Intuit’s QuickBooks, an accounting software program for small businesses, has a ubiquitous presence in all parts of the world, especially in the United States and Canada. This program has changed the face of business accounting with its availability on cloud and on premises as well. With Enterprise, Accountant, Pro, and Premier Versions, the accounting software program helps business people manage their finances without any hassles. Although QuickBooks is feature rich, yet it’s also prone to some weird and unexpected errors. Intuit also has a separate utility tool called ‘QuickBooks File Doctor’ that works as QuickBooks tech support to repair files and get rid of the errors, to some extent.
Among many QuickBooks errors, Error Code 6000 is common that teases QB users frequently. Before getting connected to a tech support company or QuickBooks support center, it is necessary to know the root cause of the error. Following is a discussion on 6000 -83 Error.
QuickBooks error 6000 -83
“Error -6000, -80: An error occurred when QuickBooks tried to access the company file.” This is the error message that hits your screen when something goes wrong with the QB. There are many reasons why this error occurs. Reliable Phone Support for QuickBooks Enterprise
Incomplete QuickBooks installation.
A damaged company file has a (.qbw) extension.
A damaged folder where company file was located.
QuickBooks hosting is enabled on two servers than just one.
The server lacks of correct permissions to access company files.
Users trying to access the company files don’t own the correct permissions.
Service QBDataServiceUserXX is trying to reach company files without having the correct permissions.
Access to the company file has been blocked by a security software on the server.
The right solution to this error directly depends on what was being done by the user when the error occurred. Here are some selective cases when this error is likely to happen.
User was trying to open a company file stored on a Windows Server
There are many solutions that QB users can adopt when they try to access a company file on a Windows Server. If the same thing happens with QB users, they can go for the following:
- First of all, download QuickBooks File Doctor and try to find a solution of the error through it. Support for QuickBooks Data Recovery
- If QuickBooks is installed on more than one system, then the best way to get rid of the Error Code 6000-83 is to try configuring one to store the company file.
- The next thing you need to do is to edit the host file on the system where company file was stored with the name of Windows server and IP address.
- User was trying to access a company file stored on a Linux Server:
Configure Linux Database Server manager and specify the directory Initord.conf. After this you need to reboot the system. Then, ping the server through the command prompt.
User was creating a backup when this error occurred:
- Simply create a manual backup and let it store in a new folder under C drive.
- User was trying to restore a company file:
- Change your file extension to .qbw. from .qbw.adr or .qbm.
- All these steps are likely to resolve the problem if QB users encounter the Error Code 6000-83.