What is QuickBooks Error 12007 (With Steps to Fix it)

by John Kartan Accounting And Bookkeeping

 QuickBooks is used by millions of businesses throughout the world for accounting and bookkeeping operations. While using QuickBooks, it’s not unusual that a user might face some errors. QuickBooks Error 12007 is one of such error that you as a user may encounter when you try to update QuickBooks Desktop.

For instant guidance to fix QuickBooks error 12007, you can talk to QuickBooks professionals by dialing our customer support number (844-888-4666)

What Causes QuickBooks Update Error 12007?

Generally, QuickBooks Update Error 12007 occurs when there are some issues with the default browser settings.

What should be done to fix QuickBooks Error 12007?

Before proceeding to the solution, make sure that Internet Explorer is your default browser otherwise, this might lead to corrupt installation of QuickBooks Desktop updates.

If Internet Explorer is not your default browser, below we’ve mentioned the steps to set it as your default browser:
  • Go to Internet Explorer and click on the Tools icon (In the upper-right corner).
  • Select Internet Options and then click on the Programs tab.
  • Under Default Web Browser , select the Make Default option.
  • Click on OK.
Below we’ve described the complete procedure on how you can check and review your default browser settings to fix QuickBooks Error 12007.
  • Click on Internet Explorer to open it.
  • Select the Tools icon (In the upper-right corner) and go to Internet Options.
  • Under the Security tab, click on the Globe icon and set Medium-high as the security level.
  • Under the Connections tab, Check-mark Never Dial a Connection if you’re not using the dial-up node (DUN) on your system.
  • If you’re using ISP on your system, then choose the correct ISP and hit OK.
  • Click on LAN Setups and make sure that the automatically detect settings is selected.
  • If the Use a Proxy Server option is selected, set up the complete address and port.
  • If you find out the Port is Port 80, clear the check box for the testing purpose.
  • Click on OK.
  • Go to the Advanced tab and select the Restore advanced settings option.
  • After following the above-mentioned steps, Click on the Settings option and ensure that Use TLS 1.2 is selected.
  • Click on OK.
  • Now, close your internet explorer and restart your system.


We’ve mentioned all the necessary steps that you should know to review your default browser settings to fix QuickBooks Error 12007. We hope that after following the steps mentioned in the post, you’ll be able to fix QuickBooks Error 12007 and update your QuickBooks Desktop. However, if the error persists, you can talk to certified QuickBooks professionals by calling us on our customer support number (844-888-4666).

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