How to Rectify QuickBooks error code 6010 -100?

If you have landed on this page, it means you are among those QuickBooks users who are looking for an ideal solution to the QuickBooks error code 6010 -100. Well, this error code points out the error that is caused at the time of installation of QuickBooks software, and requires a reinstall of the application. This type of error could be seen, when any antivirus program interferes or prevents the QuickBooks accounting software.

One can go through the article till the end to find the ideal solution to fix this error code 6010. Whereas another solution for the same that one can get in touch with our QuickBooks desktop support team via our toll-free number .i.e. +1-866-707-7925.

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Brief into QuickBooks error 6010, 100

According to the experts certified by Intuit, Error code -6010, -100 indicates that either the anti-virus with the firewall function is interfering or the other case may be that the user has run a registry cleaner that has modified the windows registry.

This error message pops-up on the screen suddenly with an error message.

QuickBooks error code 6010-100 - Screenshot

Why QuickBooks Error 6010, 100 occurs?

  • This error could be seen, if the .ND files i.e. Network Device files are detached from QuickBooks and then log files.
  • Another cause for the same can be when the system’s framework demands cleaning.
  • There are chances when the crucial registry files are deleted by any third-party application that has been downloaded on Windows.
  • Also, if the antivirus programs are hindering the QuickBooks access to the network.
  • The error could also be seen when the user closes or re-opens the QB accounting software.
  • In case when the user is running NOD32 Antivirus software with Internet Monitor (IMON) enabled on the system that has the QuickBooks data file, the error -6010, -100 can be seen.

Techniques to fix QuickBooks error code 6010, -100

The fixes to the QuickBooks error code 6010 -100 are not restricted to a single technique, which means that the user can opt for more than one method to get rid of this error.

Let us check out some of the most effective techniques to fix this error.

Technique 1: Rebooting QuickBooks database server manager

  • The very first step in this method is to restart the QuickBooks database server manager and then rescan the company file.
  • After that, click on Start and All Programs option respectively.
  • The next step to be performed is to open the QuickBooks accounting software and then select the QuickBooks Database Server Manager.
  • Followed by, selecting the Scan Folders option.
Scan Folders - QuickBooks database Server manager
  • Now, the user is required to click on the Add Folder option, if no folders exist.
Add folder - QuickBooks Database Server Manager
  • Or else, highlight the folder with the files and then click on Scan option.
  • The user will then see a dialog box stating QuickBooks company files found, click on OK to confirm.
  • Moving ahead, the user is required make an attempt to open the file again, and then open the QuickBooks icon again.
  • Now, sign in the company file and check whether the error continues.

Technique 2: Reinstalling QuickBooks

  • To begin with, the user is required to click on Start.
  • After that, select the Control Panel.
  • The next step is to click on Uninstall a Program.
  • Once done with that, the user is required to click on the QuickBooks and then uninstall the software.
Uninstall and reinstall the QuickBooks file or program - Screenshot
clean install tool in quickbooks - screenshot
  • Now, select QB version to be installed and then hit on Continue.
  • The next step in the process is to click on OK and then install QuickBooks.
  • To end the process, the user is required to open QuickBooks once again.

Technique 3: Switching to Single-User mode

  • The very first step is to exit the QuickBooks application and then reboot the system.
  • Once done with that, the user is required to press and hold down the CTRL key and then hit the QB icon and open the software.
  • The next step is to hit the Utilities option, under the File tab, and then opt for the Stop Hosting Multi-User Access.
Stop Hosting Multi-User Access - Screenshot
  • Moving ahead, for confirming that, the user is required to click on Yes and then move to the last step.
  • And finally, reboot the application.

Technique 4: Renaming Network Device (.ND) File

Rename the .ND and .TLG files-Screenshot
  • Under the QuickBooks directory on the system, the user is required to look for network device file with .ND extension, which is having the same name as the company file.
  • After that, the user is supposed to rename the file and then add (OLD) at the end of the name.
  • And later on reboot the QuickBooks application.

Technique 5: Restoring QuickBooks company file

  • The basic step in this process is to access the folder that has the company file.
  • After that, the user is required to find the file with .QBW extension.  
  • And then, right click the file, followed by clicking on Copy.
  • The next step in the process is to move to the desktop and make a right-click, along with clicking on Paste.
  • Moving ahead, the user is required to open QuickBooks while holding the Ctrl key, which will redirect the user to No company open option.
no company open message - screenshot
  • After that, the user is required to click on the Open or restore an existing company option.
  • And finally, open the company file and find out whether the issue continues or not.

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Technique 6: Blocking multi-user access

This is the last technique that one can follow to fix the QuickBooks error code 6010, -100. The steps involved in this process are as follows:

  • First of all, the user is required to select file from the QuickBooks application menu.
  • And then, move to the Utilities option, followed by selecting Stop hosting multi-user access option.
Stop Hosting Multi-User Access - Screenshot
  • Once done with that, the user is required to close and re-open the QuickBooks.
  • Now, disable the Internet Monitor feature from the program settings and reboot the system, in case the user is using ESET NOD32 Antivirus software program on the system.
  • The final step in the process is to rename the file by typing OLD at the end of the filename. And close and re-open QuickBooks, when the .ND file is disconnected.

Winding up!!

This drives us to the end of this blog post and we hope that the user might found this article a bit helpful in fixing the QuickBooks error 6010 -100. Though the methods listed above would be effective in fixing the issue, but it might happen that none of the work in your favor, in such a case the user can get in touch with our QuickBooks enterprise support team via our toll-free number .i.e. +1-866-707-7925.

Our team of experts and certified QuickBooks professionals will help the user in dealing with the error without any hassle.



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