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Top 3 Solutions To Fix QuickBooks Error 6130

Quickbooks Error 6130

QuickBooks has a feature to access one company file on different workstations. This is called the multi-user mode in QB. QuickBooks Error 6130 occurs when one workstation fails to open a company file in multi-user mode. It happens because the company file you are trying to access is either corrupt or not present on the network. The error message that appears on the screen is:- 

Error: -6130,0 QuickBooks is trying to access the company file, but cannot contact the database.

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The 6 Reasons For QuickBooks Company File Error 6130

Multiple factors hamper the accessibility of the company file on a shared network. Wrong network configuration or damaged .ND and .TLG file can lead to QuickBooks Company File Error 6130. The complete list of reasons is as follow- 

  1. The company file you are trying to access is corrupted.
  2. The workstation you are trying to access the file has an outdated version of QBD, while the company file was created on a newer version.
  3. You have the wrong network configuration issue.
  4. Windows firewalls or third-party software are blocking internet access.
  5. You are using outdated windows. 
  6. There was damage in .ND or .TLG files.

3 Steps To Follow Before Troubleshooting QuickBooks Error Code 6130

In some situations, error code 6130 can be easily fixed by updating your system or updating QBD. You don’t need to go through complex troubleshooting processes. You should also create a backup of your company file to ensure your data is safe. The complete lists of steps you should follow before the troubleshooting process are:- 

Update QuickBooks
  1. Update QuickBooks to the latest release for the workstation that cannot open the company file. 
  2. Updates Windows operating system
  3. Create a backup of your company file.

The 3 Methods To Fix QuickBooks Error 6130 In A Minutes

Ways to fix QuickBooks Error 6130 involves renaming ND and TLG files, fixing file damage and rebooting QB database manager. Let’s look at these methods in detail:- 

Method 1- Change the name of .ND and .TLG files

Network Data file (.ND) and Transactional Log file (.TLG) files help ensure a network connection and keeping records. Damage in either of them will cause error 6130 in QuickBooks. Renaming them will create new files. Follow these steps to do so:- 

Change the name of .ND and .TLG files
  1. Press the Windows start button and search File Manager. Then tap on OK.
  2. Now open the folder containing your company file, it is generally located at: C:\ Users\Public \Public Documents \Intuit\ QuickBooks\.
  3. Find the files ending with.ND and.TLG extension.
  4. Right-click on them and select Rename.
  5. Add .OLD at the end of these files names and press enter.
  6. Now try to open your company file.

Method 2- Use QuickBooks File doctor from QB tool hub

QuickBooks file doctor can help you fix file damages in the company file and the network. It is available in the QuickBooks tool hub. These are the steps you need to follow:-

Use QuickBooks File doctor
  1. Download and Install QuickBooks Tool Hub if you don’t already have it as a built-in feature.
  2. Go to the Company File issues menu and tap on Run QuickBooks File Doctor. 
  3. Now browse your company file and select it.
  4. Tap on continue and wait for the file doctor to complete its process.

Method 3- Reboot QuickBooks Database Service Manager

QuickBooks database service manager plays a vital role in allowing multiple workstations to access the company file. Restarting it can help undo any unsaved changes. These are the steps you need to follow to avoid QuickBooks database server error 6130:-

QuickBooks Database Service Manager
  1. Press the Windows Start button.
  2. Type Services in the search bar and press Enter.
  3. Browse through the list and double-click on QuickBooksDBXX service. (XX refers to your version of QBD).
  4. Tap on the Stop button.
  5. Now tap on the Apply button and press OK.
  6. Now click on the Start button.
  7. Tap on Apply and press OK. 

So these are the ways to fix QuickBooks Error 6130. QB File doctor can be used for other errors too. Also, keep your workstations and QB application updated to avoid this error message 6130 in QuickBooks in the future. If your error is still not resolved, contact +1(855)-738-0359 Asquare Cloud Hosting’s expert team, who will guide you in the best possible manner. 

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