Proven Ways to Fix QuickBooks error 6000 83

There are numerous issues that arise due to missing or damaged company file. One such is QuickBooks error 6000 83, which shows up when a user opens, restores, and takes a backup of the company file. Other causes that trigger the error are network connection issues, restrictions from the firewall, and incorrect file extension. If you are also a victim of QuickBooks company file error 6000 83, go through the complete blog to understand the root causes and troubleshooting solutions to fix it.

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Why does QuickBooks error code 6000 83 arise?

Following is the list of common factors that could trigger company file error 6000 83 in QuickBooks:

  1. The file is being hosted on the Linux server, and multiple login credentials are used to access the shared folder.
  2. One of the users is trying to access QuickBooks using remote software.
  3. The user is not operating QuickBooks as an administrator.
  4. The company file is stored on an external storage device or network.

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Solutions to Fix QuickBooks company file error 6000 83 permanently

Resolving this company file error could be challenging, but the detailed troubleshooting process discussed below will help you:

Solution 1. Create a backup and then a new folder to restore your company file

  1. Go to your server computer, close all company files and then quit the QuickBooks Desktop application.
  2. Select the File menu, choose Quit QuickBooks Desktop and open the Windows Start menu.
  3. From there, open File Explorer and select My Computer.
  4. Open C: drive, right-click on the screen and click New, then Folder.
  5. Name the new folder as QB Test Folder and then generate a backup company file.
  6. Then, use the backup copy to restore company file.

Solution 2. Correct the name of the backup file

  1. Go to the Windows Start menu, open File Explorer and open the folder that stores the backup company file.
  2. Locate the file with the .qbb extension, right-click it and select the Rename option.
  3. Check the name and remove symbols, spaces, and special characters. Further, right-click the folder containing the QBB file and select the Rename option.
  4. Check the folder’s name and remove spaces, symbols and special characters.
  5. Once done, restore the QuickBooks company file.

Solution 3. Disable hosting on the workstation

  1. Go to one of your workstations, open QuickBooks and instead of opening the company file, select the File menu.
  2. From the File menu, select Utilities and click the Stop Hosting Multi-User Access option.
  3. If you see the Host Multi-User Access option, don’t select it and move to another workstation.
  4. Go to each workstation one by one and follow the same steps to reset hosting.

The troubleshooting solutions discussed above will help you resolve QuickBooks error 6000 83 without any hassles. If the error continues and you need professional help to get this fixed, feel free to connect with the QuickBooks technical support team by calling us on our toll-free number 1.855.738.2784.

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