Fix Inetclnt.dll Missing Quickbooks Error

Inetclnt.dll is a component of Intuit’s Quickbooks.  Users may receive an  error message informing them that inetclnt.dll may appear after experiencing hard drive issues.

To resolve this issue, you will need to reinstall Quickbooks.

There are several options to choose from.  You may choose to reinstall Quickbooks as:

– A new user
– A current user but would like to use a newer version
– A current user but would like to use both old and new versions

To reinstall as a new user:

  1. Exit all programs and reboot.
  2. Insert the Quickbooks installation CD.
  3. The Installation window will open.
  4. Click on Yes at the prompt to install Quickbooks.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  6. Once installation completes, the user may now create the company data file.

To reinstall as a current user but would like to use a newer version

  1. Exit all programs and reboot.
  2. Insert the Quickbooks installation CD.
  3. The Installation window will open.
  4. Click on Yes at the prompt to install Quickbooks.
  5. Type in your Installation Key Code.
  6. Select Express in the Choose Setup Type window.
  7. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  8. Update the data company file once installation is complete.

The same instructions apply to each computer if multiple computers are to be updated. However, use the common Installation Key Code if using the Value Pack or the individual Installation Key Code for each install.

To reinstall as a current user but would like to use both old and new versions

  1. Exit all programs and reboot.
  2. Insert the Quickbooks installation CD.
  3. The Installation window will open.
  4. Click on Yes at the prompt to install Quickbooks.
  5. Type in your Installation Key Code.
  6. Select Custom in the Choose Setup Type window.
  7. Click Change on the Choose Installation Components window.
  8. Enter the new installation path.
  9. Update your data company file after installation.

The same instructions apply to each computer if multiple computers are to be updated. However, use the common Installation Key Code if using the Value Pack or the individual Installation Key Code for each install.

Reinstall Quickbooks

  1. Exit all programs and reboot.
  2. Insert the Quickbooks installation CD.
  3. The Installation window will open.
  4. The message QuickBooks has detected that QuickBooks is already installed will come up.
  5. Select Reinstall.
  6. Select Express in the Choose Setup Type window.
  7. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  8. Start Quickbooks after installation is complete.
  9. Exit Quickbooks to initiate any previously installed updates.
  10. Click Yes if you are asked to install an update.
  11. Reopen your company data file once updates have finished installing.

Another option you may want to explore is registering the inetclnt.dll file.

To register the inetclnt.dll file, you will first need to download and save inetclnt.dll.

Note: Malware can pretend to be legitimate files, and you may not know what kind of file you are downloading until the download completes. Make sure that you are protected from viruses and other types of malware by using powerful antivirus and anti-spyware programs. These security software should be kept updated at all times to be able to address newer threats.

  1. Go to Start and then select Run.
  2. A window will open.
  3. Enter Regsvr32 inetclnt.dll.
  4. Click OK.
  5. A confirmation message will be shown  if you have registered inetclnt.dll successfully.