The 6123 error code on QuickBooks appears when the user is updating company files to a newly released version of QuickBooks Desktop, or when restoring a backup, or accessing a file located on another computer.
In this blog post, we will share three different solutions to fix the QuickBooks 6123 error. Since the cause of the error may differ for users, it could become difficult to predict the right solution that would apply in your case. The best strategy would be to start with the first solution. If that does not work for you, move to the next solution and so on.
Solution One – Set up all settings manually by renaming the .nd and .tlg files
The file name extensions – .nd and .tlg may be unknown to you but they are part of QuickBooks files. These files contain the configuration and settings required to open QuickBooks in a multi-user environment.
When the .nd and .tlg files become corrupt due to some reason, it could result in QuickBooks 6123 error. A simple solution to fix this issue is to renaming these files. There is no harm in renaming these files as it does not cause any data loss. In fact, when you use the QuickBooks Database Server Manager to rescan, these files will be automatically created. Here are the steps to rename the .nd and .tlg files.
Solution Two – Set Proper Folder Permissions
QuickBooks can throw up 6123 error if you don’t have the requisite permissions to the folder where the company file is located. In that case, setting up proper folder permissions could resolve the error. Here are the steps to set proper folder permissions:
If you see the folder settings are not set to “Allowed”, you need to make changes to the folder permissions by following the steps given below:
Note: You need to change folder permissions to all folders given in the list below. There is a possibility that some folders name may not be in your QuickBooks installation. This is because different versions of QuickBooks Desktop may have different folders. One thing you must remember is to change folder permissions only if they exist on your PC.
Here is the list of the folders whose permissions need to be set to Full Control.
After you have changed the folder permissions, open QuickBooks and sign into your company file. If the error remains unresolved, move to next solution.
Solution Three – Move the Company file to a new location
If the path of the folder in which your company file is located is too long or complicated, the software might have trouble accessing it. A simple solution to this problem is moving the company file to a new location. You can try copying the file to the desktop and see if it resolves the issue. Here are the steps to follow:
If the error disappears, you can conclude that there was a problem with the path of the folder where the company file was earlier located. To avoid this error, save QuickBooks files to a folder on Desktop.
If you’ve tried everything but are still facing the error, here’s what to can do
If manual techniques have failed to eradicate the QuickBooks 6123 error, you might need a specialized QuickBooks repair software. Download Stellar Repair for QuickBooks Software and then scan and repair your QBW file. The software powered by superior algorithms detects issues within QBW files and repairs them to restore all critical information. This is the best alternative to manual techniques in case if they don’t work.
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Wrapping it up
We hope the methods mentioned above will be able to help you resolve QuickBooks error 6123. If they don’t work, you know you can trust Stellar Repair for QuickBooks software for advanced repair. Always remember to back up your company files so as to avoid data loss situations.
Priyanka is a technology expert working for key technology domains that revolve around Data Recovery and related software's. She got expertise on related subjects like SQL Database, Access Database, QuickBooks, and Microsoft Excel. Loves to write on different technology and data recovery subjects on regular basis. Technology freak who always found exploring neo-tech subjects, when not writing, research is something that keeps her going in life.
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