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How To Resolve QuickBooks error 6210

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QuickBooks error 6210


For more than three decades, QuickBooks Desktop has been widespread among small and mid-sized enterprises in the accounting industry. QuickBooks Desktop makes the time-consuming task of managing regular financial activities a matter of seconds for its users. Without any doubt, QuickBooks Desktop is a great application; however, at the same time, we can’t ignore its vulnerability to errors and glitches. This post will discuss QuickBooks error 6210, which numerous users receive while opening their company files in QuickBooks Desktop. It shows up with an error message displaying “We’re Sorry. QuickBooks encountered a problem when opening the company file.” Several factors can cause QuickBooks error code 6210, which you will learn further, along with their troubleshooting fixes.


Why does QuickBooks error code 6210 occur?

Usually, QuickBooks error 6210 occurs when the configuration files that allow QuickBooks Desktop to open the company file are damaged or corrupted. Numerous other factors can lead to it as well, such as:

  1. QuickBooks Database Server Manager is not functioning on the host computer.

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What are the ways to eradicate QuickBooks error 6210?

Solution 1) Change the titles of QuickBooks configuration files

  1. Click on the Windows Start logo.
  2. Select the All Programs option.
  3. Find File Explorer in the list and open it.
  4. Move to the C: drive and open the Users folder.
  5. Follow the path “Public\Documents\Intuit\QuickBooks” to open the folder which contains your company file.
  6. Find the files with the same file title as your company file but with extensions.ND and.TLG.
  7. Right-click the file with the.ND extension and pick the Rename option.
  8. At the end of the file title, type “.old” (as in company_file.qbw.nd.old).
  9. Right-click the file with the.TLG extension and pick the Rename option,
  10. Type “.old” at the end of the file title (as in company_file.qbw.tlg.OLD).
  11. Launch your QuickBooks Desktop and try to open the company file.

If you still face QuickBooks error 6210, move to the below-mentioned solution.

Solution 2) Restart QuickBooks Database Server Manager from QuickBooks Tool Hub

  1. Close QuickBooks Desktop on the host computer.
  2. Download QuickBooks Tool Hub of the current version ( from Intuit’s website. To make QuickBooks Tool Hub easily accessible, save the downloaded file (QuickBooksToolHub.exe) on your Windows Desktop.
  3. Open the QuickBooksToolHub.exe file and follow the on-screen instructions to install QuickBooks Tool Hub.
  4. In QuickBooks Tool Hub, reach the Network Issues tab.
  5. Click QuickBooks Database Server Manager.
  6. If you see the company file inside QuickBooks Database Server Manager, select Start Scan. If you don’t see the company file there, select Browse to find it.
  7. At last, start QuickBooks Desktop and check whether you can sign in to your company file now.


If you can’t resolve QuickBooks error 6210 with the help of the troubleshooting mentioned above, your company file might be located on a detachable hard drive. Therefore, we advise you to open your company file in QuickBooks Desktop locally. For further assistance removing QuickBooks error code 6210,


Frequently Asked Question


How do I fix a QuickBooks error code?

Error code description, causes, solutions?

  • Close your QuickBooks.
  • Download our QuickBooks Tool Hub.
  • Open the file you downloaded (QuickBooksToolHub.exe).
  • Follow the on-screen steps to install.
  • When the install finishes, open the tool hub on your Windows desktop.
  • Select Program Problems.
  • Click Quick Fix my Program.
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