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What is QuickBooks file doctor?

QuickBooks File Doctor?

QuickBooks file doctor is a software launched by Intuit Inc. for QuickBooks users. As you can understand by the name Doctor, it is used for solving the issues user’s faces while using the QuickBooks. Before QuickBooks has launched two software name QuickBooks company file diagnostic tool and QuickBooks network connectivity diagnostic tool.

Intuit has combined both of two programs together and named it QuickBooks file doctor. So, it is a file repairing software to resolve issues with files and data corruption, windows problems and much more. QuickBooks file doctor by users allowance checks the company damaged or corrupt file and resolve the issue as quick as possible. To know more about this software contact on the QuickBooks customer support number.

When QuickBooks file doctor is useful?

QuickBooks file doctor helps a user in many issues when the QuickBooks user face problems. Some of them are listed below:

  • If you are unable to access a company file or face error like 301, 305, 6000, 6150 etc.
  • It will be very useful if you lose some company files, due to some reasons.
  • When you face network issues like accessing the multi-user setup or error like H202, H303, and
  • If you want to access a company file in a system which is stored in another system.

Quickbooks Products


QuickBooks payroll

QuickBooks payroll service is one of the best service provided by QuickBooks. It makes the payment to an employee very easy. QuickBooks payroll service helps in paying the taxes on time, so you don’t have to pay tax penalties.

A user can use QuickBooks payroll service in 2 ways:

Self-service payroll

In this, the user himself performs the payrolls and calculates the employee paychecks.

Full-service payroll

This is very easy, the user just has to enter the working days and time and leaves of the employee.


QuickBooks Enterprise

QuickBooks enterprise can be used to perform various tasks in a business like purchase orders, inventory control, inventory details and many more. With the help of this software, all these complex tasks become easy and efficient.

Server Setup

QuickBooks Server Setup

QuickBooks can be used on a multi-user access i.e. a user can access into a company file on a system with another system if he has the allowance. This makes the work in a business efficient and easy in much more ways.

Limitation of QB file doctor?

  • You need to have an internet connection for file uploading and manual repair.
  • The company file should not be more than the size of 2GB.
  • You can’t install multiple version on the same
  • It only supports .qbw and .qba files.

How to use QuickBooks file doctor?

Before using the QuickBooks file doctor you should download QuickBooks file doctor first. Let’s take a look at steps how you can download QBFD:

  • Launch the web browser you use and go to the official website of QuickBooks.
  • Search for QuickBooks file doctor.
  • Click on download.
  • Run the QBFD.exe file to start the installation of the software.
  • Remember that, it is necessary to have .net framework on your computer. If you don’t have then QuickBooks file doctor will automatically download it.
  • Now follow the screen instruction to install QuickBooks file doctor

After the installation of QBFD, double-click on the QuickBooks File doctor icon created on the desktop to launch the QBFD.

When the QBFD software is launched to follow these steps to diagnose a file:

Open the QuickBooks File Doctor software and in the appeared window, choose the company file you want to repair. For that,

  • Click on the ‘Browse’ button and locate the company file.
  • Select the company file and click on ‘Diagnose file’.
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In the 2nd step, enter the username and password to access the company file.

  • Enter correct ‘Username and Password’.
  • Then click on OK.
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After that, QuickBooks File Doctor will start the diagnosis process. Wait for few minutes, until the QBFD detects the problem with the company file.

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When the detection is complete. QuickBooks File Doctor will show the list of all the problems with the company file. Click on ‘Proceed’ to start the fixing of the problems.


Then you will be needed to choose between ‘Server and workstation’.

  • Choose ‘workstation’ if the company file is not in the system, and you are accessing the file through the network in a multi-user environment.
  • Choose ‘Server’ is the file is stored in the system.
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When you have chosen between ‘Server and workstation’ if prompt, click on Yes if you are running the file on ‘server’ and NO if the file is running on ‘workstation’.

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Now, the diagnosing process is complete and you can access the complete the file. Click on ‘Open’ to enter into the company file.

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Quickbooks Troubleshooting

Sometimes QuickBooks user’s deals with errors like error code 1702. These error cause problems like running a program crash and slow speed of system etc.

To fix these errors you can perform some troubleshooting steps or you can call on QuickBooks File Doctor support number for help.

  • QuickBooks login problem
  • Company file access issue
  • QuickBooks errors
  • The problem in getting the latest version of QuickBooks
Steps to install QuickBooks File Doctor software for Mac/Windows.
  • Fling through your web browser to Intuit official website.
  • Search for QuickBooks File Doctor software and click on download to initiate the download process.
  • When the download is complete, click on the download file and run the installation.
  • Accept the license agreement and click on install.
  • After that complete the installation process by going through screen instructions.

Quickbooks Downloads

If you are a windows user and want to know how you can get QuickBooks file doctor on your computer. Then follow these steps:

  • Open the web-browser you use on your computer.
  • Go to the official website of QuickBooks.
  • Search for QuickBooks file doctor.
  • Click on download.
  • Choose your operating system and the data-bit type.
  • Again click on download.
  • Run the executable file and follow the screen instruction to install QuickBooks file doctor.
If you are a Mac OS user the downloading and installation process in as following:
  • Launch the web browser and search for QuickBooks file doctor.
  • Choose the official website link from the search results.
  • Choose that, you are downloading it for Mac OS.
  • Then click on download.
  • When the download is complete, run the .exe file to start the installation.
  • Agree to license agreements and follow screen instructions.
  • When the installation is done, login with your QuickBooks account to use it.

QuickBooks Data Recovery Service:

While using QuickBooks, if you see that the company data you have saved are missing from your software or computer. What will you do in that case? No idea? Just use the QuickBooks Data recovery service.

Data recovery service is available in two methods:



If you will use this service you will get the response and solution to your problem within two business days. This service is cost-free.



Priority data recovery service is a little faster than the Standard data recovery. You can get your lost company files in 6 to 12 working hours. Since this is premium and fast process, you will be charged for this.

Why use QuickBooks file doctor customer service?

Every service provider these days gives its users a support service. QBFD customer service is like that. If you face any issue and while using QuickBooks file doctor you can contact on the customer support number.

Experts will assist you in this number and give you the best solution regarding your problem. These techies are 24X7 available for you to solve your glitches and issue you are facing. These techies will answer you’re calmly and give you the efficient and best solution.

Frequently Asked Questions

To access a company file these requirements should be met:
  • Windows file permissions: The user who has logged in must have set to full control i.e. the permission to look at, open, and modify the file.
  • Database server mode: The database server should be able to successfully open the company file.
  • QuickBooks user login: As a user, you should have a QuickBooks account. If you don’t have QuickBooks account create one from the official website of QuickBooks.
If you want to create a QuickBooks account and use the amazing features of QBFD. Then follow these steps:
  • Open the web browser you use on your computer.
  • Go to the official website of QuickBooks.
  • Click on Create an account.
  • Enter the required credentials and create a strong password.
  • Click on OK.
  • Now try to log in your QuickBooks account from the login page.
If you are able to access into your QuickBooks account. You can use this account to use QuickBooks file doctor.

As a QuickBooks user when you deal with error code 1722, it’s really a headache, because it continuously closes the running programs on PC and the computer becomes slow due to this.

Causes behind error 1722:
  • Improper installation of QuickBooks.
  • Corrupt or damaged files in HDD.
  • Corruption in windows registry.
When you change your printer with a new one, you can face the problem in printing. This problem prevents you from printing the important company files or documents. Get rid of this problem through these steps:
  • Update the printer drivers installed on your computer.
  • Locate the qbprint.qbp file in the QuickBooks folder.
  • Rename the qbp as qbprint.qbp.old
  • Then restart the QuickBooks software and your computer to fix the changes you have made on the computer.