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Error 403: Access Forbidden or Access Denied

I tried the recommended fix it for error 403. removing proxy check mark from LAN settings. The check mark was never there to begin with. I still have error 403 cannot access any of my saved payroll reports. IE New Hire, 941 etc. My data intercity is not breached. What could the problem be???

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Error 403: Access Forbidden or Access Denied

Hello there, Bob31.


Removing the proxy from Internet options is the way to fix this error. Since you're getting the same result, please contact the Phone Support Team. They have more resources available and can investigate this error further.


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