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How to Resolve QuickBooks search is not working?

amelia smith
How to Resolve QuickBooks search is not working?

At times when working on QuickBooks, one might come across an error where the QuickBooks search might stop working. This error isn’t much common and can end up in delaying the work. QuickBooks search allows the user to search for all the transactions in the company file and saves time and efforts. This error can be seen when the user tries to restart QuickBooks or when reinstalling the software. Also, when trying to index or when configuring the settings of the firewall. There can be a bunch of factors causing such an error in QuickBooks. To know what those factors are, make sure to read this post till the end. Or you can also connect with our tech team at +1(844)405-0907 and we will provide you with immediate support services.

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What triggers QuickBooks search not working?

The user can end up in such an error in case of the following:

·        If you haven’t updated your system to the latest release, then you might come across this error

·        Moreover, if the registry errors in QuickBooks are present, then they might trigger this issue

·        One might also experience similar issue if the firewall is hindering the process

·        Also, if the QuickBooks search index file is damaged, then ending up in such an error can be possible

Steps to get rid of the issue permanently

One might try performing the steps related to changing the name of the search index file to get rid of such an error in QuickBooks. Let us have a look:

·        Start with closing the QuickBooks and also click on the windows start tab

·        After that type *Search Index in the search bar and also click on the enter tab

·        This will open up the folder having a QuickBooks company file folder i.e., qbw.SearchIndex

·        After that, add old at the end of the folder name

·        And also, reopen QuickBooks and click on search tab

·        Reopen QuickBooks from the top left corner of the windows

·        And also click on the update search information option

·        The user will then have to click on ok tab

·        And also check if the QuickBooks search not working issue is rectified or not

By the end of this post, we hope that the information shared in above might be of some help in eliminating the error search not working permanently. However, if the user experiences the same issue even after performing the steps above, then in that scenario, contacting our experts QuickBooks tech support at +1(844)405-0907 is recommended. We are a team of certified QuickBooks professionals who work round the clock in providing immediate support services. 

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