Fix QuickBooks unrecoverable errors (10 Updated Steps)

QuickBooks is the world’s most used accounting software used by businesses as well as entrepreneurs. Although being the best accounting software, QuickBooks faces many technical problems at times is affected by bugs and other problems. While running this program, you may encounter several errors. These errors can be related to data, network problems, transaction failures or other online problems is one of them. That comes with 5 digit space 5 digits that is called QuickBooks unrecoverable errors.

What are QuickBooks unrecoverable errors?

Occurrence of QuickBooks unrecoverable errors indicate that QuickBooks is experiencing some critical application issues. This error usually appears when you try to save, print or ship at the top of the transaction. Unrecoverable errors are 10 digit long error that are separated by a space after 5 digits. Severe fault in the software causes unrecoverable errors.

 QuickBooks unrecoverable errors

Some of error codes of unrecoverable errors are:

QuickBooks Unrecoverable errors appear in different numeric codes, containing 10 digits. 

311970054015563 1389013824 75582
20888 4117119758 6384702457 79428
13730 8463100000 1477500000 15204
00227 5500800551 4627420103 33023 

When does QuickBooks unrecoverable errors occur?

  • You try to start, open or access a company file.
  • When you try to close your company file.
  • When you try to close any windows at QuickBooks company file.
  • When you create a backup of the company file.
  • When creating a QuickBooks portable file.
  • It may also be encountered when you try to download payroll updates.
  • While running the verify or rebuilding functionality.
  • While you try to save a record or transaction.
  • When you send the payroll vau direct deposit.

Also read: QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions

How can QuickBooks unrecoverable errors be identified?

The identification of  QuickBooks unrecoverable errors is very important, so that the rectification process can be initiated. Some of the symptoms of QuickBooks unrecoverable error are: 

  • You might experience a sudden crash in QuickBooks while you try to open or work on QuickBooks. 
  • The process of updating may get hindered.
  • If the main program window gets closed, it means there is an unrecoverable error. 
  • Transaction files may be left unsaved. 
  • QuickBooks may freeze.

How to fix QuickBooks unrecoverable errors?

Solution 1: Suppressing your QuickBooks Desktop.

1) First, you need to suppress the desktop, when you start the QuickBooks. 

  • You need to press the ctrl key for a while. 
  • Now, make a double click on the QuickBooks icon. 
  • Keep hold of ctrl key, till ‘no company open’ windows programs. 

2) Supressign desktop while opening a company file.

  • From the no company open window, select the required company file. 
  • Press on “alt’ key and then click on Open. 
  • Release Alt, if you are redirected to login details, next you have to enter the username and password. Alt key and then click on OK.

Solution 2: By using the Auto data recovery to restore the backup file.

You can try using ‘auto data recovery’ to restore the QuickBooks backup file. Backing up files will also resolve unrecoverable errors.

Solution 3:  Creating a new admin to fix QuickBooks unrecoverable errors

For windows 8 and 7:

  • You need to press windows+R simultaneously, it will open the Run window. 
  • Now, you need to enter the control board and then click on OK. 
  • Now, you need to select the User accounts and then go to manage another account tab. 
  • Now, you need to select the option of ‘Create a new Account’ and then enter the name of the account. 
  • Now, go to the administrator tab and click on the option of Create account. 

For windows 8.1: 

  • You need to go to RUN from windows and then you have to press windows+R. 
  • Go to the control panel and then click OK. 
  • Now click on the user accounts tab and from there go to manage another account from here go to other accounts  and now click on Add an account. 
  • Enter the username and password and then click on Next. 
  • It will redirect you to manage other accounts’ windows. 
  •  From here, select the newly created accounts and click on the Edit icon.
  • From the drop down menu, select Administrator tab.
  • Click on OK

For windows 10:

  • Click on start and then you need to go to the settings tab, then to ‘Accounts tab’ and then go to Family & various other users. 
  • Under the tab of other users, choose the option of ‘Add someone else to this computer. 
  •  Click on ‘I do not have this person’s sign-in info and then add the user without a MS account.
  • Then click on Account. 

Also read: QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise 2022

Solution 4: By identifying how many users are affected can be helpful

We need to recognize the number of users that are influenced by utilizing a different login credentials to open the same company file. If only one user is getting affected, then you need to recreate the damaged user.

Condition 1: If a regular individual is damaged. 

  • Select the ‘set-up user and password’ tab from the company menu. 
  • Now click on the Set-up user option. 

        ** Enterprise users need to choose users from the company file. 

  • Then you have to click on the setup customers and roles icon.
  • Now, click on the Add user tab and then enter the username and password and click on NEXT. 
  • You can customize the customer as per needs and then click on Finish. 
  • Select the ‘Close company/log off’ from the file menu. 

Condition 2:  If the admin user is damaged. 

  • You have to first download QuickBooks file doctor tool. 
  • This tool will detect the problem and it resolves the problem automatically. 

Solution 5: Troubleshooting the QuickBooks desktop

  • First you have to download QuickBooks install diagnostic tool and then run it . 
  • You have to reinstall the QuickBooks using clean install. 
  • Now, you have to manually repair the Microsoft components. 

Also read: QuickBooks Download

Solution 6: Preventing QuickBooks from opening all windows at start-up. 

  • You have to first press the Alt key and then make a double click on the QuickBooks icon.
  • Release the Alt key, when the system displays a User password screen and then you need to enter the password. 
  • Click on OK and press Alt key again once an application launches. 
  • Now you can release the Alt key. 

Solution 7:  Running reboot.bat file to fix QuickBooks unrecoverable errors

  • Find the reboot.bat file under C drive or any other drive. 
  • Then make a right click on reboot.bat file then you have to run the file as Admin. 
  • Next, you have to open the program and check whether the error still persists. 

Solution 8:  Running Quick Fix my program from QuickBooks tool hub. 

  • First, open your QuickBooks. 
  • Next, you have to download and install QuickBooks tool hub from the internet. 
  • Once QuickBooks tool hub is installed, go to Program problems in the tool hub. 
  • Then you can select ‘QuickBooks fix my program’.
  • This will fix all the issues associated with unrecoverable errors. 

Solution 9:  Change the ways to save the form 

  • The user gets two tabs- Save and close & save and New tab, at the bottom of the form to save the transaction. 
  • While saving the transaction, leave the cursor on the line which has items typed in it, instead of one which does not have anything typed. 
  • Before saving the transaction, click on Print.
  • Now reach to the Print forms option from the file menu. 
  • Make the required modification, if the error occurs. 
  • Now, you have to save the changes under preferences tab. 
  • Finally, click on OK. 

Solution 10 :Updating QuickBooks to fix QuickBooks unrecoverable errors

  • Open Quickbooks. 
  • Reach the help menu. 
  • Hover to update QuickBooks option. 
  • Let the QuickBooks be updated
Updating QuickBooks

I hope the solutions above, would have fixed an unrecoverable error. But, in case you are still facing any sort of error. You can reach out to QuickBooks Support QBS solved at +1(888) 910 1619 and our experts will help you in resolving all your queries. 

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