Troubled by error: Your system has only xxxMB of free memory? Well, need not to worry, as here we are with the fix for this issue. The user might often come across the message stating that you don’t have enough system memory to install QuickBooks desktop. When the user tries to install QuickBooks desktop, he/she gets the system has only xxxMB of free memory. QuickBooks needs at least 1GB of free memory, after extracting the installer.
You may see the following error message on your desktop screen:
There is not Enough Space or your System only has xxxMB of Memory when Installing QuickBooks Desktop
This simply means that the system has less than the required 1GB of minimum available storage. If you are interested in knowing the process to resolve this Error: Your system has only xxxMB of free memory, then make sure that you read this article carefully till the end. Or as an alternate for the same, you can also get in touch with our 24/7 QuickBooks support team at our toll-free customer support number i.e. 1-888-351-0999, and leave the rest on our accounting professionals.
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Steps to fix the QuickBooks Error: Your system has only xxxMB of free memory
Now that you now the basic information related to the error, it is the right time to start with the troubleshooting steps. The user needs to note that the steps might vary for the installer type. This will help in moving back to installing QuickBooks desktop.
Condition 1: In case of downloaded installer being used
The steps to be followed by the ones downloading the installer being used.
- The very first step is to press Windows + R keys in order to open the Run window
- After that, the user needs to type %temp% in the search field, and opt for OK tab
- The user is then required to locate the folder created by the setup. And then create a copy of the QuickBooks folder on the desktop
Also note that the name of the folder will depend on the version of QuickBooks, the user trying to install (Pro, Premier, or Enterprise)
- Now, inside QuickBooks folder, the user needs to open QuickBooks
- And then, right click the Framework.xml file, along with that choose edit. The file should open in Notepad.
The user should note that if the file is not available in the %temp% folder, and then run the QuickBooks installer again. Once the user reaches the Welcome to QuickBooks screen, and also select cancel. Also, the extracted version of the installer might appear in the temp directory
- The user will then be required to look for Min Requirements
- After that, the user needs to change 1000MB to 0MB
- Also, opt for save from the file menu
- The last step is to move back to the main installation folder and then run Setup.exe
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Condition 2: In case of installation from a CD
The steps to be carried out in case of installation from a CD are as follows:
- Initially, the user needs to copy the QBooks and ThirdParty folders from the CD to the desktop
- For that, insert the QuickBooks installation CD in the drive. In case of Install Shield Wizard starts, close it
- Also, right click the installer, and then choose explore
- After that, on the keyboard, and hold on shift then choose the QBooks and Third Party folders. The user needs to right click and select copy
- The user will then have to open the QBooks folder on the desktop
- And then, right click the Framework.xml file and also opt for edit. The file should open in notepad
- Now, the user needs to look for Min Requirements
- Followed by, changing 1000MB to 0MB
- Also, choose save from the file menu
- And lastly, move back to the main installation folder and then run Setup.exe
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Towards the end of this article, we believe that the QuickBooks error “Your system has only xxxMB of free memory” might be resolved. But if in case the error persists, feel free to call us at our toll-free customer support number i.e. 1-888-351-0999. Our QuickBooks premier technical support experts and certified professionals will ensure to provide the best possible support services instantly. Thus, feel free to call us anytime and discuss your query with our professionals and certified Pro Advisors. We will be happy to help you.