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How to Fix QuickBooks Error Code 6189 and 816 | Forum

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Ben Mark
Ben Mark Aug 22 '22

In this post, we are discussing the QuickBooks Error code – 6189, 816. This error is faced by many users. This post tells about the various causes and methods to resolve in an efficient way. If the user faces any problem related to the QuickBooks enterprise, they can coordinate our experts and technicians.

QuickBooks is undoubtedly one of the best accounting software. But it also faces troubles with some issues or errors. QuickBooks error 6189 is known as one of the most common error that QB users has faced in their software:

An error occurs when QuickBooks tried to access the company file (-6189, -816)

Error Status: On desktop screen it shows QuickBooks Error Code 6189 and 816 , it is caused when a user will try to access the company file and this appears an error code as -6189. In the meanwhile, if you are looking for the quick solution of this error then you can talk to our QuickBooks Error Support team at +1-844-405-0907.

According the Intuit, this error mainly happens when you try to open a company file but the company file inaccessible. So here, in this blog today we are going to discuss about the causes as well as the solutions of QuickBooks Error Code 6189.

Causes of QuickBooks Error 6189

  • Any latest change in the QuickBooks software change can cause corruption in Windows Registry.
  • Incomplete installation of QuickBooks or damaged download of QuickBooks Software.
  • Some malicious software can delete QuickBooks files. In fact, good software can also mistakenly delete the files.
  • Virus and malware infections in the windows system or in the QuickBooks file causing damage to them.
  • Windows registry corrupted due to a latest QB software change.

Recover lost data with QuickBooks Auto Data Recovery

  • If you have QuickBooks Desktop with Auto Data Recovery (ADR), then you may be able to able to recover almost all of your data if data loss or corruption happens.
  • If you have not ADR then take help from our QuickBooks data recovery support team.

You may also read:How to Fix QuickBooks Error Code -6150, -1006

Create QuickBooks Desktop Company File

A QuickBooks Desktop company file holds financial records of a company. If you’re new to QuickBooks, you should start with creating a company file. In case you already have a company file, you can upgrade the file or check if it is the appropriate time to begin with a new company file to replace your old file.

  • First of all, open QuickBooks Desktop.
  • And then visit the “No Company Open” window and select Create a new company.
  • Choose Express Start or Detailed Start.