Facts You Should Know While Resolving QuickBooks Error 6000 83

by John Kartan
QuickBooks Error 6000 83

QuickBooks error 6000 83 falls under the category of 6xxx series that usually gets triggered when a user tries to connect to the company file, located on the host computer at a different place, directly from any of the workstations. A user might get one of the following error messages with the error pop-up: “An error occurred when QuickBooks tried to access the company file. Please try again” or “We’re sorry. QuickBooks couldn’t open your company file.” Company files contain a ton of crucial business data. Therefore, dealing with errors related to company files can be pretty daunting for any user. To ensure the hurdle-free functioning of the QuickBooks Desktop for you, we will discuss the reasons that usually prompt error 6000 83 in this post, along with the troubleshooting solutions.

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What can be the reasons causing QuickBooks error code 6000 83?

Down below, we have mentioned all the possible reasons that can trigger QuickBooks error code 6000 83:

  • The Host Multi-User Access option is turned on in any of the workstations.
  • Any issues with the QuickBooks company file, like data corruption or incorrect filename.

What are the best troubleshooting solutions for QuickBooks error 6000 83?

Solution 1) Turn off the Host Multi-User Access option on all of the workstations

  • On any workstations, double-click the icon of QuickBooks Desktop to open the application.
  • In QuickBooks Desktop, select the File menu located at the upper menu bar.
  • Select the Utilities option from the drop-down list.
  • From the side menu, select the Stop Hosting Multi-User Access option. If you see the Host Multi-User Access option, don’t select it.
  • Repeat the steps mentioned above in the same manner on all of the workstations.
  • Move on to the host computer, double-select the icon of QuickBooks Desktop to open the application.
  • In QuickBooks Desktop, select the File menu located at the upper menu bar.
  • Select the Utilities option from the drop-down list.
  • From the side menu, select the Host Multi-User Access option. If you see the Stop Hosting Multi-User Access option, don’t select it.

Solution 2) Run QuickBooks File Doctor from the QuickBooks Tool Hub application

  • Download QuickBooks Tool Hub of the recent version (1.5.0.0) from Intuit’s website and save it on the desktop.
  • Click on the installation file named QuickBooksToolHub.exe and follow the onscreen instructions to start its installation.
  • To complete the QuickBooks Tool Hub installing, accept the terms and conditions.
  • Double-select the icon of QuickBooks Tool Hub to open the application.
  • Select the Company File Issues tab located at the left pane.
  • Click on the Run QuickBooks File Doctor button.
  • Select the Browse and search button to find and choose the working company file on the computer.
  • Choose the Check your file option (middle-one) and then click on the Continue button.
  • If prompted, type in the QuickBooks admin password and then choose the Next button.

Conclusion:

Even after following the troubleshooting solutions mentioned above in the post, if QuickBooks Error 6000 83 persists, then there is a high possibility that the company file is completely damaged. Therefore, our recommendation for you is to restore a backup copy of the company file in QuickBooks Desktop and see whether you get any error while connecting to the company file from any workstation in multi-user mode. For further troubleshooting assistance to resolve the multi-user error, feel free to contact our QuickBooks support team at the toll-free number 1.800.579.0391 Our QuickBooks professionals have years of experience and are experts at fixing any error.

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