QuickBooks Tool Hub: An Overview

A product of Intuit, QuickBooks is an accounting software curated for simplifying accounting tasks for its user. But, like any other software, it faces bugs and errors. Earlier, for solving the issues, the user was bound to download different repairs and end up with a hefty amount of consumed time. Concerning this, QuickBooks Tool Hub, a cumulated source for fixing all errors.

Previously, the Tool Hub was available for independent download. But for QuickBooks Desktop 2021, it has been incorporated with the product. This means that the users will already be provided with all the tools with just one click, faster and easier access, eventually saving them a lot of time.

In the article, we will be covering all the aspects of the Tool Hub, from its requirements, installation, and its different uses, to help you get around the updated features and take all the advantages without much hassle.

Requirements For Installation

For an effective installation, assure the requirements mentioned are there at the time of the installation.

  • Microsoft .NET framework
  • Microsoft Visual C++ redistributable package
  • An updated version of your windows

Download And Install Process

  • First, close the QB software on your system.
  • Then, download the latest version of the QuickBooks Tool Hub if not done already.
  • Make sure to save the file at a place where it will be easy to access.
  • Open the QuickBooksToolHub.exe by double-clicking on the file.
  • An installation window will pop-up with the Next button, click on it.
  • Then, the Licence Agreement will show up. Click Yes in order to accept it.
  • Choose the folder destination with free space and click Next.
  • Now, select the Install button and wait till the process is over.
  • Finally, when the installation is done, click Finish to end or you can select Launch QuickBooks Tool Hub to start.

The Different Uses Of The Tool Hub

Once you are done installing and open the tool hub, you will be able to see different tabs. They are all organized depending upon their usage and solving problems.

Home Tab

This tab will introduce the functionality of the rest of the tool tabs. It provides a brief description of what the tool hub can do and how to use it.

Company File Issues

This section of the tool hub is related to company file issues. In this section, we use the QuickBooks File Doctor to solve our issues. All you have to do is follow the steps shown on the screen to fix the error. Before accessing the file, we advise you to take a backup of your company file. This will help you regain your data if something goes wrong. 

If everything goes well, you are free to use your file without any problems.

Network Issues

If you have any errors or issues related to the network, tap on the network issues and then go to the server computer and open QuickBooks database server manager. In this section, there will be a button available that will take you to the QB database server manager. Select your company file folders and click on start to fix the errors. 

Program Problems

In this section, you will get help with program-related issues. This section gives you 3 different options-

Quick Fix My Program – First, try this option to fix your issues. This will terminate any background processes used by QuickBooks and run a quick repair on the program. This is a less time-consuming process that approximately takes one minute to complete.

QuickBooks Program Diagnostic Tool – If the above option doesn’t work, then choose this tool as it will run through various repair processes for every Microsoft component required by QuickBooks to run smoothly. It may require you to reboot your system after this process. Also, it might take approximately 10 minutes to complete.

QuickBooks Print & PDF Repair Tool –If you’re experiencing trouble with printing or emailing (Save as PDF) within QuickBooks Desktop, or QuickBooks Online, then you shall consider this option. This will fix your common PDF/printing issues. This process is automated and can take approximately a minute to complete.

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Installation Issues

For installation-related issues, errors, or problems, go to the Installation issues section of the tool hub and select the appropriate option for you. There are two options available.

QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool- First, try the diagnostic tool to fix your issue related to installation. Most probably it will fix your issue. If not, you have to perform a clean installation.

Clean install tool This tool will clean install your whole software, so there are no corrupt files and or data that can interrupt your smooth working.

Password Reset

QuickBooks makes sure that in case you forget your password, you can have an easy reset procedure to set a new password. You just require some important details like license number, phone number, zip code, etc to reset your password. You will receive an email with a code or a token number. Go to the tool hub, paste the code in the required field, and enter your new password.


The last section of the tool hub provides the support service to the users. Different options are available to assist the user. If you need help you can directly message us, no need to call. Any help will be provided related to any version of QuickBooks Desktop. You can also visit the official support website for more help.


What Are The Different Tools Included In QuickBooks Tool Hub?

The Tool Hub comes with various tools with regard to different errors faced by the users. Following is the list of them.

  • QuickBooks Password Reset Tool
  • QB File Doctor Tool
  • QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool
  • QB Connection Diagnostic Tool

Is QB Tool Hub Free?

Yes. Although QuickBooks charges for its various services, this tool is absolutely free of cost. So, you can fix your errors without any issues.

Why Should We Use A QB Tool Hub?

QB Tool Hub is free to download and install. In addition to that, it is extremely easy to use and can fix a huge range of issues. Besides, it is easy to understand for anyone as the tool hub has the simplest interface, which means operating issues.

Final Note

We hope that now you are clear with QuickBooks Tool Hub, its download and installation, and how to use it. But, if you have any further queries or questions, you can directly contact our QuickBooks support team at QuickBooks and get help from our experts and ProAdvisors.

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