QuickBooks is well-known accounting software that makes carrying out complex accounting tasks easy and fast. QuickBooks software products are mainly targeted toward small and medium-sized businesses. While using QuickBooks, it is not rare to face certain errors. One such error is QuickBooks Error 12157.
QuickBooks Error 12157 is an update error that occurs in QuickBooks for Desktop. Anything that interferes with the update process can lead to this error.
It can occur due to various reasons –
Following solutions can help you in solving QuickBooks Error 12157.
If date and time on your computer are not correct, the QuickBooks update process can get hampered. To check and rectify date and time on your computer, follow these steps –
Sometimes, QuickBooks Error Code 12157 occurs due to improper internet connection settings. Intuit recommends opening chase.com for checking your secure internet connection. Suppose the user is unable to open this website through your browser, it means QuickBooks updates cannot reach your computer. In this case, you have to get this issue resolved through your internet provider.
If the above-mentioned website is opening, follow these steps –
Now, run QuickBooks update again and check if QuickBooks Error Code 12157 is resolved.
The error can also occur due to download accelerator. Disable it and check if the problem is fixed. If in case you are using a dial-up connection, do not use a connection that has a minimum speed below 28.8 Kb/s. Another reason, for this error, can be Parental Controls settings in America Online (AOL). Ensure that these settings are disabled.
The update may not take place because your firewall and internet security settings are not properly configured. Make sure that ports 80 and 443 are active.
These files should have access – QBDBMgrN.exe, QBGDSPlugin.exe, QBLaunch.exe, QBServerUtilityMgr.exe, QBW32.exe, QuickBooksMessaging.exe, AutoBackupExe.exe, Dbmlsync.exe, DBManagerExe.exe, FileManagement.exe, FileMovementExe.exe, IntuitSyncManager.exe, QBCFMonitorService.exe, and QBDBMgr.exe. Now, check for QuickBooks Error Code 12157.
Check whether there is more than one installation of QuickBooks of the same version year on your PC. The error can occur because of multiple QuickBooks. If this is the case, you have to manually download and install updates for different versions of QuickBooks Desktop installed on your computer.
The solutions given above should fix the QuickBooks Error 12157. But, if you have a problem applying any of these solutions or if the problem does not get fixed, you can call on our QuickBooks Desktop Support Number 1-877-221-952O to get expert technical assistance.
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