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Murph takes you through the new QuickBooks 2019 Firewall Port Assignment process and a potential issue impacting earlier versions of QuickBooks. Read more

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Are you using Intuit Data Protect and performing manual local backups of QuickBooks? Murph explains why ProAdvisors probably shouldn’t do both. Read more

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Another in Murph's series about the inner workings of QuickBooks desktop, this one gives you a peak into the typically hidden interior of one of the most misunderstood companion QuickBooks Company files – the QBW.TLG file. Read more

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Murph explains why when it comes to finding QuickBooks network problems, one of your best friends can be the .ND file. Read more

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Has your local QuickBooks backup file ever been larger than your actual QuickBooks Company file? If so, our reply to this reader inquiry just might be the answer you're looking for. Read more

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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

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Insightful Account takes an inside look at some of the causes of backup failures, and some of the triggers that prevent QuickBooks from resetting the QBW.tlg (transaction log) file. Read more

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Auto Data Recovery when properly used represents a way of restoring your QuickBooks file after data corruption or loss. Since many users fail to properly back-up their data, ADR offers a file restoration source that otherwise might not be available. Read more

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When we learn how the QuickBooks Database Server can use various combinations of the ADR files to identify missing data, and restore it, we can easily see the great value this feature poses in many corrupt file situations. 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

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In most cases if you break the connection between the QB Database Server and the QBW file you can solve many of these issues. Read more

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Is it Door Number 1, Door Number 2 or Door Number 3?

Is it Door # 1 - Application, Door # 2 - Installation or Door # 3 - Data?

Ways to detect if your QuickBooks data-file is the problem. Read more

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Our old sleuth takes on 'names on target not internally consistent' in this edition of the Data Detective. Read more

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Memorized reports are a common source of data corruption within QuickBooks files. In this episode of the Data Detective our sleuth takes us through the steps to resolve these errors. Read more

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Open Quantity Warning

QuickBooks Warning Message (Source: Intuit QuickBooks)

QuickBooks may display a message reading: “Some Sales Orders or Estimates may be incorrectly marked as closed or display incorrect invoiced quantities”, this inexpensive tool can help resolve these problems. Read more

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You too can become a QuickBooks Data Sleuth, "it's Elementary..." The Data Detective reviews another common cause of QuickBooks data corruption, and the simple solution for resolving these errors. Read more

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