QuickBooks Error Message: Connection Has Been Lost

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Sometimes when you use a QuickBooks Desktop you will get an error message connection has been lost. When you face any issue while you are accessing the company file on the QuickBooks Desktop. There are different solutions according to your situation. Follow only those steps which are for you.

QuickBooks error message connection has been lost

Condition 1: When You Are Using Standalone Computer

  • There is a folder in which you saved your file. It may need more permission
  • An anti-virus firewall will cause a 3rd party service to interfere with QuickBooks.
  • There is a chance that your file of QuickBooks can be corrupted.

So, these are some reasons, From which you are seeing that error message. If you check all the things so you are able to find out what’s the reason for that message. So let’s talk about what’s the solution for that now you identify the reason and now you have to fix it There are some solutions that can help you.

Solutions For Error Message: Connection Has Been Lost

  1. Restart or Reopen your QuickBooks

Whenever your computer/laptop is lagging so it’s better to restart it. Like that also you can restart your QuickBooks desktop. It might be possible that you will never see that message again. But if you again see that message then restart it 2-3 times. There are some chances that your problem will be solved but after this process, you are seeing that error again then follow the next solution.

  1. From The QuickBooks Tool Hub Run Quick Fix My Problem

QuickBooks tool hub is the tool that helps you to fix your QuickBooks errors. But there is a condition that you have to close your QuickBooks then you can use that tool. There are also some chances that this tool will be beneficial for you. You should try it.

If you want to use that tool then follow some steps.

STEP 1)  First Download The QuickBooks Tools Hub

This tool is best for fixing errors if you want more good experience you can run this tool on windows 10

  1. If you open your QuickBooks Desktop Then Close it.
  2. You can download the current version of QuickBooks Tool Hub. Then store them where you are able to find them easily. But if you have already downloaded your Quickbooks but you don’t know which version it is then go to the home tab then you will see your version on the bottom right.
  3. Open that file which you have just downloaded
  4. There will be some steps on your screen, follow them and agree on terms and conditions but before that carefully read terms & conditions.
  5. Then after the installation, click on that tool icon which is on your Windows desktop so you can open it.
STEP 2) Running The Quick Fix My Problem
  1. From the QuickBooks Tools Hub, Click on program problems.
  1. Then click on Quick fix my problem

These are some steps in this solution. This solution is for only those who are using a standalone computer. If you are using a standalone computer then you can freely use these solutions. 

  1. From QuickBooks Tools Hub Run QuickBooks File Doctor.

1)  Run Quickbooks file doctor

2) Check the results

  • If it is showing that there is no problem in the company file and your company file is perfectly working. But your error hasn’t been fixed yet so you need to verify the data file of the company and again build it if it is necessary. This means you have to first verify and then rebuild it.
  • If that tool detects that data is damaged then you can try these-
  • You can repair your file, It can fix your file.
  • Restore that company files which you backed up
  • The data which you lost recover that with QuickBooks auto data recovery.
  • You can also send your company to the QuickBooks data recovery team. You can request them to recover your data.

But if the file of your company is in the portable drive, Then you have to follow these different steps:-

When the company file is stored in a portable drive such as flash or any other and working on it is very risky and if you are going to follow these steps then this is your own risk. It is not recommended, while a working file is stored on a portable drive.

Checking The Portable Drive

  1. Check whether your portable drive is connected or not. You can also try:
  • Disconnecting and again connecting your drive.
  • From my computer find your QuickBooks company file on the removable drive.
  • Save other different files to the drive so you will be satisfied that it’s working or not.
  1. Check whether the space is available for your company file or not. It should have some space to store your file.

But, if you still see that the error message connection has been lost then follow the same steps again which was under the QuickBooks file doctor.

Condition 2: If your computer is connected to any other network and the data file is stored on another device.

  • The network to which you connected can be unstable
  • There is a folder in which you saved your file. It may need more permission.
  • The firewall is preventing the network from accessing it.
  • Maybe your power-saving mode is on.

There are some solutions that follow them

Solutions Steps For Condition 2

  1. Download The Quickbooks Tool Hub

It will fix the error message and your QuickBooks must be closed before using this tool.

1)  Run QuickBooks file doctor

2) Check the results

  • If it is showing that there is no problem in the company file and your company file is perfectly working. But your error hasn’t been fixed yet so you need to verify the data file of the company and again build it if it is necessary. This means you have to first verify and then rebuild it.
  • If that tool detects that data is damaged then you can try these-
  • You can repair your file, It can fix your file.
  • Restore that company files which you backed up
  • The data which you lost recover that with QuickBooks auto data recovery.
  • You can also send your company to the QuickBooks data recovery team. You can request them to recover your data.
  1. Restart Your Computer
  • You can restart your device, But before restarting your computer now one should connect to that computer.
  1. Check Your Network Connection
  • The network is wireless. QuickBooks doesn’t support it.
  • Check whether the connection is giving you complete access or not by saving other files.
  • If you are not able to make or remove non-QuickBooks files in the folder then you can set up the windows access permission that is required for QuickBooks.
  1. Fix Hosting On The Computers
  • The QuickBooks database server should be installed on the host computer. Check whether it is or not.
  • Press on Windows key on your keyboard then type QuickBooks

These are some solutions Hopefully it will help you a lot by solving your problem it will never show that error message in QuickBooks.

And now you are able to solve these types of Connection Lost Problems.

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