What Is QuickBooks Error Code 80070057 Mean
QuickBooks error code 80070057 indicates that the QB parameter is not correct and you do not have sufficient permissions. When you try to open a company file, you see one can view any one of the messages as below mentioned: Incorrect 80070057 parameter, User can’t delete any file from specified folder because not having sufficient permission to perform the operation . For using QuickBooks in a multi-user environment, you must have read & write access and create & delete rights to the folder where the company file is stored.
Possible Reasons for the Occurrence of the 80070057 Error
There are several reasons that can be responsible for the occurrence of QuickBooks error code 80070057. They are as mentioned below:
If you have attempted opening QuickBooks Desktop by clicking on the company file, rather than by opening the file by going inside QuickBooks program
Involving a third-party firewall and it is not configured correctly for QuickBooks Desktop
Using BitDefender blocks uncommon ports when there is data traffic between computers.
QuickBooks fails to read the company file because the company file extension was changed.
Backup of QuickBooks for MAC mistakenly renamed with .QBB file extension .
Some file of QB Windows version wrongly renamed by using file extension (.qbm, .qbb, .qbx) or file type not valid .
QuickBooks discloses data damage in the company file during conversion or creation of a backup or portable company file.
Installation damage of QuickBooks.
Without opening QuickBooks , user trying to open QB portable company file (.qbm) .
How to Resolve the QB 80070057 Error Code?
Intuit has suggested several solutions to fix this issue. Follow the order of the solutions provided for the best results.
1: For converting Mac to Windows
Use the Back Up to QuickBooks for Windows feature that is inbuilt in QuickBooks for Mac when converting to QuickBooks for Windows.
2: Verification of File Extensions
You need to carry out three functions under extension verifications of the files. They are:
Verification of the file extension of the company name
User have to copy company file to another location and change the extension
From the flash drive user need to copy company file and then paste into a local folder.
3: In case you convert from QuickBooks of an earlier version
In case the error crops up during file conversion from a prior version of QuickBooks Desktop, restore the backup that was created during the conversion process into the prior version of QuickBooks Desktop. Ensure if all the systems in a multi-user configuration report the error do not Repair or Uninstall and Reinstall QuickBooks Desktop.Issue user is facing related to data damage not program failure. Also user can get help QuickBooks USA Support for data damages issue .
4: Repairing of QB Backup file or QB Portable File
User need to start first QB Desktop version.
Go to File Menu and than click either on restore company .
User either can choose restore from backup or restore from portable file.
User need to select first either open from backup file or open QB Portable file
Browse the file folder to choose the location where user want to save restored QB Desktop company file
User try to open company file from the restored version, If Open? You are successful if Not go to the next step
5: Convert an Accountant’s Copy to a normal company file
6: Repair QuickBooks Desktop program
7: User have to use QB Clean Install Tool for cleaning all old data