QuickBooks Error Code 80070057 – Parameter is Incorrect

QuickBooks error 80070057

the parameter is incorrect – when you trying to open company file

QuickBooks Error 80070057 is one of the most irritating errors you may face while running with QuickBooks software. This problematic error usually (The parameter is incorrect) when QB users trying to open your company file or occurs is usually due to incorrect firewall authentication, which may lead to blocking all running programs. In this blog, we will discuss this error and provide all alternative ways to fix QuickBooks error 80070057.

Causes and Symptoms of QuickBooks Error 80070057 (parameter is incorrect)

There are several causes due to which this QuickBooks 80070057 pop-up on your screen, all are listed below:

  • QuickBooks company file extension was changed
  • Incorrect firewall authentication and internet security system
  • Due to damaged or corrupted QuickBooks installation file
  • Inappropriate configuration of any third-party software
  • Due to wrong window file entries, this error may appear on your screen


  • QB Desktop program window crashes
  • QuickBooks program system freezes continuously
  • QB user does not have permission to delete the company files

Guide to Fix Error Code 80070057 QuickBooks – Intuit

To repair the QuickBooks error 80070057, here you can go through with all possible solution:

☑ Troubleshooting 1: Verify and change the company file name extension with these following steps:

  • First of all, mark your right-click on the company file
  • Then choose Properties from the drop-down preferences
  • Go forward and click on the QuickBooks tab
  • Then, go to the file extension in the file name section and check the QuickBooks versions and click on OK.

🅰   You need to change the extension:

  • Firstly, make a new folder
  • Then copy all the company file data and paste that data on a new folder
  • After that, mark your right-click on the new folder and select the Rename option
  • Go forward and change all the file extension into .qbm
  • Click on save and go to the  Restore option
  • If you still face issue while opening QuickBooks then change the name of the extension into .qbb
  • Then open your QuickBooks and click on the Backup file
  • And rename the extension into .qbx file
  • In the end, open your QuickBooks and convert it into an accounting copy.

🅱   After that, you need to copy all company data to another file in the Flash drive

  • First of all, open the window explorer and go to the QuickBooks Desktop
  • Then click on the “File” and choose the New Folder from the drop-down preferences
  • From the flash drive, copy the “Copanyfile.QBW” and paste all copied data in the new folder.
  • And, you are all set open a new folder and QuickBooks error-free.

☑ Troubleshooting 2: Perform a clean install tool QuickBooks

  • First, Needs to re-install using a clean install
  • Update QuickBooks Desktop to the latest version
  • Now, Move to the file menu >> Close company or logoff
  • Click on “file” >> Exit
  • Click on “Run as administrator”
  • Now click on Update QuickBooks >> Save all
  • Press update now tab
  • When update process complete >> Close the QuickBooks desktop
  • Open QuickBooks Desktop
  • Last, Restart system

☑ Troubleshooting 3: Run as a System Administrator

  • First, Open QuickBooks desktop
  • Press on QuickBooks Icon >> choose “Run as Administrator option”
  • Open QuickBooks as a System Administrator
  • Last, Choose company file >> Click on Open

☑ Troubleshooting 4: Scan your file using the QuickBooks Database Server Manager

  • First, Press “Windows key” button
  • Type “QuickBooks Database Server Manager
  • Now “Add a Folder” to display the “Browse Folder” window
  • Choose QuickBooks Database Server Manager
  • Select find and select folder, where your company file is saved
  • Click on “OK” icon
  • Now, click on “Start Scan button” to scan file
  • Wait for scan process
  • Now “re-open the company file”

☑ Troubleshooting 5: User needs to configure all BitDefender to allow the QuickBooks Desktop Connection:

  • Firstly, click on the BitDefender 0 and choose Anti-virus  from the main menu options
  • Then, select the Custom level and choose the option “Exclude path from scan”
  • And then choose the “New item”
  • In the end, select the UNC path which allows browsing all company files.

If the above solution is unable to fix “QuickBooks Error 80070057”, you need to install handle clean installation of QuickBooks Desktop or you can convert all necessary files from Mac to the window system. To fix this error manually, download the QuickBooks files Doctor.

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