Get rid of the QuickBooks error 12157 with easy methods

Get rid of the QuickBooks error 12157 with easy methods
3 min read
20 December 2022

You might encounter the QuickBooks error 12157 due to a problem with the internet connection. Other reasons for this error are if the date and time of your system are incorrect, you could encounter this error. This error could also pop up during the QuickBooks installation process. Some settings in the firewall or internet could also cause the error 12157 to pop up. Having multiple QuickBooks installed in your system could also lead to this error. However, getting away with this error is not that challenging. Let us have a look at the resolution methods to eliminate this error 12157 in QuickBooks

In case your screen is still stuck with the QuickBooks error 12157. Our QuickBooks experts can help you in getting away with this error. Dial us on 1-855-856-0042 directly for all your queries. 

Methods to get away with the QuickBooks error code 12157

You can get over the QuickBooks error code 12157 on your own. Try these resolution methods to get away with this error.

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Method 1: Change the internet settings 

  • Open your QuickBooks Move to help the menu
  • Select internet connection setup
  • Opt for using my computer's internet connection
  • Click on the next tab
  • Try opening advanced connection settings
  • Head to the advanced tab
  • Click on the restore advanced settings option
  • Tp on the ok tab
  • Finally, click on done

Move to the second or third method if the first one does not work well for you.

Method 2: Restore the system 

  • Go to start your system tab and log in as admin
  • You are then required to click on the start
  • Moving forward, click on system repair
  • Tap on reinstalling my pc, and then the next option
  • Select the restore point and then click on next
  • Select the advanced system
  • At last select next

Method 3:  Try resetting the date and time of your system

  • Move to the clock on the screen of your system
  • Right-click on the date and time
  • Select adjust date/time option from the list
  • Choose the correct data and time and click on ok
  • Check whether the date and time have been corrected or not
  • Close your QuickBooks and reopen it again
  • Try running QuickBooks update and check if the error is still coming up

Updating QuickBooks from time to time helps avoid many such errors. Keeping QuickBooks updated can help you in using it seamlessly without any errors. Also, keeping your windows updated as per QuickBooks is mandatory for any QuickBooks users.


We have given you resolution methods to get away with the QuickBooks error 12157. However, if they do not work well for you, give us a call on 1-855-856-0042. We will make you speak to one of our experts, and they can guide your accordingly. Having assistance from one of our experts can help in rectifying this error. You can fix this error with the help of experts quickly.

Also read: Simple and easy methods to fix the QuickBooks abort error

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Allan Ramsay 2
Hi, I am Allan Ramsay, a professional Data recovery Engineer, working with Quickbooks Pro Advisors as a consultant from the past five years in the USA. I am a s...
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