Quicken OL 301 A occurs when you use the wrong login credentials. It also arises because of connection problems in the bank while using Direct connect. This error signifies an invalid data transfer from the bank. While getting details of the latest transactions. There are several other reasons like authentication, connectivity, and server down

In this blog, we will discuss the possible causes, symptoms, and methods to fix the error.

causes of Quicken OL 301 A

Causes of Quicken OL 301 A:

  • Incomplete installation of Quicken.
  • Virus or malware attack.
  • The account key is deleted.
  • Changes in Quicken software package.

Symptoms of Quicken OL 301 A:

  • Crashes the active program window with an Error OL 301 A message.
  • System crashes while running the same program.
  • Quicken error code shows up on your screen.
  • The system hangs frequently.
  • Windows run slowly.
  • Responds late to keyboard and mouse inputs.
Quicken OL 301 A

Below are the possible methods to fix Quicken OL 301 A error.

Method 1: Update Quicken to the most recent version.

  • Quicken should be opened.
  • Go to the Help menu > Keep an eye out for updates.
  • If an update is available to install, select Yes to begin the process.

Method 2: Update Online Account Data

  • Select Account (To the left side)
  • Click on the top-right gear icon with a drop-down menu after the account registration is open.
  • Then press Ctrl+Alt+U (Ctrl+Alt+U) to Update Now.
  • The following screen asks you to enter a vault or bank password.
  • Then click the Update Now button.

Method 3: Delete Internet Temporary Files

  • To open the Run command, press the Windows+R keys together.
  • Then, in the Run window, type Control and click OK.
  • From the drop-down menu, choose Network and Internet > Internet Options.
  • Select Delete… from the General tab.
  • Select Internet Temporary Files and Website Files.
  • Then press Delete 
  • Now I’m going to try to complete the online session once more.
  • If the above three procedures do not work for you, try the ones listed below.

Method 4: If you updated from an older, unsupported version to a current, supported version,

  • Quicken should be opened.
  • Select Tools > Online Center from the drop-down menu.
  • Select the banking institution that is causing you problems in the upper left corner.
  • Now hit and hold the Ctrl+Shift keys at the same time.
  • Then select Contact Info (to the very top of the window)
  • The Refresh Online Transaction Information dialogue box appears in Quicken.
  • Choose an account that is causing you trouble with Quicken OL 301 A. From the drop-down menu.
  • Analyze the Financial Institution’s Branding and Profile now.
  • Then press the Refresh button.
  • Now select Update/Send…
  • (to the upper right)
  • Update Now after entering your Vault or Bank password.

Method 5: Account Deactivation and Reactivation

  • Account deactivation
  • (Ctrl+A) Go to Tools > Account List.
  • You can now edit an account that is causing the issue.
  • Select the Online Services tab, then click Deactivate. Confirm by clicking Yes, then click OK and Done.
  • Activate your account again
  • To add an account, go to Tools > Add Account…
  • Then choose an account type, such as checking, savings, or money market.
  • Now select Advanced Setup (to the bottom left corner)
  • Now type your bank’s/financial institution’s name.
  • Then select Next.
  • Select Direct Connect from the drop-down menu and then click Next.
  • Now proceed to the bank. Then click Connect after entering your username and password.
  • Quicken now searches for your bank account.
  • It’s time to reinstate the deactivated account after you’ve seen the list of your accounts.
  • Rather than creating a new account, you should LINK it to an existing account in Quicken (See an image below)
  • After that, click Next and Finish.

After following the methods given above, we believe you will be solve the Quicken OL 301 A error yourself. If you still face the error visit us or contact Rabyte.