Learn the best steps to fix 6094, 0 (6010, 2) when opening QuickBooks Desktop

Stumbled upon QuickBooks error code 6094, 0 (6010, 2) and don’t know the ways to get rid of it? If yes, then need not to worry about it. As, today’s post will be dedicated towards fixing error code 6094, 0 (6010, 2). This error is usually seen when the third-party antivirus/internet security program blocks QuickBooks desktop. The third-party security program includes, PC tools internet security, AVG Antivirus, and SpyHunter malware blocking QuickBooks software.

To know more about QuickBooks error code 6094, make sure to read this article till the end. Or you can also get in touch with our 24X7 QuickBooks error support team at 1-800-761-1787. Our US based experts will be more than happy to help you with your concerns.

What is QuickBooks error code 6094, 0?

As mentioned before, you can encounter this error when QuickBooks fails to launch the web database. Also, the same error can be seen, due to the security program updates. It comes with an error message stating:

“An error occurred when QuickBooks tried to start the database server that manages access to the QuickBooks company file. Error (-6094,0)”.

The causes and fixes will be discussed later in this post.

What leads to QuickBooks error code 6094?

This error can be caused due to a few factors, enlisted below:

  • Anti-virus causing the error.
  • PC tools internet security might also cause the error.
  • SpyHunter malware blocking the same.

Important Points

Before moving to the troubleshooting, you need to consider certain points, such as:

  • Update anti-virus software to the latest release.
  • And also navigate to the quarantine folder or antivirus vault to restore qbdbmgrn.exe and qbdmgr.exe files.
  • Prevent QuickBooks desktop directory to get scanned by adding exceptions on antivirus software.

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Methods to troubleshoot QuickBooks Error 6094, 0 (6010, 2)

Now that you know, why this QuickBooks error code 6094, 0 is encountered, you need to fix the error. Make sure to perform the required steps we have listed below, in order to get rid of the error. Let us check out each of the methods one by one:

Method 1: Repairing QuickBooks desktop software

The first method is to repair QuickBooks error 6094, which can be done by carrying out the steps below:

  • Close the unnecessary programs interfering the QuickBooks and then restart the same.
  • Ensure to have the backup of the QuickBooks company file.
  • Move to the start menu and open control panel.
  • Select programs and features in the control panel. Also, uninstall any program which is not needed.
Programs and Features - Screenshot
  • Choose the QuickBooks program from the list and hit a click on the uninstall and change option.
Uninstall or Reinstall QuickBooks - Screenshot
  • Moving ahead, hit a click on continue tab and then select next.
  • Go for the repair option and click on next and wait until the repair process completes.
Repair QuickBooks Desktop - Screenshot

Method 2: Removing the QB files from software blocked files list

  • Launch the SpyHunter software.
  • Click on the system guard.
  • Select the user added tab and then look for the QuickBooks files.
  • Set QuickBooks files status as allowed.
  • If you are unable to find the QuickBooks files, and then go back under the added tab.
  • Also verify PUP.
  • And if you find any QB file in the list, then set its status to allowed.
  • Set status as allowed if you found the QuickBooks files blocked under PUP.

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Method 3: Setup AVG antivirus

The steps to follow for preventing QuickBooks directory from being scanned:

  • Close QuickBooks desktop and then open AVG Antivirus user interface.
  • Double-clicking the resident shield and selecting manage exceptions is recommended.
Select manage exceptions in AVG Antirius - Screenshot
  • Choose the add path option, followed by entering C:\Program Files\Intuit. It should be noted that if QuickBooks is installed in a different folder, then adding that folder path is recommended.
Add Path in AVG antivirus - Screenshot
  • Hit OK and save changes. Moreover, note that it is necessary to restore all QuickBooks file that AVG Anti-virus quarantined.

Check if the files are quarantined

  • Open AVG Antivirus user interface and select history.
  • Select virus vault and locate any QuickBooks file that has been quarantined. Example: qb.exe, qbw32.exe, qbdbmgrn.exe, qbdbmgr.exe.
  • Go for the required files, and along with that select restore and close.
  • To end the process open QuickBooks.

Checking for renamed files in installation directory

  • For this, Close QuickBooks.
  • Check for the path C:\ program files\Intuit\ QuickBooks for the rename files in the install directory that were renamed. Example: QBDBMGRN_AVG_RESTORED.
  • Rename the file to the original name.
  • Lastly open QuickBooks desktop.

Method 4: Check PC tools Internet Security

The steps below are to restore infections that have been Quarantined:

  • From the settings menu select Quarantine.
  • Choose necessary items to restore, followed by selecting restore.
  • Select Yes and hit OK button.

For setting up exceptions to prevent QuickBooks directory from being scanned

  • In this, you need to select Settings option from PC tools Internet Security menu.
  • Choose Global action list. Followed by selecting add to select the files to be excluded from scanning.
  • Select OK tab.

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Method 5: Restoring QuickBooks files from quarantine

Restoring QuickBooks files from quarantine - Screenshot
  • Select the history from the program’s dashboard.
  • Hit a click on the virus vault.
  • Followed by look for the file starts with qb and then click on the same.
  • Final step is to select restore and close options.

Final Words..!

With this we come to the end of this article, and we also hope that the information shared in above might be of some help in getting rid of QuickBooks error code 6904. However, if the error still persists, you can get in touch with our QuickBooks enterprise technical support team via our helpline i.e. 1-800-761-1787.Our U.S based certified accounting professionals will be there to assist you in getting rid of the error with much ease.


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