QuickBooks is an accounting and bookkeeping software developed to meet the growing need of an integrated software system which could manage a number of businesses administrative and HR responsibilities. It has been created with small business owners in mind so that everyone can take advantage of accounting software developed to help businesses. Previously, bookkeeping software with smaller businesses in mind would be very limited, miss out on important features, or be too expensive so that only rich firms could afford them. Now, with the help of QuickBooks even small business owners can take advantage of recent innovation and use this accounting software to help manage their business.
Because of how comprehensive the software is, there have been some issues faced by clients sometimes. This usually happens very rarely but when you experience them, it can be very frustrating. However, you don’t need to fret. There’s a solution for all the errors you may encounter when using QuickBooks. Today we’re going to focus on the QuickBooks error 6000 1074.
What Causes the QuickBooks Error 6000 1074?
Like most errors in 6000 series (named so because of the error message that displays on screen), the QuickBooks error code 6000 1074 is caused by an issue with your company file. Basically, what happens is that for some reason, QuickBooks does not detect your company file and is therefore, unable to open it. This can happen while you’re using said company file on your QuickBooks software itself and also after you have transferred a company file from one computer to another. But don’t worry! We’ve got the solution for this error down below.
How to fix QuickBooks Error 6000 1074
Now that you understand why this error occurs, let’s move on to fixing it. To fix error 6000 1074, you will have to perform the following steps:
Step 1: Start by opening the QuickBooks file folder on your computer. You can access this through the PC folder.
Step 2: Look at all the files, especially company files and check if they have .ND or .TLG as an extension. If your selected company file has a .ND extension then click on that and rename that. It could be any name but make sure that it’s something you can recognize as old.
Step 3: Make sure that your renamed file has .OLD as an extension.
Step 4: Once you’ve done that, open QuickBooks and go to all programs and search for your renamed file.
Step 5: Click on scan and let the software run your folders. A new company file should appear as a newer version of the file you renamed with the .OLD extension.
Step 6: Once it’s complete, open your company file. It should start working.