QuickBooks Error 80070057 [Reasons & Solution]

When you try to open a company file and there is a message comes on your computer screen i.e: QuickBooks Error 80070057: the parameter is incorrect. The main reason behind it given below:-

Reason for QuickBooks Error 80070057

  • QuickBooks is unable to read your company file because the file extension was changed.
  • You have a third party firewall who is not allowed to configured for Quickbooks.
  • Maybe you are opening the file by double click on it, but not open it from inside of QuickBooks desktop.
  • You are trying to open a portable file but not having QuickBooks open.
  • When your QuickBooks installation is damaged.
  • When you’re attempting to back up or create a portable file at an abstruse file location
  • Maybe a firewall application is blocking network ports
  • If QuickBooks detects the damage in your company file at the time of installation of Quickbooks.  
  • Maybe you are working on a file which is situated in USB flash drive.

How to Fix QuickBooks Error 80070057

1. Verify the file name extension

  • Right-click the company file.
  • Choose properties.
  • Click the QuickBooks Tab >
  • Now you have to note the file extension in the File-name field and version of QuickBooks, in the Last opened with a file.
  • Now click on the ok option
Change the Extension
  • Create a new folder.
  • copy and paste company file into a new folder
  • Now, Right-click on the new folder and click rename.
  • Convert the file extension into QBM.
  • To save changes you have click anywhere.
  • Open QuickBooks Desktop and then, you have to Restore the Portable
If you are also having a problem while opening QuickBooks, rename the extension to QBB.
  • Open QuickBooks desktop and Restore the Backup.
  • If the file does not open, rename the extension to QBX.
  • Now, Open QuickBooks, Convert to an Accounting copy.
  • Now you have to copy the company file and paste it another flash drive folder
  • Open the QuickBooks Desktop along with Window Explorer
  • Now Go to “File” option and click on right and now choose New Folder.
  • Now, Copy the “Company file.QBW” from Flash drive and paste it into a new folder.
  • Open QuickBooks Desktop and then open a new folder.

2. Manage clean installation of QuickBooks Desktop.

  • You have to run clean install during Uninstall and reinstall QuickBooks.

3. If Converting files from Mac to Windows

  • Use the Backup option in Windows function to convert QB from Macintosh to Windows.

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