How To Fix QuickBooks Error 12152?

QuickBooks Error 12152

A QuickBooks user may encounter QuickBooks error 12152 when there is some kind of issue the user’s internet connection settings. QuickBooks is unable to connect with the server if the internet connection settings are misconfigured. Therefore, the software cannot be updated.
Before applying different solutions that are available to troubleshoot QuickBooks error code 12152, a QuickBooks user should check whether his or her internet is working or not. To do so the user should try to open a website with a valid certificate.

What are the Causes of QuickBooks Error 12152?

QuickBooks update error 12152 can occur due to various reasons. Some of the common reasons are given here below –

  • Usually, the error is caused by misconfigured internet settings.
  • User is working on an older version of QuickBooks, especially, QB 2014 or earlier.
  • License data is not being identified by QuickBooks software.
  • There is some sort of problem with API keys of Windows.
  • Your computer is infected with a virus, trojan or malware.
  • There is some problem with software installation, for example, the installation has expired.
  • There is some problem with the Windows registry.
  • QuickBooks or your computer closed down abruptly due to some unexpected reason such as a power cut, etc.
  • An important file or folder has got deleted.

Symptoms of QuickBooks Error 12152

QuickBooks 12152 error can occur with the following symptoms –

  • You are unable to update your QuickBooks.
  • PC freezes again and again.
  • QuickBooks window crashes frequently.
  • QuickBooks error 12152 gets displayed on the screen.
  • Your computer takes your commands slowly.

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Methods to Fix QuickBooks Error 12152

You can apply the methods given below to fix QuickBooks error 12152. If one method does not work, move to the next one –

Method 1 – Verify date and time

  • Check if date and time are correct on your system.
  • If not, go to the bottom right on your system.
  • Put the cursor on the displayed time, and right-click it.
  • Now, click on Adjust date/time.
  • Restart QuickBooks.
  • Finally, see if you are still getting the error.

Method 2 – Make changes to Internet Options

Check the working condition of the internet of your system.

  • Navigate to the Start menu.
  • In the search field, type the words – Control panel.
  • Control panel window gets opened.
  • In this window, you have to look for Internet Options.
  • Click Internet Options.
  • Go to the advanced tab and click on it to open its window.
  • Finally, you have to select the Advance reset option.
  • Check whether QuickBooks error 12152 is appearing or not.

Method 3 – Uninstall/Reinstall QuickBooks

  • First of all, uninstall QuickBooks.
  • After that download it.
  • Install QB and launch it.
  • Find Scan option and click on it.
  • Issues appear on the screen.
  • Choose Repair all.
  • Now, see if you are still getting QuickBooks error code 12152.

Method 4 – Restore PC

  • First of all, restart your PC.
  • Log in into the system by using Windows admin credentials.
  • Now, click on the Start menu on the bottom left of the screen.
  • In the search field, you have to type the words – System Restore.
  • Look for the option that says Restore computer to a previous time and date.
  • Choose the above option, and then go to the Next button and click on it.
  • From the list of restore points, choose the latest one.
  • Confirm your choice by once again clicking on the Next button.
  • Wait for the restoration process to finish.
  • Reboot your PC.

Method 5 – Use Registry Editor

Before making any changes to Windows registry, backup the registry. It is not recommended to make changes to registry yourself. It should be done by an expert. If anything gets wrong while making changes to the registry, your computer can stop working.

  • Navigate to the Start menu.
  • In the search field, type the word – command.
  • Press together the CTRL and Shift keys and hit Enter.
  • You will see a User Account dialogue box on the screen.
  • Click on the Yes button.
  • A black box having a blinking cursor will appear.
  • Type the word – regedit.
  • Press Enter.
  • Now, you have to select key related to QuickBooks error 12152 in registry editors such as Google Chrome or Internet Explorer.
  • Choose Export in the File menu.
  • Store the Google Chrome or IE backup key in a folder.
  • Name the folder.
  • Ensure Selected branch is chosen.
  • Click the Save button.
  • Finally, verify that the file has been saved as a .reg file.

By applying the above solutions, you should be able to fix QuickBooks error 12152. But, if you are unable to apply any of the above-given solutions or if QuickBooks error 12152 does not get resolved, call us now at our toll-free QuickBooks Help Phone Number 1-855-857-0824 to get quick solution.

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