QuickBooks is a vast accounting software practiced by numerous sized businesses. Similar to any other such software, errors might occur anytime while working on it. QuickBooks Error 6073 occurs commonly. It generally happens if someone strives to access the company file (.qbw) in multi-user mode. Moreover, we will address the reasons behind QuickBooks Error 6073 99001 in this blog and several solutions to fix the error to avoid the loss of data and other problems.


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QuickBooks Error 6073 can occur because of various reasons. Some of the common reasons are:

  • The company file is open on another system in single-user mode.
  • The company file is placed in a read-only folder.
  • Linux servers hosting the records and multiple login credentials are used to sign-in on the shared folder.
  • The access to the document through the remote operating system when on the host system is already logged on.

Fix QB Error 6073: Solution?

Errors occupy a lot of time and may collapse your data. Hence, you ought to follow a few easy steps to fix QuickBooks Error 6073. There are various situations when you encounter the error, so you should follow steps according to the problem to solve the error quickly; a few are mentioned below:

1: QFD Tool to fix QuickBooks Error 6073

Users can practice the QuickBooks File Doctor tool to solve the error as QuickBooks Error 6073.

2: Solve manually QB Error Code 6073.

When the company file in single-user mode opens on another system.

  • First close QuickBooks desktop on all the systems.
  • Then open the company file on the owner’s computer.
  • From the file, select the mode for multi-user.
  • If you encounter the same error, reboot all the systems.

When the company file on the host computer opens in Single-User mode.

  • From the file menu, select “close company.”
  • Open the company file again.
  • Go to the File menu again and select “Restore Company or Open”.
  • Click Next after opening the company file.
  • Select the company file.
  • Go to the multi-user mode and select open file and Open.

When the company file is located in a folder “read-only”.

  • Go to the host computer.
  • Open the folder in which your company file is cached.
  • Right-click on the folder to select “Properties.”
  • Click on the tab “Security” to select the user and click “Edit.”
  • Click on the tab “Allow” and then on Apply; after that at last select “Ok.”

When the access to the document through the remote operating system where the host system is already logged on.

  • Go to the Taskbar and right-click select “Task Manager.”
  • Choose processes and look for running operations below the user login issues that are present.
  • Restart the system in case you get processes running under that user.

3: Corrupted or Unavailable network data file

  • Go on the Start button and right-click to open with Windows Explorer.
  • Look for the folder under the QuickBooks company file.
  • Go to the Company file with network data and QuickBooks company file extension and Right-click.
  • Open QuickBooks
  • Open the company file.
  • QuickBooks will make another Network data file.

4: The transaction log files and network data files normally marked as the hidden files

  • Go to “My Computer” and select the Tools menu and click on the option “Folder.”
  • Select the “View” tab and click on the “Show hidden files & folders” tab.
  • Then open the data folder and search for the transaction log files and network data files.
  • Go on the network data file and right-click to select “properties” options.
  • Delete the “Hidden” option and select “Ok.”

The solutions mentioned above will help you solve QuickBooks Error 6073. In case you cannot fix QuickBooks Error 6073 or are unable to understand the issue, reach out to QB Error Support contact number +1-844-929-2244 for immediate support.


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