QuickBooks Error

QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error

Introduction to QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error

QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error is a problem/issue that shows an error message on your display screen. This error occurs due to these users who close all the QuickBooks files in a single click. Making a single click for shutting all the files can be treated as hard shut down that’s why it starts affecting your software in a worst manner. QuickBooks offers various tools and techniques in the QB software that helps in reducing the impact of error issues on the software. QuickBooks software now-a-days comes under the versatile accounting software where users don’t need to check each and everything manually. Few tasks performs automatically. Using a clean install can be very helpful in slowing down the error issues impact on your financial accounting software tool.

Some QB users are taking so much stress related to their QB error issues. If you are thinking or reacting the same on your error issues, bugs and glitches. At that point, you can get in touch with us on our QuickBooks Online Support and start getting all the effective and suitable solutions online. This can be done via email and live chat facility. We analyze that  providing proper description regarding issues is not easily done on phone calls so our Intuit Certified team also gives you PDF files and documents that help in troubleshooting your queries and issues. Contact us anytime and from any place all over the USA(24*7 assistance and support). Read this blog very carefully for getting better understanding related to your issues. For more effective or helpful blogs contact us and visit our site anytime.

How does it look on your display screen?

Unrecoverable Error in QuickBooks comes with an error message that helps in analyzing the error type and category of error. The error pop up shows a notification message on your working screen that indicates “We apologize for the inconvenience. Please  help the QuickBooks team to eliminate this issue by providing us with the following information”. Whenever you get this error message it means QuickBooks Recoverable error enters in your system. And now you will have to start the procedure of applying the steps and solutions for encountering the issue.

Reasons of QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error

In its starting, QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error can also occur due to network issues, Any corrupted components enter into QuickBooks components, data integrity or security issues with the company file.  In most cases, when you are signed in the QuickBooks Company File the errors pop ups show on your screen. It can be due to the problems in the possible outcome of power outages, network trends. These are the basic causes or reasons of QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error. Now move further symptoms.

Symptoms of Unrecoverable Error in QuickBooks

  • When you start opening your QuickBooks or trying to perform any task, the software crashes.
  • When you are unable to install the latest update or the update does not start. In case, it starts then the update takes so much time in its completion. Also leaving them incomplete automatically.
  • The current working windows or the main program Window shuts automatically without any reaction because your QuickBooks goes to freeze mode.
  • Your QuickBooks software stops responding to your manual commands.
  • Active windows and QuickBooks doesn’t open and take more time to launch on your display screen.
  • In your QuickBooks Company file, you are unable to save transactions or unable to browse or find the existing/saved transactions.
  • Your QuickBooks software works very slow on the inputs. 

Techniques to fix QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error

Technique 1: Pause QuickBooks from opening all windows in safe mode

To end the QuickBooks application from opening all windows at start-up is the most tried and examined way of avoiding the problem.

  • Press and hold three keys simultaneously (Alt+Ctrl+Del) from the keyboard and then visit the Task Manager.
  • Shut all the QuickBooks processes inside the Processes Tab.
  • Now, Press and hold the Ctrl key and then click twice on the Program icon to launch the QuickBooks in Safe Mode.
  • Until and unless the QuickBooks application launches on your display screen and you see the “No Company File Open Screen”, don’t leave the “Ctrl” key. When the QuickBooks opens then, after that release the key. Make sure your error is sorted before you will try to open the company file, do close open the application at least 2-3 times.
  • Attempt to open your company file by hitting the Alternate key (Alt key), if the application closes and opens normally without any issue. To check if it is sorted or not, close and open the file 2 or 3 times.

I hope your problem can easily be fixed by applying the troubleshooting technique. This technique is very effective and also capable in encountering your issue in its first attempt.

Technique 2: Attempt to open the Sample file

  • Firstly apply the above mentioned first to fourth points mentioned in technique 1  and then move further.
  • When the QuickBooks application works properly and you are entered into the “No Company File Screen”.
  • If the Sample file shows you in the list, open it first.
  • Reach the default file location i.e. C:\Users\PublicDocuments\Intuit\QuickBooks\Company Files then, click to open the sample file and if it behaves properly then open your main company file.

Technique 3: Make a copy of company file to your Desktop

Changing the specified location of the company file which you want to open is another option you should try at least once before moving further. The reason why this solution works is the disadvantage on the storage path of the file. Implement the following steps on your system to change the storing location(modify the path) of your QuickBooks file.

  • Launch the folder where your company file is to be located and now apply  the Locate option to find the QBW file.
  • Use Copy and Paste operations on file to perform well both the operations and then copy and paste it on Desktop.
  • Launch QuickBooks while pressing the Ctrl key till the application shows the ‘No Company Open’.
  • Hit Open, browse or navigate to the file you copied on Desktop and then click  Open to open it

Technique 4: Reboot your QuickBooks Program.

  • Inside the C:\Program File (x86) \Intuit\QuickBooks xxx Ver 00.0 locate the reboot.bat file (xxx denotes your QuickBooks Version & 00.0 and now it denotes the current version of your QuickBooks).
  • For running as administrator, simply right-click on the Reboot.bat file (this process re-registers the .dll and .ocx files in Microsoft Windows related to QuickBooks).
  • If it is capable of resolving your problem, attempt to open your program to check, else try something else on your computer and try again.

Technique 5: Search for the damaged components and repair with ‘QuickBooks Component Repair Tool’

  • Firstly you have to perform downloading and installation of the QuickBooks Component Repair Tool.
  • Run the tool effectively and then implement the wizard instructions on your system.
  • Update your computer and then Reboot the computer for successful updation.
  • To check whether it responds properly or not, just try opening the program.

Technique 6: Start refreshing your QuickBooks installation folder ‘Use QuickBooks Clean Install Tool’

  • As I mentioned above go to theTask manager, and then close QuickBooks and all its related processes.
  • Install and apply the QuickBooks Clean Install Tool for reviving the QuickBooks folders effectively.
  • Before switching to the next step, note down your “QuickBooks License Number and also Product Code Information Handy”.
  • Visit the Control Panel and from the installed program list, Pick QuickBooks.
  • Appear at the top where you select Uninstall/Change and follow the uninstall instructions till the end for proper uninstalling the software.
  • Update your computer and then restart the computer.
  • Download your QuickBooks application tool from QuickBooks official site and then select the exact values inside the dropdown menus appear on the page.
  • Simply run setup and then follow the installation wizard and check if your QuickBooks works now.

Technique 7: Register again on QuickBooks Files

  • Now at first, you have to close your QuickBooks.
  • Reach the Start Menu and then Run and type bat to re-register.
  • Reboot your PC and then open QuickBooks again.


All techniques are verified and tested by our Intuit Certified professionals for encountering your QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error. If all the above mentioned techniques don’t work or mentioned tools are incompatible with your system. At that point QB users can get in touch with our expert team available at QuickBooks Help for fixing all kinds of error issues and queries along with relevant and successive solutions that provide satisfactory results to you.


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