QuickBooks Error 6000 83 occurs when a user tries to open, back up, or restore a company file. On the screen, a message will appear that an error has occurred when QuickBooks accounting software tried to access the QuickBooks company file.
The following can lead to QuickBooks Error 83-
There are different solutions available. The task that you were performing in QuickBooks when the error occurred will decide which solution will work for you.
If you were opening a company file stored on Windows Server, try solutions one to four given below.
Download QuickBooks File Doctor from the Intuit website and run it. Check whether error 6000 83 QuickBooks is fixed.
Go to File in QuickBooks, then Utilities and stop hosting mode. This should be done on all computers except one that hosts the company file.
If QuickBooks File Doctor is unable to run successfully on your PC, you have to manually fix the QuickBooks error code 6000 83. Follow these steps –
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To edit Windows hosts file, you require administrator access to the server and computers that connect to it.
If your company file is stored on a Linux server and QuickBooks error 6000 83 appears when you try to open the file, try the following solutions –
If you were creating a backup when QuickBooks error 6000 83 appeared, follow these two steps –
If you were restoring your company file when the QuickBooks error 6000 83 occurred, try these solutions –
Check whether restored company file has a .qbw extension. If a file with .adr or .qbm extension gets created after running the backup process, change the file extension to .qbw.
Special characters like a dollar sign ($) and quotation mark (‘) should not be present in the file name. Also, the file path should not be very long.
If the backup is required to be restored on a network location, first of all, restore it to your PC. Then, you should copy the company file restored on your PC to the network location. Now, open the file to see if QuickBooks error 83 is resolved.
The above-given solutions should fix QuickBooks Error 6000 83. If you are experiencing again same error- quickly call us at our QuickBooks Customer Support Number 1-888-502-0363 to get technical assistance.