What to do if you get QuickBooks 2002 error?

by Zoe Maria
QuickBooks 2002 error

QuickBooks is an amazing application that offers various tools to users to fulfill their accounting needs. But, there are instances when users face QuickBooks 2002 error that appears on the screen while opening and editing the data file. The error triggers because of incorrect login details in QuickBooks payroll. This advisory is intended to guide users on the causes behind QuickBooks payroll error code 2002 and troubleshooting solutions to fix the same.

If you require immediate technical assistance to resolve QuickBooks 2002 error, give a call on our toll-free number 1-855-948-3646 and consult the certified QuickBooks expert’s team

Reasons behind the appearance of QuickBooks payroll error code 2002

Here are some factors that are responsible for this payroll error:

  1. You are running an expired and outdated version of QuickBooks Desktop.
  2. QuickBooks payroll subscription is expired or inactive.
  3. There is some damage or corruption to the QuickBooks data file.
  4. Poor internet connection leading to incomplete installation of QuickBooks.
  5. Restrictions from Windows Firewall is blocking QuickBooks updates.

Implement the solutions given in the troubleshooting section to fix the error from the root.

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Fixing QuickBooks payroll error 2002 with Different Methods

Following are the most effective troubleshooting methods that will help you eliminate the payroll error in QuickBooks:

Method 1. Activate your QuickBooks payroll subscription

  1. Exit from your company files and then quit the QuickBooks Desktop application.
  2. Click the Windows Start menu and select the Log off option.
  3. Click the Switch User option and choose Administrator account to login.

Method 2. Get a new payrollsub.ini file

  1. Close QuickBooks and visit Intuit’s official website.
  2. Check the payroll subscription and download the payrollsub.ini file of the latest available version.
  3. When prompted to save the file, save it somewhere you can easily access.
  4. Double-click the payrollsub.ini file and follow the instructions given on the screen to finish the installation process.
  5. Once done, enter the required details and activate your QuickBooks payroll subscription.

Method 3. Repair QuickBooks Desktop and download the latest payroll update

  1. Open QuickBooks payroll and run the utility tool to repair QuickBooks.
  2. In QuickBooks, go to the Employees menu and scroll the drop-down to select the Get Updates button.
  3. Click on the Download Entire Update checkbox and then select Download Latest Update.
  4. Click OK to download the complete update and restart your computer.

Method 4. Reset Firewall settings to unblock QuickBooks updates

  1. Open the Run box, type Windows Firewall and select OK.
  2. Choose Advanced settings, select Outbound Rules, and click New Rule.
  3. Select Port, then Next, and enter the correct TCP.
  4. Choose Allow the connection, select Next and click the Finish button.
  5. Name the rule as QBPorts and then repeat the same process to create the Outbound Rule.

We are now concluding our blog on QuickBooks 2002 error. Hopefully, the solutions discussed above will work for you in eradicating the issue. If you face any difficulty performing the steps, give a call on the QuickBooks tech support number 1-855-948-3646 and talk to certified QuickBooks professionals.

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