How to Resolve Quickbooks has stopped working error in 2014, 2015, 2016

You can face this error in any version of quickbooks like quickbooks pro, quickbooks desktop, quickbooks pro or even quickbooks enterprise. Though the version can be any but the solution will remain the same.

When quickbooks hangs then you might see error message like “Quickbooks has stopped working after opening file”. If you get continuous error message like such then you can try the following steps to resolve it.

Total Time: 11 minutes

  1. Step One

    Open “My Computers”, this you can do this by pressing Windows+E keys on your keyboard.

  2. Step Two

    Now in the search box type the Quickbooks file extension like (.QBW).

  3. Step Three

    Look through the list of files and copy the one that you want to open.

  4. Step Four

    Now goto your C drive, create a new folder, open it and press Ctrl+V to paste the new file.

  5. Step Five

    Now open your QuickBooks software, press the CTRL.

  6. Step Six

    Choose the Open or Restore option of an Existing Company, browse the folder you created in your C drive.

  7. Step Seven

    Now Open the file, and you must now be able to open your company file. This will also resolve your “quickbooks has stopped working issue”.

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FAQ

  1. What are the reasons that QuickBooks stopped working in 2014, 2015, 2016?

    There are various reasons that encounter the error QuickBooks stopped working.
    These reasons are:-

    1. The Windows operating system is damaged
    2. The company name of the QuickBooks file is too long
    3. The program files or the installation file is corrupted or damaged
    4. The file QBWUSER.INI file is missing 
    5. The hard drive is corrupted.

  2. What are the symptoms of why QuickBooks stopped working in the 2014, 2015, 2016 account?

    The symptoms are:-

    1. Freezing of your computer while working
    2. QuickBooks Desktop is unable to open
    3. The system shuts down again and again
    4. The input responds slowly.

  3. What are the steps to fix QuickBooks stopped working errors in 2014, 2015, 2016 using Quick Fix my Program

    To use Quick Fix My Program you have to do the following steps:-

    1. Firstly download, install, and run the QuickBooks Tool Hub
    2. From the tool select the option Program Problems
    3. Then click on the Quick Fix My Program option
    4. After that, run the QuickBooks Desktop
    5. Then open the data file that you want to fix
    6. Now the process takes a few minutes according to the data in it.


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