QuickBooks Error Code 6000 [Solved]

While accessing the company file, you might encounter QuickBooks error code 6000. Most of the users face this error code if there is a problem with the hosting files.

Once this error occurs, then it will restrict you from opening the company file. This is really frustrating, isn’t it?. Well, don’t worry as you are in the right place.

Today we are going to discuss some easy and effective solutions that will surely help you to get rid of the issue within a flicker of time.


Root Causes of QuickBooks Error Code 6000:

Numerous reasons can be responsible for the occurrence of this error in your QuickBooks application. Here, we have highlighted some of them, so go through them.

  • If the Windows Firewall blocks the connection
  • In case, the QuickBooks installation file is corrupted
  •  Occasionally, the incorrectly configured network connection can lead to this error.
  • You might also experience this flaw if the TLG file is corrupted.

Hope, you have understood the possible causes of this error code. Now, have a glance at the resolving techniques to eliminate the QuickBooks error 6000 in a flicker of time.

Easy Hacks to Fix QuickBooks Error Code 6000:

Check out the effective solutions to get rid of the error in no time.

Solution 1-  Delete the Empty Space Beside the Company File

At first, we suggest applying this solution before jumping to the further procedure. In order to perform this solution on your system, you have to follow the given instructions.

Step 1

First, you have to log out of all the computers from the QuickBooks Desktop. It will open the folder where all the company file has been saved.

Step 2

The next thing that you have to do is to right-click on the Company file name and select the Rename option. 

Step 3

Then, select the file name and thereafter clear the empty space between the extension file and the company name. Finally, exit from there and reboot your machine. 

Then, try to open a QuickBooks file without this error code. However, if you are unable to do so, then give the next solution a chance to wipe out the error.

Solution 2- Disable the Hosting File

Sometimes, disabling the hosting file can fix this error code. But there are two different ways for two types of users.

For Single Users,

First, click on the Stop Hosting Mult Users Accesses and then move to the File. After that, ‘when you stop hosting multi-user access’ message appears on the display, click on the Yes button.

Thereafter, ‘when the company file has to be closed’ message is shown on the display, then you have to tap on the Yes button.

For Multiple Users,

Firstly, click on the ‘Select file in the Window No Company open.’ Thereafter, choose the Utilities option. Then ‘you can confirm that the multi-users access host menu’ message will show on the display. You just have to unmark the box present beside it. 

After that, tick on the Hosting-Multi Users Acess Options and after that follow the online instructions in order to stop hosting. Finally, exit from the page and try to reopen the Company file.

Solution 3- Switch to the Local and Remote File Mode for the Multi-User Acess

In case, the above two solutions are not workable for you, then here is another effective solution for the Multi-users.

To apply this solution, press the F2 key to open the Window details. Ensure that the hosting is set to the local files that might be located at the bottom of the window. Furthermore, choose the File menu as well as select the Multi-User mode.

Now, the company file will open. Then, you can set up the multi-user or network for the QuickBooks.

Solution 4- Configure the Firewall

Here is another effective solution that you can follow in order to fix the QuickBooks error code 6000. To apply this solution, at first, you need to open the QuickBooks Device Manager.

Then what you have to do is to locate the port monitor tab and find the QuickBooks version. You are advised to note down the Firewall port number.

Furthermore, open the Windows Firewall. In addition, you have to navigate to the Advanced Settings. 

Thereafter, right-click on the inbound option and choose the New Rule button.

Afterward, click on the Port button and tap on the Next option. After that, reboot your system and if you fail to resolve the error this time as well, then give the next solution a chance to fix the issue.

Solution 5- Rename the.ND and.TLG Files

Millions of QuickBooks users have been reported about the same error and after renaming the.ND and.TLG file, they can easily fix the error on your own.

This is also a quick solution and you should apply it to eliminate the flaw. Take a look below.

Step 1

First, navigate to the Company file location and locate the file location that you want to fix.

Then, find the same file name with the.ND and the.TLG extension. Ensure that the file extension has the word.OLD at the end.

Furthermore, reopen the QuickBooks and try to log in without the QuickBooks error code 6000

Wrapping Up

That’s it. We hope with the help of the above-mentioned solutions, you can fix the error on your own.

Maria Colombo
Maria Colombo
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