QuickBooks Error 80070057 is a common error. This error code shows a message i.e. “80070057: the parameter is incorrect” when the user tries to open a company file. It means that user has not enough permission to delete the files from the particular folder. You must have the read/write also create/delete rights to access the company file.
Why is this windows update Error 80070057 happening?
There is the various possible reason for this error:
QuickBooks Can’t read your company file because the company file extension was changed.
Maybe QuickBooks installation is damaged.
QuickBooks for Windows file extension is wrong type: .qbm, .qbb, .qbx
You are using third party firewall that is not configured for QuickBooks.
You are trying to open a portable file without having QuickBooks open.
Maybe you are working on a file which is situated on USB flash drive.
QuickBooks detects the damage in your company file at the time of installation of Quickbooks.
How to fix QuickBooks Error code 80070057?
Intuit recommends various solutions for QuickBooks error 80070057. The first solution may resolve your issues, or Users may need to attempt all of them to solve the errors. For the finest results, complete the solutions in the order which are mentioned below.
Solution 1 –
If you are converting your files from Macintosh to Windows
To solve this issue, use the Back-Up option in Windows function to convert QuickBooks for Mac to Windows. Call QuickBooks technical support if you encounter error 80070057 while migrating your files.
Verify extension of the file
Check the extension of company name file
Open the properties of a company file by right-clicking.
Choose QuickBooks Tabs.
Check the file name is in the filename field.
Make sure QuickBooks is last opened with Field.
Click on OK.
Change the extension of a company name file after copying it.
Create a New Folder.
Copy the Company file.
Open new folder and paste it there.
Make sure the full file extension is showing.
Rename it change its extension with .QBM.
Save it by clicking anywhere.
Restore the Portable after opening the QuickBooks Desktop.
Rename the extension of the file with .QBB, if the file is not opening.
Restore the back-ups.
If the file still not opened, then renamed it with the extension .QBX.
Open Flash Drive, then copy the company file and paste it in the other folder.
Open the Windows Explorer with opening QuickBooks Desktop.
Open C:\ drive and then go to the “File,” Right-Click and choose the New Folder.
Named your new folder with anything such as “qbrestore” and saved it.
Go to the Flash drive, Copy the “Companyfile.QBW and paste it in a new folder.
Open QuickBooks Desktop, browse to the New Folder “QB-restore” and Open it.
Solution 3 –
Start A Clean installation of QuickBooks Desktop for Resolving QuickBooks Error 80070057.
Uninstall and reinstall QuickBooks Desktop by performing a clean install of QuickBooks Desktop.
Make sure after installation your verify and rebuild your company file for QuickBooks Error 80070057