How to Solve QuickBooks Error Code 6189?
How to Solve QuickBooks Error Code 6189?
QuickBooks Error Code 6189 mainly happens when a user try to open a company file. So, today in this helpful blog we are going to discuss about the causes as well as the solutions.

How to Fix QuickBooks Error Code 6189 and 816

QuickBooks error code 6189 is a runtime error that can be encountered when the user tries to open the company file. It can also come up with a warning message stating “An error occurred when QuickBooks tried to access the company file. Such an error indicates that any kind of error with the multi user network and not working with the accounting data. This sort of error can be triggered due to plenty of factors, which we have discussed later in this post. If you are also facing such an error, then sticking around the post till the end is recommended. You can also connect with our professionals for further technical assistance. Use our helpline and directly speak with our accounting experts

Causes of QuickBooks error 6189

·         In case there is any issue with QuickBooks hosting processes, then this error can be seen

·         Also, if there is damaged network data source file on the QuickBooks server of host system

·         Moreover, if there is missing or damaged QuickBooks components

·         In case the company file on a network computer is in use by a program or a process

·         In case the user mistakenly deletes the important drivers from the system needed for running QuickBooks


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Solutions for fixing QuickBooks error 6189

The user can try fixing the error code, implementing any of the below methods:

Method 1: Close all QuickBooks processes

·         Under this method, the user needs to log in as system admin on the server hosted system

·         And then, open the task manager and press ctrl + shift + esc

·         The next step is to select the users to see all the processes started by all users

·         Select all QuickBooks processes like QBW32.exe, qbupdate.exe, QBDBMgr.exe

·         Click on end task

·         And open the company file in multi user mode

Method 2: Download and install QuickBooks refresher tool

·         Here, the user needs to download the QuickBooks refresher tool from intuit official site

·         After that, save the file on the system

·         And click on downloaded file name with qbrefresherv1.exe

·         Click on yes tab to the user account permission

·         Now, click on yes to accept the terms and conditions of the software

·         After the tool is installed on the system, click on it and click on ok tab

Eliminating the QuickBooks error code 6189 might seem to be a hard nut to crack, until the above stated steps are incorporated. Once the steps are followed in a proper manner, the user will surely able to get rid of the issue instantly. Whereas, if for some reason the error continues, we suggest you to connect with our technically sound accounting professionals and ask them to carry out the necessary steps on your behalf. You can make use of our dedicated support line i.e. +1(844)405-0907