How To Install QuickBooks 2016


Installing QuickBooks Pro 2016 on your computer is easy. This document consists of some installation guidelines and the screen shots that you will see when installing QuickBooks Pro 2016. Please pay careful attention to the screen shots as they serve as a guide particularly during the registration process.

You should have received a license number and product number from Administrative Services. The license number is 15 digits long in the pattern 9999‐9999‐9999‐999 and the product number is 6 digits long in the pattern 999‐999.

You will need to supply a User ID which is typically your email address. You will also need the password associated with that User ID/email address (if it was used for previous QuickBooks registrations).

Here are the steps for installing QuickBooks 2016


Step 1:

Download the application setup file

Step 2:

Select the correct version of QuickBooks that you need to download and a small installer file will be downloaded.

Step 3:

Double click on QBInstall.exe to begin installation.


Step 4:

The InstallShield Wizard window should appear.


Step 5:

Click Next.

Step 6:

At the Intuit QuickBooks Installer window, click Next.


Step 7:

At the License Agreement , add a check to “I accept the terms of the license agreement and click Next.


Step 8:

  • Enter the License Number and Product Number that you received from Administrative Services then press Next.



  • At the “Choose your installation type” screen, select Express and click Next.



Step 9:

At the “Ready to install” screen, click Install.


Step 10:

You will be asked to activate your copy using a User ID (typically your email address) and password.



If no account existing for your User ID (i.e. email address), you will be prompted to create an account with additional information.

Step 11:

At the “Choose a Customer Account” screen, your name, email, phone and company should be displayed. Click Next.


Step 12:

Continue with the registration by verifying your information and pressing Next.


Step 13:

At the “Register your product and get started!” screen, complete the survey and click Register QuickBooks.


Step 14:

You have now completed the install and registration process.




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