QuickBooks Error 0x80070057

While opening a company file on Quickbooks occasionally you see a error QuickBooks Error 0x80070057

The parameter is incorrect. (0x80070057)

Quickbooks support team can provide you brief information on this issue moreover implementing this information will positively fix the issue. Quickbooks error support has found these reasons for this error message to appear.

QuickBooks Error 0x80070057

Reasons for QuickBooks Error 0x80070057 The parameter is incorrect.

  • When the file is directly opened from the source without using the Quickbooks software.
  • If you are trying to open a company file which is located on server and you are not connected to the server.
  • If a third party firewall is being used and it is not at all compatible with your Quickbooks program.
  • Any uncommon part of the program is being blocked due to the data traffic and it happens because of an anti-virus software named Bit Defender.
  • If Quickbooks is being used on multi-user mode make sure you have full rights to read/write/create/delete at the company file location.

Solution by Quickbooks Support for QuickBooks Error 0x80070057

The parameter is incorrect. (0x80070057)

Solution 1 : Open Quickbooks with Admin rights

  • If Quickbooks is already running please exit the Quickbooks application
  • Now using mouse right button click once on Quickbooks Icon
  • You will see several options now you will find there Run as administrator
  • Please click on it.

Solution 2 : Company File should be accessed through Quickbooks

Quickbooks is based on a different format so the file is only supported by Quickbooks application only so it is very necessary to open file using Quickbooks, do not open the file directly,

Solution 3 : Updated version

Make sure quickbooks is updated to the latest update.

Solution 4 : Use Quickbooks File Doctor

Install Quickbooks File doctor from the Intuit Website and repair the the file using Quickbooks Fie Doctor
Solution 5 : Final troubleshooting to fix Quickbooks Error The parameter is incorrect. (0x80070057)
Step 1
Change the name of the File that ends with .nd extension

  • Open the Source folder where the company file is stored.
  • Locate the File which has the same name that company file has with the extension .nd
  • it would look like Companyfile.qbw.nd
  • Rename the file and add .old after .nd (Companyfile.qbw.nd.old)

Step 2
Note: Incase you are using file which is on server and step 1 doesn’t fix the problem than only proceed to Step 2

  • Type “QuickBooks Database Server Manager” after pressing the windows button on the keyboard.
  • Using the mouse button click on Add Folder option to display the Browse Folder window.
  • Click on OK after Choosing the folder where the company file is located.
  • Click on Scan and wait for the scanning process to finish.
  • Once its finishes Reopen the Company File.

This Troubleshooting would definitely fix the issue Incase this doesn’t help or you have any difficulty while following the steps to fix QuickBooks Error 80070057 the parameter is incorrect you may contact.

Quickbooks Support phone number 1-800-416-8574


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