June 1, 2021

QuickBooks normally works great. Most of the business tasks like accountancy work, bookkeeping, reporting, tax preparation, and other every day are handled easily. QB normalizes difficult accounting processes by organizing your data, automating your business, and providing optimal solutions. But with all that has been provided to you as benefits, one major disadvantage does bother you a lot. It is the QuickBooks services and unrecoverable error that pops out when you use the software! Just like any other software you use; you face the challenge of technical snags and error that disrupt you from using the software.

 QB Unrecoverable Error

One of the very common errors is the QB unrecoverable error which usually occurs when you open your QB company file, saves it, print, or click the ship icon. This error shows 10 digits, in a 5 digits-5digits space like (XXXXX XXXXX).

If you are wondering how to get rid of it and is there any way to let it get out from your software completely. Here are 5 ways you can make your time on QB again a success by removing the error.

 5 Ways to Remove the Unrecoverable Error

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 Open Sample Company File:

 While you open and create a sample company in your QuickBooks, it confirms whether your file is corrupted or your QuickBooks application is. If the sample file works, the problem lies with the company file that you are trying to access. And if the sample file doesn’t open, then the problem is with the appliance.

  1. You need to press the CTRL key by double-clicking on the QB application icon
  2. Furthermore, you can continue by hitting the Ctrl button until you notice that the application reflects on your screen ‘No Company Exposed’
  3. once this is seen, you can further click on ‘Open a testing file’
  4. Now, you will be displayed with different sample files
  5. Choose and select any one of the sample files & open it

If the application prompts you to take a step ahead and restore/update the operation, you can click on ‘OK’.

If the model file gets open without any error, it is clear that your company file has been throwing the error so it might get corrupted.

 Stop QB from opening the Windows in the Startup

One of the most workable tried tested and proven methods for getting rid of the QB unrecoverable error is this. It is the problem that possibly needs to stop the application from opening the windows at the start itself. This can be done by;

  • Press the Alt key when you double click on opening the QuickBooks services application, by clicking on the icon
  • As soon as the system displays for you to put in the user password, release the Alt key and then you can type your password in it
  • Once done, click on the OK option
  • As you see the application launches, you can again press the Alt key for the same
  • Release the Alt

As you witness the application is launched, you should close up all the windows or you can simply click on ‘close all windows from the application itself.  

Company file copied to Desktop

If you change the location of your company file that you wish to open and use for your business, the chances of getting it fixed are high. The reason why you will notice this solution to work is due to the limitation of the storage path of your files. To make it a success, follow the steps given below for changing the location of your files and see how it work.

  • Firstly, you need to open the folder for which your company file is located and then use the locate option. This is to find the QBW file in the folder which needs to be copy-pasted.
  • Once you located it, copy and then paste the same file on your Desktop
  • Done? Now move further and launch your QuickBooks while you press the Ctrl key till the application reflects to you ‘No company Open’
  • All the above steps if done right will be followed by clicking on the Open and then browse the file that you’ve copied on your Desktop and then click Open.

Troubleshoot QB Application

If you figure out all the option mentioned above has failed miserably, you can try this one out. Try to troubleshoot the QB application and you might see positive outcomes for the same.

  • Run or Reboot.exe for you to re-register QuickBooks in your Desktop Windows.
  • If possible, you can move the steps of manually repairing the Microsoft.NET file framework, the one that has been installed on your system.
  • With that, you can proceed further and perform a clean reinstall for QuickBooks.
  • Run the QuickBooks Component Repair Tool, this is done to repair all your damaged files and components.

Update your Software

Last, but not least and the most important of all. The chances of you using an old version of the software are high, so be sure to check which version you are using. If you are using an older version, this can be one of the alarming reasons for you to get caught up with the error. So, it is best to upgrade the software and use a newer version for the same. How to update? Here is how:

  • Press Ctrl when using the software
  • Help –> Update QuickBooks.
  • On the ‘Update QuickBooks’ screen, choose Update Now.
  • Don’t forget to select the New Features
  • Click Get Updates.
  • After the update is complete, exit the application.

In case if you still have the problem of QB unrecoverable error. You can contact +1 267-857-9587or reach on the online site of the CPA DESK for getting solutions.


Now that you are ready to become a PRO, use these steps mentioned above and get rid of the error. You will see the unrecoverable error being fixed by any of the steps mentioned above.

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