QuickBooks error 12007! Here’s How to Fix it

If you received QuickBooks error message 12007 while downloading QuickBooks desktop and payroll update, it indicates QuickBooks can’t connect to the internet, causing issues during updating. The QuickBooks update error 12007 usually occurs when browser settings are incorrect and the firewall is blocking the update. When the error triggers, the user gets a message, “Error code 12007: Unable to Connect to Internet.” Read the blog till the end to know more about QuickBooks pro error 12007, its causes and solutions.

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What are the causes behind QuickBooks error 12007?

Following are the possible causes behind the error:

  1. Internet Explorer is not set as the default browser.
  2. QuickBooks desktop application is not installed correctly.
  3. The firewall is preventing QuickBooks from downloading the latest update.
  4. Network issues while downloading the update.

Now, proceed to the troubleshooting procedure given below.

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Possible Quick Fixes for QuickBooks error 12007

Given below are some simple troubleshooting solutions to fix the error:

Solution 1.  Make sure Internet Explorer is set as the default browser:

Internet Explorer should be set as the default browser as QuickBooks uses Internet Explorer to open most of its windows. Follow these steps to do so:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click the Gear icon in the upper right corner or click the Tools menu.
  3. Next, select Internet Options.
  4. Click the Programs tab.
  5. Hover over Default Web Browser and click on the Make Default button.
  6. At last, click OK.

If the solution given above didn’t work, move on to the next solution.

Solution 2.  Get the latest update of QuickBooks

The steps given below will help you update QuickBooks manually:

  1. Exit QuickBooks desktop.
  2. Select the Windows Start menu.
  3. Find QuickBooks Desktop.
  4. Right-click the icon and choose Run as administrator.
  5. On the No Company Open screen, move to the Help menu and select the Update QuickBooks Desktop.
  6. Click on the Options tab and select Mark All.
  7. Next, click Save.
  8. Select Update Now tab and then mark the Reset Update checkbox.
  9. To start the download, select Get Updates.

We tried our best to help you fix QuickBooks error 12007. Hopefully, you find the blog helpful and informative. If the problem persists, feel free to contact the QuickBooks support team by dialing our helpline number (1.800.579.9430).

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