How To Fix QuickBooks Error 6000

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How To Fix QuickBooks Error 6000

You may encounter errors while using QuickBooks on your computer. Sometimes when you try to open a company file, you get QuickBooks Error 6000 indicating that you are unable to open the company file. Here we will discuss the issue in detail and methods to resolve the issue. Meanwhile, you can also connect to QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1888-529-1015 to know more about QuickBooks features.

How To Fix QuickBooks Error 6000?

There are many ways to resolve the QuickBooks Error 6000. Some of the methods are listed below:

Scenario 1: You Are Opening The File Locally

Open the company file on the computer where the QuickBooks is installed and follow the below methods to resolve QuickBooks 6000 Error:

Solution 1: Rename The.ND and.TLG Files

The .ND and .TLG files are configuration files which allow QuickBooks to access a company file in a network or multi-user environment. If these files are corrupt or damaged then you might have issues while opening QB files. If you rename the file then your data will not be lost. These files are automatically re-created when you rescan using the QuickBooks Database Server Manager and when you open your company file.

  • Open the folder that contains your company file.
  • Find the files with the similar file name as your company files but with extensions .ND and .TLG.
    • qbw.nd
    • qbw.tlg
  • Press right-click on each file to select the rename option. Rename the files by adding the word OLD at the end of each file name.

Example: company_file.qbw.nd.OLD

  • Now open the QuickBooks again to sign in to your company files and Verify if this issue still persists. If the issue is unsolved then move to the next solution.

Solution 2: Open A Sample Company File

By opening a company file you can check whether the issue is with QuickBooks application or Company file. If the sample company file does not open and shows an error then it means that QuickBooks is installed incorrectly and should be fixed.

  • Open QuickBooks software.
  • In the No Company Open window, select Open a Sample File and choose a sample file from the given list.
  • If the sample file does not open and returns the error message then Repair Your QuickBooks Installation Files. If the files open, then move to the next solution.

Solution 3: Copy The QuickBooks File On The Desktop

By checking the file locally, you are testing if the issue is with the location of the file. When you open the file saved on the desktop, and it opens, it means that the problem is with the location of the file. If the file does not open, then the QuickBooks file is damaged or corrupt.

  • Open the company file containing folder.
  • Search the file with the extension of .QBW.
  • Copy the file and paste it on the desktop.
  • Pressing Control button open QuickBooks to open No Company Open window.
  • Click Open or restore an existing company.
  • Open the company file that you copied on desktop.
  • If you are still getting the same error, please move to solution 4.

Solution 4: Restore A backup

If you face an error while restoring the backup then you can follow the below steps:

  • Check if your computer is not hosting.
    • Open the company file.
    • From the File menu, choose Utilities.
    • If Stop Hosting Multi-User Access is listed:
      • Choose the option Stop Hosting Multi-User Access.
      • Select Yes in the Stop hosting multi-user access window.
      • Select Yes in the Company file must be closed window.
    • Ensure the company file path is less than 210 characters long.
      • Open the company file location.
      • Copy the path from the address bar at the top.
      • Paste it on your notepad and count the character including the spaces.
      • For example: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\Intuit\QuickBooks\Sample Company Files\QuickBooks 2018\Sample_company_file.qbw is 125 characters.
    • Retry restoring the company file.
    • If the error persists then move to the next solution.

Solution 5: Use ADR To Restore Your Backup

If the company file is damaged then you can regain the lost data using Auto Data Recovery.

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Scenario 2: You Are Opening The File Over The Network

It means that you are opening a company file which is on the server or on other computer.

Solution 1: Check If Hosting Is Turned On, On All Workstation

It is recommended to host the company file on one PC/Server.

  • Press F2 in the keyboard to view the product information.
  • Find Local Server Information.
  • Turn Off the hosting.

Solution 2: Rename The .ND and .TLG Files And Restart/Rescan The Database Server Manager

The .ND and .TLG files are configuration files which allow QuickBooks to access a company file in a network or multi-user environment. If these files are corrupt or damaged then you might have issues while opening QB files. If you rename the file then your data will not be lost. These files are automatically re-created when you rescan using the QuickBooks Database Server Manager and when you open your company file.

  • Open the folder that contains your company file.
  • Find the files with the similar file name as your company files but with extensions .ND and .TLG.
    • qbw.nd
    • qbw.tlg
  • Press right-click on each file to select the rename option. Rename the files by adding the word OLD at the end of each file name.

Example: company_file.qbw.nd.OLD

The QuickBooks Database Server Manager contains your QuickBooks Company File. Now restart Database Server Manager and rescan all company files.

  • Restart QuickBooks Database Server Manager and then rescan the company file.
  • Start > All Programs > QuickBooks > QuickBooks Database Server Manager.
  • Select the Scan folders tab
  • Select Add folder (if the folder does not appear). Else, select the folder with the files, then click on Scan.
  • Confirm that the company file named QuickBooks Company Files found at the bottom.
  • Try to open the company file again.
  • Now open the QuickBooks application again and try to open your company file.
  • If the issue persists then move to the next solution.

Solution 3: Open A Sample Company File Locally Installed On A Workstation

By opening a company file you can check whether the issue is with QuickBooks application or Company file. If the sample company file does not open and shows an error then it means that QuickBooks is installed incorrectly and should be fixed.

  • Open QuickBooks software.
  • In the No Company Open window, select Open a Sample File and choose a sample file from the given list.
  • If the sample file does not open and returns the error message then Repair Your QuickBooks Installation Files. If the files open, then move to the next solution.

Solution 4: Open The Company File Locally

By opening the file locally, you verify if the issue is with the location of the file. When you open the file saved on the desktop, and it opens, it means that the issue is with the location of the file. If the file does not open, then the issue is with the QuickBooks file.

  • Open the folder that contains your company file.
  • Search the file with the extension of .QBW.
  • Right-click on the file and then select Copy and paste it on desktop.
  • Pressing the control key, open QuickBooks so you are directed to the No Company Open window.
  • Click Open or restore an existing company.
  • Move to the desktop to open the company file that you copied.
  • If you are still getting the same error move to the next solution.

Solution 5: Close All QuickBooks Processes

  • Log in on the server computer as the Administrator.
  • Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to open task manager.
  • Click on Processes tab
  • End All QuickBooks tasks.
  • Open the Company file in multi-user mode.
  • If the error still persists then move to the next solution.

Solution 6: Check The Folder Permission Manually

These errors may appear if the folder where these files are kept do not have right permission. Check your folder permission to share company files. Open your company files. If the problem still exists then move to the next solution.

Solution 7: Configure Firewall Ports And Anti-Virus Software

The firewall or anti-virus software might block or restrict specific programs files which can cause these errors. It is best to configure your firewall ports and to set up an exception to your anti-virus software.

Technical Help To Fix QuickBooks Error 6000

Hopefully, with the help of the above steps, you can resolve QuickBooks Error 6000. Call on toll-free QuickBooks Tech Support Phone Number +1888-529-1015 for any kind of assistance while troubleshooting. We have a dedicated team of professionals who can resolve QuickBooks issues instantly. You can also seek support on QuickBooks Chat Support.

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