How to Fix QuickBooks Error 6147 with Effective Methods? from Brock Thomson's blog

Many times, while working on the QuickBooks software, the user might end up in certain errors. In this post, we are going to talk about the QuickBooks error code 6147, 0. This error message comes up on the screen stating “This is not a QuickBooks data file or there is a problem with the data file” or “Error code -6147, 0 when attempting to open my company file or a backup file.

Best Steps to Handle QuickBooks Error 6147 like a pro

Create backup file at a different location to fix the error

The user can back up the company file at a different location and resolve the QuickBooks error 6147. The steps involved in here are as follows: 

  • The user needs to ensure that the hosting of the system is not done. 

  • Click on the file menu and then select utilities. 

  • In case the inclusion of stop hosting multi-user option is there in the list you should go with the following.

    • Stop the hosting multi-user access. 

    • Click on yes on the window shown and then wait for the next window to have appeared. 

    • And then, click on yes option with company file closed.

    • Also, restore with the backup file present on the system.

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By Brock Thomson
Added Mar 15


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