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QuickBooks 2012 Error C=224

If you have been experiencing an error C=224 message when trying to open your 2012 QuickBooks company file, then you’re not alone. That my friends has also been happening to me, and upon reporting it to Intuit, they informed me that they are aware of it and are working on a repair patch.  In the meantime you may try and Rebuild your company file to see if that repairs the problem. This...

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How to Backup and Restore a Portable Co. File in QuickBooks

Two articles ago I described to you the difference between the portable and backup of a company file. Now I’m going to show you how to backup the portable company file and restore it. If you do not have the Backup Icon on your Icon Menu, then go to the Menu Bar/File and choose Save Copy of Backup. This will open up the window as displayed on the left. Click on the button beside...

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The Difference Between a QuickBooks Backup and Portable Copy

When you backup your company file, QuickBooks creates everything that it needs to re-create it.  That means all images, logo’s, letters, templates and transaction log. If you happen to lose or damage this file, you can completely restore this from your backup file which has a file extension of .qbb. This file is usually quite large and is not meant to be emailed or used to temporarily...

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QuickBooks Lists – Renaming List Items

Before renaming a list item, as mentioned previously, so must also consider the impact it may have on prior year financial statements and reports. As always, before you make the change be sure to BACKUP your company file. Sure you can rename any list item but when you do that, Quickbooks automatically changes all existing transactions containing that item. That’s why I say to you, think...

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An Update to the QuickBooks Error Code (-14111,0)

For those that are just entering into this article, I left you with a client’s problem in updating from QuickBooks Pro 2006 version to 2011. What had ocurred was a QuickBooks Error Code (-14111,0), in which none of the four to five technical support people could figure out. So I had to send the clients QuickBooks company file to QuickBooks Data Recovery. There, a Recovery Specialist had...

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