QuickBooks error 12007

How to Fix QuickBooks error 12007 [2021 Tutorial]

QuickBooks error 12007 is generally associated with connectivity issues. The error comes up on the screen with a message, “Error code 12007: Unable to connect to Internet.” The error usually appears while downloading the latest QuickBooks desktop and payroll update. The firewall’s interference with the QuickBooks update mainly triggers the error. This blog is all about acquainting users with QuickBooks error 12007, its causes and solutions, so read carefully till the end.

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Why does QuickBooks error 12007 appear?

Following are some possible causes behind the error:

  1. Missing QuickBooks installation files.
  2. Partial or corrupt installation of QuickBooks.
  3. QuickBooks desktop application is damaged.
  4. Incorrect firewall and security settings.

Now, choose the most appropriate solution to fix the error.

Best Possible Solutions to Tackle QuickBooks error 12007

The troubleshooting solutions given below will help you fix the error:

Solution 1. Download the latest update of QuickBooks

Update QuickBooks manually using the following steps:

  1. Close QuickBooks.
  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 the Update Now tab and then mark the Reset Update checkbox.
  9. To start the download, select Get Updates.

If the error continues, try the next solution.

Solution 2. Set Internet Explorer as the default browser

QuickBooks uses Internet Explorer to open most of its windows, so make sure it is set as the default browser:

  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 you still get the error, move on to the next solution.

Solution 3. Verify Internet Explorer settings

  1. Close QuickBooks Desktop.
  2. Open Internet Explorer.
  3. Click on the Tools menu and select Internet Options.
  4. Click on the Security tab and then the Globe icon.
  5. Set security level to Medium-high.
  6. Choose the Connections tab.
  7. Select Never Dial a Connection if you do not use the dial-up node.
  8. If you use dial-up node (DUN) on the system, choose the correct ISP.
  9. Click LAN settings and select the automatically detect settings option.
  10. Document the complete address and port if Use a Proxy Server is selected.
  11. If the port is 80, clear the checkbox for testing purposes.
  12. If the port is other than 80, don’t uncheck the Use a Proxy Server option.
  13. Select the Advanced tab and then Restore Advanced Settings.
  14. Move to the Settings section and select Use TLS 1.2.
  15. Click OK and then close Internet Explorer.

We hope the solutions mentioned in the blog help you fix QuickBooks error 12007. If the error continues, contact the QuickBooks technical support team by calling us on our helpline number 855-856-0042.