At times, while trying to open the company file, you might end up with QuickBooks error 80070057. An error message appears on the screen stating the parameter is incorrect. It signifies that the company file is created in the earlier version of QB. One of the apparent reasons is an incorrect or partial installation of the QB Desktop application. Besides, it doesn't allow you to delete any company file. Hence, it becomes crucial to resolving the issue at the earliest. This blog will help you understand the possible causes along with its quick fixes.
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Why QuickBooks Error Code 80070057 Takes Place?
It’s important to get aware of the possible causes to get rid of the Error message 80070057 at the earliest. Below, we have listed the major reasons that bring forth:
You might have tried to open the company file by clicking the file to open, rather than accessing it from the QuickBooks Desktop.
If you are trying to access the company file located on a different computer in the network. And thus, the QuickBooks Desktop application cannot open the company file.
The firewall setting installed on your computer restricts you from opening the QB file.
The Bit Defender antivirus that you are using blocks access to the ports that QuickBooks requires to connect with the internet.
Incorrect or partial installation of QuickBooks Desktop application.
You must have stored the company file on an external storage device like a hard drive.
How To Identify QuickBooks Error Code 80070057?
The user needs to know how to identify the QuickBooks error 80070057. It will help you understand which resolution method can help. Below, we have listed the common indications:
The error code 80070057 displays on your screen with an error message.
When it takes place, it crashes the active program window.
Also, your system starts to freeze at regular intervals.
The user won’t be allowed to delete the company file.
Methods To Resolve QuickBooks Desktop Error 80070057
Here, we have mentioned all the effective methods that can help you fix QuickBooks error 80070057:
Method 1: Move company file to a default location
If you have saved your company file to a different location, you must move it to its default location. For that, you must follow the below-given steps:
Firstly, you have to close the QuickBooks Desktop.
Then, search for the location of your company file.
Right-click on the company file (.QBW) and click on Copy.
After that, browse to the default location and click on Paste (C:/Users/Public/PublicDocuments/Intuit/QuickBooks/Company Files).
Afterward, start QuickBooks and click on Find a company file.
Now, click on Local Drives and search for the company file name.
Lastly, open the required company file.
Method 2: Configure BitDefender to allow QuickBooks Desktop Communication
Still, stuck with Error 0x80070057 the parameter is incorrect? Follow the below-listed steps to fix it:
Firstly, go to the main menu of BitDefender 10.0 and select Antivirus.
Then, click on Custom Level> Exclude path from the scan> New item.
Lastly, choose the mapped drive or UNC path that you need to search the company file. For example: "Q:\."
Have the above methods resolved QuickBooks Error 80070057? If not, then you can proceed with the next one.
Method 3: Manually Fix Error 800070057
Step 1: Rename the .ND file
To begin, search where you have stored your company file.
Then, look for the .ND file of your company file. For example: MyCompanyFileName.qbw.nd
After that, right-click on .ND file and choose the Rename option.
At the end of the file name, you must add .old.
Step 2: Run QuickBooks Database Server Manager
Firstly, you have to download and install QuickBooks Tool Hub.
Then, search for the Network Issues that you are facing.
Now, you have to select the QuickBooks Database Server Manager.
If you haven’t installed QuickBooks on your server, then you must install it.
After that, open QBDB Server Manager. If your company files are available there, then select the option Start Scan. If not, you have to search for the company file location and later choose the Start Scan option.
Lastly, click on Close.
We hope the above troubleshooting methods have helped you get rid of QuickBooks Error 80070057 without any trouble. If not, then we suggest you take the assistance of our experts by placing a call on our Toll-Free Number +1-855-948-3651.