How to Resolve QuickBooks Error 6189, -83?

QuickBooks error 6189, -83 is part of the QB 6000 error series. These errors generally occur due to some issue with the company file.

When does QuickBooks Error 6189, -83 occur?

QuickBooks Error -6189,-83 occurs due to the following reasons:
Sample file is damaged
QB cannot ascertain the location of sample file
QuickBooks or its data is hosted
Third party software

Sample file is damaged

In such a case, there aren’t many options open for users. The main problem arises when users aren’t able to access the data present in their company file. Being on the Quickbooks 6000- series error, it automatically becomes a threat to the data present in the company file. Also, your work is permanently halted till the time the issue isn’t resolved.

Still, Intuit provides a QuickBooks File repair tool through which you can resolve the error. Install the software by downloading it from Intuit’s website. After installing the software, restart your PC. Now follow these steps to resolve the error:
Search files or select the file by browsing. Searching will take much more time. You Company file will be in the .QBW format.
Now, click on Scan file. Wait for the tool to finish the scanning of the company file.
Now select Company and get a preview of all the information. Check all the information before continuing with the next step. Check the various fields to ensure that data is accurately recorded. You can view all the data present in the company file through this software.
Hit Repair (Repair Company file).
Click on Save as and select the directory where you want to save the repaired company file.
Once done, you will get the confirmation message of “File repair process complete successfully.”

You have successfully repaired the company file. Any discrepancies with the file would have been altered by the tool. If there is an error that cannot be fixed, the tool will throw an error. If this happens, then contact a QuickBooks expert.

Also, make sure to enter the new path for the company file or replace the repaired file with the one currently in the directory recognized by QB.
For resolving error that are caused due to any other reason, just open the task manager and end the task for QuickBooks. This should resolve the error.

In case you still can’t resolve this error then get in touch with our QB experts at ✆+1-855-481-5338 (Toll Free.)

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