QuickBooks Error 6144 is one of such errors that will restrict you to do any task through your PC. This error generally occurs if the configured system settings are incorrect or there are any inconsistencies in the Windows registry.
Also, when you attempt to launch the company file, you may come across QuickBooks Error 6144 82, QuickBooks Error 103 and QuickBooks Error 6144 0. Due to these errors, QuickBooks has stopped working and you will be unable to work on your software.
Today we will be discussing the easy and manual steps of resolving QuickBooks Error 6144.
Probable reasons behind QuickBooks Error 6144 and Error Code 6144 82
The following is a list of all the probable reasons that may lead to QuickBooks Error code 6144:
- If there is damage in the QuickBooks desktop.
- The program files related to QuickBooks has been corrupted due to malware attack.
- If the QB Files have been deleted mistakenly other programs.
- Due to network issues, you may also face QuickBooks Error 6144 82.
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How to resolve QuickBooks Error 6144
Given below are the steps that will help you in fixing QuickBooks Error Code 6144. Attempt the following steps to get rid of the same error:
Step 1: Change the settings in the Services List.
- Visit Start and tap on Services.
- From the Services list, tap on QBCFMonitorservice and check that the services have begun and are available in Automatic mode. If not so, check the Radio buttons and click on Apply and Ok.
Step 2: Change Account Type
- Visit the Control Panel and choose the User Account.
- Tap on Add/Remove User Account and click on QBDserviceuser23 (if you are using version 2013) and change Account Type by checking Administrator user
Step 3: Make New Folders in Drive C.
Create a new folder by the name of QB and supply Read/Write options for all the created folders. You must have to create the following folders in Drive C:
- Add User
- Add System
- QB Data Service user23
Also, try and provide Read/Write permission to all the folders. Clicking on Share will share these folders on all computers.
Step 4: Copy the Company File in New folder “QB”:
This file is corrupt because of its size and hence it is not opening in QuickBooks. Here the Company file is known as “Get Back to Business”
In the Drive C: go to Users > Public > Public Documents > Intuit > QuickBooks > Company Files and you will find that Company file. This is the default location of the QuickBooks Company file.
Copy and Paste the file in New Folder “QB”. Do not cut – paste the file as it may corrupt the file.
Step 5: Locate the Company File.
Ensure that you have copied the Company File at the preferred location. For this, close the folder where you have copied the file and open it again through the same path as used in copying the file.
Step 6: Create Inbound and Outbound Firewall Rules:
- Go to Firewall and click on Windows Firewall
- Now, go to Advanced Settings as available on the left pane and go to Inbound Rules > New Rule > Port and hit Next
Step 7: “Add Ports” to the new outbound rules
- Launch the Windows Firewall from the Windows Search bar.
- Select Advanced Settings.
- Right-click on the Outbound rules and select New Rule.
- Select Port and press
- Make sure that TCP is selected. Add the exact ports that will be required for QuickBooks year version and press
- Now, Allow the Connection > Next.
- Make sure that you have marked all the profiles.
- Give a new name to the rule and press
Step 8: Add QuickBooks Folder.
- Visit Program and look for QuickBooks.
- From the drop-down menu, press on QuickBooks Database Service Manager and click on Add Folder.
- Browse and add QuickBooks folder from the C Drive and minimize this tab.
- Tap on Scan. It will scan QuickBooks company file.
IMPORTANT: If any other folder is listed there, please look for it and delete it.
Step 9: Restore Company files on the main computer
- Open QuickBooks application (in Multi-user mode) on the main computer
- Tap on open and restore existing company files.
- Choose the Company file “Get Back to Business” and open file in Multiuser mode.
- Check if hosting is enabled and visit File. Then, tap up on Utilities
- Tap on Stop Hosting on Main Computer. Your Company file is accessible on the main computer.
Step 10: Open Company File on Other Computers.
- To do this task, you should know the IP address of the main computer.
- Open QuickBooks on the main computer and press F2 Product Information screen opens.
- Note the IP Address and prefix // before the IP address. Note this IP on a notepad to make copying easier.
Step 11: Access Company files from other Computers:
- Open QuickBooks and tap on Open or Restore an Existing File.
- Choose Open a Company File and copy and paste the IP address with the backslash in the file name.
- Ensure that you check the radio button for Open File in Multiuser mode.
- Open the folder that has been shared and checks on the newly created QB-folder.
- Press Company file and open the file. Repeat the process of step 11 on all computers runningQuickBooks.
Expectantly, the above solutions helped you in resolving QuickBooks Error 6144 by every means. In case, you are still experiencing the same error and not able to resolve it on your own, then you are advised to get technical assistance from our experts at QuickBooks Enterprise Support Phone Number 1-805-257-5030.