
  12. Windows user is corrupted or damaged

What is QuickBooks Conversion Tool

QuickBooks Conversion tool converts data into an upgraded version or a different version of QuickBooks. Here is the Standard Working of QuickBooks conversion tool for desktop versions.

QuickBooks Desktop Conversion Tool
  • This Conversion tool will import your data from the old QuickBooks company file to the new company file
  • Your data will be completely secured when the conversion process will undergo
  • It will show the current status of your business
  • It will help you to arrange the conversations of converting the QuickBooks file.
  • While you will undergo the conversion process, it will create a log file to keep the record.
  • It will allow you to list apart from balance and authentic exchange.
  • It will not make any changes to the data of your current company file.
  • It will give you the choice of import list and you can list plus/minus balances as well as historical transactions at once.
QuickBooks tool hub

QuickBooks Tool Hub

QuickBooks Tool Hub: Fix Common QuickBooks Problems

QuickBooks Desktop Tool Hub is a congregation of tools that are implemented to resolve all the significant and insignificant errors in the QuickBooks desktop application. Earlier, QuickBooks users had to download a specific tool for an error or malfunction, for e.g., if a user faces a QuickBooks installation error or QuickBooks company file error, they have to download either QuickBooks Install Diagnostic tool or component repair tool, or QuickBooks file doctor. A couple of tools are placed together simultaneously among other essential tools in a particular application. QuickBooks tool hub allows QuickBooks users to fix a series of common QuickBooks technical obstacles.

Frequent QuickBooks Desktop Errors Resolved Using QuickBooks Tool Hub

  • Quickbooks error code H202
  • QuickBooks error 6123
  • QuickBooks desktop company file issues
  • QuickBooks desktop install issues
  • Networking errors
  • Quickbooks printing and PDF errors
  • Quickbooks desktop crashing error
  • QuickBooks is not responding
  • QuickBooks won’t open

QuickBooks Tool Hub – Beginners Guide – How to Download & Install Tool Hub for QuickBooks

quickbooks tool hub

  1. Save QuickBooks tool hub download from on your computer.
  2. Open the downloaded file(Quickbookstoolhub.exe)quickbooks tool hub file
  3. Follow the steps to install and agree to terms and conditions.
  4. If the installation is done double click on the icon of the QuickBooks tool hub to open it.

NOTE: Requirements for Quickbooks tool hub installation:

  • Microsoft .NET framework
  • Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Package

Quickbooks Tool Hub Tools: All QuickBooks Repair Tools in one Application now

Company file issues

If there is an issue with opening your company file: select the company file issue tab which will open the QuickBooks file doctor tool and if further assistance is needed you can click the help button.

Network issues

In case you are facing any network issues such as QuickBooks Error H2O2, select the network issues tab.

Program problems

Use the program problems tab for QuickBooks Error 6123 or if you encounter problems starting the program.

Installation issues

Select the installation issue tab if you encounter any error during installation, reinstallation, or uninstalling. You can resolve QuickBooks Error 3371.

Password reset

Select the QuickBooks password reset tab for changing the password or in case you don’t remember it.


Get in touch with our different experts for any additional help.

Get Support to Install & Setup QuickBooks Tool Hub

QuickBooks support experts are available to deliver help for QuickBooks. Although, the QuickBooks tool hub is an easy-to-use application. Connect with an expert at +1888-727-4587 if you have any questions about your QuickBooks product or get the latest version of the QuickBooks tool hub downloaded on your workstation.


Fix QuickBooks Error H202 | QuickBooks Error H505

QuickBooks Error H202, H101, H303 or H505 

The most popular series of QuickBooks errors if you are a QuickBooks multi-user customer. QuickBooks Error h202 is one of the most encountered ones. QuickBooks is showing an error H101, H202, H303, or H505: when Users are trying to open a company file in the Multi-users file. QuickBooks error h202

Why QuickBooks Error H202 occurs:

There are various issues that can cause this error.

  • When the settings of the hosting configuration are incorrect.
  • When QuickBooks Firewall is blocking the communication to the company file.
  • When.ND file is incorrect or damaged.
  • When the QuickBooks Database server manager is using a different IP address.
  • When the settings of DNS are incorrect.
  • When QuickBooks services are not running.

How to Fix QuickBooks Error H202:

Solution 1 – Download & Use QuickBooks File Doctor

To fix QuickBooks Error H202 download the QuickBooks File Doctor and run it. QuickBooks file doctor will automatically remove the H-series and Multi-users errors. Solution 2 –

  • Open QuickBooks and Select Files Utilities.
    • If you find Host Multi-users Access, this means the computer is not hosting the company file, and users can go to the next computer.
    • Select the Stop Hosting Multi-User Access.QuickBooks error h202
    • Confirm it with Yes.
    • In the window of the Company, the file must be closed, select yes.
    • Repeat the last three options on each computer.

    Verify QuickBooks Services:

    • Confirm that QuickBooks DBXX (XX represents the year of QuickBooks) and the services of QuickBooks Monitor Services have started.
      1. Press Window Button
      2. Open run by clicking Win + R key.
      3. Write MSC and enter.
    • Find QuickBooksDBXX services.
    • Double press on QuickBooksDBXX and confirm that startup is on Automatic and it has started.
  • QuickBooks error h202
    • Go to the Recovery Tab.
    • Click on the Dropdown of First Failure and choose to Restart the Service option. It will automatically restart the service of QuickBooksDB.QuickBooks error h505
    • Click on Apply and select Ok.
    • Repeat the above 1 to 6 steps for QuickBooks Monitor Services also.
    • Open each affected workstation of QuickBooks Multi-user mode. If the issue occurs, make sure the service of QuickBooks DBXX is a member of the Administrator Group and has Appropriate Permissions.

Contact QuickBooks Experts to Repair QuickBooks Error h202, h505

If any of the above steps do not resolve QuickBooks Error H202, then contact QuickBooks support. QuickBooks Error Support will solve your Queries instantly, and it provides 24/7 services. Get the best solution for your queries and dial QuickBooks Error Support Number +1888-727-4587.