With a range of enhanced capabilities to keep your business organized, QuickBooks has built its reputation in the world of business accounting. QuickBooks is everything you need to manage your customers, invoices, taxes, sales receipts, reports, purchase orders, and more. It helps you get every single detail of business quickly on your fingertips. However, data corruption is still a serious problem with QuickBooks company files. Anything can go awry on the system where your company file is present. In addition, the complex file format of the QuickBooks ‘QBW’ file makes it susceptible to data corruption.
Mentioned below are the factors commonly known to cause of corruption:
Failing hard drives are the culprits behind all types of corruption that you have ever encountered. There is a range of hardware and software failures that can make the data stored on your hard drive corrupt. QuickBooks data files may get corrupt in the same way as other files. Continue reading
While QuickBooks Enterprise V12.0 has come across with a number of new features, users are still facing problems with respect to the normal use of their company file. A new type of overflow errors have come into notice that tend to corrupt the company file due to unexpected shutdown of QuickBooks. These types of QuickBooks errors typically show up when a field in the company file contains a value which exceeds the maximum allowed limit for this field. Continue reading
You may get the following error message when opening a company file in QuickBooks or when starting QuickBooks:
“Your list of user names and passwords appears to have been tempered with, or has become damaged. You may encounter problems logging in.” Continue reading
QuickBooks is a bug-free business accounting application that has more than 88% market share. The application has been designed by thorough testing and is updated periodically to ensure that it is free from all possible issues. However, the risk of data corruption has been a source of continuous trouble for all QuickBooks users. As any other database, a QuickBooks database may get corrupt due to network glitches, disk crashes, bad software, human errors, and more. Continue reading
If you are using QuickBooks 2011 R6 and QuickBooks 2010 R12 (US editions), you may have noticed a folder named ‘QuickBooksAutoDataRecovery’ being added to your Documents library. This additional folder is due to the introduction of a new feature ‘Auto Data Recovery’ in both the Pro and Premier versions of these QuickBooks editions.
Earlier Methods for Diagnosing QuickBooks File Errors:
QuickBooks users are normally confronted with a range of problems and eventually fail to open their company file. The two foremost methods provided by QuickBooks to fix such type of issues are ‘QuickBooks Network Diagnostic Tool’ and ‘QuickBooks Company File Diagnostic Tool’. Continue reading
QuickBooks is a small business accounting utility that offers a range of useful web-based functionality, including advanced emailing features, online banking, electronic payment, remote access capabilities, and the like. With QuickBooks, you can import data from Excel spreadsheets and enjoy the additional employee time tracking options. QuickBooks is a comprehensive and cost-effective solution to manage all your business finances in one place. It keeps track of your business activities and saves all key business information inside a ‘.QBW’ file, also known as QuickBooks company file. This file contains sensitive information and is easily subject to corruption due to various reasons, including malware attack, header damage, abrupt termination of QuickBooks, etc. As a consequence, you lose access to all data in your QuickBooks company file. Continue reading
I own a small business of hardware and to manage various financial accounting data for my organization, I use Intuit’s QuickBooks 2008 software. However, another day I encountered a very strange problem related to QuickBooks corruption but I am really very thankful to one of my friends by whom I got to know about third-party QuickBooks repair software. By using this software, I repaired my QuickBooks file and recovered my entire data saved on this file. Let me narrate the entire episode in detail.
I am working as an accountant with a small hardware company. Here, I have to maintain the list of customers, vendors, as well as maintain records for bills and bill payments. To do all this quickly and easily, I use QuickBooks software. In past one year of my working on this tool, I never felt uncomfortable as it has user friendly interface and easily understandable features. However, another day after upgrading my QuickBooks2009 to QuickBooks2011, I encountered a very strange problem. After upgrading when I opened QuickBooks company file found that names of customers and vendors were missing from it. Worried! I restarted the QuickBooks application but with no luck as the issue didn’t resolve and names of vendor and customer lists were missing even then.
QuickBooks was initially launched as accounting software for the small business owners, who does not have proper accounting knowledge. Soon it was a hit among entrepreneurs and small business houses, who can not afford professional accountants. Being much advanced since its advent, now the software is widely used as a true professional accounting software with double-entry accounting functions and full audit trail capabilities. But, like any other software application, there are times, when QuickBooks gets corrupt and all the data in it becomes inaccessible. As it is quite clear that no organization can afford to lose its important financial information, there are many QuickBooks repair software available in the current market, which can help recovering the QuickBooks file.
I am working with an Accounting Data Company as senior finance executive for past two years. The organization is medium sized organization and uses QuickBooks accounting software to keep the records related to customers, vendors, employees, etc. Undoubtedly QuickBooks is a perfect accounting tool for fulfilling the needs of small to medium sized organizations but it too has chances to get corrupt or damaged. Though various measures are available to fix issues related to QuickBooks corruption but at times these resolutions fail to do any thing needful. In that case opting for third-party QuickBooks repair software is recommended. However, I was unaware of third-party QuickBooks repair software before I faced the problem personally. Continue reading