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Verify Utility

Murph looks at one cause of the QuickBooks Desktop crashing during Verify, and identifies the trigger and shows you how to resolve it. Read more

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Murph looks at some more recent data corruptions impacting QuickBooks Desktop users. Read more

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Some patterns are starting to emerge in files being submitted to Murph as they relate to recent 'release updates' to QuickBooks Desktop. Read more

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Murph looks at a couple of file errors in QuickBooks Desktop by people trying to migrate from earlier versions to QuickBooks 2018 products. Read 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. Read 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. Read more

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Murph looks at why your balance sheet may only appear to be out-of-balance, after all this is just 'accounting software.' Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. 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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Recently we have been seeing a 'overflow' errors unlike those commonly seen in the past. Read 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. Read 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. 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

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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. Read 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. Read 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. Read more

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