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Easy Troubleshooting Method For QuickBooks error 3008 (Updated 2022)

QuickBooks Error 3008

QuickBooks is a very crucial application that has been helping small and medium businesses manage their financial books. All the users are required to have a license certificate for the application in order to use it. Any problem with it can potentially lead to multiple errors and one of them is QuickBooks error 3008. Users run into it while trying to open the QBD application. It generally is caused because malware infects your system and creates problems with your license certificate. This error can also damage your data file. 

Are you unable to access your company file due to QuickBooks error 3008? Reach out to our experts at Asquare Cloud Hosting Helpline Number and they will guide you on how you can fix the error without losing any data.

Causes of QuickBooks Error Code 3008

There are majorly two reasons leading to QuickBooks error code 3008 which revolves around problems caused due to a malware attack:-

  1. This error is caused because a less-known virus or malware has infected your computer.
  2. The malware creates a problem with your license certificate. 

How to Resolve QuickBooks Error Code 3008?

QB error code 3008 majorly has 2 troubleshooting options involving the use of a third-party application to clean viruses from your computer and change the settings of the ‘Use Proxy’ option. Let’s look at these solutions in detail:- 

Solution 1- Untick the Use Proxy Option 

QuickBooks Desktop application is directly affected by your Internet Explorer settings. You need to uncheck Proxy options in your IE:- 

  1. Run your Internet Explorer application.
  2. Tap on the Gear icon and select Internet Options. Then go on Connections. 
  3. Then click on LAN Settings and uncheck Use Proxy.
  4. Then click on OK. 
  5. Now run QuickBooks Sync Manager.
  6. Now you need to go back to the Use Proxy Server option.  

If the checkbox for Use Proxy server is tick marked, malware is present on your system. It will reflect a secure network if no malware is present.

Solution 2- Use Third-Party Anti-Virus Application

This solution does not require you to make changes in your application or internet settings. Just download a third-party antivirus or anti-malware application and scan your QuickBooks application file. Each antivirus has a different method to scan files and thus it is not possible to give you defined steps. Go to your antivirus’ website to check for the steps you need to follow. There is a possibility that the damage in your company files will be fixed and QuickBooks Error 3008 will be resolved. 

Allow Experts To Help You Fix Error Code 3008 in QuickBooks

So these are the solutions to fix QuickBooks error 3008. In case the error is still not resolved on your system, reach out to our experts at Asquare Cloud Hosting Helpline Number and they can surely guide you on how to resolve this error.

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