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Error -6189, 816: when opening a company file

When you try to open the company file, you see the following message:

An error occurs when QuickBooks tried to access the company file (-6189, -816)
Be sure you have the right codes for this article.

There are several similar codes with different solutions which include, but are not limited to:


Check both codes in the error message to choose the right solution. Also, check what you were doing when the error occurs.

If you are getting Error (-6189, -816) while opening your company file, use the resolutions in the next section.

How to fix it.





KB ID# SLN41495
6/24/2017 1:46:55 AM
QYPPRDQBKSWS03 9138 Pro 2017 3f3797