QuickBooks is an essential tool for managing business finances, but it can occasionally encounter errors that can disrupt your work. One of the most common errors that QuickBooks users face is Error 6123. This error occurs when you try to access a QuickBooks company file over a network or when you try to restore a backup from an external device. In this blog post, we will discuss the causes of QuickBooks Error 6123 and how you can fix it.
What Causes Error 6123?
QuickBooks Error 6123 can be caused by a number of factors, including:
How to Fix Error 6123?
Here are some methods you can try to fix QuickBooks Error 6123:
Method 1: Run the QuickBooks File Doctor
QuickBooks File Doctor is a free tool provided by Intuit that can help diagnose and fix many QuickBooks errors, including Error 6123. Here are the steps to use the QuickBooks File Doctor:
Method 2: Open the Company File Locally
If you are trying to access the company file over a network, try opening it locally instead. Here are the steps to open the company file locally:
Method 3:Turn Off Hosting on All Computers Except the Server
If QuickBooks is installed on multiple computers, make sure that only the server is hosting the company file. Here are the steps to turn off hosting on all computers except the server:
QuickBooks Error 6123 can be frustrating, but there are several methods you can try to fix it. If none of these methods work, you may need to contact QuickBooks customer support for further assistance. Remember to always back up your company files before making any changes to your QuickBooks software.