QuickBooks is an accounting software that works in real-time. It records and manages the transactions while they are happening. It brings efficiency to the business, and the user won’t have to wait for account reports as they are readily available in QuickBooks, presentable, and suitable for analysis. These are just some of the astounding perks of using QuickBooks as a virtual accountant for your business. However, there are some setbacks that you can come across while using this software. Internal errors like QuickBooks error 6147 can randomly develop and create chaos. If you are also stuck with this error in your QuickBooks, then continue reading the blog for the triggers to this error and the counter steps possible.
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About the error
This error lies in the category of the 6XXX series, which means it is related to your company file. It develops while you try to perform any task related to your company/backup file. Your accessibility to the backup file will be restricted, which means you won’t be able to restore your backup either. You’ll see error codes on your screen followed by inappropriate behavior of QuickBooks.
Some of the conditions which can cause this error to occur in your QuickBooks are-
- The multi-user network has some issues because of the Network file(.nd) located in your QB folder.
- The company or backup file you are trying to access is damaged or corrupted and now unsupported in QuickBooks.
- The file you are using to restore your backup is located in an external drive or network.
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All the solutions that can be helpful to remove this error from your QuickBooks are mentioned below-
Solution 1- Rename the Network file and run the QuickBooks Database Server Manager
To resolve any issues with your network, you can try changing the name of your file and then scanning it to fix any problems. Refer to the steps below-
- Go to the folder that contains your company file.
- Find the file with extension .nd and identical name as your company file.
- Like- Companyfilename.qbw.nd
- Right-click on the file and choose Rename from the list.
- Type. old after the file name as an extension.
- Save the file.
Now, let’s run the QuickBooks Database Server Manager and scan this company file for any issues. Follow the steps to execute-
- Open your QuickBooks Tools Hub and click on network Issues.
- Click on the QuickBooks Database Server Manager option.
- Select your company file from the list if it’s mentioned; otherwise, fill in the location manually.
- Let the scan complete, and any minor issues with your network will be resolved.
- Reopen QuickBooks.
If you still see the error, try executing the next solution.
Solution 2-Transfer your backup file to a local hard drive and access it.
This error can occur if the backup is being restored from an external drive or network; try moving it to a local hard drive. Once the file is in the local drive of your computer, follow the steps below-
- Run QuickBooks and click on the file option.
- In the drop-down menu, select Open or Restore company and then click on restore a backup copy.
- Click on Next.
- In the following window, click Local Backup and then tap on Next.
- Look for your backup file in the .qbb format; locate it manually if it’s not present in the list.
- Select a location for your company file.
- Click Open after selecting the folder and then Save.
- Reopen your QuickBooks.
These solutions will help you to eradicate this error from your QuickBooks.
This is the end of this blog; we tried to explain the details of QuickBooks error 6147 and why it occurs on your QuickBooks. Some practical fixes to solve this issue were also mentioned. We hope you executed the solutions properly and your QuickBooks is trouble-free now.
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