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I have been getting error code -6000; -83. What

I have been getting error code -6000; -83. What do I do to fix?

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    Akshay M Jun 30, 2020

    This Error code can be resolved according to the action causing the error; when you try to open the company file, when you try to restore the company file and when you try to create a backup.

    Trying to open the company file.
    a) The manual fix of Quickbooks error 6000 83 error QuickBooks.
    Configure the security software settings in favor of QB.
    Verification of permissions to use the company file are obtained.
    Scanning of the folder in which the company file is stored to create the Network Descriptor file.
    Put an end to multi-user access for hosting the company file.
    Trying to open the company file

    Opening the company file from a different location to the original one by copying the file to another location to open it. If successful, the company file can be copied to the original location.
    b) Use of QuickBooks file doctor.
    The program provides QuickBooks File Doctor software that helps to fix QB error 6000 83. The time taken rectifying the file depends on the size of the company file.

    c) Turning off all devices trying to gain access to the company file over the network.
    Hosting on all computers should be turned off
    If the message “Hosting multiple user access” still appears, means your pc is not hosting your QuickBooks file.
    Click yes on the “stop hosting multiple user access” message.
    Click yes on “company file must be closed” and proceed.
    Follow the steps in another computer.
    Attempting to create a backup company file.
    Follow the steps below.

    Create a new folder in drive c.
    Create a manual backup and save the new file folder in drive c.
    Attempting to restore the company file.
    QuickBooks considers the entire file path and name, therefore, ensure there are no special characters in the name and path of the file.
    The company file should always be .qbw during backup restoration.

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Why QuickBooks Error 6150 occurs?

  • "QBW" or company file is damaged. You need to create a "Portable backup file."
  • A damaged or corrupt QuickBooks installation
  • You are trying to open a portable file (.qbm) without opening QuickBooks.
  • A changed or wrongly typed extension for QuickBooks file.
  • Trying to save "QuickBooks Macintosh file" while using QuickBooks for Windows.
  • The company file is infected with the virus.
Methods to Fix QuickBooks Error 6150:
  • In case the "QuickBooks Error code 6150 and 1006" message is linked to a "file-extension" of the company file, then you need to consider changing the "File extension" and saving the company file with a correct extension.
  • Ensure and verify that the "QuickBooks company file" is opening on another computer.
  • Try to re-install QuickBooks, if the file is not up-to-date,
  • You need to save "QB for Macintosh in the Mac system & not in Windows-based system & vice versa)
  • Update with a good anti-virus before opening up the "company file."
The above steps may be sufficient to resolve the QuickBooks Error code 6150; however, they may not be sufficient in many cases. Try the techniques below to address the problem.

Method 1- You require to restore from Backup:
If the above method has been pointless in resolving QuickBooks Error Codes 6150, the next best move is to restore from backup the "Company file." Let us look at the same steps:
  • Navigate to QuickBooks
  • Click File
  • Select" Open or Restore Company
  • Choose to "Restore a backup copy" & click ""
  • Select "local backup" & click ""
  • Choose the location of " company file backup" from the "Look-In" drop-down list
  • Click "the backup," and it should be available with a ".qbb" extension
  • Press "Open" and then click ""
  • Now go to "Save in" drop-down window & browse to the desired location to restore the backup file.
  • In the "File-name" field- type/enter a "new company "
  • Check that the "save as filed" should have been automatically saved to restore the file in the ".qbw" format.
  • Select "Yes"
  • Now type "Yes" to confirm the overwrite process.

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To restore QuickBooks file you can use the updated backup of your QuickBooks data, this will allows you to restore your entire file data without need of any extra effort. In case you don't have any backup file or unable to do restoration process through backup file then you can use QuickBooks Recovery Tool that can repair all the corruption of Quickbook. It is very easy to use and fix all the damaged or corrupted Quickbook file.Some of QuickBooks Error Messages Fixed & Repaired by QuickBooks Recovery Tool like:-

- QuickBooks Error 6000-80
- QuickBooks Error 6000-83
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1. You are opening your company file

  • You are storing your company file on a Windows server

  1. Solution 1: Fix the error using the QuickBooks File Doctor
  2. Solution 2: If you're using QuickBooks on more than one computer, configure only one to host the company file:
  3. Solution 3 (Optional): Manually resolve -6000, -83
  4. Solution 4: Edit the hosts file
  • You are storing your company file on a Linux server
2. You are restoring your company file

  1. Solution 1: Change the extension if the restored file extension is .qbm or .qbw.adr instead of .qbw
  2. Solution 2: Check for problems in your file name and file path
3. You are creating a back up
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Might I suggest going to the Getsatisfaction website. I have provided a link that will direct you there.

You can use OpenID, Windows Live/Bing, or create a new username.

Hope they can help you out.

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