Recover Lost Company File Data with Stellar Repair for QuickBooks® Software

Recover Lost Company File Data with Stellar Repair for QuickBooks® Software

Recover Lost Company File Data with Stellar Repair for QuickBooks® Software

Introduction

I have been using QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise as the accounting solution to manage finances. Recently, I encountered an issue with my system after a Windows update. I had it fixed, but some of my files were corrupt, including the QuickBooks Company file. I was able to get my hands on a backup copy of the QB data file, but the details in the Company’s chart of accounts were missing. As I was short on time, I used a professional QBW file repair tool from Stellar® to recover lost data from my QB Company file. This review will share my experience using the Stellar Repair for QuickBooks® Software and how it helped me recover lost QB data. Before we proceed, I have outlined some of the important key features of the software.

What Does Stellar Repair for QuickBooks® Software Offers?

  • Helps repair severely corrupt Company file (QBW) of QB version 2021 till 2007
  • Performs file recovery from backup file (QBB)
  • Free demo version to preview all the recoverable Company, Customers, Vendors, and Employees data
  • Allows saving the repaired file in a new QBW file or an existing backup file

How Stellar Repair for QuickBooks® Works?

After downloading the QuickBooks® file repair software from Stellar®, I followed the prompts on the screen to install the software. After completing the installation process, I ran the software and was presented with the home screen. 

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The software’s home screen had two options to select a QuickBooks ® file (QBW or QBB). I used the ‘Browse’ option to select the corrupt QBW file. 

Note that if you are not aware of the QB file location, you can locate it using the ‘Find’ option. 

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After uploading the file, I clicked 'Next,' and the software prompted me to select a backup file. As I did not update my backup file, I skipped this step. The software then presented with a 'Review and Scan' screen with the selected QBW file.

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I clicked ‘Scan’ to initiate the repair process. After completing the scanning process, a ‘Scan Summary’ dialog box opened with details about the number of records present and deleted in the scanned file. 

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Clicking ‘OK’ displayed a preview of the recoverable data of the Company, including Charts of Accounts and Items & Services. 

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Then, clicking the 'Charts of Accounts' tab showed a list of all the Company's accounts and their balances in the same sequence as the original QB Company file. Also, I was able to determine the order of the accounts by checking the account type like Equity, Bank, AccountsReceivable, FixedAsset, etc.

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Further, selecting the ‘Items & Services’ tab opened up details of the recoverable items.

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The preview window had several other tabs like Customers, Vendors, and Employees. Clicking each tab displayed a preview of their recoverable data. I was happy to see all the QuickBooks file data intact. To restore the data, I clicked on the 'Save' button.

Note: If you’ve downloaded the demo version of the software, you’ll need to activate the software licensed version to save the data.

Clicking on ‘Save’ opens a ‘Save File’ dialog box with options to browse and select an empty QBW file for saving the data. 

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Once the QBW file was selected, I hit the ‘Save’ button, and the software initiated the saving process. It then displayed a ‘Repair Process Complete’ message box on successful completion of the repair process. 

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After performing these steps, I tried opening my company file using the QuickBooks Desktop application. Finally, I was able to open the file, and it had all the data intact.

End Note

Stellar Repair for QuickBooks® Software is an easy-to-use tool for QB Desktop users to recover lost or inaccessible company file data. The software interface makes repairing a corrupt QBW file a seamless process; particularly, the stepwise instructions on each screen of the software assist in performing data recovery in a simplified manner without any technical support. So, if you need urgent access to your inaccessible QuickBooks file data, using the Stellar Repair for QuickBooks® Software might come in handy. The best part about the software is the demo version helps verify the recoverable data before saving the data using the software licensed version.

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Anas Bouargane

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Anas is the founder of CEF Académie, a platform that provides guidance and support for those willing to study in France. He previously interned at AlphaSense. Anas holds a bachelor degree in applied economics from the University Paris Sud.

   

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