How to fix QuickBooks Tool Hub Internet connection required.

1. Check the internet connection in QuickBooks

  • Open QuickBooks +1-844-476-5438 and select Help in the menu bar. Next, click Internet Connection Setup.
  • Check to have Use my computer’s Internet connection settings to establish a connection when this application accesses the Internet selected.
  • Click Next and Done.
  • Try to update and see if it works.

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2. Check if your subscription is active

  • Open QuickBooks.
  • Select Employees and click My Payroll Service.
  • Click Account/Billing Information and make sure to have the payroll subscription set to Active.
  • Close the window and see if QuickBook connects to the server.
  • Expired subscription is a common cause for QuickBooks Tool Hub +1-844-476-5438 Internet connection required error.

3. Allow QuickBooks connection through Windows Firewall

  • Open Control Panel.
  • Click System and Security and select Windows Firewall.
  • Under the Advanced settings, right click Inbound Rules and select New Rule.
  • Under Programs click Next and choose This Program Path.
  • Open QuickBooks file location and click Next.
  • Select Allow the Connection and click Next.
  • Make sure all the boxes are checked and then click Next.
  • Input a name for the new rule. Lastly, click Finish.
  • Follow the same steps for the Outbound Rules.

4. Give Intuit’s URL the Trusted Website privilege

  • Open Internet Explorer and select Tools. Click on Internet Options.
  • Open the Security tab and click the Trusted Websites icon.
  • Select the Sites button.
  • Type in the Add this website to the zone box the next URL: *
  • Make sure to have the Require server verification (https:) for all sites in this zone box unchecked
  • Press Close and OK.

5. Do a clean install of QuickBooks in Selective Startup mode

  • Press R + Windows buttons on your keyboard to open the Run box > type msconfig and hit Enter.
  • In the general tab, choose Selective startup and Load system services.
  • Open the Services and select Hide all Microsoft Services. Then, select Disable all.
  • Uncheck the Hide all Microsoft Services box.
  • Make sure that the Windows Installer box is checked and click OK.
  • After your Windows starts up, reinstall the QuickBooks app. Then bring your computer to its normal configuration by following these steps:
  • Press R + Windows buttons on your keyboard to open the Run box, type msconfig and hit Enter
  • Select Normal Startup and click OK.
  • In the System Configuration window, choose Restart.

6. Try to install or update QuickBooks Desktop Security Certificate

  • Right click QuickBooks Desktop icon and select Proprieties
  • Select the Shortcut tab and choose Open File Location. Lastly, click OK.
  • Go to QuickBooks app .exe file, right click on it and select Proprieties.
  • Select the Digital Signatures tab and choose QuickBooks. Click on Install Certificate.
  • In the Certificate Import Wizard, check to have Current User set as the Store Location and click Next.
  • Select Next and then Finish.

We hope you successfully implemented our proposed solutions and fixed the QuickBooks Tool Hub +1-844-476-5438 Internet connection required error.

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