Data Corruption


Murph makes his plea for reader input so he doesn't have to write jokes for dead comedians. Read more

Aug 15, 2018 1:09 PM From The Editor 1 Comments

Murph explains why you may want to consider alternatives other than the QuickBooks Condense Data Utility. Read more

General Ledger 2 Comments

Is your hard drive about to crash? It could be giving you warning signs every day. Murph offers some hints to watch out for, as your data could be 'at risk'. Read more

Vendor Corner 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. Read more

General Ledger 2 Comments

Take an inside look at some examples of the Data Troubleshooting techniques I'll be teaching at the Woodard 'Master Climber' Boot Camps in five cities across the country this fall. Read more

Training and Live Events

Overflow errors seem to have returned to us in QuickBooks 2016 versions, but many of them are 'different' than the most common forms seen before. Read more

General Ledger 2 Comments

Shannon Tucker, a recognized data expert and repair specialist, recently wrote in his blog about Data Problems he's seeing with QuickBooks 2016. Read more

People & Business 2 Comments

One of the most common forms of ‘data corruption’ that QuickBooks users report occurs with Memorized Reports and the Memorized Report List. Read more

General Ledger

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. Read more

Payroll & 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. Read more

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. Read more

Payroll & 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. Read more

Payroll & Merchant Services 3 Comments

QuickBooks-POS is much less likely to have corruption issues than QuickBooks, but there can be some issues that need to be addressed. QB-POS Guru William English provides beneficial tips in this article. Read more

Payroll & Merchant Services 2 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. Read more

General Ledger 4 Comments

When using multiple different Apps linked to QuickBooks potential problems are lurking in the dark, like a strong wind ready to blow the pieces of your jigsaw puzzle to the far beyond. Read more

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Here are 7-steps you can take to attempt to open your QuickBooks Company-file when it seemingly won't open. Read more

General Ledger 13 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. Read more

General Ledger 3 Comments

When a damaged sales tax code has been partially deleted and is still associated with one or more specific transactions, an error message will appear in the QBWin.log file. This article describes steps to repair such errors. Read more

General Ledger

Some QuickBooks users are experiencing a variety of errors, some new and some with an increasing frequency of occurrence....have you seen any of these? If you have we want to hear back from you. Read more

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How we respond in those first few minutes following a critical fault or unexpected shutdown of QuickBooks can make the difference between data preservation or loss. Read more

General Ledger 2 Comments

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