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How to Troubleshoot QuickBooks search is not working?

Alice john
How to Troubleshoot QuickBooks search is not working?

Landed into QuickBooks search is not working error and  want some quick fixes for the same? Well, if that is the case, then reading this post will help. This error isn’t pretty much common so can be faced due to multiple factors. Continue reading this post or you can also connect with our tech support team at i.e. 1-844-405-0907 and ask our experts to help you with that.

What leads to such an error in QuickBooks?

The below-stated factors will lead to such an error in QuickBooks.

·        In case the system isn’t updated to the latest release

·        Or if there are registry errors in QuickBooks

·        In case the firewall and third-party software is causing the issue

·        Moreover, if the QuickBooks search index file is damaged, then the occurrence of such an error is probable

Steps to eliminate the issue

The user can try to fix the issue by simply changing the name of QuickBooks Search Index File. The steps involved here are as follows:

·        The user needs to first close QuickBooks and click the Windows Start button

·        The next step is to type *.SearchIndex in the search box and hit Enter

·        This will navigate the user to the folder containing a QuickBooks company folder where he/she may locate qbw.SearchIndex Folder

·        The user should then add .old at the end of the folder name

·        Once done with that, the user should reopen QuickBooks Desktop and click the search icon tab

·        After that, the user should reopen QuickBooks from the top-left corner of the Windows

·        And then, click Update Search Information option

·        The user will then have to click on OK

·        Check if the QuickBooks search not working error is resolved

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By the end of this post, we believe that the reader might be able to eliminate the issue using the steps listed above. However, if there is any query or if the user needs our support services, then contacting our tech team at i.e. 1-844-405-0907 is recommended. We are a team of certified QuickBooks support professionals who work round the clock in providing instant support services. 

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