QuickBooks software has various errors and issues that can restrict you from working on your accounts. QuickBooks Error 6000, 816 is one such error which is considered as a company file issue because it occurs when you try to access your QuickBooks company. This error generally occurs when you try to access a damaged QuickBooks company file.

QuickBooks Error 6000, 816

If you are also in the same situation and looking to resolve it through manual steps then your search ends here. This article will provide you the solution steps for resolving QuickBooks Error Code 6189. You can also contact us at QuickBooks Error Support Phone Number +1800-551-2647 to get your issues resolve by the technical support team of Intuit.

Causes Of QuickBooks Error 6000 816

This section of the article will tell you the reasons due to which the error code 6000, 816 occurs. Knowing about the causes can be helpful for while resolving as you will have an idea about where you have to work. Causes of the QuickBooks Error 6000, 816 are as given below:

  • You are opening a corrupted QuickBooks company file.
  • QuickBooks company file is not physically available in your local drive.
  • The current Windows user do not have sufficient rights to access the company file.
  • The folder that stores the company file is either damaged or it’s path is too deep.
  • Damaged QuickBooks installation.
  • Virus or malware infection.

Fixing QuickBooks Error 6000 816

QuickBooks Error 6000, 816 can easily be resolved by multiple solution steps and resolving it is a no big deal at all. If you know the actual cause due to which this error is occurring then you just have work on that cause only. If you are not aware of the cause then it is recommended for you to perform all solution steps in the shown order.

Steps to resolve QuickBooks Error 6000, 816 are as given below:

Method 1: Rename.ND And .TLG Files

  • Press Windows + E keys to open the Windows Explorer.
  • Navigate to the folder that contains your QuickBooks data files.
  • Locate and right-click on the files with .ND and .TLG extension one by one. (These files will have the same name as your company files there file extensions are different)
  • Click on Rename from the drop-down list and then add.OLD at the end of the file name. You have to do this on both files.

Note: You may be asked to provide admin password.

  • Try to open the same QuickBooks company file through QuickBooks.

Method 2: Open A Sample Company File

Opening a sample file is not actually a solution for this error but it will make it clear whether the actual issue is occurring your company file or in the QuickBooks software.

  • Click anywhere on the No Company File open window
  • Select Open Sample File and then choose a template

Now, If the sample file opens then it means your QuickBooks files are damaged and if opening a sample file also throws the same error then it means your QuickBooks installation is damaged and you have to repair it.

If your QuickBooks company file is damaged then you need to use the QuickBooks File Doctor Tool.

If your QuickBooks software is having some issues then you first need to use the QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool and if the error is still around then you will have to reinstall QuickBooks.

Method 3: Copy QuickBooks Files On The Desktop

Copying your QuickBooks file to desktop will make it clear whether your folder is located or not.

  • Press Windows + E keys to open the Windows Explorer.
  • Navigate to the folder that contains your QuickBooks data files.
  • Locate and copy the QuickBooks company file (.qbw).
  • Paste the file on your desktop.
  • Try open the QuickBooks company file again.

If the company file gets open the it means your folder was damaged and you have to assign a new folder for your QuickBooks data files.

Reach Us For Support

Provided solutions in this article should allow you to resolve the QuickBooks Error Code 6000, 816 easily. However, if you are not able to resolve the error manually then you can get in touch with us at our toll-free QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1800-551-2647 and you will be provided the required solution.

QuickBooks Error 6000, 816
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