How to Fix QuickBooks Error code 80070057 (The parameter is incorrect)?

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QuickBooks error code 80070057 is a pretty common error, which is seen with an error message “80070057: The parameter is incorrect”. This error is seen when the user tries to open a file QuickBooks can’t find company files. This basically indicates that the user is not having enough permission to delete the files from the particular folder. The user must have the read/write also create/delete rights to access the company file. When the QuickBooks account manager creates a company file in QuickBooks, and it doesn’t open up when the user tries to open the same file, in such a scenario this error is seen.



Fixing the QuickBooks error code 80070057 involves a couple of steps, which we will be discussing later in this post. Thus, if you are also facing such an error, then reading this post carefully till the end would surely help. You can also ask our professionals to resolve the QuickBooks error 80070057 on your behalf. Just ring up at 1-844-405-0907, and leave the rest on us.

Factors causing QuickBooks Error Code 80070057
  • QuickBooks installation is damaged
  • QuickBooks spots the damage in the company file at the time of installation
  • Or the user is trying to open a portable file without having QuickBooks open
  • Or the user is making use of third-party firewall which is not configured for QuickBooks
  • In case QuickBooks is unable to read the company file

Methods to Resolve QuickBooks Error 80070057
Checkout the following methods in order to troubleshoot the QuickBooks error code 80070057:
Moving the company file to default location
The user can move the company file to the default location, and try resolving the error code 80070057. The steps involved in this process are as follows:
  • At first, the user needs to quit QuickBooks desktop
  • And then, look for the location of the company file
  • The next step is to give a right click on the company file and click on copy
  • Once done with that, browse to the default location, right click and paste the location C:/Users/Public/PublicDocuments/Intuit/QuickBooks/Company files
  • After that relaunch QuickBooks and click on find a company file
  • The user is then required to click on local drives, and then look for the company file name
  • The last step is to click on correct company file and then open

Also, you can see the following infographic image in order to see the fixation of QuickBooks error code 80070057:



Hopefully, the above stated steps would work in resolving the QuickBooks error code 80070057. However, if the error continues to trouble you even after following the steps above, then in that case, feel free to get in touch with our team of QuickBooks ProAdvisors.
Our QuickBooks enterprise technical support team will ensure to resolve the error without any further mess, you just have to make a call at 1-844-405-0907, and we will come up with the best possible assistance immediately.