Got Stuck with QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error? Here’s is the Fix

| Updated on March 1, 2024

Is your computer bothered by something called unrecoverable errors? Your machine hangs up and asks you to close all the files that are opened?

Well, don’t live in uncertainty. Let’s know what this error is all about.

What is an unrecoverable error?

An error that may force stop the working of all the programs on the computer regardless of its proper installation.

So, basically the errors that can cause problems either by crashing your QuickBooks while trying to open a file or asking you to close all the windows while the QuickBooks is frozen and that is called QuickBooks unrecoverable error.

Since this gives you clarity as to what is happening to your QuickBooks now, let’s see what are the errors that throw up on your screen.

These are some of the common bug codes that may show on your screen due to unrecoverable errors followed by a pair of sequences of 5 digits with a space.

  • 00000 14775
  • 00551 46274
  • 19758 63847
  • 20888 41171

Let’s Now Look at The Brightest Part As To How To Solve These Issues!

It may look like a series of solutions. Well, we are subjected to just get rid of the issues in a way or two…

Solution 1: Move on with a new admin for windows!

If you are a Windows 10 user, do follow this.

  1. Go to Start on your window and hit Settings.
  1. Once you reach here, go to Accounts and select Family and various other users.
  1. Here you are to change the admin, so click on another user icon and select Add someone else to this computer.
  1. And now our job is to select “I don’t have this person’s sign-in info” and get ready to make a new account.
  1. Once this is done, you have your account! Click on the created account and select the account type and navigate the cursor to the Administrator tab and click OK.

This just swift the sight from one account to the other!

So, the new admin account for windows is ready and this would resolve the unrecoverable errors. Here the purpose being that, in cases when one account is not allowing you to open the files, you can always try to open them through the other.

Solution 2: Suppress and Repress!

Let’s try to suppress your QuickBooks file to get them on!

  • You need to press and hold Ctrl key, to make sure to hold and double click on the QuickBooks icon.

So the whole exercise here is to hold the Ctrl key until the No Company open screen appears on the window.

Now when it appears, you need to repress!

  • Select the company file from the No company open window and press Alt key to click on the open icon.
  • In the repress process, your activity is to click on Alt and hold them.
  • On following the first step if the login details are asked then release the Alt key and go ahead to fill the details.
  • If that’s not the case then it’s time to follow the second step so as to hold and press the Alt until the file opens.

This is another way to get rid of unrecoverable errors hanging issues, to stay focussed on getting your company files opened somehow. 

Let’s see what’s there in your third cup of solution now!

Solution 3: Troubleshooting!

How about troubleshooting your QuickBooks Desktop?

  1. Install and run QuickBooks Install Diagnostic tool which will help you in fixing the QuickBooks Desktop.
  1. Now reinstall the QuickBooks Desktop.
  1. Here you need to manually fix the Microsoft.NET framework in the computer for fixing up the errors.

Solution 4: Figuring out the number of people facing bugs!

Simply meaning, A company profile may have different login users. If one of them also finds this error then you need to fix it.

How? Just create another login credentials and remove the previous one.

  1. Click on the Company menu and go to Set up users and passwords. Now select the Setup users tab.
  1. And hit Add users icon and follow up by giving username and password.
  1. Now when your account is created set yourself on priority and hit Finish.
  1. Go back to the option File and click on Close company option.
  1. Now log in using New user ID that you just created.

What is the case if the admin account is facing that error?

Then install the QuickBooks File Doctor and let it fix the problem for you!

What’s in there in the next solution?

Solution 5: Auto data recovery!

No matter what happens to your file. Restore the backup and get all your files!

  • Just click on the Auto data recovery option and that would help you recover the files.

Common let’s move on to the next solution…

Solution 6: QuickBooks update!

QuickBooks comes up with new releases to update the version with bugs! Always try to update the QuickBooks version to be relaxed with most of the problems.

Here you need to update QuickBooks desktop with 2012 R14 Service pack.

  1. Open your QuickBooks application by pressing the Ctrl key and go to Help option and click on Update QuickBooks.
  1. On the new window popup click on update now and select the features you want.
  1. Click on get updates and close the application once the update is over.

The last try is coming up.

Solution 7: Change of Location!

What about this? In layman language, let’s try changing the location of the company file to fix this up and see if it works…

  • Go to the QuickBooks Desktop and use the Locate option to locate the file you are looking for.
  • Copy the file and paste it anywhere on the desktop.
  • Try and launch the QuickBooks using Ctrl key until the No Company Open popup comes up.
  • Click on the Open option and open the file you copied and hit Open.

All the solutions above must try and help you to relieve from the unrecoverable errors and get you on the board to work effectively with the QuickBooks Desktop to manage all your files. Along with errors you get for cloud desktop as a service based technologies like QuickBooks Enterprise Cloud Hosting. In case if that doesn’t help you then you can always connect to the Technical Support and get away with this.

Khushboo Chhibber

Senior Web Writer and Video Creator

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