Credit Checks – Experian

This article covers credit checks run through Experian directly. These directions will not be relevant if you are using a third party company to pull credit (ex. Credco, CBC, etc.).

Before any setup can be performed in DeskManager, you will need to contact Experian at 800-854-7201 to obtain the following information:

  • User ID
  • Password
  • DB Host
  • Preamble
  • Subscriber code

In DeskManager click File -> Setup, then in the list on the left, scroll down to Communications and click the + next to it to expand it, then click Equifax.

  • Enter the User ID, Password, DB Host, Preamble, and Subscriber code.
  • The keyword is 00
  • The Op. Initials will be your initials.
  • Select the appropriate checkboxes under Risk Models and Add-ons.
  • *Note – Your password expires every 90 days.  You will need to contact Experian every three months to have your password reset.
  • Once the information is entered, click Save.