Trouble-free Methods to Troubleshoot QuickBooks Error 6000?

Trouble-free Methods to Troubleshoot QuickBooks Error 6000?

QuickBooks is known for managing sales and expenses in all over the world and popular because of its amazing and exciting features and functionalities. However, you face unpredictable errors that usually occur due to technical issues in the software. QuickBooks error 6000 is one of those QuickBooks error codes that occur while accessing the company file. Due to the occurrence of the error code, you will be unable to continue working on the company file.

In this blog, you will get a detailed explanation of QuickBooks Error 6000. Including so, you can also get an idea of some error codes that come under the series code 6000. After that, we have mentioned some important solutions that can help you in resolving the error 6000 QuickBooks.   

Introducing QuickBooks Error 6000

QuickBooks error 6000 may occur while working or launching the QuickBooks company file. An error message will display on your PC’s screen that shows “You will not be able to open the company file”. Including so, you must also aware of other error codes of the 6000 series. Since the error 6000 can be displayed in various types of error codes. Some of them have been introduced briefly.

QuickBooks Error 6000

  1. QuickBooks error 6000 80: This error code occurs while running the company file.
  2. QuickBooks error code 6000 77: It takes place when the user tries to access the QuickBooks application and the company file.
  3. QB error 6000 83: You may face this error code when you try to restore the QuickBooks backup.
  4. QB error code 6000 82: It happens because of the damaged or corrupted files in QuickBooks.
  5. QuickBooks error 6123: This error code takes place when you are trying to upgrade the QuickBooks software.
  6. QuickBooks error 6000 304: Occurs when you don’t have enough space on your system.

Indications for QuickBooks Error 6000

Below, we have listed all the possible indications for the error code so that you can fix it immediately.

  • QuickBooks Error Code 6000 might take place continuously on the screen.
  • Due to the PC crashes, you may get the QuickBooks error 6000.
  • If the Windows is not responding to each input of the keyboard or mouse.
  • Your system starts freezing freequently.

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Why does Error 6000 occur?

We recommend you to learn the causes for the QuickBooks Error Code 6000 so that it will be easy to deal with the same. Under-mentioned are all the reasons that may hamper business activities.

  • Because of the blockage of the internet connection by firewall security programs, you may encounter QuickBooks error code 6000.
  • When the company file gets damaged, you have to face the issue.
  • Due to an incomplete or improper installation of QuickBooks.
  • You may also face the error 6000 because of the incorrect configuration.

Points to consider before fixing Error Code 6000

Here are some important points that should be considered before going to resolve the QuickBooks error 6000.

  • Firstly, we recommend updating QuickBooks software. Because this might be the big reason behind the issue occurring in your software.
  • Secondly, access the QuickBooks Tool Hub and the file doctor QuickBooks to troubleshoot the error.

Now, you may proceed to attempt the under-mentioned solutions one by one.

How to troubleshoot QuickBooks error 6000?

Well, there can be numerous ways to deal with the error and you can attempt the methods manually. But, if you are new to handle all such technical issues, we recommend hiring experts who can perform such tasks on your behalf. Below, we have explained some of the instant and effective solutions that will definitely guide you to fix the error code.  

Case 1: Apply the below-mentioned solutions if you are experiencing the error code 6000 while launching the file over the network.

Solution 1: Check QuickBooks Hosting services

  • First of all, press the F2 key to launch the product information.
  • After that, look for the Local Server.
  • Lastly, you need to verify that you have turned off hosting on all workstations.

Solution 2: Save the .ND and .TLG files with new titles

  • Firstly, open the folder in which the company has been saved.
  • Look for the files contains the same name as the files having the extensions .ND and .TLG files.
  • After that, click on Rename to give new titles to the company files.
  • You are required to add .OLD at the end of both the company files.

Solution 3: Run a Sample File Locally

  • First of all, you need to launch the company file in which the sample file has been saved.
  • Open the company file that has the .QBW extension.
  • And then, click on Copy to copy it on the Desktop.
  • Choose Paste. Also, access the No Company Open window.
  • Choose the Open or restore an existing company.
  • Look for the company file that has been copied recently.
  • Finally, verify that the error code has been resolved or not.

Solution 4: Utilize the QB Database Server Manager

  • Firstly, go to Network Issues under the QuickBooks tools hub.
  • And then, try to access the QuickBooks Database Server Manager.
  • Install QuickBooks on the server only when you have not installed on your system.
  • Launch the server manager and click on Start Scan.

start scan

  • After that, you need to browse to the company file location in case of not seeing it.
  • Click on Start Scan.
  • Lastly, start the company file again.

Solution 5: Run a Sample file saved on the workstationFresta

We hope that one of the above-mentioned solutions helped you in fixing Error 6000 QuickBooks. If not, then you are also free to access a sample file that has been saved on the workstationFresta. If you are still failed to run the file locally, this means that the company file has been damaged. Here is a complete list of all the steps to open the file locally.

  • First of all, you need to run the No Company Open window.
  • After that, choose Open a Sample File and then, the file gets launched on the screen.
  • If you can open the file locally, this means you have resolved the error.

Solution 6: Shut Down all QuickBooks Processes

  • First of all, log in as Administrator on the PC.
  • After that, press and hold Ctrl + Shift + Esc to open the task manager.
  • Click on the Users tab to display processes.
  • And then, highlight all QuickBooks processes.
  • Choose End Task.
  • In the end, try to run the company file in multi-user mode.

Solution 7: Verify your Firewall Ports and Anti-virus Software

  • First of all, go to the Start menu.
  • And then, type Windows Firewall. Then, you will get a Windows Firewall screen.
  • Click on the Advanced Settings option and select Inbound Rules.
  • Select Port and click on Next. You are required to ensure that TCP has been selected.
  • After that, add the important ports to the QuickBooks editions.
  • Then, add the port number and click on Next.
  • Click on Allow the collection.
  • After that, select next and tick-mark all the profiles.
  • Lastly, you have to create a Rule and then, select finish.

Case 2: Attempt the following solutions if you are experiencing the error code 6000 while launching the file locally.

Error 6000 QuickBooks can also be resolved by applying the above-mentioned solutions (no. 2 and no.3). If the error still continues, attempt some other solutions discussed below.

Solution 1: Copying the Company File on Desktop

  • First of all, you need to open the folder in which you have saved the company file.
  • And then, look for the file having the extension .QBW.
  • Right-click on the company file to select Copy.
  • After that, paste the copied file on the Desktop.
  • Press the Ctrl key to open the No Company Open Window.
  • Choose the Open or restore an existing company.
  • Look for the file that you have been copied recently.
  • Finally, check whether the error still continues or not.

Solution 2: Remember to restore QuickBooks Backup

The two steps should be performed while restoring the QuickBooks backup. Both of the steps have been explained below to fix the issue occurring in your QuickBooks application.

Step 1: Check the Company File is not hosting.

  • Firstly, open the company file and click on the File menu.
  • You need to choose Utilities.
  • Choose Stop Hosting Multi-User Access and choose Yes.
  • Finally, select Yes in the Company file.

Stop Hosting Multi-User Access

Step 2: Verify the Company File’s Path

In this solution, you need to verify that the company file’s path should be less than 210 characters by following the below-written steps.

  • Firstly, choose the company file.
  • After that, copy the company file location using the address bar.
  • Paste this path on the notepad.
  • Finally, you have left with verifying characters including spaces.

Solution 3: Operate Auto Data Recovery to restore a backup

You can also utilize the (ADR) to restore the backup in order to get rid of QuickBooks error code 6000. This method permits you to recover the lost data in your QuickBooks account. We recommend using the data recovery only in QuickBooks premier, pro, and enterprise versions for Windows.

NOTE: You will not be able to use ADR in the following two situations: If the Size of the ADR file is 1.5 Gigabytes. And, the Data backup is more than 1.5 Gigabytes.  


In the end, we hope that you have successfully fixed QuickBooks Error 6000. Also, you have successfully applied all the solutions to make the software free of error codes. We would like to recommend copying all company backup file and paste it into the network location. After doing so, you can rectify the issue by applying all of the solutions mentioned. We suggest fixing this issue as soon as possible to manage and run all business activities again. If you are still stuck in any issue or looking for some other solutions, kindly dial our toll-free QuickBooks Technical Support Number +1-808-374-3003.

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