Intuit has created QuickBooks to provide accounting services at reasonable prices. However, the software sometimes can fall into the issues that can be a bit difficult for you. QuickBooks Error 3003 is one such error that can be stated as a very common error that occurs while syncing the data with the Intuit services but the sync fails. When this happens, the data doesn’t get uploaded and if you click again in the sync button, it throws the same error.

You can also resolve the error by following some basic steps recommended by Intuit. The error can make your system slow and unresponsive. This article will help you to tackle this sync error by some basic steps. However, you can also contact us at QuickBooks Payroll Support Phone Number +1866-644-7717 toll-free.

Causes Of The Error 3003

QuickBooks Error 3003 can occur due to several reasons but most of the time it occurs if the operating system comes with the latest work frame and extended services. Knowing about the causes can be a beneficial point for you because it can be helpful for you while resolving the error as you’ll know where you have to work exactly to resolve the error. Some of the most common causes of QuickBooks Sync Error 3003 are as given below:

  • You are trying to sync the data which was already synced earlier
  • You’ve closed or refreshed the Windows in between the synchronization process
  • Your system is running out of space or it doesn’t have enough RAM

Symptoms Of QuickBooks Error 3003

  • Error code 3003 occurs in your system
  • QuickBooks does not responds or gets crashed
  • Windows crashes randomly
  • QuickBooks freezes for a while
  • Windows starts to respond slowly to your commands.

How To Resolve QuickBooks Error 3003

You need to perform the following steps to resolve QuickBooks Error Code 3003:

  • Open the Task manager to verify the process status
    • Initiate the sync process of your data on QuickBooks and let it run in the background.
    • Run the Task Manger by right-clicking on the task bar
    • Navigate to the Processes tab
    • Find the exe process and check if it is running
    • If the process unavailable in list then contact the technical support department of Intuit.
  • Check if the error the error is occurring from the installed components on your system:
    • Disable the Antivirus software installed in your system as it can restrict the QuickBooks software to start the syncing process.
    • Disable the Windows Firewall so that the sync process can get started
    • Any other application must not be running in the background. If there is a process then close it using the Task Manager
    • Uninstall the third party application that you’ve recently installed because these third-party applications can interfere in between the synchronization process.
    • Install all the available updates for Windows
    • Update your QuickBooks software to the latest release.

Support For QuickBooks Sync Errors

By following the above mentioned steps, you will be able to resolve the QuickBooks Sync Error 3003. However, sometimes the error may become unrecoverable if you don’t resolve it as soon as possible. The last thing that you can do is reach out to the customer support team of  You can reach out to us by dialing our toll-free QuickBooks Technical Support Number +1866-644-7717 and the certified ProAdvisors of Intuit will be connected to you and provide you the solution.