How to Fix QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error?

QuickBooks unrecoverable Error
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QuickBooks accounting software offers a wide range of services to its users. However, several bugs and technical issues attached to it as well. Users may face these errors and bugs during running the software. Generally, most of the issues related to the QuickBooks network problems, QuickBooks won’t open, or data issues. QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error is one such error that can interrupt your work.
The following article describing everything about unrecoverable error that you may know to get rid of it. Let’s start by explaining the error.

What Is QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error?

QuickBooks unrecoverable error is one of the common errors that take place when the user attempts to launch a company file or during saving or printing out of QuickBooks desktop. This error displays different numeric error codes which contain 10 digits in 5 digits – space – 5 digits order.
You may face the following error codes:

  • 13730 84631
  • 13824 75582
  • 20888 41171
  • 00000 14775
  • 00000 15204
  • 15563 13890
  • 19758 63847
  • 20103 33023

QuickBooks unrecoverable error
The user might be facing unrecoverable error QuickBooks under the following situations:

  1. You may encounter QuickBooks unrecoverable error when opening a company file.
  2. While trying to close a company file.
  3. During creating a backup or a company file.
  4. When the user tries to download a payroll update or saving a transaction.
  5. If you are sending payroll through Direct Deposit, an unrecoverable error takes place.
  6. You may also face QuickBooks unrecoverable error when logging in the QuickBooks Desktop.

Common reasons behind QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error

The user may be encountered unrecoverable error QuickBooks because of the numerous reasons. Mentioned below are some of the causes that may be hindering you to open the QuickBooks Desktop:

  1. If the Windows or QuickBooks updates are missing, then the user may face unrecoverable error.
  2. Due to the damaged QuickBooks data.
  3. The error can also appear because of PC issues.
  4. When the program code required repairing.
  5. You may also face QuickBooks unrecoverable error on startup.

After knowing the causes of unrecoverable error QuickBooks, you should go through the solutions to get rid of this error instantly. We have tried our best to provide you solutions according to the situation in which you are facing an unrecoverable error.

How to troubleshoot QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error?

You can apply the solutions listed below in order to troubleshoot unrecoverable error QuickBooks.

Solution 1: Suppress the QuickBooks Desktop

You need to follow the steps written below respectively to suppress the QuickBooks Desktop.
Step 1: Suppress the QuickBooks at the time of starting QuickBooks

  1. Press the Ctrl key and double-tap on the QuickBooks program icon.
  2. You are required to hold the Ctrl key till the No Company Open window appears on the screen.

Step 2: Suppress the Desktop at the time of launching the company file

  1. Firstly, run the No Company Open Window and select the desired company file.
  2. Press and hold the Alt key and choose Open.
  3. Now, you will be prompted for the login information. Now, type your user name and password.
  4. Press and hold the Alt key and click on OK. We advise you not to release the Alt key until the company file is opened completely.

Solution 2: Launch a sample company file

You will be able to identify the place where the error is appearing by opening a sample company file.
First of all, you need to try to open a sample company file. Follow the below-mentioned steps to do so:

  • Run No Company Open Window and choose Open a sample file.
  • Click on any sample file.

If you can open the sample file, this shows that there is damage in the company file or in the folder in which the file is saved. In this case, you need to copy the file to a different location by following the steps written below:

  • Click on the Desktop and choose New.
  • Select Folder and name it “QBTEST”.
  • Launch the folder where you have saved the company file.
  • Click on the file and choose Copy.
  • Paste the company file in the QBTEST folder.
  • Now, you can access the company file in the QBTEST folder.

If you are still facing the unrecoverable error, then use ADR to resolve it.

Solution 3: Access Quick Fix my Program

  1. Go to the QuickBooks Tools Hub and choose Program Problems.
  2. Meanwhile, choose Quick Fix my Program.
  3. At last, launch the QuickBooks Desktop and the data file.

Solution 4: Make a new Windows Administrator

For Windows 10

  1. Choose the Start menu and click on Settings.
  2. Click on the Accounts and choose Family and other users.
  3. After that, click on Add someone else to this PC.
  4. Choose I don’t have this person’s sign-in information.
  5. You need to add a user without a Microsoft account.
  6. You are required to enter the name of the new account.
  7. Click on Finish.
  8. Select the account that has been recently created and click on Account Type.
  9. Choose Administrator > OK.

For Windows 8.1

  1. Press Windows + R to launch the Run Window.
  2. You need to type Control Panel.
  3. Choose Ok.
  4. Click on the User Accounts and after that, you need to choose Manage another account.
  5. After that, select Other accounts and click on Add an account.
  6. Choose a Local account.
  7. You have to enter the user name, password, and password hint when prompted.
  8. After that, you have to select Next.
  9. You will go back to the Manage Other Accounts
  10. Choose the account that has been recently created and choose Edit.
  11. From the drop-down menu, click on the Administrator.
  12. In the end, you need to choose OK.

For Windows 8 and 7

  1. Press Windows + R to launch the Run Window.
  2. You need to type Control Panel.
  3. Choose OK.
  4. Click on the User Accounts and after that, you need to choose Manage another account.
  5. You are required to select Create a new account and give a new name to the account.
  6. Select Create Account by clicking on the Administrator.

If you are facing QuickBooks unrecoverable error when opening a QuickBooks Desktop, then follow the solutions written below:
Before applying the solutions, consider the below-mentioned points:

  1. Make sure that you are using the latest version of QuickBooks Desktop.
  2. You need to turn on hosting in your server or main PC only when you are running QuickBooks multi-user mode.
  3. You are required to verify that the hosting is turned off in all PC’s except the server.

Now, apply the following solutions in order to get rid of QuickBooks unrecoverable error:

Solution 1: Repair the QuickBooks Desktop Installation

  1. First of all, you are required to have a backup of your company file.
  2. Restart the PC.
  3. Go to the Windows Start menu and choose Control Panel.
  4. Select Program and Features.
  5. After that, select Uninstall a Program.
  6. Open the list of Programs and choose QuickBooks.
  7. Now, you need to choose Uninstall/Change.
  8. Click on Continue and then press Next.
  9. Choose Repair and press Next.
  10. Click on Finish.

Solution 2: Run Quick Fix my Program in QuickBooks Tools Hub.

Under this solution, you first need to download the QuickBooks Tools Hub. After that, follow the below-mentioned steps one after another to fix unrecoverable error QuickBooks:
Step 1: Install the QuickBooks Tools Hub

  1. Firstly, shut down the QuickBooks Desktop.
  2. You need to download the QuickBooks Tool Hub file and save it on the desktop.
  3. Launch the file that has been recently downloaded (QuickBooksToolHub.exe).
  4. After that, follow the instructions to download the QuickBooks tools hub.
  5. After the installation gets done, you can open the tool hub by clicking on the icon on the Windows desktop.

Step 2: Run Quick Fix my Program

  1. Go to the QuickBooks Tools Hub.
  2. Choose Program Problems.
  3. Click on Quick Fix my Program.
  4. Open QuickBooks and the data file.

Step 3: Avoid the QBCF Monitor service to start again.

  1. Press and hold Windows + R to launch the Run window.
  2. You need to write services.msc and choose OK.
  3. Click on the list and double-tap QBCFMonitorService to open the Properties.
  4. After that, you are required to select Disabled as Startup type.
  5. Click on Apply > OK.

If you are facing QuickBooks unrecoverable error while emailing, printing or saving as PDF out of QuickBooks Desktop, then follow the solutions written below:

Solution 1: Access the QuickBooks Print & Print Repair Tool

Under this solution, you need to run the QuickBooks print repair tool from the QuickBooks Tool Hub. You first need to download the QuickBooks tool hub. After that, follow the steps written below:

  1. In the QuickBooks Tool Hub, select Program Problems.
  2. Select the QuickBooks PDF and Print Repair Tool. It will take about a minute to run.
  3. Attempt to print, email, or save as a PDF from QuickBooks Desktop again.

Solution 2: Change the temp folder permissions

In case, the unrecoverable error is still persisting, then reboot the PC. If you are still facing the issue, try to reset the folder permissions. Follow the steps to do so:

  1. Press and hold the Windows key + R to launch the RUN window.
  2. You need to write %TEMP%.
  3. Press Enter.
  4. Choose Properties by clicking anywhere of the temp folder.
  5. Click on the Security tab.
  6. Make sure that the Security tab is showing all the usernames and groups.
  7. You are required to set the permissions to the Full Control.
  8. In the end, you need to save it only as a PDF and email issues.

After changing the temp folder permissions, confirm you can print to XPS Document Writer. The following are the steps to confirm it:

  • First of all, you need to open Notepad.
  • After that write Test and choose the File.
  • Click on Print.
  • Choose the XPS Document Writer > Print.
  • Now, you require to write the filename and save it on the desktop.
  • In the end, view the XPS document that has been printed from notepad.
In Conclusion

So far, we assume that you have successfully resolved QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error with the help of the aforementioned blog. In case, the error is still persisting and unable to get fixed, then we advise you to talk to one of our experts by dialing our toll-free QuickBooks Error Support Phone Number  1-855-857-0824. We have a team of technicians who know effective ways to deal with every issue related to QuickBooks.

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