Update errors of QuickBooks Desktop can crop up at anytime while downloading the updates released by Intuit. These update errors stop the QuickBooks payroll software from getting updated and thus the issue fixes as well as new features do not get installed.
QuickBooks updates released by Intuit throughout the year make sure that the bugs faced by users are fixed and furthermore, intuitive and powerful applications can be integrated with the software. However, at time the user might face trouble in downloading the updates which necessarily might not be the fault of the software.
Web Stability and Connectivity Issues: For Error Codes 12157, 12045, 12038, 12037 or in case there are no error codes and messages displayed
Method 1 – Incorrect Time and Date on the Computer System:
Method 2 – Internet Connection Settings:
Firewall and Internet Security Settings
At time default settings and restrictions set by the user for Internet security software and personal firewall might clash and stop the software from downloading the updates as they might consider them danger to the computer system. Recheck your settings and verify that is not the case.
Multiple QuickBooks Desktop Versions on same computer
At times we have more than one version of QuickBooks desktop of same year on the same system. This causes confusion and might create the issue in installing the updates. For this you might have to manually update the QuickBooks software.
If you still face issue in updating the QuickBooks Desktop software, then you should immediately get in touch with the Intuit or QuickBooks Payroll support. If you are unable to garner help in time due to long queue you can try an alternative agency called QBPayrollHelp via toll free phone at +1-844-827-3817.