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Verify Utility

For a variety of reasons QuickBooks Desktop can be plagued by duplicate names. Many times they arise from data importation. Here are Murph's steps to troubleshoot and repair duplicates. more

Sep 27, 2017 6:00 PM General Ledger

A QuickBooks Enterprise users wrote in asking about Advanced Inventory 'Bin Location does not belong to site' errors. Here are some diagnostic and repair steps you can try. more

Sep 15, 2017 12:05 AM General Ledger 2 Comments

Murph revisits the bug he's written about before after a friend recently posted about it impacting one of her clients. See what's new. more

May 15, 2017 8:05 PM General Ledger 2 Comments

In response to a reader question, Murph explains what to do about data damage impacting the correct open balance of transactions, items or accounts. more

Mar 22, 2017 12:05 AM General Ledger 3 Comments

QuickBooks Desktop is ripe with memorized transaction errors and corruptions. Here are some manual steps you can take to rid yourself of some of the headaches. more

Jan 5, 2017 12:05 AM General Ledger 1 Comments

Assertion failures are representative of a critical QuickBooks Data Integrity error. Here, we look at the possibility of overcoming such errors using the Auto Data Recovery feature. more

Nov 3, 2016 12:05 AM General Ledger 2 Comments

Recently we have been seeing a 'overflow' errors unlike those commonly seen in the past. more

Jul 29, 2016 10:26 AM General Ledger 2 Comments

Marriage vows generally read, "For better or for worse, till death do us part..." and so it must seem with 'Orphaned Memorized Transactions' in QuickBooks Desktop. more

Mar 8, 2016 11:38 PM General Ledger 2 Comments

Here's a tip for resolving problems on payroll forms 940 and Schedule A, when the wages are not flowing to calculate the correct Credit Reduction. more

Dec 29, 2015 9:06 PM Payroll and Merchant Services

A variety of errors can occur when the QuickBooks' ItemHistUpdate engine fails to properly update the item information within transactions resulting in one or more transactions failing the item history match routine performed during Verify Data. more

Dec 1, 2015 9:38 PM General Ledger

Newbies 2015

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Murph reveals his 'favorite newbies' from among the many new features, enhancements and changes to the 2016 QuickBooks desktop product line. more

Sep 8, 2015 9:32 PM Training Center/Scaling New Heights 1 Comments

This articles provides an overview of a 3rd party utility that streamlines the process of merging potentially thousands of names to overcome the 14,500 name limitation in QuickBooks Pro and Premier. more

May 12, 2015 10:28 AM Vendor Corner 1 Comments

Your QuickBooks file is as bad as the Paris Opera, there is a Phantom running about and you can't seem to track him down no matter what you do. Well here is the solution to the specter that is haunting you. more

Mar 29, 2015 10:02 PM General Ledger 2 Comments

It's year-end, and many QB-Mac users will need to send a copy of their file to their Accountant or Tax Preparer who uses QB-Windows. Let's look at the 'proper way' to insure your file gets there 'without issue'. more

Feb 10, 2015 8:38 PM General Ledger

The QuickBooks Point-of-sale Clean-Up Company Data utility repairs transaction and list damage in your data file, but it is limited to damage it is programmed to fix. This article examines the use of that utility. more

Feb 5, 2015 9:41 PM Payroll and Merchant Services 1 Comments

This article examines the QuickBooks Point-of-sale Verify Data utility which is designed to identify many types of corruption in a QuickBooks Point-of-sale data file. more

Feb 4, 2015 9:28 PM Payroll and Merchant Services 3 Comments

In this article we want to look at some specific types of list damage and consider possible steps for resolution of list related issues. more

Sep 29, 2014 8:39 PM General Ledger

Here is the clue: "Not everything called a Customer in QuickBooks is really a QuickBooks Customer." Learn why in this episode of 'The Data Detective.' more

Aug 5, 2014 10:22 PM General Ledger 1 Comments

Rebuild Unrecoverable Error

Intuit: QuickBooks

Rebuild is designed to resolve QuickBooks problems, but if temporary tables its uses can not be created, the utility will fail. These are extremely rare forms of corruption; if you encounter them we would like to hear from you. more

Jul 17, 2014 10:32 PM General Ledger 4 Comments

Encryption Error Warning Message

Intuit - QuickBooks

Based upon recent user submissions, the frequency of problems associated with QuickBooks Encryption Errors seems to be growing in both numbers and severity. more

Apr 21, 2014 11:19 PM General Ledger 3 Comments

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