We all know, QuickBooks is accounting software that has been designed and developed by intuit to manage expenses & sales and maintain the record of daily transactions. But, the user may face errors while working on this software. To deal with such errors, Intuit has designed a perfect tool “QuickBooks File Doctor”. This tool helps to detect and resolve the bugs and errors that may hamper the workflow of accounting software.
The integrated or built-in QB file doctor is only available in QuickBooks 2016 and later. The file doctor tool is an advanced version of the QuickBooks Diagnostic tool that has been developed in 2012. QBFD tool assists the user in fixing the issues related to QuickBooks. If you want to update QuickBooks to the latest version then go to the QuickBooks File Doctor Download page at Intuit Website. QB file doctor only works for UK and US versions of QuickBooks and currently compatible with all QuickBooks desktop for windows except for the QuickBooks version for Mac.
QuickBooks Desktop File Doctor has been designed especially for the QB users. This tool has been developed after combining two applications, the one application name is QuickBooks Network Diagnostic Tool and the other application is QuickBooks Company File Diagnostic Tool.
Intuit File doctor is an advanced tool that not only fixes the network errors but also, detects the file errors and fixes it instantly.
There are two types of QBFD:
The list of the following errors can be resolved by using QBFD:
The list of the following points that will be required before using QuickBooks Doctor:
Before downloading QuickBooks file doctor, you need to install the QBFD.exe file from the official website of Intuit. For this, you must have the .Net Framework on the PC. In case, you don’t have .Net framework, then QBFD set up will download it automatically.
Now, given below are the steps to download and install QuickBooks File Doctor:
Before using QuickBooks file doctor, follow the instructions written below:
QuickBooks versions that have been released after 2015, have QBFD as an inbuilt feature. This internal feature will automatically detect and resolve the issue. You just require to press the start button to access the tool. Go through the steps respectively.
You will see the following result after diagnosing a file through Intuit File Doctor:
Once you are done with the diagnosis and repairing process, you are highly recommended to back up the QuickBooks company file data and generate the backup data file (.QBB) in a removable external hard drive. For instance, backing up your data right at the end of every month will be a great idea.
Sometimes, the user is unable to use QBFD and an error message appears “File Doctor is not working” on the screen during diagnosing a company file.
Below are some causes that may be the reason for the occurrence of QBFD error:
In case, you are also facing the same issue. Then, attempt the following solutions to get rid of the file doctor issue. You can also get in touch with us at our QuickBooks Support Team
QuickBooks File Doctor is very beneficial for its users. This will provide relief up to a great extent to its users when they are under any issue. Go through the advantages of the file doctor:
Let’s discuss the limitations of the File Doctor that you may face during accessing a company file:
Expectantly, you have got all the necessary information regarding QuickBooks File Doctor through this blog. In case, the tool did not help you in fixing the issues or you want any assistance for the same, then you can speak to us at our QuickBooks 24/7 Support Phone Number 1-888-502-0363 (Toll-Free). Our professional’s team will be happy to serve you at their best and try to resolve your issue immediately.