Quickbooks Sync Manager Error – Fix & Solved

QuickBooks sync manager has a different feature of the QuickBooks Desktop which syncs the QB with intuit server online and the other third party. Now, the intuit sync manager is not available as intuit doesn’t continue it due to the technology enhancement. The QuickBooks application can still work without QuickBooks Sync Manager. The desktop version of QuickBooks sync manager is not available since May 31, 2016. 

Whenever this QuickBooks sync Manager error appears then you will see a message on your system like “There was an error loading the files from the path”. Moreover, the error message also prompts you to contact customer support to get more information about the error. 

Causes of QuickBooks Sync Error

  • Files components are missing and damaged.
  • May occur during data transfers.
  • A firewall or internet security will block the sync.
  • The reason may also be missing from the QuickBooks Sync Manager Updates.

There are some major QuickBooks sync manager error are as follow:-

  • QuickBooks sync Error 5_13944

This error commonly occurs when hampered network connectivity or firewall/internet security blockage appears while uploading the data.

  • QuickBooks sync Error 17_7118

This error will appear when the file is moved to another location and for disk error, it is not readable.

  • QuickBooks sync Error 17_7300

The error will occur in the middle of the sync process because of the failure to write the downloaded data to the QuickBooks company file.

  • QuickBooks sync manager Error on Windows 10

What does QuickBooks Sync Manager Do?

QuickBooks sync manager is an integral feature that syncs the QuickBooks Desktop with intuit online server. This will make it easy for the users that they don’t have to double-perform a change made in QuickBooks Desktop or server, it will automatically sync with that when you accept the synchronization process.

Methods to solve the QuickBooks Sync Manager Error

There are the following methods that will help to fix these issues from your system and follow all the below-mentioned steps correctly;-

Method 1- Rename the Intuit Sync Manager Folder

  • Firstly, close the QuickBooks company file and application.
  • Now, reopen QuickBooks to the latest version.
  • Go to the System Tray then right-click on the sync manager icon and choose the Exit option to close.
  • Search the Sync manager folder under “C:\User\username\AppData\Local\Intuit.
  • Now, rename the sync manager folder.
  • Then, restart your computer and again start QuickBooks (the sync manager folder is created automatically).
  • At last, try to sync the information again to verify that the issue is solved or not.

Method 2- Resolve QuickBooks Sync Manager 17_7300

  • Firstly, open the QuickBooks Company file.
  • From the menu bar open the Edit option.
  • Then select the Integrated Applications from the left and click on the My Preferences tab from the right.
  • Before the Intuit Sync Manager from Company Preference put a check in the box.
  • At last, again try to sync the information to check if the error is fixed or not.

Method 3- Resolve QuickBooks Sync Manager Error 5_13944

  • Ensure that the server URLs which are related to Sync Manager are running and blocked by firewall or Internet security. (from the Internet browser try to open https:// service. Intuit. Com and https:// datasync. intuit.com)
  • Ensure that the URL’s exception will be configured in Firewall and Internet Security Software.
  • Now, go to the sync manager file and delete the crt files.
  • After that, again install the QuickBooks Sync Manager or rest its setting.
  • At last, again try to sync data and check if the QuickBooks Sync Manager Error is fixed or not. 

Method 4- Resolve QuickBooks Sync Error 17_7118

  • Go to the system tray then right-click on the sync manager icon and choose the Exit option to close the sync manager.
  • Log out from QuickBooks Company and close the QuickBooks application.
  • Then, again open the QuickBooks but don’t open the company file.
  • Now, update the QuickBooks with the latest version.
  • Open the Intuit Sync Manager and check if the version is updated or not.

Method 5-  Resolve QuickBooks sync manager error from Windows 10

  • Firstly, open the QuickBooks company file and the application.
  • Now, update the QuickBooks with the latest version released.
  • Then, close the sync manager (go to the system tray, right-click on the sync manager icon, and choose the Exit).
  • Search the sync manager folder C:\users\username\AppData\Local\Intuit.
  • After that, restart your computer and again open QuickBooks.
  • At last, check whether the QuickBooks sync manager error is resolved or not.

Method 6- Configure the Intuit Sync Manager

  • Open the QuickBooks Desktop Application.
  • Go to help, and choose the menu Manage Data Sync.
  • Now, reset the Intuit sync manager and follow the following instructions.
  • At last, sign in to the sync manager with the right credentials and the process is complete. You can Also read the solution for Quickbooks Error h202.

Method 7- Intuit Sync Manager Download and Install

  • Open the QuickBooks and Company file which have issues with Intuit Sync Manager.
  • Then, take the backup from the company file in local or external media.
  • Now, open the control panel and choose the Program and Features from the installed Program list.
  • After that, click on the Uninstall/Change option from the installed program list and uninstall the QuickBooks.
  • Rename the folders one by one by selecting them and pressing F2. below are the following folder list:-
  • C:\User\(current user)\AppData\Local\Intuit\QuickBooks20XX
  • C:\User\(current user)\AppData\Local\Intuit\QuickBooks20XX
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Intuit\QuickBooks (year)
  • C:\ProgramData\Intuit\QuickBooks (year)
  • C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks (year)
  • End all the QuickBooks processes from the Window Task Manager.
  • Install and download your QuickBooks Version.
  • Follow all the instructions until the installation is finished.
  • The new installation will refresh your Intuit Sync Manager.
  • At last, open and activate your QuickBooks. And verify that QB sync manager error is still there or not. 


In this article, we discuss QuickBooks Sync Manager Error and its resolutions. I hope this article will be helpful for you and follow all the steps mentioned above to fix the QB sync manager errors easily. If you have any other issues then visit our other articles also.

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