As technology evolves, it is important for both software and operating systems to stay updated and compatible. With the release of Windows 11 on October 5, 2021, it is crucial for QuickBooks users to understand the compatibility of their QuickBooks Desktop versions with this new operating system. In this blog post, we will discuss the compatibility of QuickBooks Desktop with Windows 11 and the currently supported operating systems.
QuickBooks Desktop Compatibility with Windows 11
As of now, only QuickBooks Desktop 2022 (Pro Plus, Premier Plus, Pro, and Enterprise) R3 or later is certified as fully compatible with Windows 11 64-bit. If you choose to use Windows 11 with other QuickBooks versions, you may experience unexpected issues with your QuickBooks software.
The QuickBooks team is actively working to ensure compatibility with Windows 11 for other versions of QuickBooks Desktop. Updates will be shared as the compatibility certification process progresses.
Currently Supported Operating Systems for QuickBooks Desktop
Below is the list of currently supported operating systems for running QuickBooks Desktop:
Windows 11, 64-bit, natively installed (QuickBooks Desktop 2022 R3 or later)
Windows 10, all editions, natively installed (64-bit for QuickBooks Desktop 2022 or later)
Windows 8.1, QuickBooks 2022 and older, natively installed (64-bit for QuickBooks Desktop 2022)
Windows Server 2019, Standard and Essentials
Windows Server 2016, Standard and Essentials
Windows Server 2012 R2, Standard and Essentials
Windows Server 2012, Standard and Essentials
For more information about the system requirements for various QuickBooks Desktop versions, you can refer to the following links:
System Requirements for QuickBooks Desktop 2023
System Requirements for QuickBooks Desktop 2022
System Requirements for QuickBooks Desktop 2021
System Requirements for QuickBooks Desktop 2020
Keeping your QuickBooks Desktop software compatible with your operating system is crucial for a smooth and efficient workflow. Ensure that you are using a compatible version of QuickBooks Desktop with your Windows 11 operating system to avoid any unexpected issues. Stay tuned for updates on compatibility as the QuickBooks team continues to work on certifying other versions for Windows 11.
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