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Are you using QuickBooks software and facing issues like QuickBooks Error 6147, 0. Then this blog post may help you to resolve this error. Generally, this is a common error code and appears when a users company file is get damaged or not properly located where they have stored in their computer device.

You may see the following error message:

Error code -6147,0 when attempting to open my company file or a backup file

QuickBooks Error Message 6147 - Screenshot

In this post, we have briefly described why this is happen and what solutions do a user required to fix an error codes.

Reasons behind QuickBooks error 6147, 0

  • It is caused when your QB data file gets corrupted
  • You are restoring the backup using the network drive
  • Backup file name that goes beyond the limitation of about 210 Characters
  • There is a damaged Windows user
  • Damaged QBW files

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Fixing QuickBooks Error Code 6147, 0

A user need to check whether the new release of a QuickBooks software is up-to-date or not. The another method is you need to install and then run the QuickBooks File Doctor tool to diagnose the company file errors or any network problem.

Solution 1: Save your Copy of a backup file into a local computer

  • Open your QB file main File menu and then select as Utilities. Check if you see to host with a multi-user mode to access option, then choose the Yes option and click on yes. It will prompts for a Company file that is closed. Click to Yes option as again.
  • Then restore and take another backup file from your local backup.
  • Ensures that your company file path link is not more than 210 characters if the changes of a company file are located. Try to import it.
  • Get to connect and send your file via the QB data service team.

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Solution 2: Trend Micro Antivirus security for your System/Laptop

  • First go to the Antivirus settings.
  • Then Select to ignore the track or can say the path option.
  • Now ignore the main company file folder from it.
  • Now press or hold the Ctrl shortcut key. Then as simultaneously open your QuickBooks software. To know at where your data file is located into a device.
  • Now open your QuickBooks software without opening any company data file.
  • Then hold the F2 key button. This will open the pop-up at which a user can see your product details consisting at where is the location of a company file folder path.
  • If found any error or persist it again-n-again, consult from your Antivirus Service Provider or Your Antivirus Support Team.

Solution 3: Run the rebuild the utility tool

To fix this error you can run verify and rebuild data utility:

  • From the main file menu, click on utilities.
  • Then click on rebuild the data.
Verify and Rebuild Data in QuickBooks Desktop - Screenshot
  • If you receive an instant backup to take company file data, then click to the OK button.
  • If your PC displays the message & your QuickBooks is not responding. Now click to the OK button.

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Solution 4: Trend Micro Active Scan & have to keep the folder aside that holds the company file details

To find the company file location.

  • Just give a double-click on QB software and then press the CTRL key on your keyboard.
  • First open an application without opening a company file.
  • Now choose the company file from a Window heading by selecting ‘No Company Open’.
no company open message - screenshot
  • Also, make your certain & company file is on the top.

Solution 5: Run QuickBooks File Doctor

  • The very first step is to download and install QuickBooks tool hub from Intuit official site.
  • Once done with that run the tool on the server system
  • And then, move to the company file issues tab and select run QuickBooks file doctor tool
  • The tool will perform the necessary fixes automatically
  • Perform the onscreen steps to complete the process and fix the issue

Solution 6: Rename QuickBooks files such as .ND and .TLG file

  • The very first step is to open the folder where your company file is stored.
  • Now look for .ND and .TLG file that would look like:
  • company_file.qbw.nd
  • company_file.qbw.tlg
  • After that choose the file and right click on it
  • Now choose the rename tab
  • And add old at the end of the file name
  • Now, save changes and open QuickBooks again
  • Try to sign in the company file and check if the issue gets resolved

Solution 7: Change the name of the .ADR file

  • Here, firstly head to the folder having the company file
  • After that look for the adr file
  • Now open the file folder and look for the most recent file
  • The next step is to right click on it and also choose rename tab
  • Change the file name to .qbw and save changes

Solution 8: Close all QuickBooks processes

  • The user needs to first login as Administrator on the server system.
  • After that hit Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys together.
  • Now, choose the users tab
  • This will show the processes for all the users
  • Highlight each of the QuickBooks processes:
    • QBW32.EXE
    • qbupdate.exe
    • and QBDBMgr.exe
  • And hit end task tab
  • This will end all the unwanted processes, after which the user needs to open the company file in multi-user mode and check if the error gets resolved

Solution 9: Use QuickBooks install diagnostic tool

  • At first, shut down your QuickBooks desktop software.
  • Now download QuickBooks Tool hub
  • Open QuickBooksToolHub.exe (downloaded file)
  • Perform the onscreen instructions
  • Open the tool hub program
  • Go for the installation issues tab
  • Click on the install diagnostic tool
  • This will run the tool and let it perform the necessary procedure to scan and fix the issues if any
  • Restart the system after the process ends and check if the error gets resolved

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Winding Up

Hopefully above troubleshooting method will resolve your issue. If yet facing this typical QuickBooks error code 6147, 0 then troubleshoot it by asking expert guidance through calling at QuickBooks Error support phone number i.e. 1-844-405-0907. Feel hassle-free in connecting to our professionals and get instant support avails for 24/7/365.


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