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    QuickBooks prompts for password when summarizing in Excel

    Article ID: 1000485


    When you summarize payroll data in Excel, QuickBooks asks for a password.

    If QuickBooks prompts you for your QuickBooks Payroll Link password, there has been data damage, which you need to fix now.

    Expected Outcome

    You will have payroll reports in Excel.


    You have payroll data to export to Excel and QuickBooks, and you have the latest releases of QuickBooks Payroll and MS Excel.


    Run the Verify Data/Rebuild Data processes to correct any data damage.

    Attempt to summarize payroll data in Excel. You should not see the password prompt.

    If the above steps do not resolve this, contact Payroll Support.

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