Get the best ways to overcome from QuickBooks error code -6000, -832:

While using the QuickBooks accounting software, users often encounter a couple of errors due to various technical drawbacks. One of the commonly encountered error is QuickBooks error code 6000, 832. As it is pretty visible from seeing the error code, it belongs to the QuickBooks 6000 error series. It can be often encountered when the user makes an attempt to open the company file. This error code might come up on the screen all of a sudden with error message stating:

“QuickBooks is unable to open the company file

We’re sorry. QuickBooks encountered a problem Error codes: (6000, -832).

QuickBooks error -6000, -832 - Screenshot

The major factors behind the occurrence of any such error is damaged company file. In today’s blog post, we are going to share the quick tips that can help you to get rid of QuickBooks error 6000, 832. Thus, make sure to continue reading this post carefully. Or you can also get in touch with our QuickBooks enterprise support team via our toll-free number i.e. 1-888-291-2294 and discuss your queries with our experts and certified QB professionals.

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What factors lead to QuickBooks error code 6000 832?

 The factors causing the error can be many, out of which the common ones are stated below:

  • QuickBooks user opened up the company file over a network
  • Or the QuickBooks installation files are missing
  • Improper permissions for a network server
  • If more than one workstation is trying to host the company file
  • In case the windows version is used either non us or Canadian version
  • Or if the file extension is .qbm or .qbw.adr
  • Anti-virus or firewall blocking QuickBooks files

Methods to fix the QuickBooks error code -6000, -832

QuickBooks error code 6000, 832 can be easily rectified by carrying out a few solutions, which are discussed below. Let us check out each of the processes one by one:

Process 1: Updating the QuickBooks desktop

Help + Update QuickBooks desktop - Screenshot

The user is recommended to download and run the QuickBooks file doctor tool to fix the error 6000 832. Also, the user should keep the QuickBooks software updated in order to avoid any sort of error ahead.

Process 2: Changing/Renaming the name of .ND and .TLG files

Rename the .TLG and.ND files - Screenshot

The user can also get rid of the QuickBooks error code 6000, 832 by simply changing the name of .ND and .TLG files. This can be done by the steps listed below:

  • First of all, open the folder having the company file
  • And then search for files with .ND and .TLG extensions
  • Followed by renaming each file and then adding .OLD at the end of the file names.

Process 3: Confirming folder permissions

  • The very first step is to right click the folder having the company file and then selecting properties option
  • Moving ahead, the user needs to click on advanced option on the security tab.
  • And then, select QBQDataServiceUserXX and then hit Edit option
Confirming folder permissions - Screenshot
  • After that ensure that the settings named below are permitted:
    • Traverse folder/Execute file
    • Read attributes
    • List folder/Read data
    • Read extended attributes
    • Create files/write data
    • Create folder/Append data
    • Write attributes
    • Write extended attributes
    • Read permissions

If the permissions are set incorrect, then the user can carry out the steps below:

  • First of all, right click the folder having the company file and selecting properties
  • After that the user needs to move to the security tab and then hit Edit option
  • The next step in the process is to select QBataServiceUserXX and then click on full control
  • The last step is to click on Allow and then click on Apply and hit OK button.

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Process 4: Ending all the QuickBooks activities

Close QBW32.exe process - Screenshot
  • The very first step is to sign in as the admin on the system
  • And then click on Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys together to open the task manager
  • The next step is to select Show processes for all the users from the users.
  • Moving ahead, the user should select all the QuickBooks processes and then hit the End task option
  • The last step in this process is to switch to multi-user mode to open the file.
Switch to multi-user mode - Screenshot

Process 5: Opening the sample company file

The user is supposed to open a sample company files installed on the system. In case the sample company file fails to open and an error appears on the screen, it indicates that the QuickBooks installation is damaged and requires repair. The steps to be followed are listed below:

  • The initial step is to move to no company open window.
no company open-screenshot
  • And then select the open a sample file
Open a Sample Company File - Screenshot
  • Moving ahead, the user will see a sample company file. And the user should select the sample file
  • If in case the sample file opens up, the user will have to move to the next solution.

Process 6: Verify if the hosting is switched off on all the systems

  • To begin with, the user is supposed to press F2 and then a product information tab will open up
Product Information window - Screenshot
  • And then search and click on local server information
  • The next step is to ensure that the hosting is turned off.
Stop Hosting Multi-User Access - Screenshot

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Process 7: Copying QB file on the desktop

Another process can be to copy the QuickBooks file on the desktop, which can be done by carrying out the steps below:

copy company file-screenshot
  • The very first step is to open the folder where the company file is saved
  • And then, the user needs to look for the file with .QBW
  • Followed by copying the file and paste it on desktop
  • The next step is to press and hold the control key to open QB. After this, the no company open window will open
  • After that, the user needs to select the open or restore an existing company
  • Lastly, open the copied file on the desktop

Process 8: Restoring a backup of company file

  • In this particular process, the user needs to open the company file >> File >> Utilities
  • Followed by clicking on the stop hosting multi-user access
Stop Hosting Multi-User Access - Screenshot
  • The next step is to click on yes, if a message prompts “Company file must be closed
  • Now, move to the company file
  • And lastly, copy the path address from the top and restore the file
Restore a backup copy option - Screenshot

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This drives us towards the end of this article, and we expect that the solutions mentioned above might of some help in fixing the error. However, there can be other methods as well to fix the QuickBooks 6000, 832. You can also contact our QuickBooks error support team via our toll-free number i.e. 1-888-291-2294 and ask them for any sort professional assistance.

Our experts and certified accounting professionals will be happy to assist you in fixing the common accounting errors and hinders.


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