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How to Correct Damaged Transactions in QuickBooks Desktop?

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    March 14, 2021 5:53 PM EDT

    When it comes to the list of important components in QuickBooks, transactions tend to be on top of the list. It is the transactions that help the users in giving an idea of the financial dealings. Damaged transactions issue is pretty much common in QuickBooks and this issue can also pose threat to the company file data. The company file stores the important information of the company and can get damaged, simply because of the damaged transactions.

    Thus, it becomes very much important for the user to fix the damaged transactions in QuickBooks desktop. In this segment, we will be discussing the ways to fix the damaged transactions in QuickBooks. So, interested readers can stay hooked to this piece of information. Or for further assistance connect with us right away.



    Causes behind the occurrence of damaged transactions in QuickBooks

    The user might come across damaged transactions in QuickBooks, due to handful of factors, which we have discussed below:

    • Sudden power surges leading to hard drives accidentally overwriting the data and ultimately affecting the company file
    • Network issues when QuickBooks desktop used over a network
    • Any issues related to virus infection or malware attack
    • Using QuickBooks when the system is running low on resources
    • Oversized company files


    Steps to resolve the damaged transactions in QuickBooks

    The user can try resolving the damaged transactions in QuickBooks using the below steps:

    1. Running the rebuild and verify data utilities

    1. Identifying the damaged transactions based on the QBWin.log
    2. Applying the appropriate fixes on the transactions
    3. Damaged link or date
      1. Opening up the damaged transactions
      2. Changing the date to 20 years after
      3. Selecting save and close
      4. Reopening the damaged transaction
      5. Changing the date back to the original date
      6. And lastly, selecting save and close
    4. Transactions out of balance
      1. Open up the damaged transactions
      2. Adding any item
      3. Selecting save and close
      4. Reopening the damaged transactions
      5. Removing the item added in step b
      6. Selecting save and close


    Coming up with the most effective remedy for damaged transactions in QuickBooks desktop might seem to be a tough nut to crack, until the above stated steps are incorporated. Once the steps are followed in a proper manner, the user will surely able to get rid of the bug instantly.

    Whereas, if for some reason the error continues, we suggest you to connect with our technically sound QuickBooks enterprise technical support professionals and ask them to carry out the necessary steps on your behalf. You can make use of our dedicated support line i.e. 1-800-761-1787.

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