QuickBooks software has made a name for itself in the field of accounting software market that revolutionary handles all the financial tasks and activities of the business without requiring much manual input from the user. This ensures that there is minimal scope of mistakes from the users end as all they need to do is enter in the starting details, all the calculations that follow is done automatically by the QuickBooks software.
QuickBooks desktop software for both Windows and Mac have helped the employees, with access to the software, to streamline their business activities and enabled easy sending and receiving imperative data like invoices, payment of expenses and receiving of earning etc With this software in hand the complex financial functions have become easier to tackle like maintenance of payroll system, generating & sending out invoices and tracking cash flow that helps in curbing expense and increasing revenue.
Apart from offering top notch powerful tools the software also provides the business owners with stress free environment wherein they can focus more on the productivity aspect of the business that will bring in more revenue. However, the desktop version is much more restrictive than the QuickBooks online version. It also suffers from some errors which generally result in inaccessibility of Company file, or the QuickBooks software stops working only.
The problem also occurs due to update issues. The main causes for update error of QuickBooks software are:
• Restrictive settings set for the firewall or internet security software.
• Multiple versions of QuickBooks installed on the same system of the same year can also cause desktop update issues, such as one is QuickBooks Desktop Premier Edition and the other is QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise 16.0.
In general any issue or errors caused with the computer system’s internet and security can result in update issues of QuickBooks Desktop errors.
Before moving on to the resolution of this Desktop update problem, it is assumed that:
• QuickBooks Desktop Software has been properly and authentically subscribed for.
• The subscription of the software is valid and active.
• Internet connectivity is stable outside of QuickBooks Desktop software.
It is quite possible that you have encountered a specific error message denoting the QuickBooks Desktop software issue. Specific error codes have specific resolution. However, for those which do not have any special error code mentioned in the error message, following illustrated methods are to be followed.
The list of resolutions mentioned below need to be followed in the same order only. However, after every resolution try to update your desktop software, so as to gain details regarding the resolution that has worked best.
• Internet Connectivity and QuickBooks Desktop Settings
Ensure that the connectivity setting of Internet and QuickBooks Desktop software setting do not clash with each other. To make them compatible allow QuickBooks to connect with server.
• Configure Firewall and Personal Security software settings
At time settings of Firewall and other security software do not allow certain programs to access the Internet. Ensure that is not the case by configuring the settings of Firewall and other third party applications.
Assumed Outcome of the Resolution
Once the error is resolved, the user will be able to connect with the Internet from QuickBooks Desktop Software and get the software updated.
This should resolve the issue without much hassle. However if the issue still persists then try to get in touch with expert team of QuickBooks through QuickBooks Tech Support Number either by the way of Toll Free Number, online chat or the website.