Whether you are new to the application or a regular user, you must be knowing the relevance of the data file. It holds the entire financial info of your business, which can be accessed both in a single-user and multi-user mode. The moment you come up with QuickBooks error 80070057, it means you have encountered an issue when attempting to access your QuickBooks company file. A trigger message arises that says, “Error 80070057 (The parameter is incorrect)”. The enlisted reasons in this article can affect the error, and you must take action respectively. We have also specified the top two solutions to get rid of the problem. Go through the article until the end for detailed info. 

 If you want any help related to the QuickBooks company file error message 80070057, reach out to our technical support team by dialing Toll-Free 1.800.579.0391. 

Primary Reasons that Provokes the Error Code 80070057 in QuickBooks

The first thing that comes to your mind after incurring the error must be why the issue arises? This section of the blog defines the major causes of the problem. Read further to know more- 

  •  The QuickBooks Desktop installed on your computer is outdated. 
  • You have not opened the company file accurately. 
  • The QuickBooks does not have enough permissions to work appropriately. 

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How to Troubleshoot QuickBooks Desktop Error 80070057?

If you have applied various solutions to get rid of the error 80070057 in QB but are still unable to overcome it, check out the troubleshooting methods given below- 

SOLUTION 1: Make Sure your Data File is in the Default Location

  • Exit the QuickBooks Desktop application and navigate to your company file folder.
  • Right-click on the company file, i.e., the file with ‘.QBW’ extension to copy it. 
  • Go to the default location- “C:/Users/Public/PublicDocuments/Intuit/QuickBooks/Company Files.
  • Paste the file to this default location.
  • Run the QB Desktop and click ‘Find a company file’. 
  • Hit ‘Local Drives’ and find the name of your company file. 
  • Choose it and tap ‘Open’. 

SOLUTION 2: You must Ensure to Update your QuickBooks Desktop

  • Exit the QuickBooks Desktop program and click on the Windows ‘Start’ button.
  • Locate QuickBooks and right-click on the icon to select the ‘Run as Administrator’ option. 
  • Now, open the No Company Open screen and tap on the ‘Help’ menu. 
  • Choose ‘Update QuickBooks Desktop’ and select the ‘Options’ tab.
  • Click ‘Mark All’ and hit ‘Save’. 
  • When you go to the ‘Update Now’ tab, make sure to checkmark the ‘Reset Update’ checkbox. 
  • Next, tap ‘Get Updates’, and once the update completes, exit and re-run QuickBooks to install the updates.
  • Finally, restart your computer system.

 As we conclude the blog here, we believe you must have been able to fix the QuickBooks Error 80070057 completely by now. The solutions given here are entirely tried and tested by our experts, and hence, they should eliminate the problem effectively. If you still receive the error, immediately dial 1.800.579.0391 to have a conversation with one of the professionals . 

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