There was a time when maintaining accounts was a troublesome task. However, things have changed and, these days, it has become quite easy to work with a financial package and maintain accounts. But, here also, problems do occur and one needs to know ways to resolve them. In QuickBooks, file corruption is a common problem and sometimes difficult to identify. It creates a lot of problems like the sudden shutdown of software, there can be faulty reports, missing transactions etc. In this article, we share some information about handling company files in QuickBooks.
Reasons behind QuickBooks Company File Corruption
Before you know how to repair a QuickBooks corrupted company file, it is important to understand the reason behind why the problem occurs. Some most common reasons for this include lack of resources like RAM, Virtual Memory, network interface cards etc., or a sudden power drop, improper shutdown, virus attack etc.
Repair QuickBooks Company File
There are a few methods available to Repair QuickBooks Company File.
Manual method: The manual method involves two things. One is to Verify & then Rebuild Data. The steps are as follows:
Step 1: You should start by copying the data file from the server to a desktop machine that runs QuickBooks.
Step 2: Now, you should open the newly moved data file on the desktop it was copied to.
Step 3: You should now login in as the admin user.
Step 4: The last step for you is to click File, then Utilities and Rebuild Data.
You should remember that a backup of the data file would be required. Also, remember that the rebuilding process would take even longer than the verify process. Make sure that the process gets completed without any disruption. Try not to do anything else on your computer when this is happening. Once the rebuild is complete, the following steps are required.
Step 1: You should click File and Save Copy.
Step 2: Now, you should select the Portable File.
Step 3: The next step is to save the portable file to the desktop of the PC.
Step 4: After the file is created, you should copy that portable file back to the server.
Step 5: Now, you should turn off hosting of the data file on the desktop.
Step 6: Next, You should open the data file by restoring from the portable file.
Step 7: In the end, provide the file with a new name that is different from the previous data file.
Free Tools: Besides the manual method, the other way to repair a company file is by using repair tools such as Reboot.bat, QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool, QuickBooks Component Repair Tool and QuickBooks File Doctor.
Third-party Tool: This is the last method that you can try to fix a company file. Use efficient third-party software and your file will start working smoothly.
There are various ways to repair a company file. However, if there is a problem, you can call us any time of the day. Our experts are available 24×7 throughout the year. So without any hesitation, call QuickBooks Proadvisor Support Toll-free number ✆+1-800-796-0471. We ensure the best of services in the least possible time.