QuickBooks is giving error code 80029c4a when you try to open QuickBooks desktop. Along with that, it also shows the following message.

quickbooks error 80029c4a

Problem: There was an unexpected error reported while trying to run Quickbooks with company file “name of your company file”.

Error Code: 80029cr4a

Description: Error loading type library/DLL.

This is one of the most common errors in QuickBooks and can be easily fixed by simply following the steps mentioned in this article.

Solution 1: Check your antivirus software

Most of the errors in QuickBooks can simply be fixed by allowing specific files through your antivirus firewall. Please check the list of files mentioned below that might be quarantined by your antivirus software and preventing QuickBooks to run normally.

  • AutoBackupExe.exe
  • Dbmlsync.exe
  • DBManagerExe.exe
  • FileManagement.exe
  • FileMovementExe.exe
  • QuickBooksMessaging.exe
  • QBW32.exe
  • QBDBMgrN.exe
  • QBGDSPlugin.exe
  • QBServerUtilityMgr.exe
  • QBCFMonitorService.exe
  • QBLaunch.exe
  • QBUpdate.exe
  • IntuitSyncManager.exe
  • OnlineBackup.exe

Location of these files. C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks (year). Location of files with x86 architecture, such as C:\Program Files (x86)\Intuit\QuickBooks 20XX, are 64-bit versions.

Solution 2: Perform a fresh install of QuickBooks

If solution 1 does not fixes the issue, you can perform a fresh install of QuickBooks. This will certainly fix QuickBooks error 80029c4a. You can also use QuickBooks clean install tool for this process.