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How to Solve “This is a Corrupt/Damaged QuickBooks Database” Error?


Normally the error display as: “Error: This is a corrupt or damaged QuickBooks database” In this presentation, we have discussed about one of the critical errors that may occur in QuickBooks accounting software [All Versions] when we are accessing the company files. Also we have listed few possible causes behind to this error with the troubleshooting steps so you can resolve this issue whenever you face it. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: How to Solve “This is a Corrupt/Damaged QuickBooks Database” Error?

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QuickBooks Accounting software is widely used and
recognized software that has been developed by
Intuit and offers great accounting services to
the users. It is used by small as well as
medium-sized businesses helping individuals and
businesspersons to manage their accounting and
bookkeeping effectively.
This software has wide usage such that it is used
in multi-user and networked environment. This is
one of its great benefits that it allows more
than one user to work on it online. Along with
this, come frequent errors that may hamper the
work of the user. A user can overcome these
errors with appropriate customer support.
QuickBooks customer support experts have their
hands-on on all the editions and versions of
There is no doubt in the fact the QuickBooks
software products are least troublesome when
compared to the other software applications
available in the market. Each of the QuickBooks
Products goes through a rigorous testing process.
The software after many testing sessions has
fewer chances to encounter problems. And in this
case, QuickBooks customer support team lends a
great help to the user by resolving the errors in
no time.
QuickBooks is a software that has been especially
built for the computers and other support
devices. At Pro Accountant Advisor, we have
prepared our technical support professionals to
resolve the issues in the least time possible and
with maximum accuracy. Here in this article today
we are going to discuss about one of the frequent
error which is faced by many QB users This is a
Corrupt or Damaged QuickBooks Database. Get
Step-by-Step troubleshooting steps to resolve
this error by your own.
What is Corrupt or Damaged QuickBooks Database
Usually when QuickBooks database error occurs,
the error is displayed on the screen as
Error This is a corrupt or damaged QuickBooks
Here, we will discuss all the possible errors and
the reason behind the occurrence of these errors.
This will help you resolve the error to some
extent. Also note that this error applies to all
versions of QuickBooks accounting software.
Note This error may occur on all the QuickBooks
software versions.
With the huge database server, QuickBooks allows
many businesses to manage their company data and
access the data easily. It is known to all the
users that QuickBooks has a vast virtual space
and this leads to some errors with the database.
Among all the errors, one is Corrupt or damaged
QuickBooks database. This error makes it
difficult for the users to understand. If you are
encountering this error for the first time, then
you should seek the proper QuickBooks help
support to resolve your issues. Our Customer
oriented support team is available round the
clock and is highly experienced. You can call our
experts at our toll-free number 1-800-880-6389.
A computer software program, Database is mainly
used to store and retrieve information through an
internet connection. In the same manner,
QuickBooks database lets a user not just access,
but also store and retrieve the company data
files. This can be done on a system, smart phone
or on a tablet.
If you have any queries, you can connect with
our QuickBooks Help Number.
Know the Possible Causes of this Error
QuickBooks database usually encounters problems
or errors unknowingly. And in this case, it also
throws up errors that need to treated and
resolved seriously. In its conventional database,
the lack of resilience comes to the surface and
the .QWB file makes it difficult to determine the
file corruption. When QuickBooks detect the
files, most often they become corrupt. Thus, to
resolve these errors, you need to have a guided
step-by-step process, and also a QuickBooks file
recovery solution.
If the error has occurred and you try to access
the QuickBooks, then this message will appear
Error This is a corrupt or damaged QuickBooks
database.  There are few chances that the error
occurs due to the network problem, In that case,
we would advise you to
-gt Choose Close Company/Log off option in
QuickBooks -gt And then run the Verify Data
utility. -gt This option can be found in the
QuickBooks File menu.
Moreover, it is worth noting that if the file is
corrupt, QuickBooks will display message- Data
has lost integrity. So, as and when you receive
this message, repair the file or connect with the
reliable QuickBooks Customer Support team so that
they can assist you.
Steps to Fix Corrupt or Damaged QuickBooks
Database Error
Run the Rebuild utility to repair the corrupt
database file. Before running Rebuild utility,
follow the below steps
  • Copy the file to the local drive of it is stored
    on a network drive.
  • Ensure that items like Accounts, Customer Name
    are not hidden.
  • After this, you can run the Rebuild Utility.
  • Now, go to QuickBooks File menu and find
    this utility.
  • This will give you a message to backup the
    affected file.
  • After running Rebuild utility, return to
    the Verify Data Utility.

If you still face any problem, you can connect
with Intuit Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisors.
Our QuickBooks Customer Support specialists are
constantly there to assist you with 24 hour of
customer service. For more details concerning the
QB errors, reach us at our toll-free number 1
-800 -880 -6389. We will be more happy to help
you out in this.
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