Quickbooks is an accounting software that has taken the bookkeeping world by the storm. It’s got every accounting and business management feature you could need in a bookkeeping software including tax calculation, payroll checks, overtime and paid vacation management and even a 401-K retirement plan calculator. It’s got everything you’ll ever need as a business owner!
However, it’s really easy to get lost in the many, many features it has to offer and forget that at the end, Quickbooks is just a computer program, and when messed around with, errors can occur. One such error is the Quickbooks error 6000 78.
What is the Quickbooks Error 6000 78?
The Quickbooks error code 6000 78 usually occurs when there’s an issue with installation of Quickbooks, or if the program isn’t shutdown properly while restarting or switching off your operating system. Additionally, if you’re using Quickbooks and then, for whatever reason, your windows crashes then there’s a high chance that the next time you’ll try to open Quickbooks, this error will occur.
Why does this happen?
Basically, what this error means is that your computer stopped working mid processing on Quickbooks so the software was unable to keep running smoothly. It also means that your last Quickbooks file wasn’t saved so you’ve probably lost that work as well. Also note that if this error occurs during installation of an update, then it means that your update is corrupt and/or hasn’t been installed properly.
Now that you understand what the Quickbooks error 6000 78 is and why it occurs, you’ll have a better idea of what to do to fix it. We’ve provided you with the solution to this error below as well, so check it out if your method doesn’t work.
Quickbooks Error 6000 78 Fix
Step 1: Go to the start button (the windows icon) found in the left corner of your computer screen.
Step 2: Type command in the search bar next to it and press the buttons control and shift together with enter. This will causes a pop-up box to come on screen. Select yes and then write “cleaningmgr” in the black box that appears.
Step 3: The disk cleaning process will start.
Step 4: Once it’s complete, it will present you with a list of things you can remove from your computer. Tick them and then press OK.
Step 5: Run Quickbooks. After clearing your disk, you’ll have enough space in your operating system to run Quickbooks smoothly without any problems occurring again.