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Error -6000, -80: when you double-click to open a file in the Open a File window

When you try top open a company file by double-clicking the icon or the company name in QuickBooks No Company Open window, you see the following message:

Error -6000, -80: An error occurred when QuickBooks tried to access the company file

You may also receive this error if you try to open the file directly from the folder where the company file resides.



What you can try now


  1. In the menu bar, select File and then Open or Restore Company.
  2. Click the radio button for Open a company and then Next.
  3. In the Open a Company window, you single-click on a company file.
  4. Then single-click on the Open button at the bottom right of the Open a Company window
  5. The company file opens and displays the log in window.


KB ID# SLN74088
10/23/2016 6:39:47 PM
PPRDQSSWS404 9138 Pro 2017 3ab93a