QuickBooks Error 12002: Can a Network Timeout be a Reason?

Users face QuickBooks Error 12002 when they try to download or update QuickBooks Payroll. The error code 12002 appears due to a network connection failure or the server through which we have connected our workstation or host computer. We can say that the basic reason for this error can be a slow Internet connection or network timeout. An error message will display “Error 12002: A network timeout that is preventing QuickBooks from accessing the server”. Read the blog carefully and follow the given steps whenever you will see the following error message during the working on QuickBooks application.

Symptoms of QuickBooks Error 12002

1. Your PC starts to work slowly
2. The computer system will freeze when you use Internet
3. QuickBooks takes much more time to respond as per your input
4. Mouse & keyboard will not work properly when you use the accounting software

What are the Causes of QuickBooks Error 12002

1. Due to incorrect SSL settings
2. You have a bad Internet connection
3. Network timeout can be the main reason
4. Your Internet connection blocks because of security software or malware
5. You are not using Internet Explorer as your default browser

Methods to Overcome the issue of QuickBooks Error 12002

We have a couple of solutions to fix the following issue shortly:

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Solution 1. Update your QuickBooks Application

1. Go to the Help menu and click on Internet Connection Set up
2. Mark Use my computer’s internet connection settings to establish a connection when this application accesses the Internet.
3. Click on Next then go to Update QuickBooks option
4. Go to File option
5. Click on Update
6. Click Update Now Tab
7. Restart the computer

Solution 2. Check your Internet Connection

1. Turn on your computer system
2. Go to the Help menu
3. Click on Internet Connection Set up
4. Check your PC has the Internet connection or not
5. Click on Next and Done
6. Restart your computer and check the following issue is fixed or not

Solution 3. Update your all Settings

1. Open Update Now Tab
2. Click on Reset Update Check-box then Get Updates
3. If the update will fail then go for these steps to troubleshoot the issue
4. Click on Restore Advanced Settings.
5. Search for Use TLS 1.0, Use TLS 1.1 and use TLS 1.2
6. Mark use TLS 1.0 and unmarked all others
7. Wait to finish the process
8. Restart the computer and check issues is resolved or not

So whenever QuickBooks error 12002 will display on your screen, follow all the steps and counter the issue on your own. If you are not able to fix it, just contact QuickBooks professionals at 1.800.579.0391 anytime and anywhere from the globe, they will listen to your query and guide you as per your problem directly.

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