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QuickBooks Error Code 6175: What is it & How to Get Rid of it

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Want to switch QuickBooks Desktop from single-user mode to multi-user mode to share or access the company file, but every time you try to do it, QuickBooks error code 6175 shows up on the computer screen? If yes, there is no need to worry anymore as you have landed on the absolute correct page. You might be seeing an error message of the error code, “QuickBooks is trying to access the company file but the database server is not responding.” Such an error generally gets triggered when the user sets more than one system as the server to host the company file in multi-user mode. However, there can be other reasons also that we intend to explain to you, alongside the solutions through this post.

Are you seeking instant troubleshooting guidance to get over QuickBooks error code 6175 without breaking a sweat? If affirmative, don’t hesitate to speak to our QuickBooks professionals at the toll-free number 800.583.0572 .

What can be the reasons prompting error code 6175 in QuickBooks Desktop?

Apart from the incorrect multi-user hosting settings, error code 6175 in QuickBooks Desktop can take place because of the following reasons:

  • There are some complications with the company file.

What needs to be done to fix QuickBooks error code 6175?

Solution 1) Manually configure the multi-user hosting settings of QuickBooks

  • Open QuickBooks Desktop on the server computer.
  • Go to the File menu located at the upper menu bar.
  • Select the Utilities option from the drop-down menu.
  • From the side drop-down list, select the Host Multi-User Access option. In case you notice the Stop Hosting Multi-User Access option, ignore it.
  • Open QuickBooks Desktop on the workstation where you see the multi-user error.
  • Go to the File menu located at the upper menu bar.
  • Select the Utilities option from the drop-down menu.
  • From the side drop-down list, select the Stop Hosting Multi-User Access option. In case you notice the Host Multi-User Access option, ignore it.

Solution 2) Install QuickBooks Tool Hub and use the QuickBooks File Doctor tool

  • Open a web browser on the server computer.
  • Go to Intuit’s official website, look for the latest version (1.5.0.0) of QuickBooks Tool Hub, and save it on the desktop.
  • Click on the setup file you downloaded (QuickBooksToolHub.exe) and do as per the on-screen instructions.
  • Complete the installation of QuickBooks Tool Hub by agreeing to 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 of the window.
  • Click on the Browse and search button to find and select the company file on the computer.
  • Select the Check your file option (middle-one) and click on the Continue button.
  • Type in the admin password of QuickBooks Desktop and click on the Next button.

Conclusion:

If you can’t rectify QuickBooks error code 6175 even after going through both the troubleshooting solutions mentioned in the above post, then there is a great possibility that the security settings of Firewall Defender are not letting the QuickBooks Database Server Manager connect to the internet connection on the server computer. Therefore, our recommendation for you is to configure the security settings of Firewall Defender for QuickBooks Desktop and check if this fixes the error or not. For further troubleshooting guidance to rectify the multi-user error, feel free to speak to our QuickBooks professionals at the toll-free number 800.583.0572.

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