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How to use QuickBooks Connection Diagnostic Tool

How to use QuickBooks Connection Diagnostic Tool

Intuit provides its clients with the QuickBooks Connection Diagnostic Tool to solve all network issues, data file damages and a few other problems that commonly occur in the QuickBooks bundle of applications. The tool is designed to automate the diagnosis and resolution of the commonly occurring bugs and errors in QuickBooks.

QuickBooks Connection Diagnostic Tool is the perfect technical solution for those of you looking for assistance with your software, as it will basically fix all the problems itself, while you sit back and watch.

Note:

  • In case you are using a version of QuickBooks that you acquired before 2016, you might be prompted to continue usage of the 2016 version of the tool. It is highly recommended that you update it to the latest version, so as to not compromise on your application security.
  • This tool is only available for users of the QuickBooks versions for Windows; it is currently unavailable for the Mac Versions.

 

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Especially in office environments where QuickBooks is being used by multiple users, the QuickBooks Connection Diagnostic tool shines. It has been configured to identify the errors that occur in company files that are shared across a server, as this is the most common scenario for their occurrence.

Connection Diagnostic Tool

     

What does the Diagnostic Tool Fix?

As mentioned above, the tool can fix various errors that could occur in your QuickBooks, the most common ones include:

  • You are being denied access to the QuickBooks Database.
  • The Windows firewall has a poor configuration of ports.
  • You are being plagued by these unexpected error pop-ups:
    • 6150: You have a damaged QuickBooks installation.
    • -6000 -82: You do not have access to a company file.
    • -6000 -301: The file you are looking for is no longer present at the requested location.
    • 6147: A common error that prevents you from restoring a back-up.
    • -6130: Your firewall might be blocking your access.
  • The Vendor lists are blank in your software.
  • All your customer lists are empty.
  • The entries in your employee lists are missing.
  • In the case of multi-user QuickBooks errors, you may receive these errors H101, H202, H303, H505.
  • You have damaged or corrupted files in your system registry.
  • Your QuickBooks core files have been afflicted by a virus, or are missing.

       

Installation  procedure:

This is the most recommended method you can use to successfully complete the installation of the QuickBooks Connection Diagnostic Tool and then proceed with its usage.

  • First and foremost, make fully sure that you do not have any earlier versions of the software on your PC, as this might interfere with the installation/update process. If you find any such version, ensure that you uninstall it before you continue.
  • Download the installation package from the OEM website and extract the files on your computer.
  • Open the setup, and make sure you follow the instructions perfectly in order to install the application.
  • Open the tool – it should start automatically if you successfully finished the installation process.
  • Navigate to the directory that holds the company file you wish to diagnose, using the drop-down list. Usually, the last 10 you opened should already be present on it.
  • In case you are using the software as a single user, you do not need to use the network connectivity option, as most of your problems should be rooted to file corruption. However, at times, your errors could also be caused by connectivity issues as well.
  • In multi-user environments, your files are prone to corruption, as they are being shared across multiple servers, and can usually be rooted in network issues.
  • Type in your admin password when prompted.
  • Select
  • Choose whether you are on a Host computer or a Workstation PC, depending on if you are a singular user, or working alongside multiple users.
  • Be patient while the Diagnostic Tool scans and repairs your company files, or identifies your connectivity problems. It has proven to have a high rate of success and should be able to solve most of your issues.

    QuickBooks Connection Diagnostic Tool
    Usage of the QuickBooks Connection Diagnostic Tool

  • Double click your QuickBooks Desktop icon.
  • Make sure NOT to open the corrupted company file yet. Be patient.
  • Click on
  • Select Utilities, then navigate to the option for Repair File and Network Problems.
  • You will be faced with a pop-up on your screen that requests you from permission to collect your private information regarding QuickBooks and your QuickBooks data. This is required to correctly diagnose and repair the issue. Ensure that you click Yes before you continue. If this does not appear, it means that you have already provided the appropriate permission to the Diagnostic Tool, and is no cause to worry.
  • Select
  • Navigate to the folder where you save your company files, find the problematic company file, and click on Open.
  • Select the option to Show Advanced Settings and you should progress to a drop-down list of items.
  • There should be a list of fixes that you can choose from. Select the one that seems to best describe your current issue.
  • You will be prompted to enter your QuickBooks Login ID and Password. Your credentials are important to make sure you key the incorrectly.
  • Click on
  • The QuickBooks Connection Tool successfully opens if you got the steps right.
  • It could several minutes to diagnose and repair your file, but it’s usually worth the wait, so don’t fret about it.
  • Try and reopen your fully repaired company file.

 

Don’t forget to be patient while it scans!

It shouldn’t take too long for QuickBooks Connection Diagnostic Tool to identify and eliminate your problem. Sometimes, your error could be hard to diagnose, and it could take longer to repair. 


Keep in mind to close the application after usage. If you are using QB Diagnostic tool and experiencing difficulties – instantly get in touch with the tech support team at QuickBooks Help Phone number 1-888-502-0363.

 

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