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Error: An unrecognized file was selected. Only ISW 2009 files can be imported
When you open a previously saved report in Intuit Statement Writer (ISW) or QuickBooks Statement Writer (QSW), you see this message:
An unrecognized file was selected. Only ISW 20XX Files can be imported.
Why this is happening
ISW or QSW does not see the file as a valid QuickBooks Desktop report.
What you can try now
Workaround 1: Open the report in Excel and use it to manually re-create the report
In Windows Explorer, find the report.
file and choose
Open With > Choose Program
From the list of programs, select
A message displays indicating that the file is in a different format, click
A message displays "The customization assembly could not be loaded..." Click
The report should open in Excel. Use the Excel report as a guide to re-create the report manually in ISW or QSW.
KB ID# SLN43895
4/25/2017 9:33:30 AM
QYPPRDQBKSWS05 9138 Pro 2017 140d5e