What does QuickBooks Error 6000 83 Mean and How to Fix it?

There are several instances when a user can get QuickBooks error 6000 83, and among them, the most noticed one is when opening the company file saved on another computer over the network in multi-user mode. The error prompt shows up on the user’s computer screen with one of the following error messages: “We’re sorry. QuickBooks couldn’t open your company file” or  “An error occurred when QuickBooks tried to access the company file. Please try again.” Mostly, such company errors arise in QuickBooks Desktop because of incorrect multi-user hosting settings. However, there can be other reasons also behind the occurrence of error 6000 83 that we are going to discuss with you through this post, along with the troubleshooting solutions.

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What can be the reasons causing QuickBooks error code 6000 83?

Down below, we have mentioned all the possible reasons that can cause QuickBooks error code 6000 83:

  1. 1. More than one system is set as the server to host the company file in multi-user mode.
  2. 2. Data corruption in the QuickBooks company file.

What are the ways to rectify QuickBooks error 6000 83?

Solution 1) Check the multi-user hosting settings in QuickBooks Desktop

  1. 1. On the workstation, double-select the icon of QuickBooks Desktop to open the application.
  2. 2. Select the File menu located at the top menu bar.
  3. 3. In the drop-down list, hover over the Utilities option.
  4. 4. From the side menu, select the Stop Hosting Multi-User Access option if you see it. If the Host Multi-User Access option is there, don’t select it.
  5. 5. On the host computer, double-select the icon of QuickBooks Desktop to open the application.
  6. 6. Select the File menu located at the top menu bar.
  7. 7. In the drop-down list, hover over the Utilities option.
  8. 8. From the side menu, select the Host Multi-User Access option if you see it. If the Stop Hosting Multi-User Access option is there, don’t select it.

Solution 2) Run the QuickBooks File Doctor tool from QuickBooks Tool Hub

  1. 1. From Intuit’s official website, download QuickBooks Tool Hub of the most recent version (1.5.0.0) and store it on the desktop.
  2. 2. Select the downloaded setup file QuickBooksToolHub.exe and then follow the instructions mentioned on the screen.
  3. 3. Agree to the terms and conditions to finish the installation of QuickBooks Tool Hub.
  4. 4. Double-select the icon of QuickBooks Tool Hub to open the application.
  5. 5. From the left pane of the screen, select the Company File Issues tab.
  6. 6. Select the Run QuickBooks File Doctor tool button.
  7. 7. Click on the Browse and search button to find and choose the QuickBooks company file.
  8. 8. Select the Check your file option (middle one) and then click on the Continue button.
  9. 9. When prompted, type in the admin username and password of QuickBooks.
  10. 10. At last, select the Next button.

Conclusion:

If QuickBooks error 6000 83 still occurs even after following all the troubleshooting solutions mentioned above in the post, then there is a great possibility that the QuickBooks fails to access the company file due to a lack of required permissions. Our recommendation for you is to grant permissions to the Company Files folder and see whether this resolves the error or not. You can also get the company file error fixed instantly by contacting our technical experts at the toll-free number (844-888-4666).

 

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