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QuickBooks Error 6000 -832 [Causes & Resolutions]

10 Fixes for QuickBooks Error 6000 832 [Causes & Solutions]

QB users faced QuickBooks Error 6000-832 when company file gets corrupted or when you try to host the company file on a separate system or server.

Curious about QuickBooks Error 6000-832? You might experience this error if there is a hosting issue with .ND and .TLG files or with the hosting server. As QuickBooks Company file contains all the sensitive information about the company so keeping it safe is the top most priority of every business. But such company file issues may cause damage to the data so in order to save your precious data you need to fix this issue at the earliest. The exact error message that appears on the screen is:-

 “We’re sorry. QuickBooks encountered a problem Error codes: (6000, -832).”
QuickBooks Company File Error Message 6000 -832
QuickBooks Company File Error Message 6000 -832

Won’t be able to use company file due to QuickBooks Error 6000 -832? Talk to our experts by dialing +1-(855)-955-1942.

Vital Causes Of QuickBooks Company File Error 6000 -832

Corrupted or damaged .ND and .TLG files is the major cause of QuickBooks Error code 6000 -832 but still, sometimes basic issues with the QB software can lead to such error messages.

  • Outdated QuickBooks Desktop application.
  • Damaged QuickBooks components can result in QuickBooks error code 6000 832.
  • The .ND and .TLG files might not be functioning properly.
  • Hosting is turned ON.
  • Missing QuickBooks installation files.

The troubleshooting steps to fix error message 6000 832 in QBD differ depending on the cause. Though basic troubleshooting can usually resolve such errors, you may need to try all available solutions to resolve Error Code 6000 -832.

Solution 1: Make Sure QuickBooks Desktop is Updated

Updating the QuickBooks Desktop application can fix a number of issues in QB that could have appeared due to the unavailability of security and other updates in the software. So the first thing you must try to fix QuickBooks Company File Error 6000 -832 is to update your existing QB Desktop app to the latest version.

  • Open the QuickBooks application, and Go to the Help menu.
  • From the drop-down, click on the Update QuickBooks option followed by Update Now.
  • After that, mark the checkbox next to Reset Update.
  • Lastly, click on Get Updates.
Update QuickBooks Desktop to troubleshoot Error 6000 -832 in QB
Update QuickBooks Desktop to troubleshoot Error 6000 -832 in QB

Solution 2: Run QuickBooks File Doctor from Tool Hub

You need to fix damaged QuickBooks components to resolve error 6000 832 in QuickBooks desktop, with the QB File Doctor Tool. But for that, you have to download and install the QuickBooks Tools Hub (1.5.0.0) and prefer using it on Windows 10, 64-bit. First, Close the QuickBooks program. Once done, you have to run the QuickBooks File Doctor. Follow the steps mentioned below: 

  • Open the Tool Hub and select the Company File Issues tab.
  • After that, select the Run QuickBooks File Doctor option. 
  • Further, select your company file from the drop-down menu. If you couldn’t find your file, click on Browse and search to locate your file.
  • Click on check your file option and then, choose Continue.
  • When prompted, enter your QuickBooks admin password and click on Next.

Solution 3: The .ND and .TLG Files should be Renamed

To rectify QuickBooks Company File Error 6000 -832, you can try renaming .ND and .TLG files. QuickBooks data will be kept safe. These files are automatically re-created when you rescan using the QuickBooks Database Server Manager and when you open your company file. Look at the detailed steps to perform the troubleshooting:

  • Firstly, you have to open the folder in which you have stored your company file.
  • Search the files that have the same file name as your company files but with extensions .ND and .TLG.
    1. company_file.qbw.nd
    2. company_file.qbw.tlg
Points to follow to Rename the .ND and .TLG files
  • Right-click each file and select the Rename option. Add the word OLD at the end of each file name. 

Example: company_file.qbw.nd.OLD

  • Try opening the QuickBooks application once again and then, sign in to your company file. 

Solution 4: Turn off the Hosting Mode

You’re advised to have only one PC/Server to host the company files. Also, to make sure that you have turned off the hosting mode, you must follow the below-given steps:

  • Press the F2 key to open the Product Information window.
Turn off the Hosting Mode
Turn off the Hosting Mode
  • There, search for the Local Server Information and ensure that Hosting is turned off.

Solution 5: Confirm the folder permissions to fix QuickBooks Error 6000 832

Sometimes, when you are unable to check the folder permission for QuickBooks, you may face the error 6000 832 in QuickBooks. Then, follow the below-listed instructions to manage the folder permission:

New Share Wizard
New Share Wizard
  • Click right on the folder that has your company file stored in it and then select the Properties option.
  • Then, in the Security tab, click on the advanced option.
  • Now, choose the QBQDataServiceUserXX and then hit the Edit option.
Computer Management
Computer Management
  • Next, you need to make sure that you have permitted all the settings mentioned below are permitted.
  • Traverse folder/Execute file
  • List folder/Read data
  • Read attributes
  • Read extended attributes
  • Create files/write data
  • Create folder/Append data
  • Write attributes
  • Write extended attributes
  • Read permissions
  • If all these permissions are not set correctly, then carry out the steps given below:
  • Click right on the folder having the company file and then go to its Properties section.
  • Next, move on to the Security tab and then hit the Edit option.
  • Then click on the QBataServiceUserXX and then click on the full control option.
File Sharing
File Sharing
  • Lastly, click on the Allow button followed by the Apply and hit OK buttons.

Solution 6: Close all the QuickBooks activities on the system

  • Sign in as the admin on your system.
  • Then click on the Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys on your keyboard to open the task manager.
  • After that, choose the Show processes for all the users option from the users tab.
  • Then, select all the QuickBooks processes from the list and then hit the End task button.
Close all the QuickBooks activities on the system
Close all the QuickBooks activities on the system
  • Then for the last step in this process, switch to multi-user mode to open the file.
Switch to Multi User Mode
Switch to Multi User Mode

Solution 7: Open the sample company file and resolve the QuickBooks Error 6000 832

In this process, you would need to open a sample company file installed on your system. If the sample company file fails to open and an error message appears on the screen, this will allow you to know that the QuickBooks installation is damaged and needs repair.

  • The first step is to move to no company open window.
  • Then, you need to go for the open a sample file option.
Opne a Sample File
Open a Sample File
  • Moving ahead, when you see a sample company file, you have to select it.
  • If the sample file opens up, then you have to move to the next solution.

Solution 8: Copy the QuickBooks file on the desktop

Another process is to copy the QuickBooks file on the desktop, for this carry out the steps given below:

Copy the QuickBooks file on the desktop
Copy the QuickBooks file on the desktop
  • First, you need to open the folder where your company file is saved.
  • Then in the folder, you need to look for a .qbw file.
  • After that, copy the file and paste it on the desktop.
  • Then for the next step, press and hold the control key and open QB. Then again, the no company open window will appear on the screen.
  • Now, you need to select the open or restore an existing company window.
  • Lastly, you need to open the copied file on the desktop.
Open or Restore an Existing Company File
Open or Restore an Existing Company File

Solution 9: Restore a backup of the company file to fix the QuickBooks error 6000 832

  • In this process, you have to open the company file from the File tab in Utilities.
  • Then, click on the stop hosting multi-user access.
Stop Hosting Multi User Access
Stop Hosting Multi User Access
  • And click Yes, if a message saying Company file must be closed prompts on the screen.
  • Next, move on to the company file and copy the path address from the top and restore the file.
Open or Restore Compay
Open or Restore Compay

Solution 10: Configure the antivirus and firewall settings on the system.

Configure the antivirus and firewall settings on the system.
Configure the antivirus and firewall settings on the system.

The antivirus and firewall applications can block your access to some specific QB files. In such a case, you will have to configure the firewall ports and create exceptions for the antivirus program. 

  • Start the process by navigating to the Control Panel.
  • Then select the Windows Firewall option.
  • After that, you need to Turn Windows Firewall on or off.
  • Lastly, you need to select the disable Windows Firewall option.

Hopefully, the troubleshooting solutions provided in this blog have assisted you in quickly resolving QuickBooks Error 6000 -832. However, if you are still experiencing the same problem for whatever reason, we recommend that you contact our experts by giving us a call on QuickBooks Data Service Solutions Helpline Number +1-(855)-955-1942.

1. What does the QuickBooks Error 6000 832 mean?

QuickBooks error 6000 832 is the 6000 error faced by the users while opening the company file. It generally occurs because of damaged or corrupted files or improper internet connectivity or blockage by some firewall application.

2. How can I fix the QB error 6000 832 by changing the hosts’ file?

To change the host file with the appropriate IP address and name of the Linux server, close the QB application first. Then press the Windows + E keys and open a new window. Now click twice on the local disk and also double-click on System 32. After that, open the host file and make a list of the IP address listed there. Lastly, click the tab key on the keyboard and enter the server name and Save it.

3. How to correct the folder permissions to resolve the QuickBooks Error 6000 832??

To correct the folder permissions, open the folder having your data and click right on it. Then go to the Properties section and tap on Securities. After that hit Edit and choose QBDataServiceUserXX and then give it full control and access.

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