Therefore, we will request users to reach our experts on quickbooks support number 855-915-2082 to resolve their issues hassle-free. However, today lets focus on one of the QB desktop issues regarding converting the file. Users often stress out converting QB 2016 (.qb 2016) file to the QuickBooks Windows file.
It shows failure during converting file as well as gets corrupted while converting. To overcome difficulties regarding conversion of file, please go through the post carefully and get to know one easy & effective file conversion method below.

Simple & Effective method of converting files on QB Desktop:

Let us assume we have a Mac QB 2016 file recovered from an external hard drive. For some reason, we don’t have access to the MAC anymore. Further, you want to convert the specific file into the QBW (Windows) file to regain access. To overcome difficulties please follow the below-mentioned steps as a quick-conversion method:

Update your QB desktop and prepare your company file that will go for conversion.

Removal of memos longer than 50 characters are necessary and verify that it doesn’t possess any of these special characters(!@#$%^&*).

Search for reference memos with appropriate special characters for this.

Go to the Reports menu and select the option ‘Detailed report of Custom Transactions’.
After that, a drop-down menu will appear that includes specific dates and times. Select ‘All dates’ from the dropdown menu.

Now double click a transaction with a memo and open it.

Delete the special characters From the memo and save.

Close and repeat the above steps for all transactions.

Save the fail with the latest changes.

Re-sort the list and run verify to rebuild the specific company file. For the rebuild, proceed to the File menu and select Utilities to further verify data.

Now convert the company file. Open your company file as an admin.

Proceed to the File menu, select Export. Then Select To QuickBooks for Windows.

If a prompt is displayed asking you to verify before backup, Press on verify data.

Pick a suitable name for your file and save it at a desired location on the system.

Make sure you don’t put any special characters in the file name. Enter and confirm your password.

In the end, under the confirmation window tab selects OK to complete the conversion of the file.

We hope users will regain access to the converted file after following the above steps. If users still face any problem regarding the software or any other product-related predicaments. Feel free to reach us on our quick books support phone number to avail of fast and efficient expert advice.

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