Why QuickBooks Is Running Slow

QuickBooks accounting software developed by Intuit is a renowned bookkeeping program that was designed to provide accounting solution for size and type of industries. It also provides full security to your financial and company data. Its various integrated tool allow you to manage all the complex accountings tasks with ease. QuickBooks undoubtedly is a very efficient and fast software but there can be some situations when it might start running slower. Due to this QuickBooks keeps freezing and does not respond sometimes. There can be some issues in your computer that is creating this situation or some other issues within your QuickBooks software.

Causes Behind Slowing Down Of QuickBooks

  • A large number of data is there in your system like customer’s list, files etc.
  • Corrupted or damaged data files that might be increasing the size of files and slow process of QuickBooks
  • Some background processes that are occupying the memory and QuickBooks begun to run slow.
  • A large number of inactive or irrelevant elements are there in your system.
  • Wrong firewall setting due to which the incoming or outgoing traffic could not be restricted and the programs start running slower.
  • Older or outdated version of QuickBooks is being used by you and because of that large data files could not be managed properly.

Quick Fixes For The QuickBooks Running Slow Issue

If you think that the QuickBooks software in your system is running slow and you can’t work on it properly then you need to try the below mentioned steps to quickly fix the issue:

  • Delete Cache and Cookies from your browser
  • Make sure that internet connection is stable. If not then fix it.
  • Reset WAN
  • Open the Task Manager and end such processes that are occupying system’s memory and Network in your system.

Situations When QuickBooks Might Run Slow

Types of QB Slow Issue


Reason Behind Slow QB              
QuickBooks Slow To Open While Opening QuickBooks Software, the user has a wait long to see flash screen
QuickBooks Slow Over Network Due to some changes in server setting may slow down QB to open
QuickBooks Slow To Load Over Network If QB is running on Local Network Server some User may experience kind of issue
QuickBooks Slow To Start User See the Flash Screen but they unable to get Main QuickBooks View and have to wait long
QuickBooks Slow To Open Windows 7 Due to some services on Windows 7, User may experience Slow to open
QuickBooks Slow For One User In Multi user mode One of the user facing slowdown issue while using QB
QuickBooks Slow Access Over Network Due to Local Intranet Connectivity issue , QB Slow to open
QuickBooks Bank Feeds Slow While pulling Bank feed from QB for Reconciliation
QuickBooks Slow Company File Might be a QB Company file accessed by another user or located in another location.
QuickBooks Slow In Multi User Mode Due to load on the server, QuickBooks Open slow on the user’s system
QuickBooks Slow To Launch After clicking on Company File QB takes time to open
QuickBooks Slow To Email Invoices While sending Email Customer Invoices QuickBooks Work very slowly
QuickBooks Slow Loading While accessing QB from a remote server or cloud server QB Slow to open
QuickBooks Slow Login User have to wait for long after entering a login credential
QuickBooks Slow After Update After applying updates QuickBooks Works Slow
QuickBooks Client Slow If managing multiple companies fail, QB slow to open a single company
QuickBooks Slow To Generate Reports User have to long waits to create reports
QuickBooks Database Server Manager Slow Unable to verify all databases
QuickBooks Remote Access Slow Remote Server Slow to process QuickBooks Files
QuickBooks Pos Slow QuickBooks Point of Sale slow to process transactions
QuickBooks Export Slow During files or report export , takes much time to process
QuickBooks Slow Printing After pressing print button user have to wait long for reports printing on the QB
QuickBooks Payroll Slow Payroll Subscriber facing issue while accessing QB software
QuickBooks Slow Over Wireless Probably QB APPS is slow on mobile or tablet
QuickBooks File Slow Some file process to slow while performing operations
QuickBooks Mac Slow Due to some critical issue , QB user unable to open it on MAC Laptop
QuickBooks Pro Slow QuickBooks Pro User faces slow while open
QuickBooks Slow On Windows 10 Windows 10 User faces Slow while few services are disabled
QuickBooks File Slow To Open Either Company or the employee or Client file takes time to open
QuickBooks Scan Manager Slow Sometimes Scan manage running very slow
QuickBooks Slow Moving Inventory Report Due to some service issue, QB Enterprise slow to generate Inventory Reports
QuickBooks Slow On Terminal Server Due to a connectivity issue, Terminal server, taking time to open QB
QuickBooks Slow Switching Companies Multi Company QuickBooks takes too much time to switch to another
QuickBooks Slow Not Responding After clicking on the QB Company button no action happens

Technical Support Help For QuickBooks Slow Problem

QuickBooks running slow can be stated as a common issue but its impacting can be really frustrating for you. In this article, we have explained about the possible causes and solutions for this issue. Also we have mentioned some of the situations when QuickBooks or its related application starts running slow and affects your work flow. You can also use various tools provided by QuickBooks in order to fix this issue completely.

If you are not able to fix the issue on your own, then you can get in touch with us at our QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1866-644-7717 and get your issue resolved instantly.