QuickBooks is user-friendly accounting software and has excellent data security features. Sometimes, minor errors affect the normal functioning of QuickBooks, which is too annoying. QuickBooks Payroll Error PS058 is one such error. QuickBooks Error PS058 is a generic error, in the sense, there is no particular reason why this happens. A number of contributing reasons result in this error.
How does QuickBooks Desktop Payroll Error PS058 look like?
QuickBooks Payroll error code PS058 occurs while downloading a payroll update. When you try to update QuickBooks, you receive an error message and this happens again and again.
What’s the QuickBooks Payroll Error PS058?
QuickBooks error PS058 may happen either due to a software problem or human error. It affects the installation procedure which involves the following procedure:
- Copying the encrypted program files to the hard drive, which is processed by a tool called QBDAgent.
- Decryption of the files, which is processed by Internet Explorer.
- Finally the actual installation of the software, again by QBDAgent.
Why is this happening?
Maybe your update file is corrupted or there is an error while installing the updates. As told before, a number of reasons can cause the error. This error may also pop up if you have used a registry cleaner called RegCure.
How to Resolve QuickBooks Error PS058?
As this error has no particular cause, there is no one particular shoot-shot solution to resolve this. Try the following fixes:
Download Payroll updates again
Make sure you have an active payroll subscription. Then, download the latest release of QuickBooks payroll.
If you have a CD delivery, download qbwebpatch.exe from the internet, copy it to a CD or a flash drive. Then copy it on your computer and install it.
Also Read: Fix QuickBooks Payroll Error 15227
Check for the error code
If the previous fix does not fix the problem, you may have to check for additional error in the file.
Step 1: Open QuickBooks and press F2 or Ctrl+1.
Step 2: A Product Information window opens, click F3 or Ctrl+2.
Step 3: Open qbwin.log
Step 4: This is a document, look for the line which has the word “Error” in it and identifies the error code.
Step 5: Look for articles on the particular error code in QuickBooks Knowledgebase, which might help you resolve the error code.
If you have used RegCure or you cannot find the error code
Step 1: Close QuickBooks.
Step 2: Open Task Manager by pressing Ctrl+Shift+Esc and look for any program associated with QuickBooks and close them.
Step 3: Search for reboot.bat in the start menu.
Step 4: Now, restart QuickBooks. Try updating Payroll again.
If none of the above solutions works, don’t hesitate to contact at QuickBooks payroll support number 1-888-412-7852. Excellent technical assistance will help you solve the problems without getting a delay.