QuickBooks Error Code 31600

by Mark

Resolve QuickBooks Error Code 31600, When you are removing accountants from your QuickBooks application, you can come across this QuickBooks error. In such situation, your application will stop working and it will affect your work-flow.

How TO Fix QuickBooks Error Code 31600

Scenarios when you can encounter the QuickBooks Error Code 31600

Here are some scenarios where you may come across this QuickBooks Error code 31600.

  • When you are sending payroll through direct deposit.
  • ¬†Creating a backup or a portable file.
  • Creating a new company file.
  • Trying to access already in use QuickBooks Company.
  • Running verify or rebuilding the properties again.
  • Saving a transaction recently made.
  • Opening a new window in QuickBooks.
  • When QuickBooks Company is trying to close a file.
  • Trying to download and install updates for Payroll.


Follow the solutions below to resolve your QuickBooks Error Code 31600.

Solution I: Check for number of users

  • Go to the Company
  • Select the number of users and passwords.
  • If you are working on the Enterprise solution, then:
  • Go to Company section and choose your users.
  • Go to Select option and click on the Set Up Users and Roles
  • Press the add users
  • Enter the credentials for the user.
  • Press Next.
  • Customize the user account as per your requirement.
  • Press Finish.
  • With the newly created login credentials, log in to the account and open the Company file.

Solution II: Create a New Administrator

  • Go to the Start menu and click on Settings.
  • Click on Account and go to Family and other Users
  • From the Other users section, click on the Add someone else to this PC.
  • Click on the option I do not have this sign-in information for this person.
  • Press Add a user option without including the Microsoft Account.
  • Enter the name for the new account.
  • Press Finish.
  • Select this new account and assign the type of Account.
  • Press Admin and right-click on it.

Solution III: Create a New Windows Server

  • Go to the Service Manager.
  • Click on the Computer Management
  • Click on the Expand local groups and users
  • Choose your desired groups.
  • Open the Admin properties by following the steps below:
  • Double-click on the Administrator groups.
  1. Press Add
  2. Click on Computer > group window or service account > select number or users.
  3. Enter the type of Account that you want to add for your local administrator groups.
  4. Press OK.

Our Assistance channels

With the solutions mentioned above, you can easily resolve your QuickBooks Error 31600. If you need some technical expertise in resolving your QuickBooks issues then you should reach out to Pro Advisor consultancies like BigXperts. They provide round the clock customer support for various accounting software like QuickBooks. For more detail, please visit their website www.bigxperts.com. To reach out to them, you just have to give a call to them on their help desk number +1-800-816-6849, which is toll-free. You can also chat with their expert by the means of Live Chat assistance.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Call a Consultant 1800-816-6849
Call Now: 1 800 816 6849