How to Solutions QuickBooks error code 12029



QuickBooks error code 12029 happens when the software cannot access the server. It sends the request to the server and due to the time-out the software not able to connect with the server. It happens due to connectivity issues and more so below is the information about the reasons that cause this error in your account. The solution is also there so that you can get it resolved on your own on the behalf of the reason that causes you this error.

Reasons that cause you the error code 12029

 There are different reasons like internal or external reasons because of that you encountered this error. The reasons are as follows:-

  • Internal reasons
    • For accessing the server QuickBooks is blocked.
    • Connectivity failures Issues
    • QuickBooks update connection time-out
    • Connection problem
  • External reasons
    • The settings of the SSL are incorrect
    • Internet packets are dropped
    • Network time-out while Payroll request of download
    • Internet Browsers are not supporting
    • The firewall is blocking the software from accessing the server.


The solutions to fix the QuickBooks error code 12029

Here are the solutions that you have to choose accordingly and get done for good results. The solutions are as follows:-

For checking the settings of the Internet Explorer

  1. Firstly close the software
  2. Then, you have to open the browser named Internet Explorer
  3. Go to the Tools option and click on the Internet Options
  4. In the tab named Security, click on the Globe icon
  5. Then do check that the security level must not be higher than the “Medium-High
  6. Now in the Connection Tab, if you don’t use the dial-up mode then click on the Never Dial a Connection or you can also, select the valid ISP and click on the OK button
  7. Then Select the LAN settings and check that the option of Automatic detect settings is selected
  8. The option Use a Proxy Server checkbox must not be selected then click on the OK
  9. In the Advanced tab, click on the Restore Advanced Settings and then in the Settings find the Use TSL 1.2 and check that it is selected
  10. Now click on the OK button and then close the Internet Explorer
  11. In the end, restart your system.

For testing the settings and the connectivity

  1. First of all, download the TLS 1.2 Utility
  2. Then run it
  3. Check that the Internet Explorer is the default browser if not then set it now
  4. Also, check and verify that all the trusted websites are accessed by you outside the QuickBooks Desktop software.

For checking the settings of Security

In this, you have to check the configuration of the firewall in your system to allow access to the QuickBooks software. You can also, verify the settings of the Parental control applications for the updates of QuickBooks Desktop software. Check the internet security options for all downloads and updates.

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