How to Fix System Has Only xxxMB Of Free Memory Error?

Getting rid error stating: There is not QuickBooks error  your System only has xxxMB of free Memory when Installing QuickBooks Desktop can be quite tiring. This error can be experienced when there isn’t 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. This indicates that the system has less than 1GB of minimum available storage. There can be a couple of steps that can be performed to eliminate such an error in QuickBooks. If you are facing any such issue, then make sure to read the post till the end.

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Steps to fix the QuickBooks Error: Your system has only xxxMB of free memory

The below set of steps can be performed in case the downloaded installer is being used. The steps involved in this process are:

  • The first step is to press windows + r and open the run window
  • After that, the user will have to enter the %temp% in the search field
  • Now, hit OK tab
  • Once done with that locate the folder created by the setup
  • And now, create a copy of the QuickBooks folder on the desktop
  • The user will then have to note that the name of the folder will depend upon the version of QuickBooks the user trying to install (Pro, Premier, or Enterprise)
  • Inside QuickBooks folder, the user needs to open QuickBooks
  • Now, right click the Framework.xml file
  • Go for edit option.
  • And this will open the file in Notepad.
  • The user should note that if the file is not available in the %temp% folder, and then run the QuickBooks installer again.
  • After the user reaches the Welcome to QuickBooks screen, the user will have to select cancel.
  • The extracted version of the installer might appear in the temp directory
  • Search for Min Requirements
  • Now, change 1000MB to 0MB
  • Choose to save from the file menu
  • Lastly, move back to the main installation folder and then run Setup.exe

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By the end of this post, we hope that the reader might be able to eliminate the issue using the steps discussed above. However, if there is any query or if the user continues to face similar issues even after performing the steps discussed above, then in that case contacting our QuickBooks Helpline Support team at +1-888-351-0999 is recommended. We are a team of certified QuickBooks professionals who work round the clock in providing instant support services.