QuickBooks Software is seeking to Access Company File

How to fix it?
Resolution 1: Shift the file to hard drive (local)
Solution 2: Ensure that the QuickBooks version being used is updated and upgraded with latest release.
Solution 3: Download and Run Intuit’s QuickBooks File Doctor

QuickBooks accounting software, developed by Intuit, as an aid for accountants and bookkeepers all over the world, has ensured that all the business accounting and bookkeeping is done in a streamlined and systematic manner without leaving any scope for errors. The software has especially created a niche for itself amongst the small sized to mid sized organizations wherein the budget is low but accounting needs and requirements are as high as in large organization. QB can be hosted both on cloud server and on premises, at affordable rates, keeping in tune with the needs and requirement of the business.

The software is incepted in various editions and versions like QuickBooks Enterprise, QuickBooks Premier, QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Accountant, QuickBooks POS etc. all catering users with different features and functionality that are needed for the business. Though it is one of the most powerful accounting solutions for businesses that allows user to focus on key growth area of the organization as the financial aspect is handled quite smoothly by the software, it is also prone to errors and mistakes. This led to invention of an application called QuickBooks File Doctor by Intuit that basically helps to repair the data and resolve the mistakes. However, the tool is not capable of performing in depth diagnose of the mistake and errors. It is not necessary the error has cropped up because of the software, as it could be due to computer system’s hardware or software issue. Thus it is imperative to perform in-depth analysis in order to figure out what is causing issues.

The user may encounter many errors related to QuickBooks software while they try to access the company files. These errors are generally accompanied with an error code that narrows down the area which is causing the blunder. For example users operating with Windows 7 might encounter following error codes while accessing company file from QuickBooks:

• QuickBooks Error Code -6000, -77
QuickBooks Error Code -6000, -80
• QuickBooks Error Code -6176, 0
• QuickBooks Error Code -6177, 0

The following article is basically denoted for in-depth analysis, diagnosis and prompt resolution for QuickBooks Error -6177, 0.

How to fix it?

To resolve the issue, Intuit has listed out several solutions for QuickBooks Error -6177, 0. It is quite possible that first solution itself could resolve the problem or you may need to follow all of them. It is imperative to try accessing the Company File after every solution so that you know which one works best and also ensure you follow the solutions listed in the order.

Resolution 1: Shift the file to hard drive (local)
1. First shift the file from the network server to local drive ( C ).
2. Now open the company file from C drive itself in the QuickBooks software.
3. Next structure a portable file which should be saved in C drive.
4. Now close the file.
5. Then saved portable file should be restored in the server from the local drive.
6. Again close the file.
7. Try to access the company file from the server now.

This should resolve the issue of QuickBooks Error -6177, 0. However, if the issue still persists then move to next solution.

Solution 2: Ensure that the QuickBooks version being used is updated and upgraded with latest release.

1. Go online and then onto the page labeled as update to Latest Release of Intuit website. Ensure that the version you are using is check marked, if not click on Choose a different product and select your QuickBooks version.
2. Now select either automatic or manual option to update the software and follow the instruction displayed on screen.

Solution 3: Download and Run Intuit’s QuickBooks File Doctor

If the above two solutions do not work, then try to download, install and then run QuickBooks File Doctor application, incepted by Intuit in order to aid users with QuickBooks errors and problems.

If the above three solutions do not work then it is imperative to get in touch with QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisors who are equipped with knowledge and training to resolve any and all errors of QuickBooks . Connect with our proficient team of experts through QuickBooks Customer Support +1-844-640-1482 number.