QuickBooks Error 6150: Company File Errors

QuickBooks accounting software is a powerful set of accounting solution that helps you performing complex accounting tasks with ease. However, it is also true that the software is prone to errors and it can fall into errors due to some minor glitches. QuickBooks Error 6150 is one such error that occurs when you try to access or make modifications in your company file. Like any other error from the 6000 series and it also restricts you from opening your company file. When the error occurs, it comes with a description that says:

An error occurred when QuickBooks tried to create, open, or use the company file. Please try again.

What Causes The Error Code 6150?

The error code 6150 is company file error and but it can be caused due various factors. Usually the error from 6000 series comes when there are some connectivity issues with your company file or your company file is corrupted. Some of the causes due to which this error occurs are as follow:

  • You are trying to create a backup or creating a portable file of a damaged company file.
  • QuickBooks installation is damaged.
  • You are trying to open your company file or portable company file directly without running QuickBooks.
  • You mistakenly changed the file extension of QuickBooks company file.

How To Fix QuickBooks Error 6150

QuickBooks Error 6150 occurs when there is something wrong with your QuickBooks company file. There are two different solutions that you can try to resolve this error. Steps to resolve QB Error Code 6150 are as given below:

Update Your QuickBooks

It is highly recommended that you should be using the latest version of QuickBooks Desktop to avoid most of the errors in QuickBooks. You can update your QuickBooks by following below steps:

  • Login to QuickBooks with administrator rights.
  • From the main menu, go to File > Close Company.
  • Close QuickBooks window as well.
  • From your desktop, right-click on the QuickBooks icon and select Run as administrator from the drop-down options.
  • From the Help menu of QuickBooks, select Update QuickBooks.
  • Click on Update Now.
  • Click on Reset Update and then select Get Updates.
  • Now, restart QuickBooks and you will be asked to install updates. Do the same.
  • Now, try to open your QuickBooks company file to check if the error is resolved or not.

Updating your QuickBooks to the latest release will automatically resolve the error. If the error is still around, navigate to the next solution.

Connection Issue: Company File On Another System

QuickBooks requires an instant connection with your company file and if fails to establish a connection, you are shown an error from the 6000 series or HXXX series. Mostly the error code occurs when you host your company file on a server.

To resolve the error, first thing you need to check whether the network connection between you server and local workstation is appropriate and server is properly hosting your company file. You can consult your IT professional as well. You also need to check the firewall settings of your system configure it properly.

  • Login to the system with administrator rights.
  • Navigate to the Windows Firewall settings sections.
  • Disable the Windows Firewall for both private and public networks.
  • Click on OK to close the window.

Damaged Company File

One of the main reasons of QuickBooks Error 6150 can also be a damaged QuickBooks company file. You can check the health of your company file and resolve possible data damage issue by using the Verify and Rebuild Data Utility.

  • Open QuickBooks and from the main menu, go to File > Utility > Verify Data.
  • Perform onscreen prompts to complete the process.
  • Once the process finishes, go to File > Utility > Rebuild Data.
  • You will be asked to create a backup of your data. Click on Yes.
  • Now, perform Verify Data again and if you get no issue with your data, start working on your company file.

You can also use the QuickBooks File Doctor Tool to resolve basic data damage issue.

Technical Support For QuickBooks Company File Issues

Following the steps provided in this article will surely be helpful for you and you should now be able to work on your company file without any issue. In case, the issue still persist, connect with the support department by dialing QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1888-529-1015 for instant support.

File Extensions Used In QuickBooks Desktop

QuickBooks is powerful accounting software and like any other software, it requires so many different files and components to run properly. All the files related to QuickBooks are important in their own way because you may face issues in your QuickBooks software if any of the file gets damaged or missing. It is better to have knowledge about the file extensions of QuickBooks to run QuickBooks smoothly. In this article, will be providing you all the important file extensions used in QuickBooks Desktop.

Having knowledge about the file extensions used in QuickBooks can be very beneficial for you if you are facing an error from the 6000 series or any other data damage issue. To know more about the file extensions of QuickBooks Desktop, you can connect with our support department at QuickBooks Customer Service Phone Number +1888-529-1015 toll-free.

QuickBooks For Windows

QuickBooks Working Files

File extension File type Description
*.QBW QuickBooks Company file The QBW format is the company file of QuickBooks. This file stores all the financial data, templates, letters, logos and images of your company.
*.QBB QuickBooks Backup file format Backup files of .QBW file use the .QBB extension.
*.QBM QuickBooks Portable file It is a compressed version of QuickBooks company file. It is very useful while sharing because of its smaller size.
*.QBI QuickBooks Image file The *.QBI file contains transactions that have been written until they are posted to the hard drive
*.QBR QuickBooks Report template When you export the template for a memorized report, QuickBooks saves the file with a .QBR extension.
*.DES Layout designer template export file QuickBooks provides a variety of templates that you can use for your forms
*.QBO QuickBooks Online Bank Statement File This file type stores an electronic bank statement downloaded from a financial institution’s website.
*.INI Initialization File A config log file for QuickBooks.
*.LGB Little Green Box This file is related to SDK log files for QuickBooks that stores encrypted information about user credentials. It is utilized when an application needs to communicate and connect with QuickBooks (like QuickBooks Point of Sale) while it is unattended or closed. The user name and password stored in this file is utilized to connect with the Sybase server.
*.QWC QuickBooks Web Connector This file contains encrypted information about 3rd party applications integrated with QuickBooks
*.QBP QuickBooks Print file This file stores form settings used by QuickBooks to print the form.
*.WPR.INI Windows Print file This file stores QuickBooks printer settings

Accountant Files

File extension File type Description
*.AIF Accountant’s copy Import File This file gets created automatically when the Accountant’s copy is exported.
*.QBA QuickBooks Accountant copy working file File used for accountant’s review
*.QBA.TLG Transaction log file for the Accountant’s copy When you back up an accountant’s review copy, QuickBooks starts a log of transactions that you’ve entered since the last time you backed up. In case of accidental loss of data, Intuit Technical Support can use your most recent backup in conjunction with the transaction log file to recover your data
*.QBJ General Journal Entries The .QBJ file is used to incorporate general journal entries created by your accountant into your company file.
*.QBX Accountant’s review copy (export file) Backup made for Accountant’s copy of user’s company file. When Accountant restores this, it is an Accountant’s Copy of the file.
*.QBY Accountant’s copy import file. Your accountant provides you with a .QBY file to be imported into your company file when he or she is finished making changed in an Accountant’s copy.

Utility & Log Files

File extension File type Description
*.AVI Audio Video Interleave It is a multimedia format that stores both audio and video data in a file. This is used in QuickBooks for “Show Me” files
*.IIF Intuit Interchange Format May be created for importing lists and/or transactions.
*.ND Network Data File A configuration file that allows access to the QuickBooks company file.
*.RTP Used for auto-patch
*.TLG Transaction log file This file type tracks the changes to the file since the last backup.
*.WAV Windows sound format Sound Advice files (used in CD versions of QuickBooks)
*.Qbwin.log QB Windows log This log file gets created or updated id a user runs verify and/or rebuild. Logs problems found/situations corrected
*.QBBackup.tmp QB Back temp folders File created during failed online or scheduled backup with date and time stamp. Cannot be used to restore data.
*.Temp1234.qbt File created during pass 1 of rebuild, and deleted automatically when rebuild is completed.
*.QBSDK.log Logs for errors in QuickBooks and other services such as web connectors.
*.QWC.log QB Web Connector log Logs for Web Connector errors and process.
*.SyncManagerLogger.log  Sync Manager log Logs for Sync errors and activities.
*.ECML  Entitlement file Stores installation license, and registration data

Payroll Files

File extension Description
*.1PA Files used to create forms 940 and 941 (QuickBooks for Windows 4.0 through QuickBooks 2004)
*.TXT & *.SET This file is used in QuickPay version 2.0/2.1
Prddesvr.exe, Product.fam, Perwin95.ini, Perrval.dll These files are used for printing 940/941 forms.
Taxtbl.usa Integrated Payroll tax table file

QuickBooks Statement Writer

File extension File type
*.QSM QSW Statement file
*.QSS QSW Appearance file
*.QST QSW Template file

Fixed Asset Manager

File extension Description
*.Fx0 Compressed FAM data file. Stores asset data
*.Fx1 Stores system data
*.Mx0 Header file
*.FPx Stores report data
*.FXR FAM backup sync log file
*.FIM Stores CSV import data headers

Fixed Asset Manager (FAM) Data files comes with particular naming convention according to the version of QuickBooks:

  • QuickBooks 16.0 = F50
  • QuickBooks 17.0 = F60
  • QuickBooks 18.0 = F70

QuickBooks for Mac

File extension File type/ Description
*.QB2016 QuickBooks 2016 for Mac company data file
*.QBB Windows compatible QuickBooks for Mac backup file
*.QBMB QuickBooks for Mac disk backup file (QuickBooks for Mac 2012 and earlier)
*.DMG QuickBooks for Mac 2013 and later use the Apple disk image to create backups
*.plist Preference files that store registration and any preferences set within QuickBooks

QuickBooks Technical Support For Data Damage Issues

This article should be helpful for you in understanding the basics of common QuickBooks file extensions. All the file extensions mentioned in this article are very important and if any of the file gets corrupted or missing, entire QuickBooks software can get affected. You can even lose your entire business data as well. To avoid such scenarios, you need to connect with the technical support department of Intuit. For this, you can dial the toll-free QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1888-529-1015 to get instant support for your QuickBooks issues.

How to Get Rid of QuickBooks Restore Failed Error

You may encounter errors while using QuickBooks which can be fixed by restoring the backup. But what happens when the restoring of backup files fails. Here we are going to discuss the causes these of issues when the QuickBooks restore fails and methods to resolve it. For any kind of QuickBooks related issues, you can connect to QuickBooks Customer Service Phone Number +1888-529-1015.

How to Get Rid of QuickBooks Restore Failed Error

What Are The Symptoms of QuickBooks Restore Failure?

When the restoring of QuickBooks fails then it will show the below error message on screen:

Error: Failed.

Restore Failed. This is an Invalid Format of a Post QuickBooks 2007 Backup File

Error: Restore failed. Can’t remove log file

The *.qbw  file name may also appear when you try to save the restored file.

What Are The Causes of QuickBooks Restore Failure?

The causes Of QuickBooks restore failure are mentioned below:

  • When The company file name includes special characters, then the QuickBooks restore fails.
  • When you try to restore the backup over an existing company file then the restoration does not happen.
  • If you are trying to restore the backup from a USB flash drive to a network drive (Error -6189, -816 is displayed).
  • When you try to restore the backup created by a newer version of QuickBooks into an older version.
  • The backup file that you restore is not an actual backup file.
  • The company file is damaged.
  • QuickBooks company file that you are trying to restore is a read-only file.

How To Fix QuickBooks Restore Failure?

Restoring QuickBooks data is a very important task. You can resolve the QuickBooks Restore failure issue by below methods:

Method 1: Rename QuickBooks File

  • Locate the company file in Windows File Manager by following the path C:\ Users\ Public\ Documents\ Intuit\ QuickBooks\ folder with .qbb extension.
  • Right click on the file and Choose Rename.
  • Remove any kind of special characters from the file name.
  • Save the File.

Method 2: Avoid Overwriting An Existing File While Restoring Backup

  • When you are asked to save the file, browse to your standard location and then click on Save.
  • While saving the file if a confirmation message appears: The file name exists. Would you like to overwrite this file?
  • Select No.
  • Rename the file and save it on the same location.

Method 3: Copy Your Backup From Your Flash Drive Or Network Drive Before Restoring It

To ensure the safety of the file, It is advised to copy your backup from flash drive or network drive to your desktop before restoring it.

Method 4: Copy A Backup File To A New Folder Before Restoring It.

When you copy the backup to a new folder then ensure that you don’t put it in a damaged folder. You need to copy and paste the file in a folder at a different location.

Method 5: Verify The Version Of QuickBooks

Make sure that You are restoring the QuickBooks backup in the latest version of QuickBooks.

Method 6: Repair Your Company File

When any of the methods do not work then you can download and run QuickBooks File Doctor to repair any kind of issues in QuickBooks.

How To Get Support For QuickBooks Restore Failed Error?

The above methods can easily resolve QuickBooks Restore Failed Error. For any kind of issue then you can get in touch with QuickBooks Tech Support Phone Number +1888-529-1015. You can also directly contact QuickBooks Live Chat Support. Our dedicated technical advisors are available round the clock 24×7 to resolve any kind of QuickBooks issues.

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QuickBooks Error 6000, 816: Resolve QuickBooks Company File Errors

QuickBooks software shows many errors while running on Windows or Mac and QuickBooks Error 6000, 816 is one such error. The company file is an important component of QuickBooks software. When you are opening the Company file, there you may encounter with QuickBooks Error 6000 816. Here we are going to discuss the error in detail and methods to resolve it. You can contact QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1888-529-1015 for instant support.

QuickBooks shows the following error message :

Error message: QuickBooks is unable to open this company file.

What Are The Causes Of QuickBooks Error 6000 816?

The Causes of QuickBooks Error 6000 816 are mentioned below:

  • More than one user logged in to the company file in single user mode.
  • A mismatch between the transaction log file (.tlg) and the company file (.qbw)

How To Fix QuickBooks Error 6000 816?

There are various methods by which you can fix QuickBooks Error 6000 816. Some of the reasons are mentioned below:

Solution 1: Turn Off Hosting On All Workstation

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

  • Press F2 in the keyboard to view the information about the product.
  • Search Local Server Information.
  • Now, turn off the hosting.

Solution 2: Rename.ND and.TLG files

  • Open Windows Explorer by Pressing Windows Key+E.
  • Now, open the folder that contains your company file.
  • Find a similar file name as your company files but with extensions .ND and .TLG.
  • Select the Rename option by pressing right-click on each file.
  • Rename the files by adding the word OLD at the end of each file name.
  • Open QuickBooks to open your company files and verify if the still persists. If the issue remains unsolved then move to the next solution.

Solution 3: Open A Sample Company File

  • Open QuickBooks software and open No Company Open window.
  • Now select Open a Sample File and Select a sample file.
  • If the sample file shows error message then Repair Your QuickBooks Installation Files. If the files open, then move to the next solution.

Solution 4: Copy the QuickBooks file on the Desktop

  • Open QuickBooks software on your desktop.
  • Now open the folder which contains the company file.
  • Find the file with the .QBW extension.
  • Now copy the file and paste it on the desktop.
  • Now keep pressing the Control button open QuickBooks.
  • Open No Company Open window.
  • Select open or restore an existing company.
  • Open the company file that you copied on desktop and verify if the issue still persists.

Solution 5: Close all QuickBooks processes

  • As an Administrator, Log in on the server computer.
  • Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to open task manager.
  • Click on Processes tab and end All QuickBooks tasks.
  • Now open the Company file in multi-user mode in QuickBooks software.

Need Any Help? Contact The QuickBooks ProAdvisors

How To Get Technical Support For QuickBooks Error 6000 816?

With the help of the above methods, you can easily resolve QuickBooks Error 6000 816. You can contact QuickBooks Enterprise Support Number +1888-529-1015 or Chat on QuickBooks Live Chat Support for any kind of assistance while performing the above steps. Our technical advisors will resolve any kind of QuickBooks issue in quick time.

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QuickBooks Unexpected Error 5: Three Ways To Resolve

QuickBooks is one of the most popular and accounting software developed by Intuit for small and medium-sized business organizations. Business owners can do a lot of complex business very easily and efficiently with the help of QuickBooks software. You may face some issues while running QuickBooks. QuickBooks Unexpected Error 5 is one such issue. This error can occur in any version of QuickBooks like QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Premium or QuickBooks Enterprise. To know more about QuickBooks versions you can contact to QuickBooks Enterprise Support Number +1888-529-1015. Here we are going to discuss the causes of QuickBooks Unexpected Error 5 and methods to resolve it.

What Are The Causes Of QuickBooks Unexpected Error 5 In Call To NetShareGetInfo?

Below mentioned reasons are responsible for QuickBooks Unexpected  Error 5:

  • When QuickBooks data service user does not have any access to the file location.
  • Deleting an important system file
  • Infected operating system.
  • Improper system shutdown.
  • Due to incorrect system setting
  • Incorrect entries in the Windows registry.
  • Virus or Malware attack.

How To Fix QuickBooks Unexpected Error 5 In Call To NetShareGetInfo?

There are many ways by which you can resolve the error. Some of them are listed below:

Method 1: Reimage Repair Tool

  • Download the reimage repair tool in the system.
  • Double Click on the icon to open it.
  • Now, Client Account Control will start and will ask you to run the program. Click OK
  • As the program starts, you will see a picture on the screen
  • Leave the checkbox unticked to authorize the repaired tool to start the automatic scan.
  • To start the installation, click on Install
  • Reimage repair tool will download itself. Internet connection will be required so that the device can download the basic updates.
  • Once the scan is over, Reimage will tell you about the damaged areas of Your PC. In the right corner, click on the Start Repair
  • When the repair finishes, you need to restart the PC to complete the process.

Method 2: QuickBooks File Doctor

You can also resolve the QuickBooks Unexpected Error 5 by using QuickBooks File Doctor. Follow the below steps in order to resolve the error:

  • Download QuickBooks File Doctor from the Intuit website.
  • When the downloading of the file is over, double click on the file and install it.
  • When the QuickBooks File Doctor is installed, it will open automatically.
  • From the drop-down, select your company file. Next Select the following option Both file damage and network connectivity.
  • When asked, enter Admin password and click on Next
  • It will ask to choose between Host/Server or Workstation. Select the correct option.
  • Select one of the following options If asked to share your company file:
    • Yes: If you are running File Doctor on your server computer or host computer.
    • No: If you are running File Doctor on your Workstation.
  • Wait till the QuickBooks File Doctor finishes scanning. When the scanning is over, close it.

QuickBooks Doctor File will repair the damaged part of QuickBooks and also give you the full access of location of the file.

Method  3: File Share Access

Follow the below procedure in order to give permission to share the file to fix the error. You can apply this process in Windows 10,8,7 and Vista.

  • Right-click on the Folder that has the company file.
  • Select the Properties tab and then choose the Sharing
  • Select sharing variation (full or partial) as per your business need.
  • Finally, Click on the Apply button and then click OK.

Need Any Help? Contact The QuickBooks ProAdvisors

Where To Get Technical Support For QuickBooks Unexpected Error 5 in Call to NetShareGetInfo?

Hopefully, with the help of the above methods, you can resolve QuickBooks Unexpected Error 5. If you need any technical support then you can contact QuickBooks Tech Support Number +1888-529-1015. Our highly experienced technical advisors will resolve your QuickBooks issues in quick time. We are available 24×7 round the clock to provide you technical assistance for any kind of QuickBooks error. You can also chat on QuickBooks Chat Support for any issues.

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