Many programs will "help us" by remembering where files were from the last use of the program.
Quickbooks is remembering that the data file is on the backup drive.
To make the program remember the C drive as the proper place to look:
1. Copy a backup to the C drive (always keep a another backup copy)
2. Restore that backup from the C drive
3. Close and reopen to see if the C drive is now what is remembered for company location.
Can you try this and let me know, please?
Or are you just trying the file in explorer or not from within Quickbooks?
The file should not be able to be opened except from in the Quickbooks program.
That is proper so that other programs can not change the file contents.
Are you trying to open the company from in Quickbooks?
Sorry, my mistake (as I go back and forth to help different people) it is QUicken.
So, open the Quicken program first and then and go to where you put the file on the C drive.
When you start Quicken, it opens the last file you used (located in the Quicken folder by default). To work with a different file in the same folder, select the File menu and select Open. Quicken can also help you find a file in another folder.
If you want, there is an article on copying files from within the QUicken program at http://quicken.intuit.com/support/help/backup--restore--file-issues/copy-a-quicken-data-file/GEN82381.html
Can you open the file on the C drive?
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