How to Repair a Corrupt QuickBooks Company Data File?


QuickBooks accounting software can store huge amount of data in terms of company information, employee details and inventory records with day-to-day transaction of each business dealings taking place with your company. However, many times these company data file get damaged showing an error while accessing the detail of a particular company.

The top reason behind corrupt QuickBooks company data file could be anything from database running out of space, sudden system shutdown or infected computer system etc. Repairing the corrupted company file is important to get exact data and avoid other errors. Find here how you can repair a corrupt QuickBooks company data file on your computer.

Run the Rebuild Utility Data

Step1: Here from the file menu you need to select Utilities and open Rebuild Data.

Step2: Now click OK if you receive a prompt to keep the backup of your company file. In the meantime if you see the message like “QuickBooks is not responding” and mouse cursor is circling means the rebuilding process is still going on. Wait for a while but if it is taking extraordinary time or stuck, call to QuickBooks technical support to check the problem.      

Step3: Click on OK button when you get the message “Rebuild has completed” and you can proceed now to next step.

Run the Verify Utility Data Option

Step1: Navigate through File menu and click on Utilities to open Verify Data option.

Step2: Now click on OK tab when you see the QuickBooks detected no problem with your data. You can use your company file or can QuickBooks customer support to verify the same.

Step3: However, if you find there is any issue with your data, you will be prompted to Rebuild Now or click on View Errors. Close this window and you have to perform the reviewing of the QBWIN.log file that is little crucial process.

Open the file and search to locate the latest files, now find the line that contain the LVL_ERROR, just copy and paste to QuickBooks Help, however you may also see Data Damage Top LVL errors Library, and to fix this issue call at QuickBooks pro support phone number and you will get online assistance at your desk with assured help.