QuickBooks Payroll Update Error 15212

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QuickBooks Payroll Update Error 15212

QuickBooks Payroll Update Error 15212

QuickBooks payroll update error 15212 pops up on the screen when downloading a payroll or updating a program in the software. However, the error is not a common occurrence; there are some instances when you might come across this error due to the reasons mentioned below. For such cases, you can neither proceed nor able to do anything further and immediately fixing the only solution to proceed with your work further.

The Reason Behind QuickBooks Payroll Error 15212

The message of error display with the following specifications or notifications on the screen:

  • Error 15212: QuickBooks update not completed Successfully
  • Payroll update failed to complete with success– location of shared transfer is inaccessible

The QuickBooks payroll error 15212 might occur due to any one of the following reasons:

  • Due to imperfect installation or not completed the corrupt download of QuickBooks payroll
  • Because of the insufficient access, permission can trigger this error
  • Malware or Virus-infected windows system can also be one of the reasons
  • While downloading a payroll or updating a program or sometimes incomplete installation of QuickBooks can instigate error code 15212 that might display on your screen.

Solutions to fix QuickBooks Error 15212  

Solution 1:

Initially, make sure that you have installed the latest update of QuickBooks software. If you haven’t then you need to perform the given steps to update QuickBooks payroll software.

Step 1:  Select Help and then update QuickBooks

Step 2:  Next click on the options tab

Step 3: Select No when asked for the shared download

Step 4: Then hit on Next button

Step 5: Click on Save and then close

Step 6: At last, download the latest update again.

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Solution 2:

Troubleshooting steps for error code 15212

The error can also be resolved by remapping the data files to the network drives or by restarting the system. Perform the following steps for remapping your system.

Step 1: You need to restart your system and then start “mapping data files to network drives”

Step 2: You can remap your network drives via File explorer Click on the Start > this PC > Computer > Map Network Drive

Step 3: Then, you can select the “Data file” when asked to pick a file for updating the payroll

Step 4: Once remapping is done then restart the system again and check whether the error is rectified or not.

Solution 3:

If the error is not rectified and you are still getting the same error, try the below resolutions to check that the error may rectify at the end

Step 1: Check whether the latest version of QuickBooks is updated on the system or not

Step 2: To confirm, go to Help and then Update QuickBooks

Step 3: Go to the Options tab and click No for shared download

Step 4: Next save and close to continue updating the software.

How to contact us?

In case, you are still getting the same error after performing the above-mentioned steps. You can get expert help from QuickBooks desktop customer support team. You just need to give a call on the toll-free QuickBooks technical helpline number +1-800-986-6570 to get assistance and guidance for resolving QuickBooks payroll update error 15212. You can get help by sending an Email at ask@concontactos.com or do a live chat with QuickBooks Experts.