Application Details:

Version: 2008
License: Retail
Votes: 7
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.3.29

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Test Results

Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results

What works

Installation, Local Quickbooks files

What does not

Update Downloading, Opening files from Network folders, various cosmetic issues


What was not tested

Most functions, Network share file open crash needs to be addressed first

Hardware tested


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  • Driver:

Additional Comments

See the comments below, Quickbooks has a TON of dependencies, and requires MSDAC, .NET2.0, MSCOMCTL, Visual C++ 2005 and 2008, flash, msxml, and more.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 05 20111.3.29Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 12 20091.1.30No Not installable Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 23 20091.1.19No Not installable GarbageKen Sharp 
Showzz Do not useMar 08 20091.1.16No Not installable GarbagePatrick Spears 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 09 20091.0.0Yes Yes Garbagean anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
3548 .lnk file is created on the desktop together with the program icon... NEW View
9727 Multiple applications fail to show HTML dialog due to 'mshtml.ShowHTMLDialog' being a stub (OPML, Intuit QuickBooks Free / Akamai Download Manager, DotNet VersionCheck) NEW View
31848 Printing from command line not implemented in Wordpad NEW View
34028 Intuit QuickBooks 2008-2010 fails to run, reporting 'Could not initialize license properties' NEW View
34029 QuickBooks SS 2008 R1 hangs on first run NEW View
34040 QuickBooks SS 2008 R1 crashes multiple times on second run NEW View
47669 QuickBooks Pro fails differently after 4.12 fix NEW View

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HowTo / Notes


  • Run "winetricks -q dotnet20 msxml4"
  • Run installer, choose not to check for critical updates during installation.

This gets things started in Wine 1.6-rc5 but has not been fully tested and does still have errors.


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