How to Fix QuickBooks Error Code -6000, 0

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Intuit has launched QuickBooks accounting software for small and medium industries. QuickBooks solutions will help your business by handling all your accounts and financial needs. It makes your work easier but under some situations, it too crashes. These issues are often referred as technical errors and one such error which may hinder your work flow is QuickBooks Error Code 6000.

You will encounter the QuickBooks Error Code 6000 while opening a company file. This error comes in the category of the -6000 series error. This error is followed by another 3 or 4 digits (-6000, XXXX) and a message displaying that “Unable to open the company file”.

Note: Check whether your QuickBooks Desktop is updated as well as your Windows. Also make sure you have logged in to the system as the “Administrator”.

Errors Possible Causes
-6176, 0 Firewall is blocking the connection between the two computers
-6000, -107 The .TLG file is corrupted
-6000, -1076 QuickBooks installation is corrupted
-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 This error occurs when opening the file locally
-6131, 0
-6147, 0 You receive this error when you open the company file or restore a company backup (.QBB)

Resolution of QuickBooks Error Code 6000

If you encounter QuickBooks Error Code 6000, then Intuit has proposed some solutions that will help you in resolving your error. But, before working on the solutions mentioned below, download and run QuickBooks File Doctor. This tool will help you in resolving your error. If you still encounter the same error, then follow the steps mentioned below:

Case I: Opening a company file locally

It means that you have saved the company file in your workstation where your software is installed.

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Solution: Opening a QuickBooks sample company file

In this solution, you try to test where do you problem lies i.e. is there problem with your QuickBooks company files or your QB software. To try to check it by creating a new sample company files.

  • Go to No Company Open Window.
  • Select the Open a Sample File option and select any file from the list of sample files.
  • If the sample file shows the same error then, you will have to repair your QuickBooks installation files.

Case II: Opening a company file over the network

It means that you have saved the company file is not saved on your workstation but on the server or some other computer

Solution: Opening a QuickBooks company file locally

By opening the company file locally, you test whether the problem you are facing is a issue with the location of company file. If you are trying to open the file while it is saved in your computer’s desktop then it means that your file is damaged or it has exceeded the file system path limitation. If you are still unable to open your file after changing its location then it means that your file is damaged.

  • Open the folder where you have saved your QuickBooks company file.
  • Locate the file with extension .QBW.
  • Right-click on the file and then go to Copy options.
  • On the desktop of your computer, right-click anywhere on the screen and then choose the Paste option.
  • Open QuickBooks software while pressing the Control Key.
  • No Company Open window will appear on your screen.
  • Select the option Open or restore an existing company.
  • Go to your computer’s desktop and open the company file you have recently saved.

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The solutions above are recommended by the Intuit certified QuickBooks experts. If you need some technical support assistance, then you can QuickBooks third-party consultancy like “QuickBooks Point of Sale support”. You can also approach them by requesting for online chat support by visiting their website or calling on their 24*7 toll-free number /.