What is the RID file?

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Hi there, char10,

At the time, these are some of the following file extension that QuickBooks currently support:

  • *.QBW
  • *.QBB
  • *.QBM
  • *.QBI
  • *.QBR

Please check this article for further list and details of the working files:File extensions used in QuickBooks Desktop.

Since you accidentally deleted your RID file, I suggest you to verify and rebuild your data to make sure that there’s no data issues on your company file. For detailed steps please check this article: Verify and Rebuild Data in QuickBooks Desktop.

I recommend calling our Customer Support Team to check if there's a way to run reports to see where the RID file originated. They have additional resources like screen-sharing to compare why this file type appears in the new version, but not in older QBDT versions.

Here's how:

  1. Follow this link: https://community.intuit.com/articles/1501563.
  2. Select the Contact Us button.
  3. Choose Search for something else and fill in your question then hit Search.
  4. Click the Get Phone number button.

Please let me know how the call goes so I can extend my help if needed. Have a great day!

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