Fix Error or Issue Restore a Backup in QuickBooks Failed

by Alex H. Marketing Expert

QuickBooks is a trusted accounting and financial software by millions of small and medium-sized enterprises owners. QB helps to manage business essentials and financial data.

QuickBooks Restore a Backup

Unfortunate QuickBooks Software crashed or damage need to backup restore. If are you trying to use a backup of company file to restore your accounting data but operation fails.

"Error: Restore Failed. File in invalid Format"

“Error: Restore failed. Can’t remove log file”

“This file is set to read-only. Try again with a different name"


  • Error in company file name(including special character)
  • Backup restored over an existing company file
  • Backup is restored from a USB flash drive
  • Company file is damage/missing

Resolve issue:

  • Restore a backup company file
  • QuickBooks uses the backup company file (.qbb) to create a new company file (.qbw).
  • In QuickBooks, go to the File menu and select Open or Restore Company.
  • Use only same or newer version while backup
  • Always to avoid overwriting to rename your existing company file or the backup
  • Remove special symbol or characters from the company file name.

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About Alex H. Advanced   Marketing Expert

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Created on Apr 13th 2020 21:20. Viewed 280 times.


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