Saturday, December 4th, 2021

Here’s What to do When your QuickBooks Won’t Open

Are you stuck with QuickBooks as it is not opening up, or is it stuck at startup? If yes, you are not alone, and several QuickBooks Desktop users face this issue. If we talk about the reasons, there could be several due to which QuickBooks Desktop does not respond. Here in this article, what we will be discussing are the reasons that can help identify the actual cause so that we can rectify the issue and the solutions in detail so that you don’t have to search for them manually. If your QuickBooks won’t open, follow this article until the end for some interesting information related to the issue.

Are you feeling stuck with QuickBooks, and the solutions suggested by support forums are not working for you? If yes, dial 1.800.579.0391 and get in touch with one of our certified QuickBooks Desktop experts for immediate help and support

What are the reasons due to which QuickBooks Desktop Stops Working?

Here is a list of every possible reason due to which QuickBooks Desktop stops responding.

  • General program errors can affect how QuickBooks starts on Windows operating system.
  • If there are some issues with the company file, like the name is exceeding the 64 characters limit or the size of the company file has reached in GBs.
  • Due to some computer infection, the QuickBooks Desktop installation has got corrupt.

Moving forward to the next section of this blog, we will learn how you can you can troubleshoot each cause mentioned above that affects how QuickBooks Desktop starts.

Solutions to Fix QuickBooks Startup Issues

Solution 1: Utilize Quick Fix My Program Tool to Repair QuickBooks Desktop

  • To run Quick Fix My Program Tool, you will need to install QuickBooks Tool Hub.
  • Download and install it on your system and run it using the desktop icon.
  • Now click the Program Problems tab and choose the Quick Fix My Program tool.
  • Let the tool run and repair QuickBooks Desktop and then try to run QuickBooks to see if the error is resolved.

Solution 2: Verify the Integrity of the Company File

  • Go to the folder where the company file is saved.
  • Right-click the company file and select Rename.
  • Now, if required, edit the name of the company file and make sure it is not exceeding the limit of 64 characters.
  • Right-click the company, file again and select Properties.
  • Check the size of the company file, and if it is in GBs, use QuickBooks condense data utility to compress the company file.

Solution 3: Reinstall QuickBooks using Clean Install Tool

  • Run QuickBooks Tool Hub once again and click the Program Installation Issues tab.
  • Select QuickBooks Clean Install Tool and follow the instructions as they appear on the screen to install a fresh new copy of QuickBooks Desktop.

If still, your QuickBooks won’t open, you must consider contacting the QuickBooks support team for help which you can reach by dialing QuickBooks Desktop technical support number 1.800.579.0391.

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