QuickBooks Error 12157 is a part of error 12000 that occurs because of web connectivity problems in the Windows operating system with Microsoft Win32 Internet or which is also known as WinInetAPI.
QuickBooks uses API to run Internet protocols easily mainly FTP, HTTP, and Gopher. Therefore, QuickBooks Error 12157 usually takes place while either downloading or setting up updates with the software.
As a result, these errors stop updates and restrict problems for the present version as future updates do not come to the system.
Reasons behind QuickBooks Error 12157
- Restrictive settings of Firewall (personal) and Internet security applications.
- More than one version of QuickBooks on the same device system of the same year mainly QuickBooks Desktop Pro 2016 and QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise Solutions 16.0.
- Certain settings considering Internet or Security applications can also cause Error 12157 QuickBooks to crop up when updating QuickBooks Desktop.
Moreover, few good solutions can solve the problem instantly and without any discrepancies. Update your software after each step to check has been sorted.
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How to Fix QuickBooks Error 12157?
Given below is a list of solutions that you can use to solve error message 12157.
Solution 1: Advanced Settings
Some easy steps to resolve QuickBooks error code12157 QuickBooks.
- Exit QuickBooks and then visit Internet Explorer.
- After opening proceeds to Tools tab in Menu Bar and then go to Internet options.
- Now choose the Advanced Tab.
- Choose Restore Advanced Settings tab and exit the Window.
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Solution 2: Firewall/ Third-Party Application Configuration
The settings of the QuickBooks Firewall and other third-party security applications sometimes restricts QuickBooks to update the software and payroll too. It should authorize incoming and outgoing access via 10172 ports. You need internet access for the below files:
Solution 3: QuickBooks Desktop & Internet Explorer Settings
The settings of both QuickBooks Desktop and Internet Explorer should do well with one another. Regularly verify and update QuickBooks Desktop and Internet Explorer with the newest bug solutions.
All of the solutions given above are very quick and proper and ensure to solve QuickBooks Error 12157 in the best manner possible. If you are still doubtful about them, you can seek help from us by contacting us directly at QuickBooks Error Helpline Number for help.
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