You may have faced some issues while using QuickBooks software and QuickBooks Error 2277 is one of them that occurs while creating a backup of your company files. If you are also facing the same error and looking for the solutions to resolve this error then you have landed on the right page as this article will provide you process to troubleshoot QuickBooks Error 2277 manually.

How To Resolve QuickBooks Backup Error 2277?

Follow the below mentioned steps in order to resolve the error code 2277 in QuickBooks software:

Solution 1: Run The IDP Tool

  • Right click on the Intuit Data Protect Tool
  • Click on About Intuit Data Protect
  • Press CTRL + F2 keys to launch the IDP tool
  • Now, click on Run Diagnostic and then you will have to reconfigure the software to allow access to IDP files.
  • You need to check the manufacturer’s website in case if the tool has detected some issues with a firewall or a third-party security software. Now add the following files for exceptions from this folder C:\Program Files(X86)\Common Files\Intuit\Data Protect.
    • IntuitDataProtect.exe.
    • IbuEnghost.exe.
    • QBIDPServices.exe.

Solution 2: Add Windows Firewall Ports

  • Open the Control Panel and then go to the System and Security section
  • Click on Windows Firewall > Advanced Settings
  • From the Advanced Settings window, click on Inbound Rules
  • Now,, click on New Rules
  • Enter the ports and then click on Next
    • Incoming Port: 80.
    • Outgoing Ports: 443, 16841.
    • Perform the above four steps again for Outbound Rules

Solution 3: Add Trusted Sites In The Internet Explorer

  • Open Internet Explorer
  • Go to Tools > Internet Options
  • Go to the Security tab and unmark the box Enable Protected Mode
  • Click on Trusted Sites and then click on Sites
  • Unmark the box that says require server verification for all sites
  • Add the following sites in the trusted site list
    • *
    • *
    • *
  • Click on close
  • Go to Privacy > Select Sites
  • Now, in the Address of Website box, add following websites:
    • *
    • *
  • Now, select allow each time you add the web addresses
  • Click on OK

Solution 4: Clear the cache, cookies, temporary files, and SSL state

  • Open Internet Explorer
  • Go to Tools > Internet Options
  • Go to General tab
  • From the browsing history section, click on Delete
  • Mark the following boxes:
    • Temporary Internet Files and website files.
    • Cookies and website data.
    • Form data.
    • In Private Filtering.
  • Uncheck the Preserve Favorites and website data box.
  • Click on Delete
  • Go to the Content tan and select Clear SSL State
  • Click on OK and then close the Internet Explorer

Contact Us QuickBooks Support

The above mentioned steps will allow you to resolve the error code 2277 in QuickBooks and then you will be able to create backup of your company files easily. However, if you still face some errors while creating a backup then you need to get in touch with highly experienced ProAdvisors of For this, you need to dial the QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1850-308-2863 toll-free.


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