Fix QuickBooks Payroll Error 2107 (When Sending Paychecks)

How to Troubleshoot QuickBooks Payroll Data Error 2107?

When a QuickBooks user faces issues at the time of depositing payments directly in bank account or while using direct deposits feature, the problem of loading Payroll data in the QuickBooks system. User specifically faces the issue “QuickBooks Payroll Error 2107”. This error is mainly generated when there is problem in the bank details or the QuickBooks system which we will clearly discuss in Causes of the Payroll Error 2107.  The signs which shows problem prevails:

  • User sign in problems in QuickBooks
  • Failure of Payroll transaction request
  • Warning message appears

The error message is displayed as specifically mentioning ‘Error: QuickBooks Payroll Error 2107

Error Description: QuickBooks has encountered a problem. Sorry for inconvenience’ , which is followed by ‘developer’ as Intuit, ‘Software’ you are using and ‘Applies to’ refers to software compatible with windows version.


Read the article further to learn about how you can fix the Payroll Error 2107.

Causes for QuickBooks Payroll Error 2107

The causes behind the Payroll Error 2107, which is occurred when payment related issues exist in QuickBooks are:

  • The Security Certificate is not valid, which is provided to a sender access to make changes in the company file.
  • When you have not updates your QuickBooks and Payroll data.
  • .QBW files are corrupted or damaged.
  • Obstruction by firewall or antivirus, which blocks the function to process payroll.
  • Date and time are not set.
  • Bad internet connection.
  • Session timeout while requesting from database server.
  • When you are switched to multi- user mode, while transferring Payroll which is locking other users.

QuickBooks Payroll Error 2107 Solutions

Here are some effective methods which will help you to resolve QuickBooks Payroll Error 2107. Follow the instructions carefully:

Solution 1: Allow Single-User Mode in QuickBooks

When you are in Multiple user mode, payroll is by default locks the other users’ account which disables them to use the payroll from QuickBooks. So, it is recommended to make access to Single-user mode which eliminates this problem of locking other users.

For enabling single-user mode, the user needs to first head on File menu of QuickBooks, then choose Switch to Single-user mode option. Now reopen QuickBooks for seeing if the changes done and error got fixed.

Solution 2: Modify Date and Time of your PC

The difference in the timings of your system and the network server system of QuickBooks may not tally which leads to Payroll Error 2107. For modification of date and time, you need to:-

  • Press Windows Key on your keyboard or simply click on the start button from below windows bar.
  • Go to the Settings window, find in your start menu then head towards Time & Language to modify the date and timings.

Solution 3: Upgrading Recent Payroll Tax Tables

The outdated Payroll Tax tables can cause QuickBooks Error 2107, this is because the tables won’t get complied with latest tax regulations which may create problems in recording accounting documents for a business and accurate calculations. So, it is better to update tax tables, for this follow the steps required:-

  • After opening QuickBooks, head towards Employees section > then select Get Payroll Updates.
  • The next step is to tick mark the checkbox of Download Entire Update.
  • The final step is to hit a click on Download Latest Updates.

Solution 4: Upgradation of QuickBooks

Normally we have seen upgradation of QuickBooks solves issues. To resolve the encountered problem of QuickBooks Payroll Error 2107, follow the steps:-

  • When you have opened you QuickBooks the initial step is to hit a click on Help menu > QuickBooks Desktop Update option.
  • From this you need to select the option of Update Now > hit on Get Updates.
  • After the completion of QuickBooks Updates, relaunch QuickBooks, and tap on yes button for installation.
  • After Upgrade, you need to start the computer again for fixing Payroll Error 2107.

Solution 5: Try to Install QuickBooks Desktop Security Certificate

Here are steps to install Security certificate of QuickBooks, for fixing Error 2107:

  • Open the properties of QuickBooks by clicking on its icon with the right click of the mouse from drop down menu.
  • Hit a click on the Shortcut tab in properties, then select the Open File Location.
  • The Application file with extension .exe, need to look up.
  • Again, go for properties and head towards the Digital Signatures tab.
  • From this window, choose an item from the signature list.
  • Hit a click on Details > select View Certificate under this, then tap on the Install Certificate for you QB Desktop.
  • Now just you need to follow the Certificate Import Wizard prompts.

Solution 6: Fixing Company files

To repair the company files, fixes all types of errors. For fixing QuickBooks Payroll Error 2107, the user is necessary to follow accordingly:

  • The first step in this process is to download the QuickBooks Tool Hub .exe file and install it.
  • After installation, in QuickBooks Tool Hub you need to move towards Company Files Issues on left panel > then select Quick Fix My File.
  • By tapping on the OK button, you are initiating the process of Error 2107 fixation.

Solution 7: Using SFC/Scan now command prompt to access System File Checker

SFC/Scannow lets you to scan the issue of Error 2107, follow the steps to achieve the following results:-

  • From pressing the Window button on keyboard or clicking on Start menu, open the command prompt by searching.
  • Now you need to tap-hold the keys together  ctrl + shift on your keyboard,intended to open the permission dialog box. Hit on Enter key.
  • On the command prompt window, where you can see insert horizontal cursor, type sfc/scannow.
  • After this you just see that System File Checker process will execute to fix the following QuickBooks Payroll Error 2107 and other errors if exists.


Due to payments and deposit issues of QuickBooks it has given rise to QuickBooks Error 2107. We have learnt what is Error 2107, how is caused and what are the effective steps we can take to resolve the problem of this issue. Problem still is existing on your system contact QuickBooks Error Support number +1-844-926-4607.

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