QuickBooks connection has been lost is the most annoying error that users face while opening or using the QuickBooks desktop application. When the error trigger, the user experience difficulty accessing the company file. The error pops up on the screen with an error message, “The connection to the company file has been lost. QuickBooks must close immediately. Any unsaved data will need to be re-entered.” In this blog, we will discuss more facts about QuickBooks connection has been lost error, its causes and quick fixes, so read carefully till the end.
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What leads to QuickBooks connection has been lost error?
There are certain factors that cause the error. Have a look at some of them given below:
1.QuickBooks desktop application is outdated.
2.The user does not have admin rights.
3.Poor internet connection.
4.QuickBooks company file is damaged or corrupted.
Given below are the troubleshooting steps to fix the error.
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Quick Ways to Fix QuickBooks connection has been lost error
Step 1. Run QuickBooks Database Server Manager
Follow the steps given below to restart Database Server Manager:
2.Open Control Panel.
3.Choose and open Administrative Tools.
4.From the list of Administrative Tools, choose Services.
5.Next, right-click the QuickBooksDBXX. Here XX is the year of Database Server Manager.
6. Click Restart.
If the error continues, try the following step.
Step 2. Run Quick Fix my Program
Download and install QuickBooks Tool Hub on your workstation using the following steps to use the tool:
2.Get the latest version of QuickBooks Tool Hub.
3.Move to downloads and open the downloaded QuickBooksToolHub.exe file.
4.Install the tool hub by following the prompt steps.
5.Agree to the terms and conditions.
6.Once the installation finishes, open the tool hub by double-clicking on its desktop icon.
7.Within the tool hub, choose Program Problems.
8.Click Quick Fix my Program.
9.Let the tool run.
10.The tool will close all background processes that QuickBooks uses.
If you still get the error, move on to the next step.
Step 3. Move the company file to a different folder
1.Search for the folder containing the company file.
2.Right-click the folder and choose Copy.
3.Now, paste the files on the desktop.
We hope the steps given in the blog help you fix the QuickBooks connection has been lost error. If the error continues, contact the QuickBooks support team by calling us on our helpline number 1.800.579.9430.