QuickBooks is a very user-friendly accounting but sometimes the software can fall into some technical faults that can affect your work flow. There are so many error categories in the QuickBooks software which are dedicated to particular type of error. Error Code 6000 series in QuickBooks is one such category which related to the company file errors. In this article, we will be discussing about the QuickBooks Error 6000 82 that occurs while trying to access a QuickBooks Company File.

This error does not allow you to open the company file and pops up the error code 6000 82 with the following error message:

An error occurred when QuickBooks tried to access the company file. Please try again.

Causes Of QuickBooks Error 6000 82

  • Damaged QuickBooks company files
  • QuickBooks company file wasn’t found on another computer in the network
  • Damaged data source name
  • Corrupt or improper installation of QuickBooks software.

Resolving QuickBooks Error 6000 82

Solution 1: Remove spaces from the company name

  • Log out from your QuickBooks account
  • Go to the folder, where you have stored the company files
  • Locate the company file and right click on it
  • From the drop-down list, click on Rename
  • Now, remove spaces from the name and hit enter
  • Try to open or create a new company file.

Solution 2: Turn off hosting where QuickBooks is installed

For single user access:

  • From the main menu, go to File > Utilities
  • Tap on Stop Hosting Multiple User
  • Click on Yes on the confirmation message

For multiple user access:

  • Open QuickBooks software on every system where you are getting the error
  • From the No Company Open window and then select file
  • From the main menu, go to File > Utilities
  • If you see Stop Hosting Multiple User Access then it means that the multiple user hosting is enabled
  • Tap on Stop Hosting Multiple User Access on the system where this option is visible.
  • Follow the prompted steps to turn off hosting
  • Try to open the company file again

Solution 3: For Multiple User access, switch to Hosting local and Remote files mode

  • Open QuickBooks and press F2 key to open the product information window
  • From the Local Server Information window, set hosting to Local files only.
  • Now, switch to Multiple User mode
  • Now open QuickBooks company file on a network computer and open the product information window by pressing F2 key
  • Make sure that the hosting is set to local files only.

Resolve Company File Errors In QuickBooks

The above three mentioned steps will allow you to resolve the QuickBooks Error 6000 82 and you will be able to open the company file and work on it. However, if the error didn’t get resolved then you need to reinstall the QuickBooks software on all the network systems.

In case if the error still persists then you need to dial our toll-free QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1-866-701-7446 instantly.


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