QuickBooks Payroll Setup Error Code Format 0000 XXXXX [Unrecoverable Error]

Posted by anajuliausany on October 9th, 2018

If you are reading this then you have just gone through Unrecoverable error, ERROR CODE FORMAT 00000 XXXXX. The error code varies from what you are attempting to do in a payroll and the version and release of QuickBooks. The Error Code will appear as "Error: QuickBooks Payroll Setup-Error Code: XXXXX XXXXX" or "Unrecoverable Error: Error Code: XXXXX XXXXX". The codes will range from 00000 00001 to 00000 99999.


  • When a file name in the Vendor is incorrect.
  • Incorrect Employee Center.
  • On a time sheet entry is incorrect.
  • When filename contains a special character.
  • Duplicate entry for an employee’s name.

Few Unrecoverable Error Codes are:

  • 00002 71328
  • 00002 20123
  • 00000 17002
  • 00000 38049
  • 00000 88579
  • 00000 38772
  • 00000 97340
  • 00000 88703
  • 00000 40370

Additional Error Codes are:

  • 00000 99867
  • 00000 88703
  • 00000 34289

Troubleshooting steps for QuickBooks Payroll Unrecoverable Errors:

To resolve this Unrecoverable Error in your QuickBooks, just follow these steps mentioned below:

  • Click on the View report link that is displayed on the dialog box.
  • Find and open the file in Internet Explorer by the name xml.
  • Use Windows Explorer to go to the location of the file xml and open this by right-clicking and choose Open in a new window in the Internet Explorer.
  • Hold down CTRL+F on your keyboard to open the search box then type Exception String0 in the search box.
  • The statement after Exception String0 in the report will show from where the error is coming and thus you can make necessary change in order to correct it.

I hope you are now able to resolve Payroll Unrecoverable Errors from the QuickBooks. However, if the Error still persists or you are still troubling somewhere, then you can call our QuickBooks Payroll Technical Support team at +1(800)880-6389. We are available 24*7 to help our QuickBooks users.

Reference by: https://www.proaccountantadvisor.com/fix-payroll-setup-unrecoverable-error-code-format-00000-xxxxx/


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