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Error -6176, QuickBooks cannot get the network address of the server

When you open or create a company data file you receive the one of the following errors:

  • QuickBooks was unable to communicate with the computer where the company file is located...(-6176,0)
  • Error -6176, QuickBooks cannot get the network address of the server


Note:
QuickBooks Desktop is not designed to work with Novell Netware or Virtual servers. If you are using a Novell or Virtual server to store and access your company file(s), you will need to move that file to a Windows computer to resolve this error.

How to fix it

Intuit recommends more than one solution for this problem. The first solution may solve your problem, or you may need to try all of them to resolve the issue. For best results, perform the solutions in the order shown.

 

 

KB ID# SLN41466
12/10/2016 10:25:12 AM
QYPPRDQBKSWS08 9138 Pro 2017 4078de