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Troubleshoot Error 6000 83 Opening QuickBooks Company File

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QuickBooks Desktop creates a company file corresponding to your company, and most operations are performed on this company file. Thus your company file is a crucial memory and stores significant data on your QuickBooks company and account. However, the users reportedly face error 6000 83 Opening QuickBooks company file. The QuickBooks company file errors stem from various reasons like damage or corruption in QB company files, installation issues or firewall, etc.

In this blog, we are going to list the steps to resolve QuickBooks error 6000 83. However, it is easier to resolve QuickBooks errors with the help of expert guidance. Contact QB Pro Advisors at +1(855)-738-0359, and allow them to help you fix your QuickBooks Desktop.

What is QuickBooks Error 6000 83, and What Causes It?

Before troubleshooting QuickBooks error 6000 83, it is essential to learn to identify it. QuickBooks error 6000 83 is a company file error and accompanies an error message like this:

“An error occurred when QuickBooks tries 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)”.

QuickBooks displays this error when the user is trying to open a company file or when creating or restoring a backup of it. 

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What Causes Error 6000 83 Opening QuickBooks Company File?

Error 6000 83 opening QuickBooks company file can stem from a multitude of reasons like: 

  • Damage or corruption in company files or shared folder
  • Network connectivity issues
  • Issues in the mutli-user mode in workstations or server
  • Antivirus or Windows Firewall blocks QuickBooks access
  • Multiple users set to host the company file


How To Troubleshoot Company File Error 6000 83 In QuickBooks Desktop

It is vital to resolve the company file error 6000 83 in QuickBooks Desktop as it affects the company file and risks losing crucial data. 

Now, fixing the QB error 6000 83 involves separate methods for the instances when you were creating a backup of the company file or trying to restore it.

If you were creating a backup of the company file

  • Close QuickBooks Desktop on the computer that hosts the company file. 
  • Launch Start Menu and open File Explorer
  • Go to the My Computer or This PC and then to the Local Drive C
  • Open C Drive 
  • Now right-click on the space on the right and select New, followed by Folder.
  • Create the folder with the name QB Test Folder.
  • Now, attempt to create a backup of the company file and save it in this folder.
  • You can restore the company file using the backup you just created.

If you were restoring your company file

  • Check the file name of the backup file and ensure there are no special characters or spaces.
  • For that, launch Start Menu and open File Explorer
  • Open the QB folder that contains your backup company file with the .qb extension
  • In case it contains a special character or space, rename it.
  • Now, attempt restoring the backup of the compay file.

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