A Quick Guide to QuickBooks Error Code 6000
Having multiple software is tough to deal with, especially managing the installation of each of them. In effect, Installation is the process where most of the errors are likely to happen; this occurs with QuickBooks as well. But unlike other web-platforms, QuickBooks offers error-codes for every issue, so that users can search the solution in a precise manner. The code of error refers to the symptoms, reasons, and possible effects of the error.
One majorly occurring error code is QuickBooks Error 6000. This error signifies the incomplete or faulty installation. To know more about this error, keep reading!
What is the QuickBooks Error Code 6000?
This is not one error but it is the parent to a series of errors. The error can have multiple numbers attached to it, but the part of “6000” remains the same for every error. Some major errors of this series are Quickbooks error 6000- 77, 6000-88, and error 6000-83.
Here, we have compiled respective causes for each error of 6000 series. Check the table:
Error Cause Of Error -6176, 0 A firewall is creating an issue in the connection between the two computers -6000, -107 The corrupted .TLG file -6000, -1076 corrupted installation of QuickBooks -6010, -100 A computer which is not the server is hosting the company file -6138, -105 -6210, 0 -6189, -83 -6190, -83 -6012, -1061 Incorrect network setup -6144, -82 -6000, -82 -6129, -101 Incorrect folder permission or QB Database Server Manager is malfunctioning -6190, 816 Another user using company files while using the single-user mode. Or, the mismatching between the transaction log file (.tlg) and the company file (.qbw) -6190, -85 -6190, -82 -6000, -832 Hosting is turned on or the.ND file is not responding properly -6144, -304 sometimes this happens on a sample file when you try to open the file -6190, 1005 -6189, 1005 -6000, -305 Incorrect network setup or the company file is damaged -6073, -816 Multiple computers are hosting a file or firewall settings are blocking the connection or the file is damaged. -6144,-103 The .ND file has an incorrect path to your company file or Windows user account used by QuickBooks Database Manager is damaged -6144, 0 -6120, 0 A workstation is hosting the company file or the blocked firewall port 8019 -6087, 0 This happens while opening the file locally -6131, 0 -6147, 0 When the company file is open and you try to restore a company backup (.QBB) Causes for QuickBooks 6000 Error
Now let’s have a brief idea of all possible causes for the QB 6000 error:
The firewall is interrupting the connection Many users are logging in to same company file in a concurrent manner Corrupted .TLG file The incorrectly configured network connection on your system It usually occurs while you try to restore the previous backup of files The damaged company file. How to Fix QuickBooks Error 6000?
Here are the quick fixes, follow them and ditch the QuickBooks Error 6000.
Check Your Backup Filename First, open the Windows Start menu. Go into the File Explorer by typing the “File Explorer” in the search. Now find and open the folder along with your backup company file. Right-click on the .qbb file and choose Rename. This is your backup company file or QBB file If you find any special characters, symbols, or spaces in the filename, remove it Now right-click the folder in which the QBB file existed and choose Rename. Next, follow the steps to restore your company file. Note: Ensure that there is no symbol, space, or, special characters in your backup company filename. Restore with Backup
Another solution for the Error 6000 is to restore with Backup. Perform the underneath steps to restore the backup:
First, open the company file. Head to the menu and click on the File option Now click on the Utilities If the is on the list, click on it Stop Hosting Multi-user access Moreover, edit your company file name and characters must be under 210. Check Your Firewall and Antivirus Tool Open your QuickBooks Database Manager Search for the port monitor tab, and find the QuickBooks version. Now note the Firewall port Open your Windows Firewall settings Go to the Advanced Settings section Right-click on the inbounds option, and choose New Rule option Now Click on Port and hit on Next Rename the .ND and .TLG Files Search the file location of the company which you want to fix Now find the files with the.ND and the.TLG extensions. Right-click and change the extensions. Ensure that the file extensions include the word.OLD after the dot. Now Restart the QuickBooks and log in Recreate the Damaged Folder Make a new folder on your C: drive Explore the folder Find the .qbw file Right-click the .qbw file and select the Copy Open the new folder, right-click and Paste it Set the Windows access permissions that allow sharing company files. Open QuickBooks Desktop file from the new location.
These were the most effective ways to fix the QuickBooks Error 6000. But if you want customized solutions, it is recommended to contact the QuickBooks customer care team.