Quickbooks Enterprise Keeps Crashing

Fix Quickbooks Enterprise Keeps Crashing

QuickBooks enterprise keeps crashing – that’s frustrating. There are a lot of customers who are encountering this issue and whose businesses are affected by this. And if you are one of them, this post is for you. In this post, we’ll explain what causes QuickBooks enterprise to keep crashing and how to fix it.

Quickbooks keeps crashing 2022

Before moving on to the fixes, you need to understand what causes the “QuickBooks keeps crashing” issue. Well, there could be several reasons your QuickBooks enterprise keeps crashing. Below, we’ve listed some; check them out;

  • The QuickBooks company got corrupted or damaged.
  • The folder containing the QuickBooks company files got damaged.
  • Damaged or missing QBWUSER.INI File.
  • Incorrectly or damaged QuickBooks Desktop installation.
  • Another probable reason can be a corrupted or damaged hard drive.
  • QuickBooks’ company file name might have exceeded the character limit.
  • An Outdated QuickBooks can also be the reason behind the occurrence of QuickBooks keeps crashing.

Once you understand what’s causing the issue, it will be easier to resolve it with the given troubleshooting methods.

Before moving on to the fixes, we recommend you take a backup of your company file. If there is any fallback while following the solutions, you’ll have your backed-up File.

Create Local Backup

To do so,

  1. Head to the QuickBooks and,
  2. Click on the File> Backup Company File.
  3. After that, click on “Create Local Backup” and follow the on-screen instructions.

Once you’re done with backing up your company file, let’s move on to the fixes.

Steps to fix Quickbooks keeps crashing 2022

It’s time to get the “QuickBooks keeps crashing” issue fixed. All you need to do is, follow the instructed troubleshooting methods;

Restart QB and System

  1. Quit the QuickBooks Desktop and restart your system.
  2. Now, head to the Start menu and open the QuickBooks Desktop.

Note: If an anti-virus is installed on your system and running, head to the control panel and stop it.

  • After stopping the anti-virus, check if the issue persists.

Suppress QB Desktop

Try to suppress the QuickBooks Desktop. To do it, follow the below steps;

  1. Press and hold the Ctrl+Shift keys and double-click on the QuickBooks Desktop icon.
  2. Don’t release the Ctrl+Shift until QuickBooks opens.
  3. Now, it will open the No Company open window on your desktop.

Update QB Desktop

Now after suppressing the QuickBooks Desktop, update the QuickBooks Desktop. Below are the steps that will guide you in doing so,

  1. After opening the No Company open window, head to the Help.
  2. And select Update QuickBooks Desktop.
  3. Now, click on the Update Now tab and check on Reset Update.
  4. After that, click on Get Updates.

Once the QuickBooks is updated to its latest release, close the QuickBooks. Later, check if the issue is resolved or not.

Run Quick Fix My program

Running the Quick Fix my program will detect the error and resolve it. Give it a try and run Quick Fix my program; below are the steps to guide you;

If you haven’t the QuickBooks Tool hub on your system, download it now and then, and follow the given steps.

  1. Open QuickBooks Tool Hub and head to the Program Problems.
  2. Now, click on Quick Fix my program.
  3. Once the process ends, restart the QuickBooks Desktop app.   

Run QB Install Diagnostic Tool Hub

QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool Hub diagnoses the issues and fixes them automatically. To run the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool Hub,

  1. Open the QuickBooks Tool Hub and navigate to the Installation Issues.
  2. Now, click on the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool. Let the tool run; it can take upto 20 minutes to detect and resolve the issue.
  3. Once the tool process ends, restart your system and open the QuickBooks Desktop app.

Quickbooks refresher tool

QuickBooks refresher tool helps in refreshing the QuickBooks by ending the processes running in the background. Follow the steps below, and using the refresher tool may fix this issue.

  1. Close the QuickBooks Desktop app.
  2. If you haven’t the QBRefresher Tool, download it now.
  3. Save the File on the desktop.
  4. After that, run the QBRefresher tool.
  5. Once the tool process ends, reopen the QuickBooks Desktop.

Repair QuickBooks Desktop

Still, if your QuickBooks enterprise keeps crashing, try to repair your QuickBooks Desktop. Follow the instructed steps to repair QuickBooks Desktop,

  1. Press Win+R to open the Run and type Control Panel.
  2. Now, navigate to the program, then head to the Programs and Features.
  3. Locate the QuickBooks Desktop from the list and click Uninstall > Yes > Next.
  4. After that, select Repair > Next, then click Repair.
  5. If a “File in use” window appears on the screen, select “Automatically close and attempt to restart applications > OK.
  6. It will take some time to repair the QuickBooks; click on Finish.

Run QB File Doctor

QuickBooks File Doctor is a tool that helps rectify and fix the common issues of QuickBooks.

  1. Open the QuickBooks Tool Hub and navigate to the Company File Issues.
  2. Now, click on the Run QuickBooks File Doctor.
  3. Then, select Browse to choose a company file.
  4. After that, select Check your File and network > Continue.
  5. Lastly, enter the QuickBooks Admin password and click on Next.

The scan will take a while to finish. Once the scan is finished, your issue will be resolved. If not, move on to the following method. 

Copy company file to desktop

  1. Head to the Desktop screen and make a right-click.
  2. Click on New > Folder and navigate to your company file location.
  3. Right-click on the company file and click on Copy and paste it into the new folder you just created.
  4. Now, press and hold the Ctrl key; don’t release the Ctrl key until No Company open Window appears on the screen.
  5. Afterwards, select Open or Restore an Existing Company > Open a company file > Next.
  6. Lastly, browse to the File saved on the desktop folder and Open it.

Run QuickBooks Database server manager

  1. Close QuickBooks Desktop app and,
  2. Open the QuickBooks Tool Hub and head to the Network Issues tab.
  3. Now, click on the QuickBooks Database Server Manager.

Now, scan your company file location

  1. Navigate to the Scan Folder tab.
  2. Now, click on Browse and choose the folder your company files store (.QBW).
  3. After that, click on OK > Start Scan.

Rename QBuser.ini file

QB.ini is a file that’s responsible for storing the initialization information. If the QB.ini gets damaged or corrupted, it can enhance the chances of such issues on your system. Well, this can be resolved by renaming the QB.ini file. To do so, follow the steps mentioned below;

  1. Head to the directory folder
  2. of QuickBooks, e.g., C:\ProgramData\Intuit\QuickBooks[Version].
  3. Locate the (.ini) extension files from the folder.
  4. Now, rename the File from Qbw.ini to Qbw.ini.old, add the .old extension to all .ini files and save them.
  5. Renaming the .ini file will remove all the rundown records; therefore, you should first open the company file before changing the file name.
  6. Rename the DataStore.ecml file and reboot the device.
  7. Lastly, open the application again and check if the issue is resolved or not.
Revise adobe preferences

For revising the Adobe Reader preferences, you have to open Adobe Reader. Now click on the Edit Tab and then select the Preferences option. Now click on the ‘Internet’ option and uncheck the PDF viewer on the browser option. Then hit ‘Okay’ and close the Adobe Reader. Now start QuickBooks again and see if the same problem exists or not.

Rename the .ND and TGL File

Are you still experiencing the issue on your screen? Try renaming the .ND and TGL files.

  1. First of all, close all the processes related to QuickBooks.
  2. Now go to the company file directory in QuickBooks.
  3. Then change the extension of both files.
  4. Now reboot your system and open your QuickBooks again.
Update Windows

You can update your windows to rectify Quickbooks issues.

Note: This process may take some time.

You can follow these steps mentioned below :

  1. Left-click on the Windows button.
  2. Then select the Settings option on the Start Menu.
  3. Click on the  Update & Security option.
  4. Click Check for updates.

Now your windows check for the updates; if the Update is available, download and install it.

Manually fix Windows components.

If the Update doesn’t fix your QuickBooks crashing issue. Then you can fix some of the windows components by yourself, which is very easy and quick.

Note: If you are a confident window user, then follow the given steps, and if you aren’t, you can get support from Microsoft support experts for the following steps.

  1. You can repair or reinstall Microsoft .NET Framework.
  2. You also need to repair Microsoft MSXML.
Reinstalling the QuickBooks

Note: We recommend you backup your company files before uninstalling QuickBooks either internally or externally (External Drives or Online).

Backing up your data file

To backup your company file, 

  1. Open Quickbooks
  2. Now, navigate to File> Backup Company > Create Local Backup.
  3. Then, select Online Backup or Offline Backup according to your need.
  4. After that, click on Next andfollow theon-screen Instructions.

Uninstalling QuickBooks software

  1. Open the Run command by pressing Windows+R keys together.
  2. Then type Control and click OK to open the control panel.
  3. Click the Programs and Features
  4. Then under the Program list, select QuickBooks and uninstall it.
  5. Click Yes; if prompts on the screen.
  6. Click Next and choose the option ‘Remove.’
  7. Click Next again and then remove
  8. It may take some time to uninstall the QuickBooks from your system.
  9. Then finally click ‘Finish.’

Reinstalling QuickBooks on your Desktop

  1. Download QuickBooks installation setup from the official QuickBooks Desktop website.
  2. Now run the setup
  3. Click Next
  4. Now Accept the terms of the Licence agreements and then click Next
  5. Now you will find that setup wants you to type Licence number and Product number
  6. Enter the licence and product number and then click Next
  7. Then choose installation type (We will recommend you to go with ‘Recommended settings’)
  8. Click Next
  9. Then click to Install the program
  10. Now setup will start QuickBooks to install on your computer system.
  11. Once the setup has completed the installation of QuickBooks successfully, you can use it again.

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