QuickBooks desktop 2016 software versions are becoming obsolete on May 31st, 2019.  It means that many of the Intuit QuickBooks services would not be available for you.

QuickBooks Desktop 2016 Is Expired

The services are:

  • QuickBooks Desktop Payroll Services
  • QuickBooks Customer Support Services
  • Online Backup
  • Online Banking
  • Merchant services
  • QuickBooks Chat Support

All the above-given services will not be available for QuickBooks Pro 2016, QuickBooks Premier 2016, QuickBooks Enterprise 2016, and QuickBooks Accountant 2016 versions. You will be notified via email about the expiration of the software. If you haven’t received the notification, dial the QuickBooks Technical Support Phone Number +1-866-644-7717 and learn about the QuickBooks discontinuation policy.

If you are utilizing any of the mentioned QuickBooks software and want to use the add-on services, get Upgrade Support For QuickBooks 2019 editions immediately. You can connect with the trustworthy and Intuit certified QuickBooks Experts of customerphonenumber via their 24×7 live QuickBooks Customer Support Phone Number +1-866-644-7717. The QuickBooks Experts will ask for the registered email address, license number for the product, your direct line phone number, version of QuickBooks that you are using and your company file name. Once the QuickBooks Experts validate your information, they will start the upgrading process and will transfer all these details onto to the 2019 version.

In some cases, your case might be transferred to the Data Services Team. If the QuickBooks Experts find any corruption or damage on your QuickBooks Company files, they will transfer the case to the data transfer team as they are better equipped to handle such situations. We also recommend that you Create a Backup file for your QuickBooks Data so that if anything goes wrong in the update process, we can use it to restore your data.

Call us on the QuickBooks Customer Service Phone Number +1-866-644-7717 to learn how to create a backup for your QuickBooks.

What QuickBooks Products Are Getting Discontinued?

You can go through the table to learn about the products which will stop working in 2019 and which products will continue working.

Fully supported products Products for which services will be discontinued after May 31, 2019
QuickBooks Desktop Pro and Premier 2019, 2018, 2017 QuickBooks Desktop Pro 2016
QuickBooks Desktop Premier 2016 (General Business, Contractor, Manufacturing & Wholesale, Nonprofit, Professional Services, and Retail)
QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 19, 18, 17 QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 16
QuickBooks Desktop Accountant 2019, 2018, 2017 QuickBooks Premier Accountant Edition 2016

You can connect with the QuickBooks ProAdvisors to learn more about these software and their pricing. We make sure that the complete process is as economical as possible. If you are using an expired version of QuickBooks and want to upgrade to the latest QuickBooks 2019 version, dial our QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1-866-644-7717 and talk with our QuickBooks ProAdvisors. Now, remember that they are certified QuickBooks ProAdvisors and not the sales team. They will only assist you in choosing the best software according to your needs, the size of your company and your industry.

Minimum System Requirements For QuickBooks 2019

Operating System

  • Windows 10, all editions including 64-bit, natively installed
  • Windows 8.1 (Update 1), all editions including 64-bit, natively installed
  • Windows 7 SP1, all editions including 64-bit, natively installed
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2011, Standard and Essentials
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Database Servers

  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2011

Note: Windows Small Business Server 2011 is not compatible with QuickBooks Desktop.

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1 (update 1)
  • Windows 7 SP1 (Enterprise and Professional editions only)
Windows (natively installed)
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2011
    Note:Windows Small Business Server 2011 is not compatible with QuickBooks Desktop.
  • Windows Server2008 R2 SP1
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1 (update 1)
  • Windows 7 SP1 (Enterprise and Professional editions only)
Linux (when using QBES Database Server-only installation)
  • OpenSuse 42.3
  • Fedora 27
  • Red Hat Enterprise 7 (RHEL 7.4)


Processor 2.4 GHz minimum
RAM 4GB minimum, 8GB Recommended

Server RAM Requirements

  • 1-5 Users: 8GB RAM
  • 10 Users: 12GB RAM
  • 15 Users: 16GB RAM
  • 20 Users: 20+GB RAM
Disk space
  • 2.5GB of disk space (additional required for data files)
  • Additional software: 60MB for Microsoft .NET 4.6 Runtime, provided on the QuickBooks CD
  • Additional requirements for Intuit Data Protect in QuickBooks Connected Services offerings (applies to US only)
    • Require minimum 4.0GB RAM
    • Twice the size of the largest file set to back up + 100MB or twice the size to restore. The space is only required from the work folder LocalApplicationData+”Intuit\Intuit Data Protect”

Note: Storing a large .QBW data file on an SSD will greatly speed up performance and is encouraged.

  • US version of Windows
  • Regional settings are supported when set to English
  • Administrator rights required for the server computer when hosting Multi-User access
  • Natively installed – means its was installed on a particular system or environment that it was designed for. This also means it doesn’t need to run in a virtual environment or emulation software.
Optical Drive 4X DVD-ROM drive required for CD installations (unless QuickBooks is downloaded from Intuit server)
Screen Resolution
  • Display optimized for 1280 x 1024 screen resolution or higher with up to 2 Extended monitors
  • Best optimized for Default DPI setting for a given computer.

 Firewall Compatibility

The QuickBooks Experts of customerphonenumber tested QuickBooks Pro 2019, QuickBooks Premier 2019, and QuickBooks Enterprise 19.0 with the given firewall & antivirus software.

Note: In a few circumstances, you might have to configure the default settings in these applications for optimum QuickBooks performance.

  • Windows Server Firewall (all editions)
  • Windows 8.1 Firewall (all editions)
  • Windows 7 Firewall (all editions)
  • Microsoft Security Essentials
  • Avast
  • AVG
  • Symantec
  • ESET
  • Avira
  • Kaspersky
  • McAfee
  • Bitdefender
  • Malwarebytes

QuickBooks Desktop 2019 software versions need internet security protocol TLS 1.2 for the connected services to work properly.

QuickBooks Upgrade Support Services

We are hoping that you now understand why you need to update your QuickBooks 2016 software to 2019 editions. You can always get help in the upgrade process by subscribing to our premium Intuit QuickBooks Support Services. We are available round the clock to help and resolve any QuickBooks Error or issue that you are encountering. Simply, call us on the QuickBooks Tech Support Number +1-866-644-7717 and connect with us 24×7.

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