How Can I Fix QuickBooks Error Code 80070057?[Step By Step]


QuickBooks is an unbeatable business accounting that is generally used to fulfill the business accounting purposes as per the user plans and subscriptions. Although QuickBooks works amazingly there are some problems due to which it is not responding adequately. One such problem is QuickBooks Error Code 80070057. It is a common error encountered by several users. If you are facing this type of error then go through this blog. If you need instant support, then you may contact our QuickBooks Support executives. They will solve all your issues within a very little time. You are free to contact us at any time as our Intuit certified specialists work all day and night to provide the best quality professional services to all the clients. Before eliminating this error, we should know what is QuickBooks Error Code 80070057 and how it occurs. Let’s have a look!

What is meant by QuickBooks Error Code 80070057?

Although QuickBooks Error Code 80070057 is a popular error that is encountered by most of the users while using the QuickBooks accounting program. However, it arises due to inadequate parameters. QB error code 80070057 arises when you are making efforts in opening the QB company files. And you receive an error while opening it. This tells you that you are not able to access the company files. In short, we can say that the user does not have sufficient rights or permission to alter the company files. Before modifying, you must ensure that you have enough rights such as read, write, alter, modify, change, rename to access the file without any difficulty.

Why QuickBooks Error Code 80070057 happens?

QuickBooks Error Code 80070057 happens due to many reasons. Some of the main reasons behind the occurrence of this error. They are as follows:

  • First, you have made changes made into the QB extension.
  • Incomplete Installation.
  • Maybe you are executing a third-party firewall configuration in your accounting tool.
  • Sometimes the file is kept on another drive.
  • Damaged company files.

How to manually resolve QuickBooks Error Code 80070057?

Update QB to the latest release

  • Firstly, close your company files and QB application program.
  • From the Start menu, click on QB Desktop and choose Run as admin.
  • Click on the Help menu and select Update QB Desktop.
  • Choose Mark All under the Options tab. Then save it.
  • Mark the Reset Update checkbox from the Update Now tab.
  • When it finishes, then select Get Updates options to get the latest updates.
  • When the update completes, close and again open QB Desktop. 
  • For installing the updates, click on the Yes option.
  • Again start your system and open QB.

Retitle network data files and execute QBDSM

  • First of all, visit the location of your company file.
  • Then search for the network data file of your company file.
  • After that, right-click on the data file, and then rename it.
  • Now type  .old at the end of the file name.

If you are using the QB in the multi-user environment, then follow these steps such as:

  • First of all, you should download and install the QuickBooks Tool Hub in your system
  • Then open the QB tool hub, and click on Network Issues.
  • Next, choose the QB Database Server Manager. 
  • If it is not installed on your server, then you will receive a notification to install it.
  • Under the QBDSM, click on Start Scan if your company file folder(s) are displayed.  
  • If they are not, then search the location of your company file and click on Start Scan.
  • After that, close it.

Do a clean installation of QB Desktop

Use clean install at the time of reinstalling and uninstalling the QuickBooks Desktop. This will eradicate QB error code 80070057.

Shift your company file to the default place

  • Firstly, you have to log out of the QB Desktop.
  • Search your company file and after finding the company file then copy it.
  • Now paste the copied file in your desktop.
  • Again open QB, and then click on Find a company file.
  • After selecting the Local Drives, then locate the company file name.
  • Open the correct company file. 


By following the above troubleshooting steps you can easily eliminate QuickBooks Error Code 8007005. If you still need any help, then feel free to contact us at any time. We are always ready to help you. 



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