Learn how to deal with QuickBooks error code 6175, 0 like a Pro:

QuickBooks is one of the finest accounting software and highly preferred by all sizes of businesses. The only downside of this software is the errors that you might land into while using this software. One such error is the QuickBooks error 6175, 0. This error code is usually seen when you try to access the company file situated in the software. Moreover, it also occurs when software is unable to read the QuickBooks database services. In today’s article, we will be talking about the causes and quick fixes to the QuickBooks error code 6175, 0. If you are also troubled by such an error, then make sure that you read this article till the end.

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What is QuickBooks error 6175, 0?

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The QuickBooks error code 6175, 0 is usually seen when you open the company file, but the QuickBooks database server manager is not responding. You might also face such an error if you try to host the QuickBooks company file for multi-user access. Another reason causing this issue can be if the multi-user settings is misconfigured or also if the firewall is blocking the communication. To know more about the causes and fixes of this error, make sure to scroll down carefully.

Triggers to the QuickBooks error code 6175, 0

There can be certain causes behind the occurrence of such an issue, out of which the most common ones are listed below:

  • The very first reason can be if the server hosting the company file is busy.
  • Presence of firewalls, content blockers or the issues mostly technical.
  • The system generated the issue during the communication.
  • You might also face such an error, if the busy status of the server hosting company file.
  • The software itself is unable to start the QuickBooks database service.
  • Also, if the database server manager is running in multi-user mode.

Signs and symptoms to the QuickBooks error 6175,0

Identifying the QuickBooks database error code 6175, 0 becomes easy with the signs and symptoms enlisted below. Thus, make sure that you go through the below pointers carefully, before jumping on to the solution steps:

  • The very first sign can be if you are unable to access the company file.
  • In case the screen stops responding.
  • This issue can also be identified when the QuickBooks accounting software crashes when you tries to work on it.
  • In case the system hangs frequently.

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Procedures to fix the QuickBooks Error 6176, 0 when you turn on multi-user mode

There are a couple of procedures that can be followed in order to fix the QuickBooks error code 6175, 0. Let us have a look:

Method 1: Try to uninstall and reinstall QuickBooks

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If the above methods didn’t work for you, then make sure to opt for the uninstalling and reinstalling QuickBooks desktop, as this would fix the issue up to a great extent. To perform a clean installation of QuickBooks desktop follow the given steps here.

  1. Uninstalling QuickBooks Desktop
  2. Using QB Clean Install Tool for Windows
  3. Re-installing QuickBooks in the System

Method 2: Check if the QuickBooks server manager is properly installed on the system

You can check the QuickBooks database server manager if installed properly or not. The steps below can be followed for the same:

  • At first, you need to install QuickBooks desktop.
  • And then, move to the start menu and enter database.
  • Now click on the QuickBooks database server manager.
  • Next, go to Scan folders and browse your folder where the company file is hosted.
  • Tap on start scan option and check if it is installed properly or not.
Intuit QuickBooks Database Server Manager (GIF Image) - Screenshot
  • The last step in this method is to check if the issue persists.

Method 3: Scan the system with reimage repair tool

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  • You can download the reimage repair tool and save it to the desktop.
  • After that, move to the file location and click on it twice.
  • Start with the install process and then hit a click on Yes to move ahead.
  • Now, a welcome screen might appear.
  • To which you would have to leave the box unticked to permit the repair tool and let the automatic scan start.
  • After that, hit install option and also start the install process.
  • You need to have an internet connection.
  • And also, scan will start automatically.
  • Once done with that, the scanning process will end and the tool will provide you with the issue and repair.
  • You will then have to click on the repair option.
  • And also, reboot the system.

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Method 4: Check the hosting settings

You should keep a point in mind that one or more of the systems might be set as the server for QuickBooks and the workstations can be in multi-user mode. But the server should be the only system that is set to host the mode.

  • You need to check the Windows user settings. Or add QBDataServiceUser as a user with the admin rights.
  • And then, check the windows firewall settings.

Note: Ensure that QBW32.exe, QBUpdate.exe, QBDBMgr.exe, and QBDBMgrN.exe have access to go through your firewall.


  • Moreover, you can open QuickBooks on any of the workstations.
  • And then, open the file menu and also select utilities tab.
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  • Host multi-user access options, and avoid selecting it and also move to the next workstation.
Hosting Multi-user Access-in QuickBooks - Screenshot
  • Select the stop hosting multi-user access, if available.
Stop Hosting Multi-User Access - Screenshot
  • Carry out the same steps on all the workstations.

Method 5: Change the QuickBooksDBXX service to a local system

Another method to fix the issue can be to change the QuickBooksDBXX service to a local system. The steps involved in this process are as follows:

  • The initial step is to tap on the Start menu.
  • And then, type in services.msc and hit enter.
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  • Also, right hit a click on the QuickBooksDBXX service.
  • After that, click on the properties option and also choose log on tab.
  • Next, in this process you need to select radio tab and also hit next.
  • Now hit on apply and select OK tab.
  • Last step is to switch to the multi-user mode again.
Switch to multi-user mode - Screenshot

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Method 6: Setting up the needed server for hosting

  • At first, open the QuickBooks software on any workstations and then open the file menu and also click on utilities tab.
Navigate Utilities Option - Screenshot
  • You will then have to click on the host multi-user access from the utility.
Host multi-user access - Screenshot Image
  • After that, hit yes.
  • Click on yes after the message states company file must be closed appears on the screen.
  • Hit ok to the window for multi-user setup information.
  • The last step is to check if you are able to switch to the multi-user mode.
Switch to multi-user mode - Screenshot

Method 7: Run QuickBooks file doctor tool from tool hub program

The QuickBooks file doctor tool can be of great help in fixing any sort of QuickBooks related issues such as company file issues, multi-user related error etc. You can carry out the steps below to make the best use of the file doctor tool:

QuickBooks Tool Hub - Logo
  • Select the company file issues.
  • Click on the run QuickBooks file doctor tool.
QuickBooks File Doctor - Screenshot
  • And also, select the company file from the drop-down menu in QuickBooks file doctor.
  • Browse for the same.
  • Now, select the check your file option and hit continue.
How to Repair QuickBooks File doctor - Screenshot
  • The last step is to enter QuickBooks admin password and hit next.

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To Wrap it Up!

We believe that the above stated measures are promising enough to get rid of the QuickBooks error 6175, 0. However, if you continue to face the same issue or any other error is still bothering you, then without any second though, give us a call at our dedicated support number i.e. 1-800-761-1787. Our QuickBooks desktop support team will ensure to help you out instantly and will fix the error on your behalf.


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