QuickBooks Update Error 12007 – Downloading Payroll

QuickBooks error 12007

When Downloading payroll or QuickBooks Desktop updates


Accounting Error Accounting Error: QuickBooks Software

Error Name 80029c4a Error Code: 12007

Error Description 80029c4a Description: When downloading payroll or QuickBooks Desktop updates. QuickBooks Desktop can’t successfully connect to the internet

Error Description 80029c4a Causes: Internet setting || Web security or firewall interrupt

Error Description 80029c4a Recommended: Follow above all steps

QuickBooks Error 12007 error happens when the user tries to do the work using the internet and QuickBooks is not able to make a network connection. This error is an update error, so with no connection when the user is not able to update the system software.

Description- QuickBooks Error 12007

The message shows on your screen in the pop-up box as “QuickBooks has practiced the issue and has to shut down. We apologize for the disruption.”

Below you get to know the more reasons that cause the same error and the solution to get it to resolve on your own. The solution is directly provided by the team so it is checked and verified also.

Related Error and Issue while Downloading Payroll or QuickBooks Desktop Updates:-


Reasons and Causes – Error 12007 QuickBooks Software

There are the reasons that also cause you this error in your account.  So, you must identify the reason for the cause to get it fixed. The reasons are as follows:-

  • The configurations of the web security or firewall interrupt the program
  • SSL is not set up correctly
  • The internet is not set with the QuickBooks Desktop in your system
  • When you install or download or updating the software and internet connection is lost
  • The Internet Explorer browser is not set as the default browser or it may not be supported.

Methods to Resolve QuickBooks Error 12007 – Downloading or Payroll Updates

There are several solutions are available for various possible causes for this QuickBooks error 12007. Here are different troubleshooting steps that help you to get rid of the issue. Just follow it in the given sequence.

To fix this error issue, here you find all the possible solutions..

Troubleshooting 1: Correct the internet explorer settings to get rid of this error

Most of the time, incorrect settings of internet explorer may create issues while downloading the updates. Users need to check and make all required changes.

  • The first thing you have to do to close your QuickBooks Desktop
  • Then, open the internet explorer
  • From the drop-down menu, choose the Tool option and press the ALT button
  • Go to the “Security” tab and choose the “Globe” option
  • Make sure you set up the security level at the Medium-high
  • After this, open the “Connection” tab If you don’t utilize the dial-up node then choose the “Never Dial a Connection” option
  • In case, if you utilize the Dial-up node then corrects the Internet Service Provider settings and hit the OK button
  • Go to the “LAN” settings and ensure that you active the automatically detect settings option
  • Also, sure about that your proxy server option is check-marked or not
  • Make new changes to set up the complete address and port
  • If you find the Port is 80 then you need to unmark the option for the testing purpose
  • Click on the “OK” button
  • After this, go to the “Advanced” tab
  • And hit your click on the “Restore advanced settings” option
  • Locate and use the TLS 1.2 option under the Settings option
  • Hit the OK button and save all new changes
  • Must be sure about the above steps and close your internet explorer
  • At last, restart your system and attempt the updating process to meet the recent release of QuickBooks.

Troubleshooting 2: Fix the internal QuickBooks Desktop problems, internet errors, and local computer

  • First of all, update your operating system to the upgraded version
  • Follow on-screen guidelines to finish the updating process
  • After this, check the current status of your QuickBooks. If this issue still dropped internet packages, then run your internet as a latency test
  • Now, you need to upgrade the internet explorer browser and set it as the default internet browser
  • Ensure about the SSL settings must be correct
  • Permit the approval to set the QuickBooks connection and system’s firewall and web-access security
  • After this, restart your system and attempt the latest release updating processing

Troubleshooting 3: Open your windows securely with networking

To avoid this error, make sure that you open your window in the “Safe mode” with networking. This is one of the best and fastest ways to resolve this issue.

Troubleshooting 4: Check and verify the internet web browser

  • First of all, open your internet browser
  • Click on the Tools
  • Hit the next on the “Internet
  • From the available preferences, you have to click on the “Reset” tab
  • Apply the default settings by the internet browser
  • Put your click on the OK button and reboot your system

Troubleshooting 5: Improve the QuickBooks updates

After following the above solution, if you still face any problem then

  • Firstly, unplug the internet plug or wireless router to check the internet latency
  • Then, open your QuickBooks and click on the Company file
  • Press the CTRL + K key, then a new window will appear on your screen
  • Open the Edit menu and choose the Payroll set up option
  • Payroll updates might take time and processing will end soon
  • At last, you can check whether the issue is resolved or not

Troubleshooting 6: To fix this error, Correct the security settings

  • Check and configure the “firewall ports” and accurate internet settings.
  • Once you make the configured firewall ports,  you get access to run the Microsoft window and try to update again.
  • After updating, the process checks whether this issue is resolved or not.

Troubleshooting 7: Make all required changes in the QuickBooks Payroll and Updates

  • Firstly, switch off your all internet sources or unplug your wi-fi router
  • After a while, again switch on your web-access connection to check the internet speed or delay time
  • Check and correct the internet connections
  • Now, open your QuickBooks Desktop software
  • Go to your company file
  • And then press the CTRL + K key at the same time, a new window will pop-up on your screen
  • Open the Edit menu
  • Unmark the “Open Payroll Setup” to complete the process

After implementing all the above steps, QuickBooks Payroll automated to run the updating process. This thing might be taking little time. Wait until the completing process option will not appear on your screen.

How to reach us?

If still, you are getting issues “QuickBooks Error 12007” or have more queries then get in touch with the team who is here 24/7 hours to help you out. Just dial the QuickBooks error support number 1800-986-6931. The team members are having years of experience so they know how to handle the situation and provide you the best solution for it. They are glad to help you by providing the best assistance also. You can also reach them via email or do a live chat with experts.


How do I update my version of QuickBooks?

✓ Open QuickBooks Desktop >> “Help” menu
✓ Click on “Update QuickBooks” option
✓ Click on the “Options” tab
✓ Select “Yes” to enable Automatic Update or “No” to disable automatic updates
✓ Click on “Save” >> “Close”

How to Update QuickBooks Manually?

✓ Open QuickBooks Desktop >> “Help” menu
✓ Select “Update QuickBooks Desktop”
✓ Click the “Options” >> Mark All >> Save
✓ Select “Update Now” >> “Get Updates”

Check version of QuickBooks

✓ Open QuickBooks Desktop
✓ Press F2 (shortcut key- Ctrl+1)
✓ Check your current version of QuickBooks

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