Let’s Learn How to Fix QuickBooks Error 184

QuickBooks Desktop is prone to several errors like the errors accessing the company file, updating payroll, printing documents and others. However, errors that completely restricts users from opening the QuickBooks Desktop program are the most frustrating ones to resolve and one such error is QuickBooks error 184. This error strikes right after you launch the QuickBooks Desktop program on your system using the shortcut icon on your desktop. After receiving a number of queries related to the same, we finally decided to analyze the error and have already gone to the core of it. What we have found are some obvious reasons that triggers the error and simple solutions that can resolve it. You will find all this info further in this article so keep reading it until the end.

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List of Reasons that can Trigger Error 184 in QuickBooks

  • If the company file is stored to an inaccessible location like an external drive that is not connected to the system.
  • If there are issues with the company file like corruption in it, then also you can face error 184 while accessing the company file.
  • General issues with the QuickBooks installation files can also be a reason for facing QuickBooks Desktop error 184.

Now as you know what are the possible reasons that can result in error code 184 in QuickBooks, we will move forward to the next section of this article and learn how to resolve all the causes mentioned above.

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Top Solutions to Resolve QuickBooks Desktop Error 184

Solution 1: Make Company File Accessible to QuickBooks Desktop

  1. If you have saved your company file to an external storage device or over to the cloud, copy it and save it to the local storage of your system.
  2. Now run QuickBooks Desktop and go to the File tab.
  3. Select Open and browse the company file from the local storage.
  4. If the error continues to appear on your screen, go to the next troubleshooting method.

Solution 2: Resolve General Company File Issues using QuickBooks File Doctor

  1. Go to the official QuickBooks website and search QuickBooks Tool Hub which you will need to run QuickBooks File Doctor.
  2. Download QuickBooks Tool Hub and install it following the standard procedure.
  3. Run tool hub using the desktop icon and go to the Company File Issues tab to locate QuickBooks File Doctor.
  4. Click QuickBooks File Doctor and follow the on-screen instructions to repair the company file.

If the error is still not leaving your QuickBooks find QuickBooks Refresher Tool in the Tool Hub program and run it to resolve issues with the QuickBooks installation files. Once all the issues are resolved you will definitely be able to access your QuickBooks without QuickBooks error 184. In case, for some unknown reasons you are still not able to run QuickBooks or unable to follow the troubleshooting mentioned above, dial 1.800.579.0391 and get in touch with one of our certified QuickBooks Desktop experts now.

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