Simple Steps to Fix QuickBooks Error Code 6150

QuickBooks is a versatile accounting software that is trusted by millions of business owners across the globe. However, despite it being an innovative software, QuickBooks users on many occasions face errors and glitches. The errors may appear on the screen at any time, for example, while installing the software, updating or upgrading it, or opening a company file. One common error that appears while opening a company file is QuickBooks Error Code 6150.

This article will discuss the causes and the solutions of QuickBooks error 6150 in detail. In case you need assistance in regards to this error or any other error, you can contact us via chat.

When does QuickBooks Error Code 6150 occur?

This error code often appears when users attempt to open a QuickBooks file or work on it. You can retry to open the company file of QuickBooks.

QuickBooks Error 6150 and 1006 messages may appear at the time of program installation during windows startup (or shut down) or during Windows installation while another QuickBooks software is running. Knowing when and where the error appears may be a great help in troubleshooting the problem.

Here’s a screenshot of the actual error:

quickbooks error message 6150-1006

What are the signs of QuickBooks Error Code 6150?

  • Your PC often crashes with error 6150 when you run the same program.
  • Error 6150 pops up and causes the active program on a window to crash.
  • Windows becomes slow.
  • Mouse or keyboard commands respond slowly.
  • QuickBooks Error 6150 1006 appears on the computer screen.
  • Your system keeps on freezing for a few seconds at a time.

What triggers QuickBooks Error 6150 and 1006?

A few more error codes that appear along with error 6150 or come under it are 1006, 01004, etc.

The possible causes for 6150-1006 can be one or more of the following.

  • QuickBooks-related files are deleted by mistake or by a malicious program.
  • QuickBooks Accounting Software is incomplete or damaged.
  • Malware or virus infection caused corruption in Windows system files or QB-related program files.
  • Inappropriate, incomplete, or damaged QuickBooks Installation.
  • You are trying to back up a company file that is corrupt.
  • Incorrect QuickBooks Company file extension.
  • Maybe you are trying to open a portable and QuickBooks can’t open that.

Sometimes, this QuickBooks error may appear because the file you may be trying to access is on a damaged platform. Another major reason may be that you are trying to restore data from a corrupted drive.

How to fix QuickBooks Error Code 6150?

Follow the below-given solution methods in order to settle the QB error code 6150.

Solution 1:

  • You can change the location of the QuickBooks company file.
  • Search and find the QBW extension file.
  • Go to the folder where company files are stored.
  • Copy the Company file from the folder and paste that on the desktop.
  • Open and restore the existing company file and move it to the desktop.
  • Press the control key (keep it pressed), and open QuickBooks so you are guided to the No company open window.
  • Move on to the below-mentioned solution if the error still exists.

Solution 2:

  • Open a sample company file.
  • See if you receive any issues with the company file.
  • If the sample company file receives any error at the time of opening, it means the installation has been damaged and needs repairing.

Solution 3:

  • You can use Auto Data Recovery copy.
  • Do you know when the error occurred? You can recover a backup from before the error 6150 appeared or simply restore your company file’s Auto Data Recovery copy (if the problem continues).

Winding Up

If you are not able to get rid of QuickBooks Error Code 6150 on your own, you can contact us. We are Intuit QuickBooks Error Support, a leading company in QuickBooks Error Support service providers. We are equipped with the right tools and technology to assist you around the clock. With us, you can rest assured of a quick and precise solution.


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