QuickBooks Web Connector Error - A Quick Troubleshooting Guide

by John Kartan Accounting And Bookkeeping

As a QuickBooks user, you might have heard about QuickBooks Web Connector. QuickBooks Web Connector is a Microsoft Windows application that enables data sharing between QuickBooks Desktop and a certain number of web-applications. However, a number of users often face one or another QuickBooks Web Connector error while using the Web Connector application. In this post, we will briefly discuss about some common QuickBooks web connector errors and show you how you can quickly fix them.

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Types of Web Connector Errors and their Solutions

Below we’ve talked about the three most common QuickBooks Web Connector Errors:

1: QBWC1006

QuickBooks Error QBWC1006 occurs when the web connector fails to run.

Cause: The web connector is not able to access the QWBCLOG.TXT file that it needs to function.

Solution: Find out the QWCLog.txt file and disable the write-protection.
  • Open File Explorer on your system by pressing Window + E keys on your keyboard.
  • Navigate the following address: 
C:\Users\Public\AppData\local\IntuitQuickBooks Web Connector\version directory
  • Select the QWCLog.txt file and remove write protection from it.
To remove write protection from a file:
  1. Click the Home tab and select Properties.
  2. In Properties, select Read-only to remove the check-mark.
  3. Click OK.
  • Open your Web Connector to ensure that the QuickBooks error QBWC1006 is resolved.

2: QBWC1007 ( QBWC1008 or QBWC1009)

QuickBooks Error QBWC1007, QBWC1008 or, QBWC1009 occurs while connecting Web connector to QuickBooks.

Cause: Your company file might be closed.

  • Close your QuickBooks Desktop and reopen it.
  • You need to sign in to your company file.
Note: You need to ensure there are no other windows are open in QuickBooks while following the steps mentioned above.

3: QBWC1020

QuickBooks Error QBWC1020 occurs while closing the web connector.

Cause: Your Web Connector might have a scheduled update due to which QuickBooks Error QBWC1020 is occurring when you try to exit the web connector.


  • Before you exit the Web connector, make sure to un-mark all the checkboxes that are beneath the Auto-Run column. 
  • Now, select Yes on the error message.


Dealing with QuickBooks Web Connector Error can be a daunting task for many QuickBooks users. QBWC1006, QBWC1007 ( QBWC1008 or QBWC1009), and QBWC1020 are the three most common QuickBooks Web Connector Errors that a number of users face while using Web Connector. We have tried our best to explain the reasons behind their occurrences and how you can quickly fix them. For additional troubleshooting assistance, you can contact us on our customer support number 844-888-4666 and get-in-touch with QuickBooks professionals now.

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Created on Mar 17th 2021 18:14. Viewed 59 times.


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