Fix your QuickBooks Error 6190 816-Full Guide

QuickBooks is a popular accounting software used by businesses of all sizes. It is an effective tool for managing finances and tracking expenses. However, like all software, QuickBooks can run into errors that can hinder its functionality. One such error is QuickBooks Error 6190 816. In this article, we will discuss what causes this error, its signs, and how to troubleshoot it.

Reasons for QuickBooks Error 6190 816

QuickBooks Error 6190 816 usually occurs when multiple users try to access the company file at the same time. This can happen if the company file is stored on a network drive and more than one user is trying to access it simultaneously. The error can also occur if the company file is being accessed by one user in single-user mode while the other user is accessing it remotely.

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Signs of QuickBooks Error 6190 816

When QuickBooks Error 6190 816 occurs, the user may experience the following signs:

  • QuickBooks stops responding
  • QuickBooks crashes or freezes
  • Error message appears on the screen
  • Inability to open the company file
  • Inability to access the company file in multi-user mode

Prior things before troubleshooting

Before troubleshooting QuickBooks Error 6190 816, it is important to consider the following:

  1. Check if the company file is open on any other computer or device. If so, close it before attempting to open it on your computer.
  2. Check if the company file is stored on a network drive. If so, make sure that all users are logged out of the company file and that it is not being accessed by any other user.
  3. Make sure that all users are using the same version of QuickBooks.

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Troubleshooting steps for QuickBooks Error 6190 816

The following steps can be taken to troubleshoot QuickBooks Error 6190 816:

Step 1: Use the QuickBooks File Doctor Tool

The QuickBooks File Doctor Tool is a useful tool that can help diagnose and fix errors in QuickBooks. It can be used to resolve QuickBooks Error 6190 816 by following these steps:

  1. Download and install the QuickBooks File Doctor Tool.
  2. Launch the tool and select the company file that is causing the error.
  3. Select the option “Check your file and network.”
  4. Enter the admin password for the company file and click on “Next.”
  5. Select the option “Host/Server” or “Workstation” depending on the computer you are using.
  6. Click on “Yes” to allow the QuickBooks File Doctor Tool to make changes to your computer.
  7. Wait for the tool to complete the scan and repair process.
  8. Open QuickBooks and check if the error has been resolved.

Note: If the QuickBooks File Doctor Tool is unable to resolve the error, proceed to the next step.

Step 2: Rename the .TLG and .ND files

The .TLG and .ND files are configuration files that can cause errors in QuickBooks. Renaming these files can resolve QuickBooks Error 6190 816 by following these steps:

  1. Open the folder that contains the company file.
  2. Locate the files with the extensions .TLG and .ND.
  3. Right-click on each file and select “Rename.”
  4. Add the word “OLD” at the end of the file name.
  5. Open QuickBooks and check if the error has been resolved.

Note: If the error persists, proceed to the next step.

Step 3: Use the Auto Data Recovery Tool

The Auto Data Recovery Tool is a feature in QuickBooks that can help recover lost or damaged data. It can be used to resolve QuickBooks Error 6190 816 by

following these steps:

  1. Create a backup of the company file.
  2. Navigate to the folder that contains the company file.
  3. Locate the .QBW.adr file that was created by QuickBooks Auto Data Recovery.
  4. Copy the .QBW.adr file to a new folder on your desktop.
  5. Rename the file by removing the .adr extension.
  6. Open QuickBooks and navigate to the new folder where you saved the renamed file.
  7. Check if the error has been resolved.

Note: If the error persists, contact QuickBooks Data Services for further assistance.

FAQ

  1. What causes QuickBooks Error 6190 816?

QuickBooks Error 6190 816 occurs when multiple users try to access the company file at the same time, or if the company file is being accessed by one user in single-user mode while the other user is accessing it remotely.

  1. What are the signs of QuickBooks Error 6190 816?

The signs of QuickBooks Error 6190 816 include QuickBooks crashing or freezing, error message appearing on the screen, inability to open the company file, and inability to access the company file in multi-user mode.

  1. How can I troubleshoot QuickBooks Error 6190 816?

You can troubleshoot QuickBooks Error 6190 816 by using the QuickBooks File Doctor Tool, renaming the .TLG and .ND files, or using the Auto Data Recovery Tool.

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Conclusion

QuickBooks Error 6190 816 can be a frustrating issue to deal with, but it can be resolved by following the steps outlined in this article. Before troubleshooting, it is important to check if the company file is open on any other computer or device, and to make sure that all users are using the same version of QuickBooks. If the error persists, it is recommended to contact QuickBooks Data Services for further assistance. If you need any help or support related to QuickBooks, you can contact the Toll-Free Helpline Number +1-888-704-1357 to get assistance from the QuickBooks Data Services team.