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How to Proceed with QuickBooks error 80070057?

QuickBooks users encounter many errors while opening company file and shows up with different error codes. Each error occurs due to different reasons and warning messages. In this blog, we will talk about QuickBooks error 80070057 that appears on the screen when a user tries to open the company file. On its occurrence, the user gets a warning message, “The parameter is incorrect.” Insufficient permissions to run QuickBooks and incorrect location of the company file are the major triggers of the error. Read the entire blog carefully for more insights on QuickBooks Desktop error 80070057.

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What originates error 80070057 in QuickBooks?

Below you follow the resolutions given in the next section, go through the list of causes given below that trigger the error:

  1. The QuickBooks user has opted for an incorrect method to open the company file.
  2. QuickBooks company file that the user is trying to access is saved on a different computer.
  3. Faulty and incomplete installation of QuickBooks is also a common reason behind the error.

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Effective Solutions to Troubleshoot QuickBooks Desktop error 80070057

Solution 1. Opt for a correct way to open the company file

  1. Open the QuickBooks Desktop application and pick your company file.
  2. Next, click Open to open the company file correctly.

Solution 2. Download a new update of QuickBooks released by Intuit

  1. From the Start menu, locate and right-click the QuickBooks Desktop application, then select the Run as administrator option.
  2. When QuickBooks opens, showing up the No Company Open window, select the Help menu and click Update QuickBooks Desktop.
  3. Go to the Options menu, choose Mark All, and click the Save button.
  4. Select the Update Now tab, tick the Reset Update checkbox and click Get Updates.
  5. Complete the update, open QuickBooks and click Yes to install the update.
  6. When the QuickBooks install completes, restart your workstation.

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Solution 3. Shift QuickBooks company file to the default location


  1. Close QuickBooks, move to the location of the company file, and right-click the company file with the .qbw extension.
  2. Select the Copy option, head to the default location and right-click on empty space.
  3. Select the Paste option, open QuickBooks and select the Find a company file option.
  4. Choose Local Drives, search for the company file name and choose the correct company file.

Solution 4. Give new name to QuickBooks ND file and run server manager

  1. Move to the location of the QuickBooks company file, locate .ND file and right-click it.
  2. Select the Rename option, add .old at the end of the file name and tap the Enter key.
  3. Next, download QuickBooks Tool Hub and run QuickBooks Database Server Manager.

This blog has covered proven troubleshooting solutions that will help you resolve QuickBooks error 80070057. If the issue persists or doesn’t fix even after following them, connect with one of our QuickBooks experts for assistance by calling us on our toll-free number 1.855.738.2784.

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