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Error: Enclosing folder [Folder name] is marked read only, when opening file in QuickBooks for Mac

When opening a company file in QuickBooks Pro for Mac, the message appears "Enclosing folder [Folder name] is marked read only".

Why this is happening

Certain locations on the Macintosh HD (Hard Drive) have permissions which restrict access to the company file. QuickBooks company files cannot function correctly when accessed from a folder with Read Only permissions.


How to fix it
  1. Locate the company file.
  2. In upper right corner, click on Magnifying Glass.
  3. Type in a portion of the name of the file you are trying to locate.
  4. A list will appear
  5. Move the company file to the default directory: Documents/QuickBooks.
KB ID# SLN62432
4/30/2017 11:19:54 PM
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