Qbw32.exe runtime error after quickbooks prompts you to move a company file.

Qbw32.exe runtime error after quickbooks prompts you to move a company file.

Qbw32.exe runtime error

QuickBooks accounting software comes with different set of functionalities that serve only one purpose and that is to manage the accounting and financial operations of a business. The beauty of Quickbooks is that it is meant to take care of the needs of every industry irrespective of its size and sector.

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The software holds flagship in sales management, inventory and payroll management, tax filing and much more. Implementation of the program results in smooth and accurate accounting with the easy maintenance of records. It smoothly manages the details related to company’s employees, customers and vendors etc.

QuickBooks is a blessing to the modern business sector. But there are unexpected scenarios when the software malfunctions due to technical, functional, installation, synchronization etc. issues.


QuickBooks QBW32.exe error signifies that you have lost crucial company files and data due to the occurrence of the fatal error. Thus you need to perform QuickBooks data recovery by using the software. It helps in the safe retrieval of data and resolution of the error.

QuickBooks error qbw32.exe is one of the common errors that are reported by the QuickBooks user. When the error occurs it restricts the user to open QuickBooks file. An error message is followed along that describes the error like:

“Qbw32.exe – The instruction at “0x564000e0” ref. memory at “0x02e74360.” It says the program cannot be read”

You might also see an error like:

“Runtime error! Qbw32.exe this application has requested the Runtime to stop in a weird way. Contact the QB support team for any help.”

Why the Error Occurs?

The reason why the QuickBooks error qbw32.exe occurs is due to the damaged company data file. Sometimes, the MS Windows compatibility mode is enabled. In order fix the QBW32.exe error you need to disable the compatibility mode of MS Windows. To perform the operation, you need to follow the steps:

  • Click on the QB icon visible on the dashboard.
  • Choose the properties tab. Now hit the compatibility button.
  • Uncheck the option that says ‘Run this program in compatibility mode.

Following the steps successfully mentioned above you will be able to fix your issue. In case you face the same error and view the same error messages when you open your QuickBooks application then it’s an indication that the QB file is totally corrupt or damaged. In that

In that case, you have to uninstall and reinstall the application to fix the error completely. But there are chances that you will lose your saved data after uninstalling the application. In such scenarios, you can use QuickBooks Data Recovery Software to retrieve the lost data.

For any query and assistance, you can contact QuickBooks customer care support. You can approach them through the toll-free phone number, email support or online chat.

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