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 NoBronzean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 12 20091.1.30No Not installable NoGarbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 23 20091.1.19No Not installable NoGarbageKen Sharp 
Showzz Do not useMar 08 20091.1.16No Not installable NoGarbagePatrick Spears 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 09 20091.0.0Yes Yes NoGarbagean 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
11719 Intuit QuickBooks Simple Start 2008 install fails CLOSED FIXED View
13891 start.exe http://someurl/ does not work (affects any app that invokes external browser, e.g. Google Sketchup) CLOSED FIXED View
14026 Installshield Wizard does not exit after it finishes CLOSED FIXED View
18171 Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2008/2009 update checker hangs during download CLOSED FIXED View
20660 .net1.1 sp1 will not install CLOSED FIXED View
30947 Tropico 4 crashes on startup with Wine-Mono 0.0.4 CLOSED FIXED View
31848 Printing from command line not implemented in Wordpad NEW View
31937 QuickBooks SS 2008 R1 installer hangs CLOSED DUPLICATE View
31938 QuickBooks SS 2008 R1 installer fails to register Intuit.Spc.Map.EntitlementClient.Common.dll CLOSED FIXED View
31939 QuickBooks Pro 8 (Accountant Edition 2008 US) setup exits silently (installer expects to be started from correct working directory) CLOSED INVALID 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
34042 Intuit QuickBooks 2008-2010 Help application crashes (Wine's 'shdocvw.dll' is preferred over native, causing failure to load app provided .NET interop assembly with same name) CLOSED DUPLICATE 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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