Error -6144, -83: Cannot connect to the database. Specified database not found.
This error message can occur if the QBA file or the .nd files are corrupted. It also can occur if the installation of QuickBooks Desktop is damaged.
Perform the solutions in the order shown.
If the file opens and converts successfully, the original QBA file is damaged. Have the client send the QBX file again and the accountant must re-enter the changes.
If the QBA file does not open successfully, the installation of QuickBooks may be damaged. Repair QuickBooks.