When opening or creating a company file in QuickBooks Desktop, one of the following errors occurs:
Intuit recommends more than one solution for this problem. The first solution may solve your problem, or you may need to try all of them to resolve the issue. For best results, perform the solutions in the order shown.
Solution 1: Update to the latest release.
Solution 2: Remove spaces after the company name and before the company file extension.
Solution 3: Download, install and run the QuickBooks File Doctor
Solution 4: Restart the client computer.
Solution 5: Verify hosting status of each of the computers.
Solution 6: For Multi-User access, switch to Hosting Local and Remote files mode.
Note: Use this procedure only if the previous steps fail to resolve the error.
Note: To provide other QuickBooks users with continuous access to the company file, the computer that is hosting multi-user access must be left on, and the user who set up QuickBooks must remain logged in; however, QuickBooks does not need to be open.
Solution 7: Use standard data damage troubleshooting.