What it is and How to Fix QuickBooks Error Code 6190-816?

by Sprink Davis Accounting and Bookkeeping

Company file in QuickBooks is the focal point of all accounting tasks, and data in it can anytime be viewed, modified or shared by the user. If the company file faces any technical errors, it can lead to serious repercussions for the accounting workflow. In the present discussion, our main focus error is QuickBooks Error Code 6190 816 unable to open company file, an error related to the Company files, which could be caused by damaged Company or Network file.

This error may also be due to many users making attempts to reach out to the company file simultaneously. We shall be discussing all the relevant information pertaining to this error which shall up-skill your abilities to fix QuickBooks Error 6190, 816.


How does QuickBooks Error 6190 816 appear?

You can see the following error message on your desktop screen: “QuickBooks is Unable to Open this Company File Error Codes: (-6190, -816)“


“QuickBooks is unable to open the company file. It may have been opened by another user. You should ask that user to switch to multi-user mode so that you can both use the company file simultaneously. This file could also be located in a read-only network folder. Error Codes: (-6190, -816) or QuickBooks Error 6190 Multiuser Not Working”.


What are the causes behind QuickBooks Error code 6190,816?

The main instigators of Error code 6190 and 816 in QuickBooks are:

        File corruption of the company file, Network file, or the Transaction Log (TLG) file.

        Many QuickBooks users are trying to open the Company file at the same time in single user mode.

        Incorrect company file extension could also cause this error.

        This error has been frequently occurring in cases, wherein the user attempted to use the Single user mode for getting access to the company files.


DIY Measures to Fix QuickBooks Error Codes 6190, 816

The user needs to perform a certain procedure to outcrop this error from QuickBooks.

Strategy 1: Use of QuickBooks File Doctor

The first viable and easy method to fix Company file Error 6190 is by making use of the QuickBooks File Doctor. You can download this tool from QuickBooks Tool Hub program.

·         Towards the beginning, the user needs to download and install the QuickBooks Tool Hub, and when that is done, proceed with the launching of the tool.

·         Now, access the Company Problems tab and run the QuickBooks File Doctor tool.

  • Use the tool for checking both the File Damage and Connectivity issues.
  • Browse for the company file and diagnose and fix it by performing a thorough scan using the tool.

  • If required, type in the correct admin credentials to perform the scan.
  • The tool shall fix an array of issues confronting the Company file, including Error code 6190.


Strategy 2: Rename the Name of the .ND and .TLG Files

Damaged Network (.ND) and Transaction Log (.TLG) files could also trigger QuickBooks Error message 6190, 816. All the user needs to do is just rename the company file after navigating to the installation directory of QuickBooks. The steps for the same are discussed in the following lines:

  • Right-click the QuickBooks icon and tap on Properties.
  • Now choose Open File Location tab.
  • Upon choosing the tab, the user will directly be navigated to the QuickBooks folder.
  • Herein, search for the files with the .ND and .TLG extensions.
  • Choose them one by one, and then right-click on them to select Rename.

  • The user needs to add “.old” in the file name.
  • Once both the files are renamed, the user should run QuickBooks once again and try to open the same company file.



Strategy 3: Opt for the Windows Update

        Initially, head to the Start tab.

        Then, click Check for Updates in the new window.

        All the available updates will show in the screen.

        When the updates are all set up, run QuickBooks, then check if Error code 6190, 816 is sorted out.


Strategy 4: Update QuickBooks

The update process involves the following procedure:

·         Run QB, then go to Help, and then Update QuickBooks Desktop

  • Now, abide by the onscreen steps and tick a mark on the Reset Update checkbox.
  • Finally, go with the Get Updates tab to start the download process.
  • Once it is done, reboot your QuickBooks desktop and hit on Yes on the onscreen prompt that requires your consent for installing the tool.

·         When QuickBooks updates are successfully done, the user needs to run the program and then try to open the company file again.


Summing Up!

The current blog enumerated the multiple solutions that should help users in the easy resolution of QuickBooks Error 6190 & 816. For further help, just call our QuickBooks desktop error support professionals at Axpertadvisors at 1-800-615-2347 and share your queries with them. They will offer immediate resolutions to all your accounting issues.

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