How to fix QuickBooks won’t open error?

  • Often while carrying out essential tasks, QuickBooks accounting software stops working suddenly or won’t open when trying to open, which can happen due to a variety of reasons. This error can be very much frustrating, as it hinders the smooth working and then blocks the access to the QuickBooks software. Not only this, but also this error can end up in deleting the lost data. There can be a multiple causes and symptoms of QuickBooks not responding error, which will be discussed later in this blog post. To know more about this issue, make sure to read this blog post carefully, or you can also get in touch with our QuickBooks support team via our toll-free number i.e. +1-844-521-0490

    Factors leading to QuickBooks won’t open error 

    The below factors can cause this error. Let us have a look:

    • Company file name being too big

    • Corrupted QBWUSER.INI file

    • Corrupted program files 

    • QuickBooks stops working 

    • Damaged windows operating system 

    • Damaged hard drive 

    Process to fix the QuickBooks won’t open error 

    The use can try accessing the company file from a new folder location 


    • The very first thing is to press Windows + E

    • And then, a new window will open up 

    • The next step is to find the data file with .qbw extension

    • Moving ahead, the user needs to right click the file and select copy option

    • Once done with that, the user needs to move to the C:drive and then create a new folder 

    • Now, name the folder as QBTEST 

    • The user is then required to open the QBTEST folder and then paste the file into it 

    • Followed by opening the QuickBooks by holding Ctrl key

    • The next step is to select open or restore an existing company

    • To end the process, open the QBTEST folder and then find out whether the error persists


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    We end this segment right here with the hope that the information shared in above might be of some help in eliminating the QuickBooks error code successfully. However, in case there is any query or if the user requires any sort of assistance, then, in that case, connecting with our QuickBooks Enterprises tech support team at +1-844-521-0490 is recommended. We are a team of certified QuickBooks professionals who work round the clock in providing instant support services.