A complete user guide for QuickBooks tool hub to repair common problems in QuickBooks desktop software.
What is QuickBooks?
QuickBooks is undoubtedly an amazing accounting software to automate accounting for small business. QuickBooks comes with online and desktop version and can be used to accomplish multiple tasks such as bookkeeping, time tracking, invoicing, tracking income & expenses, inventory, paying your employees and much more. QuickBooks gives you a complete snapshot of where your business stands in current times. You can also compare the performance with the previous years and figure out the areas that needs to be worked on.
QuickBooks is an important tool for business management. Like every other software, it has its own disadvantages and sometimes it can encounter errors if not operated properly. Access to QuickBooks is essential on daily basis to perform routine work. If there is some problem with the software it can affect proper management of business. To overcome this problem and Intuit, the manufacturer of QuickBooks launched QuickBooks tool hub.
QuickBooks Tool Hub
QuickBooks tool hub is a program used to fix technical problem with QuickBooks. It is a hub of different tools that are used to fix various issues with QuickBooks desktop software. The latest version of QuickBooks (version 126.96.36.199) is available to download free from the Intuit official website. There are different tools available in QuickBooks tool hub to troubleshoot specific problems in QuickBooks desktop which we will be discussing in this article.
QuickBooks tool hub is provided with dedicated sections to fix company file & network issues, problems with the program and program installation issues. These are the most common problems that can arise while using QuickBooks desktop accounting software.
QuickBooks tool hub can also be used to reset password of your company file. You just need your license number, zip code, phone number, name and email associated with your account.
Apart from this QuickBooks tool hub have a collection of various software utilities that were available separately to take care of different errors that usually occur while using QuickBooks desktop. Earlier these tools were available to download individually. To cut out the hassle and to make it easier all the tools were combined in a single application. Below is a list of tools that you can find in QB tool hub.
- Quick Fix my File
- QuickBooks file doctor
- QBWinlog Folder Opener
- QuickBooks database server manager
- QuickBooks program diagnostic tool
- QuickBooks print and pdf repair tool
- QuickBooks install diagnostic tool
- QB Install folder opener
- 3371 error fix tool
- QB password reset tool
It is a proven fact that QuickBooks tool hub is very useful in many scenarios. If you are having any issues with your QuickBooks desktop, you can try out tool hub to troubleshoot the issue before going for professional help.
Resolving Company File Issue with Tool Hub
QuickBooks tool hub can be used to fix a number issues with QuickBooks company files. If you encounter errors such as unable to open company file or any error code while opening the company file, please download QuickBooks tool hub. Go to company file issues tab, here you will find all the options to repair a corrupt company file. Before using any tool here, please make sure that you backup your company file. After backing it up, please run repair and verify data utility once. If you encounter errors starting with 6000, press quick fix my file button.
There is a button provided here to open QBWinlog folder which can be used to check the log file for any errors. It is intended to be used by advanced users or QuickBooks technicians.
QuickBooks file doctor is also provided here. You can click on the button to download it. Once you have downloaded the file doctor, click on the browse button and select the company file. Click on the continue to repair the file. You need to enter the admin credentials in order to proceed. Once the process is completed, please check if the issue is resolved. If the issue is not resolved please contact QuickBooks support.
QuickBooks file doctor can also be used to fix error -6150, -6000 -82, -6000 -305, -6000 -301, -6147, or -6130. If you find any missing lists, please use file doctor to resolve this issue.
Resolving Network Issues with Tool Hub
In the network issues tab provided in QuickBooks tool hub you will find QuickBooks database server manager. You can access database server manager by pressing the button. You can use it to resolved H202 error. To fix error H505 you need to disable the hosting mode in all the work stations except the server.
Now, open QuickBooks database server manager and browse through the location of your company file. This tool will help you to fix the network issues with QB.
Fixing Program Problems with Tool Hub
Like every other piece of software, QuickBooks can also cause unpredictable problems. Sometime, QuickBooks does not open or it freezes after displaying the QuickBooks splash screen. You can refer to this section if you deal with similar symptoms.
Another problem is that sometimes QuickBooks is slow or sluggish. You can press quick fix my program button to overcome this issue.
Another button provided here is QuickBooks program diagnostic tool. You can run this tool to fix any problem related with the QuickBooks software. It carries out a number of repair processes and repair all the require Microsoft components. Estimated completion can take 10 minutes or more depending upon the speed of your computer.
For PDF and printing issues, you can press the associated button. Please check the screenshot above.
Fixing Installation Issues with Tool Hub
Sometimes when you try to install QuickBooks desktop on a computer and it does not allow you to install it. The installation file may not respond when you double click it to run it. There may be some missing Microsoft components or some of the components needs to be update to make it compatible with QuickBooks tool hub.
In the installation issues tab, you will find QuickBooks install diagnostic tool, Open QB install folder, 3371 error fix tool and QuickBooks TLS 1.2 tool.
Click on QuickBooks install diagnostic tool to fix installation problems in QuickBooks desktop. To rectify TLS 1.2 QuickBooks error, press the required button. You can also check for Windows update and download QuickBooks from here.