QuickBooks Error Code 6189

What is the cause of QuickBooks error code 6189, (-6189, -82), (-6189, -77), or (-6189, -1005) in QuickBooks?

QuickBooks Error code 6189

When Users try open a company file, they get an QuickBooks Error Code 6189, (-6189, -82), (-6189, -77), or (-6189, -1005). These issues can be caused by:

  • Different transaction log files (.TLG). Such as a.TLG file that is much older than the company file that you are trying to open.
  • Limited permissions for the users of Windows, QBDataServiceUserXX.
  • You seek to open a company file in the not suitable version of QuickBooks Desktop. Such as, opening a QuickBooks 2015 company file in QuickBooks 2014.
  • Maybe the company file is damaged or corrupted.

How to troubleshoot QuickBooks Error (-6189), (-6189, -82), (-6189, -77), or (-6189, -1005)

The issue, which is causing QuickBooks error 6189, may have been settled in the latest offering for your version of QuickBooks Desktop. Update your copy of QuickBooks to the recent version, and then try to open or create the company file once again.

If you are re-opening and updating the QuickBooks and it doesn’t fix the issue, QuickBooks support suggests two solutions for this error. The first solution may fix your QuickBooks problem, or you may need to try both to settle the issue.

Solution 1 – Use QuickBooks File Doctor

Download the QuickBooks File Doctor tool. Install and run it. If the issue continues, then proceed to the next solution.

QuickBooks File Doctor QBFD

Solution 2 – Manually fix the Error of -6189, XX.

  • First, Rename the log file transaction:
    • Open the Computer window; just press Win + E on your keyboard.
    • Go to the folder which contains your company file.
    • Find the transaction log file. It will be in the same name as your company file, but with an extension of.TLG.
    • Rename the Transaction log file.
    • Enter a different name, such as company file OLD.tlg
    • Open QuickBooks, and a new transaction log file will automatically create.
  • If the error repeat, make sure that the data is not encrypted:
  • Select the properties, in Windows Explorer.
  • Click on the General Tab.
  • Choose Attributes, and then press on Advanced.
  • If the Encrypt contents to secure data are selected, the file is encrypted. Clear the checkbox and press on OK.
  • Copy the file, and paste it onto a desktop. If it opens, then the location of the file is damaged.
  • If other users can sign in successfully, then troubleshoot the corrupted data.

Contact QuickBooks Experts To Resolve QuickBooks Error 6189

If any of the solutions don’t work, contact our QuickBooks error support team. It provides 24/7 support services, to fix the issues of QuickBooks users and gives the finest solution to users’ queries. Dial our QuickBooks Technical Support Phone Number +1888-727-4587.

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How to fix Error -6000 and -77 in QuickBooks

What is Quickbooks Error code -6000 & -77 ?

Quickbooks Error code -6000 & -77 occurs when you are opening your QuickBooks company file

How to fix error -6000 and -77 in QuickBooks

These error codes usually occur when there is some problem with the Company file either the software cannot read its path location or there is some internal damage.

An easy solution to this error is that you can restart the computer and restart the application or you can restore the backup locally from the external drive.

QuickBooks Error -6000, -832

How to Repair QuickBooks Error 6000, 77

Fixing the error using QuickBooks file doctor > Click here to download QuickBooks File Doctor

  • Download and run the QuickBooks file doctor tool
  • Open the company file that is giving you issues
  • let QuickBooks file doctor do its work

If the problem still persists then rename the .ND and .TLG files are the configuration files for QuickBooks which allows it to run on a network or multi-user mode.

  • Go to your local company files folder
  • Locate the error company file ending with .ND and .TLG
  • Rename these files by adding .old for the example company file .qbw.nd.old

Contact Experts For Help with QuickBooks Error 6000, 77

Open QuickBooks and run the file if you still get the same error then contact QuickBooks technical support phone number for help.