How to Fix QuickBooks Error 6000 83
QuickBooks plays a major role in helping you manage business and finance. It, however, comes with a few bugs and errors which do occur at any time thus time-consuming interrupting the productivity of your company. QuickBooks error 6000 83 is one of such errors that occurs when you attempt to access, restore, or backup the company file.
Causes of QuickBooks error code 6000 83.
- Incomplete QuickBooks installation.
- Damaged company folder or file.
- Blocking of QuickBooks files by firewall or browser.
- Incorrect company file extension.
- Hosting of the company file by multiple workstations.
- Restricted access by the server to the company file.
- Current user lacking clearance to access the company file.
- Security software blocking access to QBDataServiceUser.
Symptoms of QuickBooks error 6000 83.
Various signs help you recognize error 6000 83 QuickBooks 2018 in the early stage:
a) The appearance of QuickBooks error 6000 83 on the screen, thus crashing the program.
b) 6000 83 QuickBooks error message is displayed on the screen.
c) Slow respond and running of windows to the keyboard or mouse.
d) Freezing of the computer periodically.
How to fix QuickBooks error code 6000 83.
QuickBooks error 6000 83 can be resolved according to the action causing the error; when you try to open the company file, when you try to restore the company file and when you try to create a backup.
1. Trying to open the company file.
a) The manual fix of 6000 83 error QuickBooks.
- Configure the security software settings in favor of QuickBooks.
- Verification of permissions to use the company file are obtained.
- Scanning of the folder in which the company file is stored to create the Network Descriptor file.
- Put an end to multi-user access for hosting the company file.
- Opening the company file from a different location to the original one by copying the file to another location to open it. If successful, the company file can be copied to the original location.
b) Use of QuickBooks file doctor.
The program provides QuickBooks File Doctor software that helps fix QuickBooks error 6000 83. The time taken rectifying the file depends on the size of the company file.
c) Turning off all devices trying to gain access to the company file over the network.
- Hosting on all computers should be turned off
- If the message “Hosting multiple user access” still appears, means your pc is not hosting your QuickBooks file.
- Click yes on the “stop hosting multiple user access” message.
- Click yes on “company file must be closed” and proceed.
- Follow the steps in another computer.
2. Attempting to create a backup company file.
Follow the steps below.
- Create a new folder in drive c.
- Create a manual backup and save the new file folder in drive c.
3. Attempting to restore the company file.
- QuickBooks considers the entire file path and name, therefore, ensure there are no special characters in the name and path of the file.
- The company file should always be .qbw during backup restoration.