What is QuickBooks error 6000 83 and How can you Fix it?

QuickBooks company file error 6000 83 comes up while opening, restoring and taking backup of QuickBooks company file. The error pops up on the screen with a message, “QuickBooks could not open the company file.” The QuickBooks error message 6000 83 usually appears due to damage or corrupted QuickBooks company file. It is the most common 6000 series company file error. Continue reading the blog to know more about QuickBooks company file access error 6000 83, its causes and solutions.

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What is QuickBooks error 6000 83 and How can you Fix it

What leads to QuickBooks error 6000 83?

There are several reasons behind the error. Take a look at some of them given below:

  • Incorrect hosting configuration settings.
  • The user does not have permission to access the company file.

Now, proceed to the troubleshooting given below.

Possible Quick Fixes for QuickBooks error 6000 83

Following are the most effective troubleshooting methods to fix the error:

Method 1. Create a test company file

Perform these steps if the error appears while creating a backup:

  • Go to your server computer and close QuickBooks.
  • Click on the File menu and select Quit QuickBooks Desktop.
  • Select the Windows Start menu.
  • Write “File Explorer” into the search and open File Explorer.
  • From the navigation bar, select “My Computer” or “This PC.”
  • Select and open the C: drive.
  • Right-click on the screen and select New and then Folder.
  • Name the new folder as “QB Test.”
  • Now, create a backup company file by following the prompt steps.
  • When QuickBooks asks where you want to save the backup, save it to the new folder you created on the C: drive.
  • Follow the step-wise instructions to restore the company file with the help of the new backup.

If the error continues, try the next method.

Method 2.  Rename backup company file

Follow these steps if the error pops up while restoring the company file:

  • Select the Windows Start menu.
  • In the search, type “File Explorer” and open File Explorer.
  • Search and open the folder holding the backup company file.
  • Right-click on the file having .qbb extension and select Rename.
  • If any, remove the special characters, symbols, or spaces from the filename.
  • After that, right-click the folder holding the QBB file and choose Rename. Remove special characters, symbols, or spaces from the file name.
  • Now, restore your company file.

We hope the troubleshooting procedure mentioned above help you fix the QuickBooks error 6000 83. If the issue continues, contact the QuickBooks support team by dialling our helpline number (1.800.579.9430).

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