Installation of QuickBooks Diagnostic Connection Tool and its Uses

by Adam S. Marketing Manger

About QuickBooks Connection Diagnostic Tool

This tool has been created to automize the analysis that fixes network and multi-user problems. The tool is also called the ‘QuickBooks Network Diagnostic Tool’. It helps in solving the irresolvable errors that occur at the time of the commencement of a company file. There is a similar error called QuickBooks Error H505 that users face.

Specifically, QuickBooks diagnostic tool shines in professional environments where Multiple users use the QuickBooks application. It has been built for identifying the errors that arise in company files that are shared over a server, as this is the most common plot for their happening.

The only drawback of this tool is that this tool is only available for users of the QuickBooks Windows version and it is presently unavailable for Mac versions users.

What Errors QuickBooks Connection Diagnostic Tool Solve?

This tool generally solves connectivity and network-related issues. The following are the errors that this tool fix:

  • -6150: You have a corrupted QuickBooks application installation.

  • -6000 -82: You do not have permission to access the company file.

  • -6000 -301: The file you are looking for is no longer exists at the searched location.

  • -6147: A usual error that restricts you to restore a back-up.

  • -6130: The firewall settings might block access.

Installing the QuickBooks Desktop Diagnostic Tool?

For using this tool, you first have to download and install it in your system. The following are the steps that help you download it hassle-free:

  • Ensure that no older version of this tool has ever been installed on your computer. If a previous version exists, uninstall it before you install this tool. The earlier version can affect the process of the installation.

  • Exit all the programs that are currently running in the background, specifically anti-virus programs before proceeding.

  • Proceed to the official website and download the ‘QuickBooks Connection Diagnostic Tool’ installation package in your system.

  • After the download completes, double-click the tool icon.

  • After the file gets open, follow the instructions display on the computer screen.

  • After the download completes Click on, ‘Open the tool,’ and check that it automatically starts.

How To Use QuickBooks Connection Diagnostic Tool To Solve Errors?

The following are the steps to use this QuickBooks Tool:

  • Open the program by double-clicking on the QuickBooks Desktop icon.

  • Proceed to the ‘Utilities’ option and then choose the ‘Repair File’ and the Network Problems (ensure that no impaired file is open).

  • The screen will display a pop-up message that asks for your approval for collecting your personal information related to QuickBooks and its data. 

  • Click ‘Yes’. If you are not seeing such a pop-up, it means you have already provided the required approval to the QuickBooks Connection Diagnostic Tool.

  • Move to the folder that contains the company file you want to analyze using this tool and click ‘Open’.

  • Choose ‘Show advanced settings,’ and from the drop-down menu select an issue that is most suitable to your present issue.

  • You have to provide accurate credentials to ‘QB Login and Password’.

  • Go to the “QuickBooks Diagnostic Tool” to analyze the problem.

  • Wait for a few minutes to finish the process while the tool is diagnosing the issue.

  • Open the corrected Company file to verify if the tool has fixed the error completely.


This article has covered almost every possible information and instruction about the QuickBooks Connection Diagnostic Tool. QuickBooks Error H202 is a similar error that users tend to face. If you still get any problem or want any professional help or guidance, you can freely reach out to this number: 1-877-349-3776.

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