Easy Solutions to Fix Windows Update Error 0x80070057

Easy Solutions to Fix Windows Update Error 0x80070057
3 min read
05 December 2022

QuickBooks Error 80070057 is an error that appears when you try to open a company file. This error is usually associated with communication problems with the QB Company file over the network on a different machine (Server or Host).QuickBooks Error 80070057 implies that you do not have adequate permissions to delete/eliminate the QB files in the specified folder. For example, you can access the QuickBooks application in the multi-user environment if you have permission to read/ write and have the authority to delete/create QuickBooks Company files stored in a specific folder. Follow this article to learn about the effective Solutions to Resolving Windows Update Error 0x80070057

If you are unable to follow the steps, you can reach us at (855)-738-0359 to get guidance from our support team. 

Root Causes of Quickbooks Error 80070057

Here are some of the probable reasons due to QB Error 80070057 occur:-

  • Using an incorrect method to access a company file, like clicking the file to open, instead of accessing the file from the QuickBooks Desktop.
  • If you are opening the company file on a different network computer and the QuickBooks Desktop application cannot launch the file.
  • A firewall application installed on your computer prevents your QuickBooks from running the company file.
  • You are using Bit Defender antivirus that prevents access to the ports that QuickBooks needs to communicate with the internet.
  • Incomplete or improper installation of the QuickBooks Desktop application is one of the major causes of this error.

Solutions to Resolve QuickBooks Error 80070057 Quickly 

Check out these possible fixes for QuickBooks Error 80070057 through the below-given information.


Solution 1: Authenticate the QuickBooks Company File Name Extension

Authenticating the QuickBooks company file name extension can help to resolve error 80070057 in QB.

  • First of all, you are required to choose the Company file and right-click on it.
  • After that, select the Properties option and hit the QuickBooks tab.
  • Enter the file extension in the Filename field and the version of the QuickBooks software in the last opened file.
  • Finally, hit the OK button, and you are good to go. 

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Solution 2: Edit or Delete the .nd File to Resolve the Error

Modifying or deleting the. Nd file is a useful way to resolve this error of QB; follow these steps to perform it. 

  • First, locate a new copy of the Network Data (.nd) configuration files in the QuickBooks Company folder.
  • Verify that all the users are logged out/signed out, and then shut down the QuickBooks application on the entire machine.
  • Log in as the system administrator, navigate to the QB company file folder and locate the .nd extension file associated with the QB company file that has the issues.
  • If you successfully locate the desired file, then either rename it or erase it, which will tend to automatically create the file itself in both cases.


QuickBooks Windows Update Error 0x80070057 is a common error, and you can quickly eliminate it from your system through this article. If the error persists, you can call us at TFN to get assistance from our technical team.

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