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Your Easy Guide to Fix QuickBooks Error 6000 301
Facing warning and error messages in QuickBooks is common, and fortunately, these general issues can quickly be resolved by running troubleshooting tools offered by Intuit. One such warning message that you can see while accessing your company file reads, “Warning: An error occurred when QuickBooks Desktop tried to access the company file.” As every error is unique, so their solutions are. In this article, we will elaborate on the reasons that trigger QuickBooks error 6000 301 and learn how you can resolve the issue with the least effort possible.
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Let’s have a Look at Reasons that Cause QuickBooks Company File Error 6000 301
The following are some common and obvious reasons that can hinder the company file operations in QuickBooks and trigger error code 6000 301 while doing so.
- One or more of the QuickBooks program files that helps QuickBooks access the company file are damaged.
- Corruption in the company data due to an infection or any malicious program on the system can also result in the same error.
- If you have unintentionally encrypted the company data using some encryption software.
Troubleshooting the issue has become much easier as you know the exact reasons behind it. In the next section of this article, we will learn to fix the problem using quick troubleshooting solutions.
Troubleshooting Solutions to Rectify Error 6000 301 in QuickBooks Desktop
Solution 1: Repair Damaged QuickBooks Program Files by Renaming them
- Close QuickBooks Desktop if it is running on the system.
- Open Windows Explorer and go to the QuickBooks folder.
- Look for the .TLG extension.
- If you can’t see the file’s extension, go to the Windows Files and Folder settings and make the files extensions visible.
- Now right-click the .TLG file and add .OLD at the end of the file name after the extension.
- Now rename the files having .ND and .DSN extensions.
- Launch QuickBooks and check if you can open the company file in it.
Solution 2: Repair the Damage in the Company Data using QuickBooks File Doctor
- Open the Help tab in QuickBooks and choose the QuickBooks Tool Hub option.
- Download QuickBooks Tool Hub and install it by following the on-screen prompts.
- Launch QuickBooks Tool Hub after installing and go to the Company File Issues tab.
- Select QuickBooks File Doctor and choose the browse option to select your company file.
- Click Check File Damage Only option and hit the Diagnose File option.
- Once the file is repaired, try to open it in QuickBooks.
One more thing you need to ensure is not to have your file encrypted. If you suspect that you have accidentally encrypted your company file, use the same encryption program to decrypt it. If you still can’t fix QuickBooks error 6000 301 using the solutions in this article, dial 1-855-856-0042 and get in touch with certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor experts for further help.
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