QuickBooks error code 6000, -83 is a commonly encountered issue that can be seen when the user tries to open or backup the company file. This error might prevent the QuickBooks users from opening the company file. Resolving this error might seem to be a daunting to many QuickBooks users. Keeping this in mind, we have come up with this blog post, where we will be discussing the causes, as well as the quick fixes to the error code 6000, -83. For more details, you can get in touch with our QuickBooks support team via our toll-free number 1-888-351-0999.


What causes QuickBooks error code 6000, -83?

  • The first reason is missing QuickBooks files.
  • Also, insufficient permissions for the network server as well as of windows users might lead to this type of error.
  • Another reason behind the occurrence of the error is insufficient permissions for QBDataServiceUserXX.
  • Converting QuickBooks company file from previous version that too over a network might turn out to be another reason behind the occurrence of the error 6000, -83.

Methods to fix the error 6000, -83

  1. Run QuickBooks file doctor tool to fix the error

The user can simply download the QuickBooks file doctor from the Intuit website and then run it and verify if the error has been resolved.

  1. Verify the backup filename

It should be noted that the filename shouldn’t contain any symbols, special characters, or spaces in the backup company filename or the folder holding it.

  • The first step is to open the Windows Start menu.
  • And then, type file explorer into the search option and then open the file explorer option.
  • After that, look for folder that have the company file and then select the same.
  • The next step is to hit a right-click the file that has .qbbextensions at the end.
  • Moving ahead, the user is required to select the rename option.
  • Now, remove any special characters, symbols, or spaces from the filename.
  • And also hit a right click on the folder that is holding the QBB file and then select Rename option.
  • Once done with that, remove the special characters, symbols, etc here.
  • The last and final step is to restore the company file.

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Following any of the two methods might help the QuickBooks users to get rid of the QuickBooks error code 6000, -83. However, if by any chance none of the method worked in your favor, you can feel free to consult our QuickBooks support team and discuss your issue with them. All you need to do is dial our toll-free number_1-888-351-0999 and you are good to go.