How to resolve QuickBooks error 6190


QuickBooks as a financial software has been designed to be able to use by more than one user. This means same company file can be in use by multiple people. This feature is known as Multiuser Mode.

For checking if system is in multi user mode click on File > Switch to Multi User mode. It is highly advisable to check your license as additional user license would be required to make it work.

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Copy the company file from server system to user computer to test it.
Follow step 2 in case company file is locked error message to come up.
Open Task manager(CTRL+ALT+DELETE), Go to Process tab and kill all know QuickBooks\Intuit Process in the list.

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If you are facing the QuickBooks error 6190, make sure that the QuickBooks software is updated with the latest version. This is how you can do it:

Close your company file and then close QuickBooks.
Right-click the QuickBooks Desktop icon and select Run as administrator.
On the “No Company Open” screen, go to the Help menu and choose Update QuickBooks…
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Go to the Options tab, select Mark All. Next click on Save
Go to the Update Now tab, and mark the Reset Update box.
Select Get Updates button.
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When the message Update Complete appears, close QuickBooks.
Reopen QuickBooks. If you get the message to install the update, select ‘Yes’.
When the installation is complete, restart your computer.
Now check if the error still exists. If it does, proceed to the next solution.

Rename the file

Make sure that you are using the computer in which the company file was saved. Then, you have to rename the files. It won’t cause any data loss. You can rename the file through the following steps:

Open the company folder.
The transaction log file and company file will have the same name but different extensions. For example, company file will be named as [company file name].qbw.nd and a transaction log file will be named as [company file name].qbw.tlg. You need to identify the company file out of those two. That is the only tricky part in renaming the file.
Once found, right-click the company file and select “Rename” option. Enter any new name or simply add “-OLD” at the end of the name.
Make sure that you don’t delete extension or “.qbw.nd” from the end.
Same way, rename the transaction log file without omitting the extension.
Exit the system now.
Open QuickBooks and try to login in the company file.
Hopefully, this will resolve your issue.
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