How to fix sync manager error in QuickBooks?

by Steve M. QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor

Often when trying to bridge the application with QuickBooks and while performing other changes, one might land into QuickBooks Sync Manager Error. This error restricts the user from accessing the company file and thus, you cannot proceed with the ongoing task. When it occurs, an error message appears on your screen that reads: QuickBooks error 2014 sync manager: Fix QuickBooks Sync Manager Error. “There was an error loading the files from the path.” There can be a couple of reasons causing such an error, which we will be discussing later in this post along with the solution steps for the same. Thus, make sure to read the post till the end. Or contact us at +1-844-405-0907, and we will provide you with instant support services.

What causes sync manager error? 

·         Missing or damaged Windows components.

·         Connectivity Issues during data transfers can also result in Intuit QuickBooks sync manager has stopped working error.

·         Firewall or the Internet Security blocks the sync.

·         Intuit Sync Manager has stopped Working can also take place due to missing QuickBooks Sync Manager Updates.

·         Hampered network connectivity or a Firewall/Internet Security blockage while uploading the data, you might end up with QuickBooks Sync Error 5_13944.

·         Inaccessibility of the file. It can be either when you moved your company file to a different location or it’s not readable for disk errors.

·         Failure to write the downloaded data to the QuickBooks Company File in the middle of the syncing process.

Steps to fix sync manager error

The user can perform the below steps to eliminate the sync manager error:

Rename Intuit Sync Manager Folder

·         At first, you have to close the QuickBooks Company File and then, the QuickBooks Application.

·         Now, update the QuickBooks application as per the latest release.

·         Head to the System Tray and right-click Sync Manager icon and select Exit to close the sync Manager.

·         Look for the Sync Manager folder by following the file path:

·         C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Intuit.

·         Note: The location can be different as per the version of Windows or the folder chosen while installing

·         Reboot your computer and start the QuickBooks application once again (The Sync Manager folder is automatically created).

·         At last, you may try to Sync the information once again and check if it has resolved QuickBooks Sync manager not working error.


By the end of the post, we expect that the reader might be able to fix the sync manager error in QuickBooks by performing the set of steps mentioned in above. However, if for some reason the error persists, then it is suggested to get in touch with our QuickBooks support professionals at +1-844-405-0907 and they will provide you with instant support services. 

You may also see: How to Fix QuickBooks Error Code 9997?

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