How To Fix QuickBooks Error 6000?

While opening a company file, there can be several errors that might bother you, if the error that you get is error -6000, XXX; then you are on the right place to understand how to deal with it. The Error is usually accompanied by a 3 to 4 digit that states that you are not able to open the company file.

What is QuickBooks error 6000?

There are a lot of other errors that may occur, that follows the same series as of QB error 6000, few of the most common reasons for their causes are as follows:

  1. There might be issues with network connection, or it might be incorrectly configured.why error 6000
  2. More than one user has signed in the company files at the same time.
  3. There could be damage or glitch in the company files.
  4. It can even occur when one is trying to restore the backup of company files.
  5. The connection may be blocked by the firewall.
  6. There are chances that (.)TLG file might be corrected.

Note: Please ensure that you are using the latest version of QuickBooks; the old version may trouble you with indefinite errors, so keep your software updated to the latest version that the company has rolled out recently.

Solutions to Fix QuickBooks Error 6000:

There are several resolutions that will help you to solve error code 6000. However, if you are still experiencing error even after trying all solutions, opt to speak with an expert by connecting with QuickBooks Enterprise Technical Support Number.

Resolution 1: The best way is to navigate to the sample company file & open it.

By navigating to the sample company file, the primary concern is to identify where is the real problem, is it the sample company file or it’s the QuickBooks application. To troubleshoot any error, it’s essential to go through the route cause, if the sample company file does not get open and still gives the error that means that there is an issue with installation QuickBooks or it has damaged and need to be fixed up.

  1. Firstly, navigate to “No Company Open” window, and then click on “Open a Sample File.”
  2. Secondly, Select any out of the list of sample company files.
  3. Thirdly, the sample company file may open up now & if it does, refer to resolution two given below to proceed further & if the error persists, you may reach us via call, and we will assist you in the best possible way.

Resolution 2: For this, make sure you copy all the QuickBooks files to your computer system.

By copying the file to the device or computer system, the main motive is to identify that, is there any problem with the location of the data, or not. If the file opens on the desktop, that means that the error is with the location of the data or with space, or you might have exceeded the space limit.

If you still face the issue even after copying it to the desktop that means that there is no issue with the location and the file is damaged & it needs to be fixed up.

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For doing so, you can follow the steps given below:

  1. Navigate and open the folder that has the company file.
  2. Identify the file, that has the name extension with QBW.
  3. To copy the file to the desktop, right-click on the file and click on copy and then come over to the desktop or to the system location where you want to paste the file, right-click on the blank location and right-click there, and select paste.
  4. By holding down the ctrl button on your keyboard, click on QuickBooks to open it, so that you end up at the “No Company Open window.”
  5. Click on the option “Open or restore an existing company.”
  6. Now come back to the desktop & try to locate the company file you pasted and open that.

Note: The error may troubleshoot via these solutions, if it persists, you may try the ways given below to hit the error at the right spot.

Resolution 3: Rename the files that have name extension with and “(.)TLG” & “(.)ND”.

There are several files in Quick Books, out of them the critical files that can help you to fix this error are the ones with the extension “.TLG” & “.ND”.

Keep in mind that, If you rename the files, you will not lose any data that has been saved in the files. These are the files that get an auto to re-create when you rescan using the QDSM that stands for QuickBooks Database Server Manager.

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There are a few steps you need to follow when you will open the company file in Quick Books.

  • Navigate and then open the company file via the folder where the company file is saved.
  • Now, you need to find the files that have the same file name as of the name you have kept for your company files but with different extensions that are (.)ND and (.)TLG.

For Instances, you can refer the names given below:

    • Company-file.qbw.nd
    • Company-file.qbw.tlg
  • Right-click on both the files one by one and then right-click on it and select rename.
  • After Renaming, add “.old” as a suffix to the extension of the name of both the files & save it.
    Example: company file .qbw.nd.OLD

Now, after this, the issue may have got resolved; if the Quickbooks error 6000 persists, we are just a call away.


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