Slow internet connectivity and network timeout can lead to different types of technical errors in QuickBooks Desktop. One prominent error is QuickBooks Error Code 12002. There are many factors which can provoke this error. But in this blog we shall elaborate all the troubleshooting QuickBooks payroll update Error 12002.

Major causes of QuickBooks Error 12002

This error can be caused by:

•        Wrongly set SSL settings.

•        Firewall or Antivirus may be disrupting the connection to the network.

•        Internet Explorer is not set as the default web browser.

•        Poor internet connection.

Way 1: Clean install QuickBooks Desktop

Clean install of QuickBooks entails the following steps:

Step 1: Go to Control Panel.

Step 2: Now, go for Programs and Features. Here, choose QuickBooks.

Step 3: Click on Uninstall. Once done, rename QB folder.

Step 4: Next go for a fresh installation of QuickBooks Desktop.

Step 5: In the end, launch QuickBooks as admin. This should do away with QuickBooks Error code 12002

This article provided an overview of all the troubleshooting ways for fixing QuickBooks Error 12002. If you need any technical help, just give our QuickBooks payroll experts a call at 1-800-615-2347.