Quick Fixes to Eliminate QuickBooks Error Code 6130
QuickBooks can be run in multi-user mode, where you can host the company file on a server, and multiple users can avail it on the network. For example, when a workstation attempts to open the company file in the network and the file is not available or damaged on the server, QuickBooks error Code 6130 gets triggered and gives an error message “QuickBooks is trying to access the company file but cannot contact the database server.” A few more reasons cause the error 6130 to evolve in QuickBooks, and we have listed all of them further in the article, along with effective troubleshooting.
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What are the Root Causes of QuickBooks Error Code 6130
Let’s go through the reasons for QuickBooks error 6130 0 to occur:
- The company file that the user is trying to access is corrupt, causing the error.
- QuickBooks Desktop on the client’s workstation is outdated, and the company file is generated using an upgraded version of QuickBooks Desktop.
- Issues in the network configuration also trigger Error Code 6130 to appear on the user’s screen.
- Windows firewall restricts the QuickBooks Desktop application from using the required network ports.
- Outdated windows features are the common reason which also evokes error 6130 in QuickBooks.
Solutions to Fix QuickBooks Error 6130 Effectively
Now that we know the causes of the error, let’s plunge into the procedures for troubleshooting:
Solution 1: Change the Name of.ND and . TLG Files
Network Data file (.ND) and Transactional Log file (.TLG) files ensure a network connection, and keeping records and damage in either of them will cause error 6130 in QuickBooks.
- Hit the Windows start button, search File Manager, and tap OK.
- Access the folder containing your company file; it is generally located at C:\ Users\Public \Public Documents \Intuit\ QuickBooks\.
- Locate the files ending with.ND and.TLG extension, then right-click on them and select Rename.
- Add . OLD at the end of these files names and tap on enter, then attempt to open your company file.
Solution 2: Reboot the QuickBooks Database Service Manager
QuickBooks database service manager plays an important role in allowing multiple workstations to open the company file. Restarting it helps you to undo any unsaved changes. You need to perform these steps to avoid QuickBooks database server error 6130.
- Hit the Windows Start button, type Services in the search bar, and press Enter.
- Look through the list, double-click on QuickBooksDBXX service, and tap on the Stop button.
- Click on the Apply button, press OK, and tap on the Start button.
- Lastly, hit Apply and then press OK to end the troubleshooting process.
We understand that QuickBooks Error Code 6130 can be quite annoying to encounter but worry not, as this error can be eliminated for good. This article is a perfect guide to this error and will help you to eliminate this error permanently. In case the error occurs again, you can call us at +1-855-738-0359 to get help from our technical team.
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