How to solve error 6000-83
How to solve Error -6000, -83: An error occurred, when opening or restoring your company data file
QuickBooks has provided an easy to use platform to organize and manage all your business accounting information. This is the reason that the utility has been extremely popular among the entrepreneurs, who knows less about accounting. But, there are instances, when you fail to access your company file (.qbw) and QuickBooks flashes strange error messages on the screen. The primary reason behind the problem is that the .qbw file, you were trying to access has got corrupt. However, there are many powerful QuickBooks repair utility available in the market to repair the corrupt .qbw file and retrieve all the information & transactions related to the Company, Customers, Vendors, Employees etc.
It happens many times while trying to access the company file, you encountered an error message, following which all the data in the file became inaccessible. The error message that you may have received can be read as below:
'An error occurred when QuickBooks tried to access the company file. Please try again. If the problem persists, contact Intuit Technical Support and provide them with the following error codes: (-6000, -83)'
There are several possible reasons behind the occurrence of the above error message. Below are some of the prominent ones:
- The company file is corrupt or damaged
- The company file has been converted from an earlier version of QuickBooks over network
- Lack of enough permissions for your network server
- Any QuickBooks file is missing, while installing QuickBooks
- Insufficient permission as a Windows user or QBDataServiceUser
- The firewall installed in your system is blocking QuickBooks files
- You are using a non-US version of Windows or the Regional Language Settings in your Windows OS has been set to a language other than English
- The company file is being accessed from multiple computers simultaneously
On Linux servers:
- The particular company file is inside a directory, which is not monitored by ‘qbmonitord’ and thus, no ‘qbdir.dat’ file exists
- Your workstation has failed to locate and ping the server by name
In any of the above situations, Stellar Phoenix Recovery for QuickBooks is able to repair the corrupt QuickBooks file and recover all your inaccessible data. This immensely powerful QuickBooks repair tool is pretty simple to use and repairs the .qbw file in few simple steps as below:
Please note that you need to create a new blank .qbw file, in which the recovered data will be saved, after repairing. It is better to create the blank QuickBooks company file before starting the repair process so as to halt the repair process in between
At the same time, ensure that this newly created .qbw file as well as the QuickBooks application is closed before starting the repairing process.
- Run Stellar Phoenix Recovery for QuickBooks.
- Select and Scan the damaged QuickBooks (.qbw) file.
- After completion of the scanning process, you can preview data, if you want.
- Click the 'Repair' button and choose the newly created .qbw file to finish up the repairing process.
Now, the corrupt QuickBookd file is repaired with all the data recovered for your use.
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