If your Quicken is unable to open a source file, just go through the article in order to fix this issue on your own. While opening the Quicken application you cannot open the data file because it is in use by some other application. Here we’ll discuss what happens when Quicken cannot open a source file and how you can get rid of it. But if you are thinking to start troubleshooting this error on your own, then make sure to keep multiple copies of the Quicken data file before initiating the process. Still, having an issue contact us toll-free: +1-844-405-0904
Seeing this error message, any user can get anxious about financial information. As you all know, Quicken carries very confidential information and when such error messages pop out, it really makes a user go crazy. Moreover, due to software malfunction, this type of issue can occur. So in order to resolve this problem, you need to completely exit the Quicken app and reboot the computer device. Now again open the Quicken app and try to access the data file. And if in case you are still stuck at the same error, then possibly your Quicken app is not able to detect the original directory path of the data file
To Fix if your Quicken unable to open source file
Continue on own, just follow the given instructions below;
- At first, press Start button and look for File Explorer
- Next, click View tab in the left top corner
- After that checkbox for Hidden items in the Show/Hide section.
- Finally delete CONFIG, DATA & LOG folders.
These are log and configuration data files that are created automatically by applications and will be auto-created on getting required.
- Now click on This PC/Computer
- Open Local Drive C = Users
- Select our User Name = App data= Roaming= Intuit/Quicken
- Select the CONFIG and delete
- Repeat the same process for DATA &LOG folders.
Now, reboot the computer device again and open Quicken. And on successful completion of the process, you must diagnose the error, contact our Quicken Support if the error still exists.
Point to remember: The above-given instructions are applicable only on Windows 8/8.1/10. For earlier Windows versions, these instructions can be varied. Also, you need to remember that the Quicken application is no longer compatible with Windows Vista or XP computers. So, in such case customers can contact their computer manufacturer and ask for a Windows upgrade.
It is advised to avoid such errors in the Quicken application by keeping the computer drives cleaned. As there are many freeware applications available on the Internet, which will help you wipe junk files from the computer drives. And wiping computer drives will enhance the performance of the whole computer along with the Quicken application.
We have discussed above Quicken unable to open source file. Hope this article will help you to solve your queries. For more information, you can contact Quicken Support at our toll-free number 8888839555. Our experts are available 24*7 to help you or assist you technically.