QuickBooks Error 1612: The installation source for this product is not available


technical-computer-problem-get-help-from-an-expert-over-the-internetThe following error occurs when installing, uninstalling or updating QuickBooks:

Error 1612: The installation source for this product is not available. Verify that the source exists and that you have access to it.

This error occurs when the program’s registry keys are damaged.

How to fix it

I’m Using QuickBooks

To resolve this error:

  1. Repair your QuickBooks installation.
  2. If the error still occurs, re-download and apply the QuickBooks update.
  3. If the error persists, uninstall and reinstall QuickBooks.
  4. Run the Microsoft FixIt tool in the article How to fix MSI software update registration corruption issues.

I’m Using Point of Sale

If the error occurs when attempting to install a program update, insert the Point of Sale CD into your CD-ROM drive and attempt to install the update again.

To resolve this error:

  1. Uninstall and Reinstall Point of Sale.
  2. If the issue persists, run the Microsoft FixIt tool in the article How to fix MSI software update registration corruption issues.

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