How to Fix QuickBooks Error 6190, -82

Using QuickBooks is as easy as pie. It simplifies the arduous accounting processes through numerous tools and features. In fact, QB is one of the best accounting programs on the markets and is the best option for non accountants. QuickBooks Error 6190, -82 is part of the QuickBooks 6000 error series and can cause various issues while using this acclaimed accounting software.

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When does QuickBooks Error 6190, -82 occur?

QuickBooks Error 6190,-82 occurs due to the following reasons:

  • QuickBooks is trying to open the .TLG (Transaction Log file) instead of the company file.
  • QuickBooks is being accessed remotely from a server
  • Firewall settings

QB misreads .TLG file for .QBW file

Myriad underlying issues can cause the error 6190. Still, the code that follows it, in this case -82, helps us in narrowing down the underlying causes for this error. There are multiple instances in which QB can fail to realize the difference between the .TLG (Transaction Log file) file and .QBW file. In such a case, QB throws the Error 6190, -82. Follow the steps given below for resolving this issue.

  1. Log into your computer with administrative privileges.
  2. Search the system for .tlg file.
  3. Right click on the file and click Open Location.
  4. Right click on the original file and hit delete.
  5. Now open QuickBooks without logging off or restarting your PC.
  6. QB will be able to recognize the correct company file.
  7. Now restart your computer.
  8. After restart, log into QuickBooks. QB will automatically create the .tlg file again.

Still, this time it won’t confuse it with the company file. Press F2 to check the current company file and its location. You can also change the location of the company file manually, though this will require a few extra steps. For doing so, follow the steps given below:

  1. Log into QB with administrative privileges.
  2. Go to file and click on Open or restore an existing company.
  3. Click on Open a company file.
  4. Hit next.
  5. Browse to the directory of your company file.
  6. Select the company file and hit Open.

This will change the current location the company file. Also, you will be able to import all the data from this company file without encountering QuickBooks Error 6190, -82.

QuickBooks is being accessed Remotely

Follow these steps for resolving this error:

  2. Select Task manager.
  3. Select the Processes tab.
  4. Select the main QB process.
  5. Right click on that process.
  6. Click on End Process Tree.
  7. Run and log into QB again.

This should resolve the issue. Once QB restarts, it will create new log files hence removing any confusion with the location of the actual company file. Restart your PC and login into QB.
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