Sometimes, it happens that when you open a company file then you receive -6000, XXXX error, where the last four digits are 3 or 4 numbers stating that company file is unable to open. So basically QuickBooks Error -6000 series is a list of error which is related to the company file. Here we are going to discuss the QuickBooks 6000 Error and methods to resolve it. You can contact QuickBooks Enterprise Support Phone Number +1800-210-5289 for more details about the error.

How To Fix QuickBooks Error Code -6000

Errors Possible Cause
-6176, 0 Firewall or anti-virus is blocking the connection between the two computers
-6000, -107 Corrupted .TLG file
-6000, -1076 Corrupted QuickBooks installation.
-6010, -100 A computer that is not the server is hosting the company file
-6138, -105
-6210, 0
-6189, -83
-6190, -83
-6012, -1061 Incorrect network setup
-6144, -82
-6000, -82
-6129, -101 Incorrect folder permission or if the QB Database Server Manager is not working

properly

-6190, 816 Another user is logged in to the company file in single-user mode. It can also be a mismatch between the transaction log file (.tlg) and the company file (.qbw)
-6190, -85
-6190, -82
-6000, -832 This error normally occurs when hosting is turned on or the .ND file is not working properly
-6144, -304 When you start QuickBooks or open your company file and sometimes this happens on a sample file
-6190, 1005
-6189, 1005
-6000, -305 Incorrect network setup or it could be that the company file is damaged
-6073, -816 Multiple computers are hosting the file or it could be firewall settings are blocking the connection or it could be the file is damaged
-6144,-103 The .ND file has an incorrect path to your company file or if the Windows user account used by QuickBooks Database Manager is damaged
-6144, 0
-6120, 0 One of the work stations is hosting the company file or the firewall port 8019 is blocked
-6087, 0 When the company file is open locally, then this error occurs.
-6131, 0
-6147, 0 When you open the company file or restore a company backup (.QBB) then this error occurs

Remember Before You Start Troubleshooting The QuickBooks -6000 Series Errors

Follow the below steps before troubleshooting any steps mentioned below:

  • Update QuickBooks to its latest version.
  • Install and Run QuickBooks File Doctor Tool on the system.

How To Resolve QuickBooks Error Code -6000?

You can contact QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1800-210-5289 for any type of assistance. Follow the below solution in order to resolve the error of the series Resolve QuickBooks Error Code -6000:

Scenario 1: When You Open Company File Locally

It means that you open the company file on the same system where QuickBooks is installed. Below are the methods by which can fix QuickBooks issues when your company file is open locally:

Method 1: Rename The .ND And .TLG Files

The .ND and .TLG files are the configuration files which allow QuickBooks to work in a network or multi-user environment. If any damage occurs to these files then you will have issues in opening QuickBooks company files. You can rename these file to fix the issue. Your data won’t be affected by renaming these files. Follow the below steps in order to rename The .ND And .TLG Files in QuickBooks:

  • Locate the folder that has your company file.
  • Search the files with the same file name as your company files but with extensions .ND and .TLG.
    • qbw.nd
    • qbw.tlg
  • Right-click each file and choose Rename. Add the word OLD at the end of each file name. For instance : company_file.qbw.nd.OLD

Now open the QuickBooks on your system and login to the company file. If the issue still persists then move to the next solution.

Method 2: Open A Sample Company File

You need to check the issue is with the company file or QuickBooks applications. You can verify this by opening a sample company file. If the sample file does not open and shows an error then it means that QuickBooks installation is corrupted and it needs to be fixed. Follow the below steps to do it:

  • Choose Open a Sample File in the No Company Open window and Click any file from the list of sample company files.
  • If the sample file shows the same error message then Repair QuickBooks installation Files. If the sample file opens then move to the next solution.

Method 3: Check The Location Of  The  Company File

You can copy the company file on the desktop to check if the issue is related to the location of the file. If the file opens then the location is damaged, if the file does not open then the company file is damaged. Follow the below steps to do it:

  • Open the folder that has your company file.
  • Search the file with the.QBW extension.
  • Right-click on the file and then click Copy.
  • Move to Desktop and Paste the file anywhere on the desktop.
  • Keep pressing the control key, open QuickBooks so you are navigating to the No Company Open window.
  • Click Open or restore an existing company.
  • Find the company file you copied on your desktop and open

If the issue is not resolved then move to the next solution.

Method 4: Restore A Backup

You can Restore A Backup in order to fix the issue.

Method 5: Use ADR To Restore The Backup

You can recover lost data with QuickBooks Auto Data Recovery if your company file is corrupted or damaged.

Scenario 2: When You Open Company Over The Network

It means that you are opening the company file on the server. Follow the below solutions to fix the issues:

Method 1: Verify If The Hosting Is On, On All The WorkStation

  • Press F2. To open the Product Information window.
  • The Local Server detail is available there. Turned off the hosting.

If the issues are not resolved then move to the next solution.

Method 2: Rename The .ND And .TLG Files And Restart/Rescan The Database Server Manager

The .ND and .TLG files are the configuration files which allow QuickBooks to work in a network or multi-user environment. If any damage occurs to these files then you will have issues in opening QuickBooks company files. You can rename these file to fix the issue. Your data won’t be affected by renaming these files. Follow the below steps in order to rename The .ND And .TLG Files in QuickBooks:

  • Locate the folder that has your company file.
  • Search the files with the same file name as your company files but with extensions.ND and .TLG.
    • qbw.nd
    • qbw.tlg
  • Right-click each file and choose Rename. Add the word OLD at the end of each file name. For instance : company_file.qbw.nd.OLD

Now open the QuickBooks on your system and login to the company file. If the issue still persists then move to the next solution.

Database Server Manager hosts your QuickBooks Company File. You need to restart QuickBooks Database Server Manager and Rescan Your QuickBooks company file.

  • Follow the path to open the QDSM folder :

Start > All Programs > QuickBooks > QuickBooks Database Server Manager.

  • Click on the Scan Folders
  • Select the folder with the files and then click Scan.
  • Confirm that the company file in question in the bottom

Try to open the file again and check if the issue is resolved. If the issue still exists then move to the next solution.

Method 3: Open A Sample Company File Locally Installed On A Workstation

By doing this we check if the issue is with the company file or the QuickBooks software. Follow the below steps:

  • Choose Open a Sample File in the No Company Open window and Click any file from the list of sample company files.
  • If the sample file shows the same error message then Repair QuickBooks installation Files. If the sample file opens then move to the next solution.

Method 4: Open The Company File Locally

  • Open the folder that has your company file.
  • Search the file with the .QBW extension.
  • Right-click on the file and then click Copy.
  • Move to Desktop and Paste the file anywhere on the desktop.
  • Keep pressing the control key, open QuickBooks so you are navigating to the No Company Open window.
  • Click Open or restore an existing company.
  • Find the company file you copied on your desktop and open

If the issue is not resolved then move to the next solution.

Method 5: Close All QuickBooks Processes

  • Login as Administrator
  • Open Task Manager on your system by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del at the same time.
  • Select the User Tab.
  • Click all QuickBooks process (QBW32.EXE, qbupdate.exe, and QBDBMgr.exe)
  • Select End Tasks

Open the company file in multi-user mode and check if the issue is resolved or not. If the error still exists the move to the next solution.

Method 6: Check The Folder Permission Manually

When the company files do not have to correct permission then such errors occur. You need to set up the permissions manually so that the errors could be avoided.

Method 7: Configure firewall ports and Anti-Virus Software

Sometimes the Windows Firewall or Third Party Anti Virus applications may block the path to the Company files. You need to configure the firewall ports to provide applications to the anti-virus software.

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How To Fix QuickBooks Error Code -6000: QuickBooks Company File Error

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