Step To resolved Quickbooks error 80070057




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. 

Follow the below steps and fix this issue:


1. Verify the company file name extension

2.Right-click the company file.

3.Choose properties.

4.Click the QuickBooks tab.

5.Note the file extension in the Filename field and QuickBooks version in the last opened with a file.

6.Finally click on OK.

7.Change the Extension

8.Create a new folder.

9.Copy the company file and paste it into a new folder.

10.Now, Right-click on the new folder and choose Rename.

11.Change the file extension to .qbm

12.To save changes click anywhere.

13.Next, Restore the Portable by opening QuickBooks Desktop.

14.If you are facing problem while opening QuickBooks, rename the extension to .qbb

15.Open QB desktop and Restore the Backup.

16.If the file does not open, rename the extension to .qbx

17.Now, Open QB Convert to an Accounting copy.

18.Copy the company file and paste it into another folder in Flash drive

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