When you open QuickBooks Desktop, you suddenly get an error:
The most common causes of this message are:
To open the company file from the No Company Open window:
To open the company file from the File menu:
Note: If you are unable to locate your company file from the methods above, trying using the Windows Search utility to find it. If the search finds multiple company files (not including the sample file) examine the size and date of the files. Generally, the largest file with the most recent modified date is the correct company file to open.