How To Resolve Quicken error cc-506?

Quicken Error CC-506 occurs when downloading transactions directly from the bank to Quicken because of the changes in the financial institution website, the account doesn’t exist with a bank or old account is activated that doesn’t available with the bank.

Causes of Quicken Error CC – 506:

The Error CC-506 usually happens because of the below reason:

  • If the Quicken software download is corrupted.
  • Due to the corrupted Windows registry
  • If your computer and software inside are attacked by any virus or malware.
  • If your Quicken files are infected

Symptoms to identify the Quicken Error CC 506

There are several symptoms by which you can identify the error:

  • If the active program crashes.
  • If there is a cc-506 error, it will crash your system.
  • Your screen will display “Quicken Error Code CC-506”.
  • The PC will start responding late or slowly to keyboard and/or mouse input.
  • If the system freezes periodically because of error cc-506.

3 simplest ways to fix Quicken Error CC 506

STEP 1: Make sure Quicken is up to date

  • Open Quicken
  • Go to Help – Check for Updates
  • If Quicken is up to date that’s great or if not you’ll get a notification to install the latest release on the next screen
  • Click Yes to install it
  • It may take some time or get an exit for installing the latest update, but you don’t need to worry about your work being saved.

STEP 2: Refresh online account information

  • Go the account from the account bar
  • Click on gear icon with a drop-down arrow and click Update Now (Ctrl+Alt+U)
  • On the next screen, it’ll ask you for bank password and click Update Now
  • If an account does update do the same for other ones that experience the same problem.

STEP 3: Deactivate/Reactivate the account that experiences this problem

  • Go to Tools – Account List (Ctrl+A)
  • Click on Edit for the account that has this error code
  • Select Online Services
  • Click on Deactivate and then click Yes
  • Click OK and Done

Now we’ll take some extra steps just to make sure Quicken files are safe.

  • Go to File – File Operations – Validate and Repair…
  • Check on Validate File 
  • Click OK
  • Click Yes, If Quicken asking you to save the transactions
  • Now Quicken begins the validation process. ( It may take some time depending on your Quicken file size)
  • Once Validation has completed, you’ll get a DATA LOG notepad that states to you about your Quicken file condition.
  • If you get some errors in DATA LOG
  • If no error has been found in the DATA LOG, try to reactivate the account

Reactivate the account

  • Go to Tools – Account List (Ctrl+A)
  • Click on Edit for the same account that experience Quicken error CC-506
  • Select Online Services and click Set up Now…
  • On the next screen, you’ll ask for your financial institution logins (username and password)
  • Click Save this password (Optional) afterward, it may ask you for Quicken vault password or Quicken ID and Password
  • In the process to reactivate your account quickly will pull up your bank information, make sure to LINK it instead of adding it again. (See an image below)
  • Click Next and then Finish

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