Amongst multiple essential features that Intuit offers for QuickBooks, ‘Verify Data & Rebuild Data’ are two necessary and useful utilities. These two utilities have their own distinct identities with the former identifying the common issues that occur, and the latter handles the integrity issues. The Verify Data Utility searches integrity issues. Once the integrity issues are visible then Rebuild Data Utility resolves them. The two tools are facets of the same coin and compliment each other in detecting errors and solving them after that.
In this blog, we will first understand what leads to QuickBooks Corruption and subsequent data damage. After that, we will know the procedure to Rebuild the QuickBooks Data File using the ‘Rebuild Data utility.’ Lastly, we will look at an alternate QuickBooks recovery solution to recover ‘QBW file’ in the case extensive damage happens.
Sometimes QuickBooks encounters some severe errors which need to be handled immediately to avoid discrepancies found on reports such as Bills or invoices posted with negative values. Several other reasons and factors are required to Rebuild the QuickBooks Data file. Few of these are:
Below given are the steps to rebuild the QuickBooks data file.
Note: In case the application shows QuickBooks not responding message then shift the mouse indicator and wait for a little for the Data rebuild process to get finished.
If Verify Operation fails to complete successfully, then look to repeat the process till the time application verifies the file.
There are many processes to rebuild the QuickBooks Data file; however manual techniques are greatly helpful because of low corruption risk involved. Let’s look at some of these methods.
Several a humungous QuickBooks file might lead to data corruption. Hence it can be easily said that large-sized QuickBooks files are more prone to corruption in comparison to the smaller ones. It is advisable to see the file size and keep it under control continuously.
You can see the number of database fragments in the Product Information Window. In case the database has 10 or more Database Fragments, then perform the below-given process to minimize the fragments.
Note: Several lists might not show ‘Resort List’ selection
Incorrectly configured routers in a multi-user mode influence and affect the QuickBooks Performance. This unwanted influence increases the risk of corruption. Moreover, if the network problem happens due to wrong server configuration or hardware components are malfunctioning then this can also lead to data file corruption.
Additionally, QuickBooks Data file corruption might also occur if any of the below-listed issues or a combination of the issues are present in the network. These are:
In case you see that QB Data file corruption is related to one or more transactions, then you can look to repair it by first deleting the transactions & then re-entering them. Now to locate a specific transaction that is causing the problem, it is advisable to look for the ‘Document number’ in the report and delete and Re-enter transaction.
The discrepancies in the QuickBooks Data File can create several discrepancies in the balance sheet. In case none of the above-listed methods work then you can look for other methods.
QuickBooks File Repair is advanced software that helps in resolving the QuickBooks data file corruption. Glance over to see some of its benefits listed below:
Thank you for reading this blog. Now you know how complex is Rebuilding the QuickBooks Data file is as there are several technicalities related to it. The Verify Data and Rebuild Data are two essential tools that help to resolve data corruption. However, if you are confused at any point in following any of the above-listed points, then you can get the help of a trained and qualified expert at QuickBooks Support number +1-877-221-952O.