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What Does Quicken Error OL-301-A Mean?

An Error Code Quicken OL-301-A occurs when you incorrectly enter your username or password. It may also arise when there is an issue connecting to the financial institution while using Direct Connect. The situation may ultimately require the financial institution to implement a solution. Quicken error OL-301 refers to invalid or null data transfer from bank of financial institution whenever you try to fetch the latest transaction detail from the server. Due to multiple causes like authentication, connectivity or server down issue can lead invalid data transfer on client system from the bank server, in such case system generates an error code name OL-301. The first thing users should know about the reason behind occurrence of this error and then try to cope-up.

Why Quicken Error OL-301-A Occurs?

When you are trying to connect Online banking services to your financial service provider with using the Direct connect tool, then the time come up to receive an Error Message OL-301. Although Quicken offers some required solutions of Quicken Error Ol-301 and Ol-301A but you have to check out banking websites to get the remedy of OL-301 because each & every financial provider has the different way of account validation and transaction download process.


Causes of The Error OL-301-A

Following are the main reasons due to which such an error code appears while accessing Quicken account for managing the financial statement. Have a glimpse on the noted lines:

  1. Because of incomplete installation of Quicken software
  2. Due to changing in package of Quicken software or Delete written account Key
  3. Virus or Malware infection that has corrupted Windows System files or Quicken code connected Program files
  4. Quicken isn’t getable on the server
  5. Bill Payment through online, however ineffectual to send a payment
  6. OL-301-A error messages will occur in any of subsequent Microsoft Windows Operational Systems:
    • Windows 10
    • Windows 8
    • Windows 7

Possible Directions or Efficacious Ways to Troubleshoot Quicken Error OL-301-A

Here are possible ways by which you can eradicate this particular Quicken Error. All you need to do is to go through the given procedures carefully one-by-one and then you will automatically find that the error has been removed from the root. Take a glance on the provided instructions and follow the same:

Step 1

In Case You Have Recently Upgraded Your Quicken to 2018 From Older Version

This process is for those person who have currently upgraded their Quicken account from older version to 2018. For that, you need to perform some profile & branding setting changes or refresh. To do this its mandatory to clear all Temporary Internet Files. Follow the process below for doing the same:

  1. First you need to locate Online Center via navigating through Tools menu
  2. Now, choose the correct financial institution after clicking the dropdown financial institution arrow button
  3. Select "Contact Info" after tapping the keys CTRL+Shift simultaneously
  4. Navigate through dropdown list to choose the correct account related to a bank or financial institution
  5. Click to "Refresh" after selecting correct "Financial Institution Branding and Profile" from the desired list
  6. When you click on "Send/ Update" button you will be redirected to Online, so make sure you are connected with Internet
  7. Now start new online session to download transaction
Step 2

Delete Temporary Internet Files

For all the Windows operating device, the process of deleting the temporary files are different. Here, we have mentioned all those possible steps. Therefore, don't worry either you are operating Windows 7/8/10. You can have the solution of this problem, just go through them:

  1. First visit the "Control Panel" by clicking to window "Start" button. Basically in Windows 10, user can locate "Windows System folder" from Start menu to reach Control Panel
  2. Click on "Internet" Option for finding the Network and Internet tab
  3. User can easily delete history by clicking on "Delete" comes under Browsing history in the General tab
  4. Now, click Delete all option and choose "Yes" to confirm you want to delete all history
  5. Now, press "OK" button
  6. Click "Delete all", click "Yes" to confirm that you want to delete this information, and then press "OK"

Doing so, all the temporary files will be deleted completely from your Windows 10 operating device and then you can hassle-freely access Quicken account without confronting any error issue.


Alternate Ways for Windows 10 Users

In case anyone is unable to view or locate control panel, then he/she has to follow the provided steps to delete temporary files:

  1. Select "File Explorer" option after pressing right-button on the "Start" menu
  2. Now, select "Properties" after giving Right-click on the C
  3. Press "Enter" button on Disk Cleanup
  4. User needs to mark a tick on "Temporary Internet Files" and "Uncheck" the rest option
  5. Now Press "OK" button
  6. After that, start delete by clicking on "Delete Files"

Delete Temporary Files in Windows 7/8

Go through the given instructions for doing this:

  1. First you should click on the "Start" button to go to "Control Panel"
  2. Now, Find & Click on "Internet" Options under "Network and Internet" tab
  3. Under Browsing history, click on delete button that you will see after clicking on the "General" tab
  4. Select the delete all option and then press "YES" to confirm
  5. Now, click "OK" to start deleting all the temporary files
    • First you should click on the "Start" button to go to "Control Panel"
    • Now, Find & Click on "Internet" Options under "Network and Internet" tab
    • Under Browsing history, click on delete button that you will see after clicking on the "General" tab
    • Select the delete all option and then press "YES" to confirm
    • Now, click "OK" to start deleting all the temporary files
Step 3

Update The Account Transactions

Once you have deleted the temporary files, you will now be updating the account transactions. And for that, you need to follow the below procedure step by step:

  1. First, you need to go to "Open Tools" > "One Step Update"
  2. Now, click on "Account" section
  3. After that select "Update Now" option to start the updating procedure

Once you successfully update the account transaction, you need to login the account again and then tries to operate the Quicken. You will surely find your Quicken Error OL-301-A disappears. Now, happily use your account with facing no error codes!

Conclusion:– By following above steps if Error OL-301 still persists, then don't be disheartened! There is one more required ways by which you can end-up the issue. What you need to do is to call on our given helpline number by sitting at your home and discuss your problem to the deft connoisseurs without any hesitation. After listening your problem, they will proffer you the easiest possible remedy so that you can annihilate by your own.

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