QuickBooks error 12157 Support: Call 1800-940-7442 to get them fixed.

QuickBooks error 12157 Support: Call 1800-940-7442 to get them fixed.

QuickBooks is a comprehensive solution which is used by small and mid-size industries to fulfill their accounting and financial needs. It is easy to use software and do not require an accounting degree or certification. There are instances when you are working on your QuickBooks software and it crashes. It is due to some technical issues which lead to a technical error like QuickBooks Error 12157, XXXX.

You may come across Error code -12157, XXXX when you are trying to open your QB company file. This QB error is often followed by the 3 or 4 more digits. This 12157 error series can occur in both local as well as network setup.

QuickBooks Error 12157: Resolutions

Here are solutions that are suggested by the Intuit experts in order to resolve your errors. You can also try to update your QuickBooks accounting solution as updating the software fixes most of the issues and bugs of the previous versions.

Case I: When the file is opened locally

QuickBooks error 12157

Restore the backup

  • Your computer should not host.
    • Open the QuickBooks Company file on your system.
    • Click on the File option from the menu bar, click on Utilities
    • If Stop Hosting Multi-User Access is listed:
      • Click on on the same.
      • The Stop hosting multi-user access window will be opened on your screen.
      • Click Yes, if Company file must be closed window opens up on your computer screen.
    • Ensure that the path for your company file is not more than 210 characters long.
      • Browse for the location in your system for the QuickBooks company file.
      • Copy the path of the company file.
      • Paste the path on the notepad and count the character for the including the spaces.
    • Now, try to restore the company file.

Case II: When the file is opened over the network

It means that you will be opening the QuickBooks company file that is saved on server or a different computer of the same server. Most likely this should fix your QuickBooks error 12157

Solution I: Ensure that Hosting is on for all the workstation

It is recommended by the Intuit experts that you should always host the QuickBooks company files on one PC/Server.

  • Press F2 from your keyboard. This way you are opening the Product Information window.
  • Browse for the Local Server Information. While doing so, your hosting should be turned off.

Solution II: End all processes for QuickBooks

  • You will have to log in to the system as Administrator on the server system.
  • Open Task Manager by pressing Ctrl along with Shift +Esc.
  • Click on the User tab to see all the users’ processes.
  • Highlight all the files with .exe extension EXE, QBDBMgr.exe, and qbupdate.exe then click on the End Task tab.
  • You can now open your QuickBooks company file in multi-user mode.

With the solutions mentioned in this article, you can easily resolve your QuickBooks Error 12157, XXXX.

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In case, the error still persists after trying the solutions mentioned above, then you should reach out to a QuickBooks Support team from Canada technical expert to rectify your error. You should contact “QBPro.Ca” as they are considered to be one of the best QuickBooks customer support agency. You can easily get connected to them at anytime and anywhere as they provide round the clock services.

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