What is QuickBooks Error Code C=342?

How To Fix QuickBooks Error 342

You get the QuickBooks Error Code C=342 on your screen when you attempt to open a QuickBooks Company file which is damaged severely. This error can pop-up on any of the QuickBooks versions out there. You will have to restart your QuickBooks on your desktop and make a new company file. The other option is to get the QuickBooks ProAdvisors to look into the problem and try to fix the error for you. Dial the QuickBooks Support Phone Number to contact the QuickBooks Experts.

Causes of QuickBooks Error Code C=342

  • The QuickBooks Company file is damaged.
  • The QBW32.exe file is set to be compatible with Microsoft Windows mode.
  • Corruption in the QuickBooks Database.

How To Fix QuickBooks Error Code C=342?

In order to resolve this error, we will be using the Rebuild Data Utility which comes to built-in QuickBooks. This tool can be run without opening the Company file. If you do not feel comfortable while going through the steps yourself or if you are not tech savvy, you can contact the QuickBooks Tech Support Team.

Step 1: Run the Rebuild Utility

  • Navigate to File > Utilities > Rebuild Data
  • Click on all positive prompts to backup your QuickBooks Company File. We always recommend that you make a backup of the company file before making any major changes to your QuickBooks.
  • Wait for the process to get completed. Do not close your QuickBooks while the process is running.
  • Click on Ok once the Rebuild process is completed and move on to the next step.

Step 2: Run the Verify Utility

  • Navigate to File > Utilities > Rebuild Data
  • Select Ok if you see the message that QuickBooks detected no problem with your data.
  • Continue using your QuickBooks Company File.
  • If any errors or issues are found with your data you will get a prompt on your screen to rebuild the data or view the errors.
  • Click on Close.
  • We will now be reviewing the QBWIN.log file. This file is the brain of your QuickBooks and everything that you do is registered in this file.
  • Open the QBWIN.log file.
  • Press the Ctrl+F keys on your keyboard.
  • Type “Errors” and hit enter.
  • If you see any errors mentioned in the QBWIN.log file immediately get assistance from the QuickBooks ProAdvisors.

Looking For Support? Contact Our QuickBooks ProAdvisors.

Technical Support for QuickBooks

If you fail to rebuild the data or if there are errors in the QBWIN.log file, contact the QuickBooks Experts by dialing the toll-free QuickBooks Support Number 1888-557-6950. Our QuickBooks Experts assure you a quick resolution for all QuickBooks Errors and issues and they will gladly answer all your questions too. The QuickBooks Experts are highly skilled Professionals who are also certified by Intuit. You can rest assured that your QuickBooks Errors will be fixed and you will be back in business in no time.

How To Fix QuickBooks Error 342

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