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Dive into the use of the QBWin.log for differential diagnosis of QuickBooks issues as we continue our re-visit of this popular 'techy topic' for ProAdvisors. more

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Murph responds to a reader's question arising out of yesterday's QBWin.log feature. It seems there are a lot of new errors being reported due to changes in how some data is now being presented. more

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Murph answers some of the most common questions he is asked by clients, readers and other ProAdvisors when it comes to interpreting the QBWin.log file. more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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. more

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Murph goes inside the mysterious 'version upgrade' that occurs when a file is migrated to QuickBooks Enterprise 17. Armed with an explanation like this, see how you can impress your clients when they ask about updating. more

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Did you say security? Check out Part 1 of Murph's inside look at QuickBooks Desktop security. more

Vendor Corner

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. more

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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

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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. more

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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. more

Training Center

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

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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

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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

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. more

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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

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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

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