QuickBooks helps you to deal with your financial and accounting functions but at times it stops doing so because of some unavoidable errors that cause huge problems while accessing the software. One such is QuickBooks error C51.
One can easily resolve the QuickBooks error C51 if the proper guidelines are followed. Our AskForAccounting QuickBooks help team is always there to provide you with consultants and solutions for your QuickBooks-related issues. Follow the guidelines provided below to ensure a full and proper recovery from the error.
The error code C51: Make sure that you find the Damaged Data files with QuickBooks extensions (.QBW) and make a list of them. The files with .tlg extensions are also stored with .QBW files which are liable to damage them as well. Also, check the older backup files with extensions .QBM and .QBB. Ensure that these files are not corrupt. If they are, get in touch with the QuickBooks Tech Consultant team.
How to Troubleshoot QuickBooks Error Code C51
Follow the given below solutions step to fix QuickBooks error code C51.
Step 1: Reboot Your QuickBooks
- Exit from all the open applications and then close QuickBooks Desktop too.
- Reboot your QuickBooks and perform the action that resulted in the Error code C=51.
- If the problem is still not resolved, then you need to rebuild and verify the data file.
Step 2: Create a Backup of Data File
- If you are creating a backup of the data file, you ought to employ either the same version of QuickBooks or the upgraded one.
- This will enable you to save your file using the enhanced and more enabled tools of the upgraded version.
Step 3: Restore the Backup File
You need to restore the backup file once and then create a new location for the copied backup file. Paste the backup file there.
- Check the size of the file by right-clicking on the backup file and selecting it.
- If you find out that the generated file is either lesser than 6 MB, then delete the temp folder:
- Launch the Run Prompt by clicking the Windows+ R keys on your keyboard.
- Enter %TEMP% in the given black field and hit
- Right-click the Temp folder and select
- Delete the Temp folder and hit
- Once the temp folder is deleted, generate another Backup file and check its size.
- If it is still less than 6 MB, we advise you to get in touch with the QuickBooks help team.
Step 4: Repair Heading Damaged File
- If the files you checked in the second heading are damaged, try to repair them by following the Intuit protocol.
- Update the QuickBooks Software to be able to do so. With the software upgrade, the damaged files are replaced. (Make sure that you have older backups saved somewhere else as well).
- If you are still not able to fix the files or update the software, get in touch with our QuickBooks technical Consultant team to help you out with the issue.
Step 5: Update QuickBooks to the Latest version
- Go to the Help menu
- Select the Update QuickBooks option
- Click on the Update Now tab
- Select Get Updates to start the downloading process.
Step 6: Rebuild the Data
- Need to close all tabs in the QuickBooks
- Then close the QuickBooks program
- Reopen your QuickBooks program
- Need to be required to rebuild QuickBooks data in a proper format.
You can easily resolve this issue by following the simple methods provided above. In case you need some external technical help in dealing with the issue mentioned above, you can get in touch with our QuickBooks error consultant 24/7 consultant team.