How to Fix QuickBooks Maintenance Release Server Not Responding Issue?

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When updating payroll or software, you may receive an error message that says. The QuickBooks maintenance release server is not responding. This error can also occur if you have problems with your internet connection. It is very important to identify the cause of the error and fix it immediately. The main problem is that when you try to get program or payroll updates. If you are facing a server update not responding issue in QuickBooks then keep reading this post will be very helpful. However, if you need expert advice to resolve this issue in QuickBooks, feel free to contact our technical support team at +1-844-499-6700. We will help you solve the problem.

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What are the Symptoms of QB Maintenance Release Server not Responding issue?

·         If the QuickBooks error appears with an error code and all applications crash repeatedly, you can easily identify the QuickBooks error.

·         When an error message appears on the screen.

·         System is running slowly and not responding to commands.

·         The same problem can occur if the desktop occasionally freezes for a few seconds.

What are the causes of QB Maintenance Release Server not Responding issue?

·         One of the main causes is an incorrect setup or corrupted QuickBooks software download.

·         Another reason could be any type of malware or virus that has corrupted your Windows system files or QuickBooks Payroll program files.

·         All possible issues related to Internet Explorer browser configuration.

·         The following error may also occur if another application accidentally deletes QuickBooks-related files.

·         If your internet connection is not secure and you are unable to download or update your payslip.

How to fix the QuickBooks update server not responding issue?

Method 1: In Internet Explorer’s Internet Options window, make sure Use TLS 1.0 is checked and Use TLS 1.1 and Use TLS 1.2 are selected.

·         First, you must close the QuickBooks program.

·         In Internet Explorer, you must click the Tools and Internet Options icons.

·         Click the Advanced tab.

Then you need to search for USE TLS 1.0, USE TLS 1.1, USE TLS 1.2. The following options may not be visible in Internet Explorer versions.

·         Additionally, you must ensure that USE TLS 1.0 is verified.

·         Verify that USE TLS 1.1 and USE TLS 1.2 are not validated.

·         Click the OK tab to close the window.

·         Click Internet Explorer.

·         Restart your system and reopen QuickBooks Desktop after restarting.

·         Try downloading the update again.

 Method 2: Manually download the latest update.

·         First, close the QuickBooks desktop software.

·         Then proceed to the QuickBooks Downloads and Updates page.

·         Next, you must select the country, product, and version.

·         Next, click the Search tab.

·         Click Get Latest Updates.

·         After downloading, click on it.

·         Preparation is complete.

 Method 3: Reset QuickBooks Desktop Update

·         First, you need to open QuickBooks Desktop.

·         Go to the Help tab on your desktop and update QuickBooks.

·         Click the Update Now tab.

·         Also check the Reset Updates option and click Get Updates.

·         Once the update is complete, QuickBooks must be closed.



The methods provided above will help you to resolve QB Maintenance Release Server not Responding issue. In case you have any doubts or questions, or you are confused in applying the troubleshooting methods mentioned in this post, contact QuickBooks Enterprise Support at +1-844-499- 6700. Feel free to contact our team of certified experts based in the United States. Our support team is available 24/7 and will immediately help you in all your problems.

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