How To Fix Common QuickBooks Web Connector Errors- QBWC1085 Error

Go through this article if you face any of the given below QuickBooks web connector error when you are trying to connect any application with your QuickBooks using the web connector.

Learn how to fix QuickBooks Web Connector Error qbwc1085 problem with a log file, net framework error, not working issue, qwclog.txt file location, there was a problem with the log file QuickBooks web connector, etc.

Before proceeding further first we will take a short description of “what is QuickBooks Web Connector?”

What is QuickBooks web connector

Web Connector is a Microsoft Windows web-based application that enables web services to exchange data with QuickBooks Desktop products. Web connector and QuickBooks use the same local network and both installed on the same machine.

It generates QWC files that help the users to connect more to establish a relationship between your applications and the remoter version of Quickbooks.

The QuickBooks Web Connector (QBWC) is a go-between application that allows qbXML and qbposXML to pass between a Web-based application (implementing a standard Simple Object Access Protocol [SOAP]-based Web service interface) and QuickBooks financial software or QuickBooks Point of Sale.

Because all communication is initiated by the Web Connector running on the system with QuickBooks, we avoid opening firewall ports. Communication with Web services can be automatically scheduled or simply be initiated at the user’s convenience.

Now we will discuss the different types of Intuit Web Connector errors and how to solve them.

QBWC1085 Error Code Means:

  • QB Web Connector unable to write the log file.
  • QuickBooks will initiate without addressing the log file.
  • Maybe an issue with the log file.
  • QuickBooks Web Connector will continue without the log file

Primary Causes of this Error

Check out the below points to know the root causes of error

  • Inappropriate installation of the QBWC Tool.
  • Maybe using the outdated QuickBooks Web Connector.
  • Lost log file handled by Web Connector.
  • Not have administrative rights to the window users.

QuickBooks Web Connector errors and their solutions

QB web connector errors directly affect the QuickBooks Desktop. And once you encounter the error then you will not be able to share data between the QuickBooks and third-party applications. So, here we will discuss every error step by step.

QBWC1085: QuickBooks was unable to write to the log file. QuickBooks will open without writing to log file

While trying to open QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions or staring your system, you get some of the given below errors:

You may face any of two errors:

1. QBWC1085

“QBWC1085: QuickBooks was unable to write to the log file. QuickBooks will open without writing to log file.” OR

“QBWC1085: There was a problem with the log file. QuickBooks Web Connector will continue without the log file.”

QBWC Error 1085 warning

2. Exception TypeError: Unknown name

Generally, this QuickBooks web connector error occurs when the QWCLOG.TXT file is damaged or it is not accessed by the web connector. Basically the work of the web connector is to connect some of the web-based programs to QuickBooks. You can easily remove the web connector if QuickBooks is not connected to any third-party apps.

Follow the steps to delete the web connector if your QB is not connected to the third-party applications:

  • First, log in as a Windows administrator.
  • Then follow this path C:\ProgramData\ Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup.
  • And Delete the QuickBooks Web Connector.
  • After deleting restart the system and open the QuickBooks.

But if you connected your QuickBooks data file to the third-party program that file uses by the web connector, then you have to stay web connector in the startup menu. In this particular situation, you can rename the QWCLOG.TXT file to solve qbwebconnector error.

  1. a. Exit from QuickBooks and Web Connector.
    b.Then open Windows File Explorer and go to C:\ProgramData\Intuit\QBWebConnector\log.
    c. Rename the QWCLOG.TXT to QWCLOGOLD.TXT.
  2. Again open web connector.
  3. Restart the system and open the QB and login to a third-party program.

Sometimes you may also face these errors when the web connector trying to connect with QuickBooks.

QBWC1007, 1008 or 1009: An error occurred when connecting to QuickBooks

Reasons for the error

  • If QuickBooks is not responding.
  • The issue in the opening company file.
  • An open window may restrict the connection.

Solution for the QBWC1007, 1008 or 1009

  1. Close and reopen the QuickBooks again.
  2. After that open the company file.
  3. Assured that there is no background app is running or no other window is open in the QuickBooks.

Sometimes you may also face an issue that QB web connector fails to run. To that situation, you can follow these given below instructions.

QBWC1006: QuickBooks Web Connector failed to run

This QuickBooks web connector error generally occurs when the web connector is not able to search the file in which the connector wants to work. That file is QWCLog.txt.

Solution for the error

  1. Go to the File Explorer in Windows.
  2. To search for the QWCLog.txt file, follow this path: C:\Users\Public\AppData\local\IntuitQuickBooks Web Connector\version directory.
  3. And search QWCLog.txt file. Remember that it is not write-protected.
  4. Open the web connector again to verify that the issue is fixed.

But the issue continues then we recommend you to visit your nearby technician.

QBWC1011: Application named [AppName] does not exist in the registry

This error shows when the app is not correctly installed in the system.

How to solve this issue:

  1. First, check there should not open any window in the web connector.
  2. Close and restart the web connector again.

Note: But you are not able to find your application in the web connector after relaunching, then add the.QWC for the third-party app. The app provider will provide you.QWC file and it must be downloaded to your system.

QBWC1016 and QBWC1018: No application was selected for update

You face this issue when you want to update any application in the web connector but you missed to select the application. In this situation, you can select your application and then click on the Update Selected option.

But sometimes when you trying to update an application but there is no app is available in the web connector and you select the Select All option. In this situation follow these steps to solve the issue.

  1. First, make ready your app’s.QWC file. You required this as because to install the app. But if you don’t have this then you can get it from your app’s website.
  2. And add your app to the web connector.

QBWC1019: No application available to un-select at this time

You face this error when there is not a single app in the web connector and you chose to select none option. Follow the steps to solve the issue:

  1. First, make ready your app’s.QWC file. You required this as because to install the app. But if you don’t have this then you can get it from your app’s website.
  2. And add your app to the web connector.

QBWC1020: There are scheduled jobs. Web Connector will not be able to run these jobs if you exit

This QuickBooks web connector error generally occurs when web connector scheduled update and you trying to close it. Follow the steps for the solution:

  1. Uncheck all the boxes under Auto-run before going to close Web connector, and then you can exit.
  2. Choose Yes on the error message you got.

QBWC1022, 1023, or 1024: An error occurred when connecting to QuickBooks

The reason behind the error:

  • QuickBooks is not operating
  • If the company file is not opening
  • An open window is interrupting the connection

Solution for the error

  1. Close and reopen the QuickBooks.
  2. Then log in to your company file.
  3. Close all the open windows in the QB.

But still facing the issue, then we recommend you to contact the expert.

QBWC1032: Could not find application [AppName] in the registry to complete scheduled update

QBWC1032 error occurs when the web connector is not able to find out the application during updating.

The solution to solve the error:

  1. Before closing unchecks everything under Auto-Run and then Exit.
  2. Restart the Web Connector.

If these instructions don’t work then try to delete and add back the app that has the issue.

  1. You need apps.QWC file to reinstall the application again. But if you don’t have then you can get it from your app’s website and take help from your app’s support.
  2. Search the app in the list of the web service application, you want to delete.
  3. Select the app and click on the Remove option.
  4. Add the app back with the help of .QWC file.

QBWC1033: QB web connector failed to initialize QWCLog.txt file and will not run

The reason behind the error:

  • Web Connector does not have access to the file to open or make changes to it.
  • The file may not exist.
  • There may be no space in the hard drive.

The solution of the error QBWC1033:

  • Log in as the windows admin in the system and set up QuickBooks Web Connector.

XML Web service with QuickBooks Web Connector

We also are known as ASMX services, where the predecessor of Windows Communication Foundation (WCF). You can access Web services by adding a service reference just as you would for any other WCF service. Any references added in this manner will target the latest version of the .NET Framework.

For applications that were created in an earlier version of Visual Studio, you can still add a Web reference that targets version 2.0 of the .NET Framework. To do this, follow the procedure that is described in the following section.

An installer for the QuickBooks Web Connector software is available to everyone as a free download from the QuickBooks Web Connector download page. Developers may refer their customers to this page or redistribute the installer to their customers.

We hope now you will be able to fix QuickBooks web connector error. And you can also do sync successfully with your third-party application.

Here we provide you with the basics that you need to get started with QuickBooks Web Connector. If you need further assistance contact our QuickBooks ProAdvisor by dialing +1-855-441-4417.

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