Import Quickbooks QBB file into Excel. I read that this can be done but I have not tried it. If you need to open Quickbooks in Excel, here is instructions (it may work . A QBB file is created by Intuit’s Quick Books software when the backup feature is utilized. These files are proprietary and cannot be read by any other software. Learn what a QBB file is, how to open a QBB file or how to convert a QBB file to another file format.

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For example, if you have a QBB file which backs up data for a QBW primary file in QuickBooks, you may want to create a second backup file and then place it in a separate storage location. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates.

How do I convert a quickbooks file to CSV or Excel format??

But if you know what kind of compression was used like rar or zip, you can rename the file file. And convrrt the file extension can make an big differance when opening files. This one tip will help you sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest. A qbb is a quickbooks archive file and no convrrt what other extension you change it to or what other application you associate it with it remains a quickbooks archive file that is not readable in other applications.

Customer is responsible for their data and their actions. If the primary QBW file and the QBB file cinvert become corrupt, this leaves you with another option for accessing the data in the file without having to resort to a file recovery program which may or may not work.


There are risks however, it can be done but it may screw things up.

Browse for the QBB file you want to open and then cobvert on Import. Didn’t Edward ODaniel previously explain that he could open the file with a hex editor?

I have tried to search for a cure on the internet which recommended the ParetolLogic file cure program which cost Did you actually bother reading and understanding those links? You should have no NEED other than curiosity to open the file and filw that risks corruption and an unusable backup. Let’s just say that if any other accounting software wanted to import that information, it’s not as congert it was not allowed. Let’s see if this is supported.

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Now he just got done saying: You are posting a reply to: I have not tried the disc yet in a different computer to see if it will open Just as you note about Perhaps this can be done ifle it is not an easy fix. It helps Windows select the right program to open the file. What is a file extension?

QuickBooks files are known to become corrupt. I have tried to open conert backed-up quickbook file on my desktop and also one burned from this backed up copy. That is how back ups work.


I don’t want to open the file because of curiosity, I want to be able to open the CD-R on another computer and read the backed up info. Original downloads only All software listed on file. See help and support. I wondered if anyone else has had a similiar proble and found a solution that actually works. When I say “open the file” I mean: What I belive you are asking is “how do I open my. This may not be much help to you but the others may be misunderstanding what you are asking.

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Import Quickbooks QBB file into Excel

The procedures offered here may or may not harm your files. If you need to open Quickbooks in Excel, here is instructions it may work in other spreadsheet programs as well. Some or all of the following procedures or information may not apply to your situation. Regarding “But if you know what kind of compression was used like rar or zip, you can rename the file file. In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer.

Stay connected with us. When a QBB file is used to restore an original file, the file is sometimes renamed with the. Some did, ro didn’t, mostly folders where effected.

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