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Title: A Complete Guide On QuickBooks Auto Data Recovery Tool


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A Complete Guide On QuickBooks Auto Data Recovery
Tool
  • QuickBooks desktop application has a unique
    feature that enables users to recover lost or
    corrupted data. Using the QuickBooks Auto Data
    Recovery tool is the fastest way of recovering
    the lost data. The Auto Data Recovery tool
    recovers the lost data in the following ways
  • Recovering lost transactions with the help of the
    current Transaction Log file and a copy of the
    company file.
  • Restoring the last few transactions with a copy
    of the Company file and Transaction log file.

The QuickBooks auto data service is a long
process and may take some time. However, the user
cannot use the QuickBooks software for several
days after using the tool.
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  • Points to Remember
  • Auto Data Recovery feature is only available in
    QuickBooks Pro, Premier, and Enterprise versions.
  • Update QuickBooks Desktop to its latest version
    to maximize the feature.
  • Auto Data Recovery feature is not available in
    QuickBooks Accountant Edition.
  • QuickBooks can only generate the ADR file up to
    1.5 Gigabytes.

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  • Steps to Recover recent transactions with the
    help of .TLG and .QBW file

Restoring the last few transactions by utilizing
the original transaction log file and ADR version
of the company file
  • Close QuickBooks and create a new folder on the
    Desktop and name it as QBTest.
  • Double-click and open the folder containing the
    company file.
  • Search for the .tlg file in the company files
    folder.
  • Show file extensions

If you cannot find the .tlg file, follow the
steps to show file extensions.
  1. Press Windows and E keys on your keyboard to open
    the File Explorer.
  2. Click Organize, then choose Folder and search
    options.

If you are using Windows 10, 8.1 8
  1. Click View, then select Filename extension.
  2. Choose Hide extensions for known file types.
  3. Click Apply, then OK

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  • Copy the .tlg file and paste it to the QBTest
    folder you created on desktop.
  • Then, open the QuickBooks Auto Data Recovery
    folder.
  • Now, copy the .QBW folder and paste it to the
    QBTest folder.
  • Open the QBTest folder, right-click the QBW.adr
    file and choose Rename.
  • Open QuickBooks and then open the company file
    from the QBTest folder.
  • Register the account to verify the transactions.
  • Click on the File menu and select Utilities.
  • Select Verify Data to check the data integrity of
    the recovered data.
  • Copy the QBTest company file to the original
    location and move the damaged company file to a
    new location.

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Steps to recover lost data using .QBW.adr and
.TLG.adr files
By utilizing the ADR version of .QBW and .TLG
file, you can recover the last 12 hours of
transactions
  • Close QuickBooks and create a new folder, name it
    as QBTest.
  • Open the folder having the company file.
  • Search for QuickBooks Auto Data Recovery folder.
  • Search for the company file with .TLG.adr and
    .QBW.adr file.
  • If the file extensions are not visible, follow
    the steps given below to show file extensions
  1. Open File Explorer by tapping the Windows and E
    keys together on your keyboard.
  2. Click Organize and then select Folder and search
    options.
  3. Next, choose Hide extensions for known files and
    click Apply.

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  • Copy both .TLG.adr file and .QBW.adr file.
  • Paste both the files into the QBTest folder.
  • Remove .adr from both the file names.
  • Open QuickBooks.
  • Open the company file from the QBTest folder.
  • Use your verified account and verify all the
    transactions.
  • Follow the steps to check the data integrity of
    the recovered file
  1. From the top left pane, choose the File menu.
  2. Select Utilities and then Verify Data.
  • If you dont get any error after verifying the
    company file, move the file to the original
    location and move the damaged company file to a
    different location.

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Conclusion
Thats all about QuickBooks Auto Data Recovery.
If you still have any queries about it, then talk
to the QuickBooks support team by calling us on
our customer service number (855)-526-5749.
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