How to Fix QuickBooks is Unable to Open This Company File

by Steve M. QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor

QuickBooks accounting software is used by people worldwide, but at times while using this amazing software, the user might not be able to open the company file. The user might come across the error message stating “QuickBooks won’t open you company file” or “QuickBooks is unable to open this company file”. This error can be very much frustrating for the users to tackle with, as it is pretty time consuming to tackle any such issue. Also, it can be very annoying, if the user is unable to access the basic functions on QuickBooks.

When this error occurs you may see the following error messages:

QuickBooks Unable To Backup Company File

              Backup failed. 

This post contains all the information regarding QuickBooks won’t open company file issue. Thus, make sure to read it carefully. However, for further information, you can call us anytime at our toll-free number i.e. +1-800-969-7370 and our team will be happy to help you.

Factors causing the QuickBooks won’t open company file

  •        QuickBooks company file got damaged or corrupted
  •        Or same file is opened on a shared network
  •        Also, if the user is using wrong methods to open certain file
  •        The error can also be seen, if wrong QuickBooks version is used to open the file


How to fix the QuickBooks Won't Open Company File error?

The error can be easily fixed by following any of the methods below, let us have a look:


Method 1: Renaming the company file

  •        The very first step is to open the QuickBooks company file folder location
  •        And then, the user should right click the company file
  •        Followed by clicking on rename
  •        Changing the name of the file
  •        Also, the user needs to ensure that this new name doesn’t exceeds 3 letters
  •        And the last step is to rename the .TLG file


Method 2: Opening the company file directly from QuickBooks Desktop

  •        The very first step is to move to the file
  •        And then click on open or restore company
  •         Followed by selecting the type of file, which is to be opened
  •         The next step is to navigate to the folder that the file is located
  •        After that select the file
  •         And hit open option, and you are good to go


This drives us to the conclusion of this post, where we hope that the information shared in might be of some help in fixing the unable to open QuickBooks company file on network. However, for any further query or if the error persists, the user can get in touch with our QuickBooks enterprise support team via our toll-free number i.e. +1-800-969-7370.

Our team of experts and certified QuickBooks professionals will help you in fixing the issue.

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