QuickBooks is a great program to use to manage finances. When it is working properly it can make transactions and finances run smoothly without any flaws. When the program encounters an issue and an error code is revealed, it can cause complications. There are many different types of error codes and these error codes can be a result of many different issues. These issues could involve the program itself, a glitch in an update, an issue with compatibility of an update for PC that was installed, and much more. There are several steps that QuickBooks users can take to fix a variety of errors that is occurring in their program.
Check and make sure that the program is up to date. It is not uncommon for QuickBooks to release updates for the software. This is to ensure the software is working smoothly and all the functions are at their highest potential of quality service and data recovery. If any changes need to be made to the features in the program in order for the performance to improve, the updates will include these items. Once you have updated your program, shut down the program. Shut down the PC and restart. This will let your PC know that changes have been made and the program updates will take effect.
If you have an error on a file, try creating a sample file to see if the same error exists. If the error does not exist on the new sample file, then this means the original file is causing the error. Save the file before restoring, this will ensure you do not lose any of your current data. To fix the original file try restoring back to an earlier date when you know it had worked properly without any problems. If you have restored your file back a few weeks prior or a couple days prior, then you will need to update your information again to ensure it is up to date. Be sure to save your file once this process is complete. You can close QuickBooks and reopen again to ensure the error is not present. If the error is completely gone, then you have fixed the issue.
The error message is still present after completing the previous steps. Ensure that you have access to your QuickBooks download or disc. Backup your QuickBooks Files on a flash drive or other external drive to ensure they are safe and you can access them later. Once you have the original link or disc to QuickBooks, uninstall the program from your PC. Once the program has been uninstalled, turn off the PC and restart. Once the PC is rebooted, install the QuickBooks disc or download the link to have a fresh program on your PC. The installation may take a few minutes to complete. Once the program is done installing or downloading you can input all of your files that you had saved earlier. This should have fixed the error problem on your program.