QuickBooks has many errors and one of the main error is when QuickBooks has stopped working unexpectedly for a variety of technical reasons, many being related to issues on the computer itself, that can be caused in part by system and environmental problems in addition to problems with how QuickBooks interacts with these variables.
For this reason, some users may experience this problem doing a particular task while others will not so We always recommend staying up to date with the latest version of QuickBooks not to let “QuickBooks not responding” problem. It can also be caused due to too long name of company name or a damaged or missing QBWUSER.INI file or due to hard drive corruption or due to damage of program files or damage of windows operation system. It could be fixed by downloading the QuickBooks component repain tool and giving the run command or by rebooting computer and temporary disabling the antivirus software it could be done by following steps ( Reboot your computer and then Open QuickBooks Desktop; if the error persists, try temporarily disabling your antivirus program. Note: you may need to refer to your antivirus programs help menu or ask a qualified IT professional for assistance. After temporarily disabling the antivirus program, open QuickBooks Desktop.)
It can also be fixed by renaming the QBWUSER.INI file and then the Entitlementdatastore.ecml. This could be done by following steps (Rename the QBWUSER.ini file.
Note: Renaming the QBWUSER.INI file erases information stored within your list of previously opened company files so you will need to re-open your company files to be populated in the recently opened files list) (On your keyboard, press Windows+ E to open the Computer window. From the Organize menu, choose Folder and search options. (In Windows 8, skip steps 2 and 3 and click on View at the top of the window) Then Click the View tab In the Advanced Settings section, under Hidden files and folders, select Show hidden files, folder, and drives. Once there is a checkmark next to Show hidden files, folder, and drives, Click Ok. In the Computerwindow, double-click the C:\ drive, and navigate to the following path: C:\Users\[Your user name]\AppData\Local\Intuit\QuickBooks [year] Right-click on the QBWUSER.INI file, and choose Rename. Replace .INIwith .INIold and press the Enter key) and for Rename the QBWUSER.ini file.
(If you are able to open QuickBooks after renaming theEntitlementDataStore.ecml file or the QBWuser.ini file, attempt to open a Sample File: Click the Open a Sample File drop-down menu. Choose Sample Product Based Business. If the Sample File does not open, proceed to Solution 6 as there may be issues with the Windows Operating System causing QuickBooks not to open. If the Sample File does open, proceed to Solution 4as there may be file/folder permission damage with your particular company file that won't open.) It can also be fixed with clean reinstalling or be creating a new admin user (Create a new windows admin user and then try to open QuickBooks under the new user. Note: If you use a non-English (United States) regional setting, please see the change windows regional settings for more information as this error can be caused by non US regional settings.)
Sometimes when working in Windows, the folder permissions where you keep your company files can change/become corrupted and QuickBooks crashes when opening company file. This is not an Intuit issue, but a system issue and that could be a reason why QuickBooks has stopped working. Follow the steps for the fixing of this problem with the help of our support guide
(On your keyboard, press Windows+ E to open the Computerwindow.Browse to or search for the data file, which will have a.qbw file extension (for example, mycompanyname.qbw). When looking for a file that is located on a network server, browse to the network drive on which the data file is located (for example X:\QBdata). Once you find your company file, right-click on it and choose Copy.Navigate to your C:\ and right-click in an empty space and choose New > Folder.Name the folder QBTEST.Double-click on the QBTEST folder, right-click in an empty space, and choose Paste.Open QuickBooks but keep the CTRL key held down (this will bypass opening the last open file and take you to the No Company Open screen).Choose Open or Restore an Existing Company and browse to the C:\QBTEST folder you created.Open your company file that you copied into the QBTEST folder.
Note: If the company file opens successfully, then there may be some folder/permission damage in your original file location and Intuit recommends it be repaired by a qualified IT professional or you can manually check folder permissions by following the steps in the set up folder permissions to share company files article) .all these problems can be resolved if the version is latest and all the time every single information is being saved and backed up for any circumstances.If you're having problems with your QuickBooks data file, we can fix it. Guaranteed!