RE: How do I fix QuickBooks error 816?

I am unable to open my company file.

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Almost every existing software has some error. Today I am going to discuss Quickbooks error code 6190, 816. It is one of the very common errors which users are found.

Introduction to the error code 6190 and 816:-

When you try to open your Company or business file on Windows system and that file is not accessible and the error message is:

“Error -6190, -816 “ describe QuickBooks was unable to open the file [path] on the host computer.”

Reasons for this error occurrence?

Majorly there are two important reasons:

This error may occur when there is a discrepancy between transaction log file(.tlg) and QuickBooks Workbook files (spreadsheet) .qbw file.

This error may also occur due to update failure. If the .qbw file is being updated on another computer without the .tlg file.

Ways to fix QuickBooks error -6190 and- 816

here, we will guide you how to fix this particular problem.Here I would like to tell about the 3 ways to fix this error. If you fail with one solution please try another.

Before executing anything in your QuickBooks, make sure your QuickBooks software has updated to the latest version.

1. Use QuickBooks File Doctor Tool: Download “QuickBooks File Doctor” Tool and install and run it on your system. It is basically used to fix:

<>Data corruption issue.

<>Any networking issue.

<>Windows setup issue.

If QuickBooks File Doctor tool detects any damage in your Company file then

Restore your most recent backup file

Create new data file.

If no problem is detected by QuickBooks File Doctor tool but you are still getting above error then try next solution.

2. Rename your .tlg file: Renaming these files does not cause any data loss. Follow the below steps to rename your transaction log file(.tlg)

Go to Windows Start button and click Explore.

Search the folder in which Company file is placed.

Now locate your .tlg file and right click to rename it.

Give it a new name.

Now try to open your Company file, if you still can not open then try the third result.

3. Third party tool: If above solutions fail to open your Company file then it might be possible that your file is damaged. In this case, the best option is to try a reliable third-party QuickBooks repair tool for QuickBooks error  6190, -816.

Answered on May 29, 2017.
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