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You are running a business, much of your
professional life would be depending on QuickBooks Pro or its other versions.
QuickBooks is quite a versatile application that organizes your expenses,
monitors your cash flow, builds invoices, and keeps you tax compliant. And it
doesn’t end there; the application has a separate set of features catered
especially to freelancers that help them focus on their work without worrying
about managing transactions. Today, most of the business houses or
professionals around the world, are using QuickBooks to take care of their

But keeping all this glory apart, QuickBooks too
is an application at the end of the day and is prone to the threats/errors as
other software applications. It can get caught up in messy errors that can
often get too tough to handle. Take the case of the QuickBooks Unrecoverable
error 2010 / 2014 for example. Many users of this otherwise user-friendly
software have been left baffled by the QuickBooks 2014 unrecoverable error. The
application displays the following error before crashing:

Quickbooks error

Figure: Unrecoverable Error

Where XXX is one of 50 randomly-generated
error codes

What should a user do when QuickBooks generates this
error while attempting to open a file? Let us go through a few options that
will help either avoid the problem or fix it.

Common ways to resolve the

Stop QuickBooks from opening all windows at

One of the most tried-and-tested methods of
avoiding this problem is to stop the application from opening all windows at

  • Press the Alt
    key while double-clicking QuickBooks application icon.
  • When the system displays the prompt for the user password,
    release the Alt
    key and type in your password.
  • Click OK,
    and when the application launches, press the Alt key again.
  • Release the Alt

Note: When the application
launches, remember to close all windows or simply click ‘Close all
’ from within the application before exiting.

2.       Open a Quickbooks sample file

If you are still unable to open your company file
without facing the error, try opening a sample file as follows:

  • Press the Ctrl
    key while double-clicking QuickBooks application icon.
  • Continue pressing the Ctrl
    key till the application displays the ‘No Company Open
  • Click ‘Open
    a sample file
  • Select one of the sample files and open it.

Note: If the application prompts
you to initiate a restore/update operation, click on ‘OK’. If the sample file
opens without any error, the company file that is throwing the error might be damaged
or corrupted.

3.       Copy the Quickbooks company file to your Desktop

Changing the location of the company file you
wish to open is also an option you could try. The reason why this solution
works is the limitation on the storage path of the file. Perform the following
steps to change the location of your QuickBooks file:

  • Open the folder in which your company file is located and use
    the Locate option to find the
    QBW file.
  • Copy and Paste the file on Desktop.
  • Launch QuickBooks while pressing the Ctrl key till the application
    displays the ‘No
    Company Open
  • Click on Open,
    browse to the file you copied on Desktop and click Open.

Note: If this doesn’t work, the
QuickBooks company file may be damaged.

4.       Use Quickbooks Auto Data Recovery

Restore the company file using the Auto Data Recovery

Troubleshoot the QuickBooks application

If all the above options fail, try
troubleshooting the QuickBooks application.

  • Run
    Reboot.exe to re-register QuickBooks objects in Windows.
  • Manually
    repair the Microsoft.NET file framework installed on your system.
  • Perform a
    clean re-install for QuickBooks.
  • Run the
    QuickBooks Component Repair Tool to repair all your damaged files and

Update QuickBooks

The QuickBooks 2012 R14 service pack allows you
to fix all unrecoverable file errors. To update your QuickBooks installation
with this service pack, perform the following steps:

  • Press the Ctrl
    key while opening QuickBooks.
  • Click Help
    > Update
  • On the ‘Update
    ’ screen, click Update Now.
  • Select the New
  • Click Get
  • After the update is complete, exit the application.

7.       Using Stellar QuickBooks Repair Software

If none of the above work, and you are still not able
to fix Quickbooks error, you can call our expert certified technicians on our
toll free number for expert help.

Additional Tips

  • If you are facing this issue frequently then, try to
    reboot your computer.
  • If problems occur while working on other than most
    recent release update, consider the latest QuickBooks version.
  • Issue in the hosting environment could also be the


Quickbooks error may be intimidating however you can always resolve it with above
mentioned steps easily. If you quickbooks errors are still not resolved then
you can always call for expert help and certified technician will help you
resolve the error.