A company file plays a crucial part in QuickBooks. It contains all the financial data of the company. Any minor damage or corruption to the company file can lead to a number of errors in QuickBooks. One such company file error is QuickBooks error 6147. It arises when a user attempts to open the company file on QuickBooks. Damage or corruption in the data file is one of the main causes of the error. Although, it can be fixed by running the File Doctor Tool. To learn more about its resolving techniques, read the blog carefully until the end.
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Main causes of QuickBooks company file error 6147
Following are the number of reasons behind this company file error:
- Damage or corruption in the QB data file.
- Corrupted or improper installation of QuickBooks.
- The company file is stored in some folder other than of QuickBooks.
- The QuickBooks company file name exceeds the limit set by Intuit.
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Quick Ways to Rectify QuickBooks pro error 6147
Solution 1. Perform a QuickBooks Desktop update
- Close QuickBooks Desktop and move to your desktop.
- Click the Windows Start icon and scroll through the programs.
- Once you see the QuickBooks Desktop icon, right-click it.
- Select the Run as administrator option and proceed to the No Company Open screen.
- From the Help tab and select Update QuickBooks Desktop.
- Go to the Options menu, click Mark All, and then Save.
- Move to the Update Now tab and make sure the Reset Update checkbox is selected.
- Click Get Updates to download the update file
- Open QuickBooks, install the latest update, and restart your computer.
If the company file error continues, move on to Solution 2.
Solution 2. Verify and change the QuickBooks company file location
- On your keyboard, tap the F2 key while QuickBooks is open.
- When the Product Information window opens, go to the File Information section and note down the file location.
- Move to the file location, open the QuickBooks folder and find your file.
- If you can’t see the file, type .qbw in the search box and select the file that appears.
- Right-click the file and select Properties.
- Shift company file to the correct folder and open it in QuickBooks Desktop.
If the error persists, follow Solution 3.
Solution 3. Download QuickBooks Tool Hub and run File Doctor
- Download and install the latest version of QuickBooks Tool Hub on your device.
- Move to your desktop and open the QuickBooks Tool Hub by double-clicking its icon.
- Choose the Company File Issues tab, then click Run QuickBooks File Doctor and choose your company file.
- If your company file is not visible, click Browse and search to find it.
- Make sure the Check your file option is selected and then Continue.
- Enter admin login credentials and click Next.
We are optimistic that the solutions given above will help you resolve QuickBooks error 6147. If the error doesn’t fix, feel free to contact the certified QuickBooks expert’s team by dialing our helpline number +1 800-579-9430.
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