QuickBooks Error -6000, -82 or -6000, -106 when opening or accessing the company file
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.