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QuickBooks Database Corruption Over Network

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Intuit QuickBooks is a well-known and advanced accounting software for small and medium sized business. The programs offers a great set of features to manage your precious accounting and financial data. It stores company information, customer information, employees information, charts of accounts, financial statement designer, items & services, and other accounting data in a single database file, called QBW (QuickBooks database) file. Sometimes you may find the QBW file corrupted and thus inaccessible. Corruption may occur due to a wide variety of reasons, ranging from simple user error to serious application malfunction. In such situations, you need to repair corrupt QuickBooks file using appropriate tools to get your data back.


Intuit QuickBooks indicates QBW file corruption in various ways and corruption errors is the most usual among them. For example, you may encounter the following error message when you try to open a QuickBooks database or use a QuickBooks company file over network:

"[-6123, 0]
Connection to the QuickBooks company file has been lost"


The database can not be accessed after the above error message. QBW file becomes totally inaccessible and your precious data is rendered unusable. In order to extract your valuable information from the database, you need to use Intuit Quickbooks Recovery options to fix the issue.


Root of the problem:

You may encounter this behavior of Intuit QuickBooks due to any of the following reasons:

  • The network connection to the server or host computer is interrupted.

  • The Firewall settings of your Microsoft Windows computer is preventing the QuickBooks applications from accessing required ports.

  • Multiple Intuit QuickBooks database service instances are running concurrently.

  • The QuickBooks installation is damaged.

  • QuickBooks database or QBW file is corrupt.



Try using the below methods to sort out this issue:

  • Reboot your system and reconnect with the host server.

  • Disable the Firewall or modify the Firewall settings to allow QuickBooks to access the database over network.

  • Repair the QuickBooks installation using Add/Remove Programs option in Control Panel.

  • Restore the corrupt database from current backup.

  • Use third-party Intuit recovery software to repair and restore the database.


The Intuit Repair QuickBooks File software are particularly designed to thoroughly scan the whole database and extract precious information from it. Such tools offer straightforward and trouble-free recovery along with with interactive graphical user interface.


Stellar Phoenix Recovery for QuickBooks is the best QBW repair software to offer absolute recovery in all corruption scenarios. The software is compatible with US versions of Intuit QuickBooks 2010 and 2009. It is designed for Microsoft Windows 2003, XP, and 2000.

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