How to Fix “QuickBooks Company file missing” issue?

by Henry Smith WordPress Experts
For all QuickBooks users, company files plays a very major part in pursuing the QuickBooks accounting software. When we use the software, all the financial data and important files were kept and stored in the company files. However due to some technical flaws or some uninvited error code in the company file, the entire crucial data of the users has been erased. At times you want to do some important work and suddenly you encounter that Your Company File Is Missing Or Cannot Be Found. In this article, we are going to learn about how to resolve “QuickBooks Company File Missing error” and get back to the normal life.

In order to take some strict action against any issue, one should understand its root cause. Below you can find one of these:

Causes of “QuickBooks Company File Missing Issue”
When your pc is disconnected from the main location where your company file is stored or somehow you have deleted the company file by mistake then this issue occurs and the following error message appears on your available screen:
Warning: The company file you have selected could not be found. You can pursue one of the following:
Use the “Search” tool from the available Windows ‘Start Menu’ to find for this file on your pc
Choose the option ‘Open or Restore Company…’ command from the ‘File’ menu and look for this file in a different directory.
Check the below-mentioned issue prevention steps and resolve the error within a time frame of 2 to 3 minutes at max.
Fixed “QuickBooks Company file Missing” Issue — Proven Solutions
You can follow the below-given steps as per your QuickBooks company file location to fix the issue. When you find any hassle or difficulty in performing the below steps then you can quickly contact QuickBooks Error Support for assistance.

QuickBooks Company file issue

Solution 1: Ping Your Server To Ensure That You Are Connected To The Network
This step is important as it will verify that if your system is connected to the strong network. Follow the instructions to do it:
· To start with check the name of your server computer. And to do that follow these steps:
o Press the Windows key +R Key On the PC/laptop keyboard.
o Now, type CMD and then click OK to continue further.
o It’s time to type ipconfig /all in the appeared window and afterwards press Enter.
o You are advised to note down the server or Host Name.
· In the next step, type the name of your server and then tap the Enter button.
· In the available screen, there will be a reply to each packet.
o If the reply appears for each packet, it means your operating system is connected to your network.
o If there is a packet loss or a slow reply, it simply means that your network should be diagnosed by a qualified IT professional.
Solution 2: Browse All Your Company Files
Open your server pc and search for the below listed files into the search bar. While searching make sure that you put Asterisk (*) before the extension type, so that the search works accurately:
*.qbb (Back Up Files)
*.qbw (Working Files)
*.qbx (Accountants Transfer Files)
*.qba (Accountants Copy Files)
*.qby (Accountants Change Files)
When you found the Company file that causes issue, note down the file path and move to the next solution. In case, you cannot find the path then without wasting a single minute contact IT professional. If the problem still hindrance your work then move to the next solution.
Solution 3: Launch or Open the Company File in QuickBooks Accounting Software
· Open a company file (.qbw) or an accountant’s copy (.qba) and do these steps:
o Browse to the File menu and then choose Open or Restore Company.
o Afterwards, select Open a Company File and then tap on the Next button.
o In the next screen, click on the company file.
o At last, hit the Open button.
· Restore a Backup (.qbb)
o To do so, open the File menu and then go to the option, which says Open or Restore Company and click on it.
o Now, tap on the Restore a Backup File and then go to Next.
o In the next page, choose Local backup and then press the company file and then click Next.
o At last, choose the location where you want to save the restored file and then click on Save.
· Restore an Accountants Copy Transfer file known as (.qbx)
o To begin with, go to the File menu and then tap on the Open or Restore a company file.
o Afterwards, click on the option Convert and Accountant’s Copy Transfer File and then select Next.
o If the option “What the Accountant’s Copy Can and Can’t Do” window appears on the available screen then click Next.
o Now, hit the transfer file (.qbx) and click Open.
o Choose the adequate location to save the Accountant’s Copy File and lastly choose Save.

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In case, the above steps won’t work for you, call us on toll-free QuickBooks Phone Number for further assistance.

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