QuickBooks Error Code -6000, -301

What is QuickBooks Error 6000, 301 & How to fix it?

QuickBooks Error -6000, -301 occurs mostly with the users who are using QuickBooks Enterprise. Before we go ahead and tell the procedure of fixing the error, keep in mind if you are using QuickBooks Multi-user in QuickBooks Enterprise with hosting, then you should immediately contact QuickBooks Enterprise support because it requires some deep technical troubleshooting to get the error fixed.

QuickBooks Error 6000 301 Appears as

QuickBooks Error 6000 301

Warning: An error occurred when QuickBooks Desktop tried to access the company file. Please try again. If the problem persists, contact Intuit Technical Support and provide them with the following error codes: (-6000, -301).

Description of QuickBooks Error 6000, 301:

According to QuickBooks, this failure can be generated by one or more of the following problems:

  • The QuickBooks extension file of.TLG has been corrupted.
  • The .ND file has been corrupted.
  • The .DSN file has broken.
  • The extension file of.QBW has been damaged.

Causes of QuickBooks Error 6000, 301

According to QuickBooks, Error -6000, and -301 has various possible reasons.  The possible reasons involve:

  • A user is trying to open a company file of QuickBooks with the extension of.QBW that has been saved in a different location other than a local hard drive.
  • The company file with the extension of.QBW has been corrupted.
  • Encryption software has been placed on the local drive where the company files with the extension of.QBW have been saved.

To resolve the issue of QuickBooks, try one of the given recommendations:

  • Restart your PC and restart the company file
  • Make sure your QuickBooks is up-to-date.
  • Rename the company file.TLG to.TLG2 and restart QuickBooks
  • Disable encryption software and restart the company file

Solutions to fix QuickBooks error 6000, 301:

Solution 1 – Update QuickBooks:

  • Ensure that your QuickBooks is up-to-date if not, then update your QuickBooks on all your PCs.
  • If the company file is still not opening, proceed to troubleshoot.

Solution 2 – reset the name of support folders:

  • The support files listed above are in the corresponding folder as your company data.
  • They have an identical name as your company file, but they have.ND, TLG or.DSN added to the filename.
  • Rename all of the support files by adding the word.OLD at the end of each file name.
  • QuickBooks Desktop will naturally rebuild the files from default data.

Solution 3 – Restart your PC

  • Restart your PC on which you are working.
  • Restart the PC on which the company file has been saved
  • If you are still unable to open the file, proceed to troubleshoot.

Solution 4 – Resolve the Issue with the File Doctor of QuickBooks Desktop

  • Download the QuickBooks File Doctor tool of QuickBooks Desktop and install it.
  • Still facing the problem, proceed to troubleshoot.

Solution 5 – If the encryption software is running on your PC, disable it.

  • Communicate to the software merchant for your encryption software for specific guidance on disabling the software.

Call QuickBooks Experts to fix QuickBooks Error 6000, 301 in QuickBooks Desktop

If any of the above-given solutions didn’t resolve the QuickBooks error, contact immediately to QuickBooks Enterprise support. QuickBooks 24/7 Support Phone Number +1888-727-4587 works 24/7 to fix the issues of QuickBooks. Call now and work hassle-free on QuickBooks.