QuickBooks is an accounting software by Intuit to manage and keep records of various financial transactions of organizations. The software is designed to store all the information in a company file (QBW) and also maintains the transactions in a log file (.tlg). QuickBooks operates after matching these two files and if by any means there is a mismatch, the company can not be accessed following some sort of internal corruption. For such instances, Intuit suggests methods to repair corrupt QuickBooks file. However, if the problem still persists, you must look for any powerful intuit repair utility to do the job efficiently.
In the above case, if the company file has been corrupted and you are trying to access the same, the file can not be accessed with error messages on the screen. The error message that you receive may be as below:
"QuickBooks was unable to open the file [path\filename] on the host computer [host name]. Try opening the file with QuickBooks on the host computer or run the QuickBooks Database Server Manager on the host computer and then try opening the file on your computer.
If the problem persists, please contact Intuit Technical Support and provide them with the following error codes (-6190, -816)."
Causes: In general, the above error message is the result of a possible corruption in the QuickBooks database. The corruption may have happened because of the mismatch of the transaction log file (.tlg) and the company file (.qbw). Or else you may have taken the company file to another computer and updated the database without the associated .tlg file.
Resolution: Below methods may help you get over the problem and you can be able to access the file:
QuickBooks Company File Diagnostic Tool: This utility can help you check the consistency of the company file. Download this tool and run it. If you find any error in the company file, then, restore the file from the previously taken valid backup.
QuickBooks Connection Diagnostic Tool: If the above method does not solve the problem, there may be some problem with the network connection. Download this tool and run it to check the correctness of the network connection. If the connection is alright, then, you need to try the next method.
Rename the log file (.tlg): If both of the above methods fail, you need to locate the log file and rename it according to the need.
If you failed to solve the issue with the above methods, you have to opt for any QuickBook Repair software to repair and recover your seemingly lost data back.
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