When you are saving a backup of the QuickBooks Desktop company file, you see one of these messages:
QuickBooks cannot back up the company file because the file name is too long.
The name of the company file (filename.qbw) including the .qbw extension cannot be longer than 65 characters.
Intuit recommends 2 solutions for this problem. The first solution may solve your problem, or you may need to try both to resolve the issue. For best results, perform the solutions in the order shown.
If you still encounter the error, try solution 2.
Important: All the files in the company file directory with the same company file name (and different extension) must be renamed with the same name as the company file.
Note: If you use Financial Statement Designer (FSD), the FSD files should be renamed as well. The location of those files are: