How to Fix QuickBooks Error 15241 (Payroll Update Failed)?

Posted 3 years ago in TECHNOLOGY.

Through this blog post, we will be talking about the causes, fixes, and various other facts related QuickBooks error code 15241. So keep read on!

How to Fix QuickBooks Error 15241 (Payroll Update Failed)?

QuickBooks error code 15241 can be very much annoying for the QuickBooks user. This error is usually comes up with an error message that states “The payroll update didn’t complete successfully”. It can be caused due to damaged Microsoft windows installer or due to damaged QuickBooks desktop installation. Tackling the QuickBooks payroll error 15241 can be a bit annoying, but with the help of this post you might be able to fix the error.


Make sure that you read the post till the end in order to troubleshoot the QuickBooks error code 15241, or you can also contact our professionals via our customer support number, and our team will ensure to provide the best possible support services in no time.


Causes behind QuickBooks error 15241

You can end up in QuickBooks error code 15241 due to the below reasons:

  • In case the antivirus program is blocking the access for the updated file.
  • Or if there is any trojan attack.
  • You can face such an error if the downloaded file got corrupted somehow.
  • Moreover, if the QuickBooks desktop file copy service is disabled. And the service is very essential for the function of QB application.
  • Or if the installation isn’t done properly of the software.


Steps to fix the QuickBooks error 15241

If you are windows 10 user, then you can perform the below steps:

  • The very first step is to click on services tab and then choose applications.
  • After that click on services.

  • And double click the operation on Intuit QuickBooks fsc.

  • The next step is to click on startup type drop down.
  • And choose manual in the startup window.

  • Choose apply tab.
  • Select the start option and select ok tab.
  • Open the QuickBooks desktop.
  • Download QuickBooks desktop product updates.
  • And lastly, update latest payroll tax table.


This drives us towards the conclusion of this post and we expect the QuickBooks payroll update error 15241 to be fixed after the carrying out the above steps. But if the error continues to trouble you, then do not think much in calling us at 1-800-761-1787. We are a team of QuickBooks payroll customer support professionals, who work round the clock to provide the best possible support services.


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Adelina Martin

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