Fix QuickBooks Error Code 6123, 0: Can't Open Company File Issue

by Sprink Davis Accounting and Bookkeeping

Company files constitute the epicenter of all the accounting operations performed in QuickBooks. Any technical issues or data damage in these files can result in different error codes. Within the purview of this blog, we shall go through QuickBooks Error 6123 0 - Solved In Simple Steps generally observed while accessing some specific company files in QuickBooks.

The main cause of this error is corruption in the company files. But other causes may also lead to this problem. These include unwanted spaces in the file name, damaged O/S files, virus intrusion, changed file location, etc. To get a firm hold on how to fix this error, read this entire article carefully.

What causes QuickBooks Error 6123,0?

This company error can be caused due to the following reasons:

·         The Company file being damaged.

·         Windows Firewall may have earmarked QuickBooks operations or the company file as a potential threat.

·         An antivirus program is installed on the system.

·         Using the multi-user mode to access the file.

·         The company file’s location being changed.

Different ways to fix QuickBooks Error 6123, 0

The different solutions to resolve this company file issue in QuickBooks are:

1.       Running the File Doctor tool

2.       Rename .ND and .TLG files

3.       Change the location of the Company file facing Error 6123

4.       Disabling the Security programs temporarily

5.       Running Quick Fix My Program feature

6.       Clean Install QuickBooks

7.       Removing extra spaces in the Company file name

8.       Creating a New Windows user

Method 1: Running the File Doctor in QuickBooks

File Doctor is a crucial feature included in QuickBooks Tool Hub. This feature can scan the company files and get of any technical issues confronting them. The procedure to run the tool is:

        To start with, download QuickBooks File Doctor Tool from Intuit.

        Thereafter, run the downloaded .exe file and get the program installed.

        When the installation is complete, run Tool and use it to access the QuickBooks File Doctor.

        Then, browse for the Company file and choose the file which is facing the issue.

        Now, choose the Check File Damage Only, and then go with the Diagnose File option.

        Incorporate the admin password, and then click on Ok.

        When the tool completes the scan, run QuickBooks and then open the Company file.


Method 2: Restore the Company File (Using the Hard Drive)

You can perform this measure if you come across the issue when restoring the company file.

  • In case your file is on the Network or external storage device, you need to Move the backup files to the local hard drive. Avoid opening them from an Online storage folder or a removable drive.
  • Perform the steps to Restore the company file from a backup.


Method 3: Change the location of the Company file

At times, changing the company file location can also resolve this company file error. All that needs to be done is copy the file from the location and then paste it in the new folder. The procedure is:

·         Head to the Company File folder, and choose the file that is facing error 6123. Right-click the file and choose Copy.

·         Afterwards, paste the file on the Desktop.



Method 4: Disabling Security Programs

The user should get the firewall, antivirus, and other security programs disabled before trying to open then Company file again. Also, include QuickBooks as exclusion in the security program.


Method 5: Running Quick Fix My Program feature

Users can also run Quick Fix My Program feature to fix any technical errors that may cause QuickBooks Error 6123,0. The instructions to use the tool are:

·         Open the QB Tool Hub, and within the tool, run Quick Fix My Program.

·         Once done, make an exit and then re-run QuickBooks to open the Company file.


Method 6: Removing extra spaces in the Company file name

Some extra characters in the Company file name could also result in Error code 6123. Toward this off, open the QuickBooks folder, and right-click the Company file which was facing the error. Then choose Rename and then clear any extra spaces in the filename.


Method 7: Take aid of QuickBooks Auto Data Recovery (ADR) utility

Another solution for the error code 6123 can be to restore the QuickBooks .adr file copy of the file and see if it works. It might be possible that the file got corrupted. The QuickBooks data recovery is a holistic recovery tool that can help to resolve this issue.


Summing Up!

That brings us to a conclusion. In this article, we unfolded the different methods to troubleshoot QuickBooks Error 6123. For more assistance, just call our 24/7 QuickBooks error support professionals at the helpline 1-800-615-2347.

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