Get Rid Of QuickBooks Payroll Error PS060 Once And For All

QuickBooks payroll error PS060

The payroll service of Intuit helps millions of users to pay their employees on time without any delay. To improve the overall productivity of payroll, Intuit releases its updates from time to time. However, downloading the latest updates of payroll in QuickBooks Desktop is not free from errors, and among the most common errors, QuickBooks payroll error PS060 is the one. A user might get an error message stating, “current enhanced payroll service is unavailable,” Generally, payroll update errors take place when the CPS folder gets damaged. However, there can be other reasons behind QuickBooks error PS060 that we aim to explain to you, alongside their solutions, through this post.

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What causes QuickBooks error PS060?

Apart from the damaged CPS folder, the following are the reasons due to which you can face QuickBooks error PS060:

  • The UAC (user account control) settings aren’t letting QuickBooks Desktop connect to the update server.

What are the best ways to troubleshoot QuickBooks payroll error PS060?

Solution 1) Manually change the CPS folder’s name

  • Open the Windows Start menu.
  • Enter “File Explorer” into the search box and select File Explorer from the list of results.
  • Open the List Disk C and then go to the Program Files (X86) folder.
  • Right-click the Intuit folder and then select the Open option.
  • Open the folder of your QuickBooks Desktop version.
  • Open Components and then the Payroll folder.
  • Look for the CPS folder and right-click on it.
  • Select the Rename option.
  • Add the text “OLD” at the end of the file name.
  • Open QuickBooks Desktop to create a new CPS folder.
  • Try to download the most recent updates of your payroll service.

Solution 2) Manually disable the User Account Control settings of your computer

  • Select the Windows Start menu.
  • Type “Control Panel” into the given search space and open Control Panel.
  • Click on the User Accounts option and then select User Accounts (Classic View).
  • Select the Change user account control settings link.

Note: In case you get any prompt by UAC, click Yes to continue.

  • Hold the slider and set it to Never Notify.
  • Click the OK button to disable the user account control settings.
  • Once you are done following the steps mentioned above, reboot your computer.


If QuickBooks payroll error PS060 occurs even after implementing both the troubleshooting solutions mentioned above in the post, then your QuickBooks Desktop application might have been corrupted. Thus, our suggestion for you is to repair your QuickBooks Desktop application for Microsoft Windows and see if this fixes the error. For additional troubleshooting assistance to rectify QuickBooks error PS060 from the QuickBooks professional team, dial 800-583-0572.