QuickBooks, an accounting software, help businesses with their accounting applications and facilitates ease in performing business transactions and managing finances. While operating QuickBooks, users may come across some errors or issues that impede ease of functioning, may lead to the computer crashing or may stop the specified actions from going further. However, these errors can easily be resolved, and the following article seeks to guide users in rectifying the error and moving the operations forward.
While updating the payroll, opening an official form or paying dues, users may be faced with an error which reads – “The file you specified cannot be opened.”
While QuickBooks proceeds to install or download the various payroll updates, there may be some obstructions in the process due to certain Windows configurations regarding User Permissions or User Control Settings. This is a common error on devices that run on Windows 7/8 and Windows Vista.
There are a number of solutions to resolve this error. While any one of the solutions may help rectify it, it is suggested that you proceed through the solutions in the order given below, and perform the actions accordingly.
This can vary based on the version of Windows present on your computer.
For Windows Vista, follow the instructions given below:
For Windows 7/8 follow the instructions given below:
What more can I do to fix this error?
QuickBooks aims to allow smooth operations for business transactions and seeks to avoid errors in the process. In case the solutions mentioned above do not work, you can proceed to repair the QuickBooks application through reinstallation, or you can uninstall and reinstall QuickBooks to make sure there is no error.