When opening a company file or setting up hosting, the following error occurs:
Error -6208, 0 when opening a company file
Check to make sure the workstation is not hosting.
Follow these steps if you use QuickBooks in single-user mode, or if you use it in multi-user mode but your computer is NOT the server:
Edit the QBGlobalAppConfig.ini file to change the ports that QuickBooks will use.
If the error persists:
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