QuickBooks Error 6000 816

QuickBooks Desktop has various errors and issues that can restrict you from working on your accounts. There are multiple error categories in QuickBooks that represents a particular type of error and hinders your workflow. QuickBooks Error 6000 816 is one such error which is a common error from 6000 error series. It generally occurs when you try to create, open or update your QuickBooks Company file.

QuickBooks Error 6000 816

If you are roaming around the internet to search for the solutions for QuickBooks Error Code 6000, 816 then you search ends here as we will be providing you the possible solutions to resolve the issue in this article. You can also connect with our support department at QuickBooks Customer Service Phone Number +1888-382-9112 to get instant solutions for your issues.

Causes Of QuickBooks Error 6000 816

Some of the main causes due to which the error code 6000, 816 can occur are as follow:

  • Your QuickBooks Company File is damaged.
  • Installation of your QuickBooks software was not properly done, or it was damaged.
  • A third-party application is using QuickBooks as a backup software.
  • The company file you are trying to open is located on a server where the drives are damaged.
  • Antivirus or firewall applications are restricting QuickBooks to access your company file.
  • Your QuickBooks Company File name contains some special characters.

Fixing QuickBooks Error 6000 816

The error code 6000, 816 can be resolved by following multiple solutions depending upon the cause of this error. Before you go to the solution steps, you need to use the QuickBooks File Doctor Tool as it can be helpful in resolving the QuickBooks Company File related issues. If the error is still around, navigate to the steps provided in this section:

Method 1: Rename the .ND and .TLG files

  • Press Windows + E keys to open the Windows Explorer.
  • Navigate to the folder where your QuickBooks company file is located.
  • Locate the files with .ND and .TLG It has the same name as your company file but with a different file name.
  • Select Rename from the drop-down options and type OLD at the end of the file name.

Note: Do this for both .ND and .TLG extensions. Also, make sure that you don’t delete any of the file as it can seriously damage your QuickBooks database.

  • Try to open your QuickBooks Company File to check if the error is resolved or not. If the error is still around, go to the next method.

Method 2: Open a sample company file

  • Open QuickBooks and from the No Company Open window, click on Open Sample File.
  • If the sample company file is opening without any issue, it means your QuickBooks Company File is damaged but if it shows the same error, it means your QuickBooks software is damaged.
  • You can use the Verify & Rebuild Utility to resolve data damage on your company files.

Method 3: Copy QuickBooks files on the desktop

Moving your company file to desktop will tell you whether the folder where your company file is located is damaged or not.

  • Press Windows + E keys to open the Windows Explorer.
  • Navigate to the folder where your QuickBooks company file is located.
  • Locate and right-click on your QuickBooks Company File (QBW).
  • Select Copy from the drop-down options.
  • Go to the desktop and press CTRL + V to paste it to the desktop
  • Now try to open your QuickBooks Company File to check if the error is resolved or not.

Reach Us For Support

Following the steps provided in this article will allow you to resolve the QuickBooks Error 6000, 816 and you should be able to open and work on your QuickBooks Company File. However, if you still face the error you can try to restore a backup of your QuickBooks company file.

If you still can’t resolve the error even after performing all the steps, you can contact our technical support from our QuickBooks ProAvisors by dialing our toll-free QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1888-382-9112 to get instant support for your issues.