QuickBooks 6000 Error Codes

If you’re using QuickBooks, you might face error messages from time to time like “QuickBooks Error -6000, xxxx” (here xxxx is usually followed by error digits). Know the reason behind it.

There are a variety of reasons that can be the root cause of this error. QuickBooks error -6000 is a series of most commonly occurring errors that can be solved by following the solutions provided by us. These solutions are presented to you by our experienced experts who can walk you through any error arising while using QuickBooks.

Why this error occurred?
Kinds of QuickBooks -6000 error codes
Clients queries related to QuickBooks error code 6000 series
Reasons related to error queries
Solutions related to error queries
Supported version for errors
Important steps to check before you fix the error
Fix error by saving file locally
Fix error by saving file on server

Infographic of QB Error – 6000

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The Cause Behind QuickBooks Error 6000

This Error Occurred Due To:

When you are trying to open a Company File.

Types of QuickBooks Error 6000

There are various QuickBooks -6000 error codes like:
QuickBooks Error 6000, 80
QuickBooks Error 6000, 83
QuickBooks Error 6000, 107
QuickBooks Error 6000, 301
QuickBooks Error 6000, 816
QuickBooks Error 6000, 832
QuickBooks Error 6123, 0
QuickBooks Error 6000, 77-See the Infographic

User Queries

Few QuickBooks User Queries related to 6000 Error Code

Client 1:

“I’m completely frustrated, getting errors 6000 & 301 when I attempt to open a QuickBooks backup file. The file doctor says that it can’t repair the file.”

Reason:
This usually arises when the flash drive is not working correctly or TLG, ND, DSN files are corrupted and sometimes due to installed encryption software.

Solutions:
1) Check steps prior to fix error code 6000, 301
2) Solve by suitable process – A
3) Solve by suitable process – B

Check for Supported Version
Client 2:

“Getting warning message Error code (-6000, -83), I failed to restore data to QuickBooks”

Reason:
You might not be permitted with necessary authorizations to the specified folder or due to firewall blocking the QuickBooks files.

Solutions:
1) Check steps prior to fix error code 6000, 83
2) Solve by suitable process – A
3) Solve by suitable process – B

Check for Supported Version
Client 3:

“What does this QuickBooks error message means “6000, -107” Why I’m getting such issue.”

Reason:
This is one of the most common issues mostly user faced & occurs if the .TLG file is corrupted.

Solutions:
1) Check steps prior to fix error code 6000, 107
2) Solve by suitable process – A
3) Solve by suitable process – B

Check for Supported Version
Client 4:

“When QuickBooks tried to access the company file, error 6000 -80 occurred.”

Reason:
This problem arises when your QuickBooks Desktop is unable to connect with the server.

Solutions:
1) Check steps prior to fix error code 6000, 80
2) Solve by suitable process – A
3) Solve by suitable process – B

Check for Supported Version
Client 5:

“My computer gives me the error code -6000, -832 when opening QuickBooks.”

Reason:
This problem arises when your QuickBooks Desktop is unable to connect with the server.

Solutions:
1) Check steps prior to fix error code 6000, -832
2) Solve by suitable process – A
3) Solve by suitable process – B

Check for Supported Version
Client Query 6:

“Can anyone help me with Intuit QuickBooks error 6000, 816 getting during opening a company file.”

Reason:
This problem comes when the company file is already in use or due to 3rd party application.

Solutions:
1) Check steps prior to fix error code 6000, -816
2) Solve by suitable process – A
3) Solve by suitable process – B

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Client 7:

“Why this coming to my desktop, all of a sudden it showing (-6123,0) connection to the QuickBooks company file has been lost.”

Reason:
There may be multi instances of QuickBooks Desktop database service are running.

Solutions:
1) Check steps prior to fix error code 6123, 0
2) Solve by suitable process – A
3) Solve by suitable process – B

Check for Supported Version:

Ensure points before fix your error

 

Steps to Confirm few points before you fix your error

1) Check your QuickBooks product is up to date (Link to check)
2) Install & run the QuickBooks File Doctor tool (Download QuickBooks file doctor)

QuickBooks error 6000 sequence can arise on both local as well as network setup. You have to select suitable process as per your requirements.

On Local

 

A) If you are opening the saved company file locally on the same computer where QuickBooks is Installed than follow below given steps.

Steps to fix:

  1. Rename configuration files .ND and .TLG files
  2. Open a sample company file to test if the issue persists with your company file or the QuickBooks application. If sample file opens without error, then move to step-3 else repair your QuickBooks installation. (Link to repair your QuickBooks)
  3. Copy the QuickBooks file & save it to desktop to test if its open properly or not. If it is open than file path might be too deep to fetch or location might be issue. If its didn’t than it might be possible that file is corrupted.
  4. Restore your data with auto data recovery if company file is corrupted. (Link to Auto Data Recovery)

On Server

 

B) If you are opening the saved company file over the server or any other computer where QuickBooks is Installed than follow below given steps.

Steps to fix:

  1. Ensure if Hosting is turned ON (from Local Server Information) on every machine.
  2. Rename configuration files .ND and .TLG files.
  3. To test open a sample company file locally installed on workstation, if sample file didn’t open & shows error message, then move to step-4 else repair your existing QuickBooks installation. (Link to repair your QuickBooks).
  4. Open the company file locally to check whether file saved on desktop opens without error or not. If it is open properly without any error message than file path might be “too deep” to fetch or location might be damaged. If its didn’t open than it might be possible that file is corrupted.
  5. Verify the folder permission manually for right permission. If it’s unable open properly & show error code pop-up than move to step-6.
  6. Ensure if your firewall ports configured properly to permit QuickBooks files or programs to get the network information’s.

Supported Versions

Various Supported Versions Are:

  • Supported to all QuickBooks Pro & Premier (Windows) 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 & Older Versions.
  • QuickBooks for Mac 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 Versions.
  • QuickBooks Premier Accountant Edition 2016 & Older Versions.
  • QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 Versions.
  • QuickBooks Accountant 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 Versions.

Technical Support for QuickBooks 6000 series error code

Hope given steps will help you to resolve the above listed errors else you can contact QuickBooks Technical support at 1-855-481-5338 to diagnose QuickBooks errors in stipulated time.

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