QuickBooks has gained immense popularity and is used by small to medium-sized organizations to ease their accounting and financial tasks. But at the same time, it is undeniable that this application is also prone to some inevitable technical glitches and errors. One of the errors that the users usually address is QuickBooks Error 6000 83. It might happen when the user attempts to launch, restore, or backup the data file. Dealing with such annoying errors is a daunting task, and it needs to be fixed at the earliest. So to help you out in this blog, we have listed all the troubleshooting steps that will help you tackle this error. 


 If you are still struggling with QuickBooks Error 6000 83, don’t worry and contact our experts by dialing the helpline number 855-856-0053.


Symptoms that help you to detect QuickBooks Error 6000 83?

Here we have listed some of the signs and symptoms that will help you to identify why this error evokes.

  • Whenever this error strikes, it comes up with an error message.

  • If the active program window crashes suddenly you might get this error.

  • Also, if your system or QB application starts freezing frequently. 

  • Your Windows operating system starts performing sluggishly. 

Reasons that promote QuickBooks Error 6000 83 

  • If more than one computer is hosting the company file on the network can be responsible.

  • Using an incompatible version of QB like the Non-US or Non-Canadian version might strike this error. 

  • Another reason may be corruption or damage in the folder containing the company file. 

  • Also, if any Windows security application is interrupting QB to communicate with the company file stored on the server. 


Easy and full-proof methods to deal with QuickBooks Error 6000 83

Follow the troubleshooting step as per the issue that you might get while accessing the company file. 


Condition 1: Perform the steps to fix issue occur while restoring the company file 


  • Check your file backup name 

Before checking the file backup name, ensure that the file's name doesn’t include any symbols, special characters, or spaces. To verify the file name, access the file explorer and open the folder where you have placed the backup of the data file. After that, right-click on the file named .qbb and click Rename. In the end, you need to restore your company file. 


Condition 2: Perform the steps to fix the issue that occur while creating a backup of the data file 


  • In the first place, navigate to and click the File menu. 

  • Soon after this, select the Quit QuickBooks Desktop option and then click the Windows Start menu on the desktop.

  • Open the Windows File Explorer and look for the My Computer or This PC option that is highlighted on your system from the navigation bar. 

  • Subsequently, double-click on the C: drive to open and make a new folder named QB Test Folder. 

  • Following this, you are supposed to create a backup of the company file and then save this backup file to the QB Test Folder that you have newly launched. 

  • Next, you have to restore the backup data file with the help of the new backup file. 

  • In the end, if you won’t encounter this error again, then you can use the backup file as the main company file. Therefore, you don’t have to access the old data file further. 


With this, we come to an end regarding this blog and hope that the aforementioned troubleshooting steps will help you to eradicate QuickBooks Error 6000 83 permanently. To know more about this error, contact the experts at the toll-free number 855-856-0053.


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