You may get these errors while opening or creating a company file in QuickBooks Desktop:

  • QuickBooks Error -6000, -82
  • QuickBooks Error -6000, -106

Use the below mentioned solutions in the order shown for best results:’

Read also: How to fix QuickBooks Error Code 6154

Method 1: Remove spaces after the company name and before the company file extension

  • Log out form your QuickBooks Desktop
  • Then open to the folder where your company file is located.
  • Now Right-click on the company files and select Rename.
  • Choose the name of the file and check and remove any spaces between the file extension and the name of the company.
  • At last Try to open or create a company file.

If the issue persists, proceed to Solution 2.

Solution 2: Turn off hosting with each computer where QuickBooks is installed

For Single-User :

Note: Turning off Hosting mode disables multi-user access.

  • Go to File
  • Click on Utilities and select Stop Hosting Multi-User Access.
  • When you get message on your screen “Stop hosting multi-user access”, select Yes.
  • When the “Company file must be closed” message appears on your desktop, choose Yes.

For Multi-User Access:

Note: Usually this error indicates that one or more computer are incorrectly setup to host multi-user access.

  • When this error occurs then every client computer displaying this error:
  • Go to the No Company Open window, select File, and then go to Utilities.
  • Ensure the menu option Host Multi-User Access is displayed on your screen and also one or more client computers might display the menu option, Stop Hosting Multi-User Access, which indicates they are already hosting multi-user access.
  • Choose the Stop Hosting Multi-User Access option on any client computer displaying the Stop Hosting Multi-User Access, then follow the prompts to turn off hosting.
  • Try opening the problem file again. The log-in window should now display. If the issue persists, please proceed to Solution 3.

Solution 3: For Multi-User access, switch to Hosting Local and Remote files mode

Note: Perform this procedure only if the previous steps fail to resolve the error.

  • Open QuickBooks, press the key F2 to open the Product Information window.
  • Now verify that under Local Server Information at the bottom of the window, Hosting is set to local files only.
  • Choose the File menu and click on Switch to Multi-user Mode.
  • Open a company files on a network computer. For more information, see the QuickBooks in-product Help or set up multi-user or network for QuickBooks Desktop resource page.
  • Once the company file is open, press the F2 key to open the Product Information window.
  • Verify that under Local Server Information at the bottom of the window, Hosting is set to local files only.

Reminder: To provide other QuickBooks users with continuous access to the company file, the computer that is hosting multi-user access must be left on, and the user who set up QuickBooks must remain logged in; however, QuickBooks does not need to be open.