How to Identify and Repair QuickBooks File Corruption on Windows/Mac?

By | September 19, 2014

quickbooksWhen time comes to manage all the financial works of a small to medium sized company, then mot business owners start to do with their own mentality by handling their own books. However there is much software that can provide you very easy process to handle all those bit when once the QuickBook file is damaged, that time is the frustrating situation as there is no idea to solve the corruption of QuickBooks.

QuickBooks data file is a big database which does not contain any of the programs or moving parts. When the size of data is small that time it is easy to for the software to store the data in the correct order and also can add new data in right place so that it can be used for future use. But when the size of file increases, that time the software struggle to keep the data in order wise. Due to this, the result is placed in incorrect manner. And if the data is not kept in the right place, then there occurs a problem. Even corruption also occurs by comparing the balances in such as accounts on different reports. All the reports when compared to QuickBook, if it does not match then the QuickBooks file could be corrupted.

Corrupt files can cause a lot of problem if you are not connected to some other outside reporting program. But there is nothing to worry because you can repair the corruption issues of QuickBooks with the help of software. However while fixing the corruption, keep in mind that if you don’t reduce the size of your data then the corruption can return back once again.

How to Fix Data Corruption in QuickBooks:

  • You should make a separate back up or file copy of your data file before verifying or rebuilding to protect you against permanent loss of your data.
  • After that run the QuickBooks ‘verify data’ function. With this it will confirm you the corruption in QuickBook and will recommend you a ‘Rebuild data’.
  • Then run the QuickBooks ‘Rebuild Data’ function. By doing this process, it essentially pulls all the data in the file apart and then reassembles it in the correct order.

At last, run the QuickBooks ‘Verify Data’ function once again. When the verify completes, test the file by running the reports that were showing errors to see if they have been fixed or not. If the errors still exist, then you have to make use of a third party tool like QuickBook File Repair.

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If the above mentioned steps do not work to repair the corrupted QuickBook file, then you should use QuickBook File Repair Tool. When QuickBooks get corrupted and you unable to access related information then it become very difficult situation for any QuickBooks user to recover those data. Therefore to fix this kind of situation, use QuickBooks repair tool and recover all the files from your corrupted or damaged QuickBooks without affecting any data loss. With the help of this file repair, you can easily recover all the damaged or corrupted data from QuickBook. If any irritating error occurs every time when you try to access QuickBooks then apply this tool because it can also able to fix QuickBooks errors. It has the ability to recover all the stored information without affecting its stored data.

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How to Identify and Repair QuickBooks file

Step 1: Click on the ‘Select File’ button if you know the location of QuickBooks file or select ‘Search Files’ if you don’t know the location of file.QuickBooks error

Step 2: Click the ‘Scan File’ button for scanning the selected file.QuickBooks error

Step 3: To see the preview of scanned company information click on the ‘Company’ button.QuickBooks error

Step 4: By clicking on ‘Customer’ button, you can see the customer related information.QuickBooks error

Step 5: If you want to see the information of vendors click on the ‘vendor’ button.QuickBooks error

Step 6: For getting employees related information click on ‘Employees’ button.QuickBooks error

Step 7: Now click on the ‘Repair’ button, a ‘Save As’ dialog box will appear select version, path and then click on the ‘Start’ button.QuickBooks error

Step 8: If repair process is successfully completed then a message will appear as ‘repair process completed successfully’. Now click ‘OK’ and close the box and you are done.QuickBooks error