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WinINet error:12029 A connection with the server could not be established


Receiving a "WinINet error:12029, A connection with the server could not be established" error when adding a license in ProFile


If the Entitlement Client is corrupt, it will cause ProFile to generate this error.

Go to the C:ProgramData ? Note: the ProgramData folder is a hidden file.

Related: How to show hidden files and folder

  • Open the GreenPoint folder
  • Delete the gp.dat
  • Go back and open the Intuit folder, then Entitlement Client and then the V8 folde
             (C:ProgramDataIntuitEntitlement Clientv8)
  • Delete the EntitlementDataStore.ecml file

5.    Close Windows Explorer, open ProFile and enter the license

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