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.

The Cause Behind QuickBooks Error 6000

  • Maybe the Company file has been damaged.
  • Corrupted TLG file.
  • Installation of the QuickBooks file is not done .
  •  When you restore a backup of a previous file.
  • Configuration of network connection is not working  properly or incorrect.
  • Firewall blocked the internet connection.
  • At the same time Multiple users logged in the same company file

Types of QuickBooks Error 6000

There are various QuickBooks -6000 error codes like:

User Queries

Few QuickBooks User Queries related to 6000 Error Code

1. Client One:

“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.


2. Client Two:

“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.


3. Client Three:

“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.


4. Client Four:

“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.


5. Client Five:

“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.


6. Client Query Six:

“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.


7. Client Seven:

“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.


Ensure points before fix your error

Steps to Confirm few points before you fix your error

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:

  • Rename configuration files .ND and .TLG files
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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:

  • Ensure if Hosting is turned ON (from Local Server Information) on every machine.
  • Rename configuration files .ND and .TLG files.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Verify the folder permission manually for right permission. If it’s unable open properly & show error code pop-up than move to step-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 📞 to diagnose QuickBooks errors in stipulated time.


  1. How can I fix the QuickBooks 6000 error codes?

    The first thing you have to do to rename the TLG and ND files. Then, you have to open the folder that includes the company files. Now, you have to locate the files with a similar name as your company file but make sure along with the extension.ND and.TLG. Hit the right-click on each file and then choose the Rename option. Now, you need to open the QuickBooks again and then try to sign in to the company file.

  2. What do QuickBooks 6000 error codes mean?

    QuickBooks error code 6000 is an error that is experienced by most of the users while they are trying to open their company file. It is composed of series errors which appear due to different reasons such as corrupted or damaged files, improper internet connectivity, or sometimes firewall blocking all connections.

  3. How can I delete the QuickBooks TLG file to get rid of QuickBooks 6000 error codes?

    Large TLG files are one of the major reasons behind the QuickBooks 6000 error codes. To resolve this problem, you have to delete the TLF file. But, before deleting it, make sure you create a backup file in which all files are stored for future reference if required. Once you delete all files, then reset your QuickBooks with upgraded configurations.

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