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QuickBooks Error Code: Company file not found

 

 

This error is a error that is faced commonly by the users of QuickBooks while trying to open the company files of QuickBooks with a wrong location or may occur if the company file is deleted or damaged. This error deals with the company file of QuickBooks so it’s better to get advised by our pro advisors working 24×7 for resolving errors that our users come up with.

You can simply call our QuickBooks 24×7 Support at : 1800-470-6903

 

 

In order to get rid of this error you shall follow the troubleshooting steps that are being mentioned below to get QuickBooks back to work :-

In case QuickBooks files are being accessed on a server on multi-user environment.

 

│????Troubleshoot 1????│ : By checking the  ping server to make sure is you are connected to a working network.

 

By following this method you are making sure that you  are connected to the working network for multiuser environment. The best way it could be done is by doing it on client workstation to make sure that it’s being accessing the server or not.

 

  • Getting your server computers name being identified.

 

  1. You need to press a key combination on your computer to open “RUN” option , the key combination to be used is Windows Key + R letter key.

 

  1. Now on the writable field white down CMD and click on OK to proceed.

 

  1. Now from ne new cmd command prompt window that appears write there  ipconfig/all then press enter to run the process

 

  1. Now make sure to make a note of the host server in case you need it it will be there with you.

 

  • Now enter the server name that you recorded.

 

  • Now watch over the replies you receive for each of the packet.

 

  1. If reply is being received for each packet then it means that your system is connected with correct server.

 

  1. If packet loss or late reply is encountered. Then you should get your server diagnosed by a IT professional

 

In case you are connected with a working server and still facing the error you may proceed to follow the next method.

 

│????Troubleshoot 2????│ : By searching for each company file being used.

 

For this you need to search each and every company file on your server computer in windows search bar.

 

NOTE: make sure to to  add asterisk (*) before the extension in order to search the correct file.

 

 

  • *.qbw (working files)

 

 

 

  • *.qbb (backup files)

 

 

 

  • *.qba (accountants copy files)

 

 

 

  • *.qbx (accountants transfer files)

 

 

 

  • *.qby (accountants change files)

 

 

If you are successful at  finding those files just make a record of the path  for the location where files are saved and proceed to follow the next solution. In case the files are missing Call 24×7 QuickBooks support at : 1800-470-6903  to help you recover your files.

│????Troubleshoot 3????│ : Launching your files whose path have been recorded in QuickBooks

The files should be opened according to the type of your QuickBooks file.

 

  • For opening a .qbw or .qba file.

 

  1. Open the file drop down menu in your QuickBooks and select the option which says Open or Restore Company.

 

  1. Select the option which says Open a company file.

 

  1. Now select the company file that you found before.

 

  1. Just click on ok to open them.

 

  • Restoring the backup file .qbb

 

  1. From the file dropdown menu of QuickBooks select the option which says Open or restore company.

 

  1. Now select the option Restore a Backup file, and click next to proceed.

 

  1. Select the company fies that you want and hit next.

 

  1. Choose a location for new restored file to be saved at, and click on save to proceed saving process.

 

  • Restoring the Accountants copy transfer file .qbx
  1. From the files menu in quickbooks select the option which says Open or restore company.
  2. Choose the option of Convert and accountants copy transfer file, then hit next.
  3. If a window is displayed which stats what a accountants copy and do and cannot do just click on next.
  4. Select the .qbx file that u prefer and click on open.
  5. Choose new location and save those files there.

 

If the files are being accessed locally on your computer as an single user.

 

│????Troubleshoot 1????│: By searching the missing company file.

 

In your server computer perform a search for all files that are being mentioned below:-

 

NOTE: make sure to to  add asterisk (*) before the extension in order to search the correct file.

 

 

  • *.qbw (working files)

 

 

 

  • *.qbb (backup files)

 

 

 

  • *.qba (accountants copy files)

 

 

 

  • *.qbx (accountants transfer files)

 

 

 

  • *.qby (accountants change files)

 

 

If you are successful at  finding those files just make a record of the path  for the location where files are saved and proceed to follow the next solution. In case the files are missing Call 24×7 QuickBooks support at : 1800-470-6903  to help you recover your files.

 

│????Troubleshoot 2????│: opening your files in desktop version on QuickBooks.

 

The files should be opened according to the type of your QuickBooks file.

 

  • Opening  the .qbw and .qba file.

 

  1. From the file drop down menu , choose Open or restore company.

 

  1. Choose Open a company file. And select next.

 

  1. Now choose the company file to be opened.

 

  1. And select Open.

 

  • Restoring the backup files.
  1. From the files menu in quickbooks select the option which says Open or Restore Company.

 

  1. Now choose Restore and proceed by clicking on next.

 

  1. Now you need to choose  Local backup.

 

  1. After that select the file you prefer to be opened and proceed by clicking on next.

 

  1. Select the location where you want file to get saved. And press save at the end.

 

  • Restoring .qbx file on quickbooks.

 

  1. In QuickBooks from the files dropdown menu  select the option of Open or Restore Company.

 

  1. From there click on  Convert and accountancy copy transfer file.and proceed by clicking next.

 

  1. If a pop up window is displayed ;that asks What the accountant’s copy can do and what cannot.just click next to proceed.

 

  1. Select the .qbx file that is meant to be opened and click on open.

 

  1. Now at last select the location where you prefer the file to be saved and click on save.

 

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