QuickBooks error 6143! Be Alerted when it appears
QuickBooks error 6143! Be Alerted when it appears

QuickBooks error 6143! Be Alerted when it appears

Damage or corruption in the company data file can trigger a lot of errors in QuickBooks. The most annoying of them is QuickBooks error 6143 that arises when a user tries to open the company file or restore a backup. The error shows up on the screen with an error message that says: We’re sorry. QuickBooks encountered an error. Error code: 6143. It is important to fix this company file error as soon as possible to prevent data loss. This blog will give you in-depth information on QuickBooks Desktop error 6143, why it occurs, along with its troubleshooting tricks.

You can get immediate troubleshooting assistance from certified QuickBooks professionals by dialing our helpline number +1 800-579-9430 if you are constantly facing QuickBooks error 6143

Reasons that trigger QuickBooks Desktop error 6143

It would be difficult to fix the error without knowing the causes behind it. We have listed some major factors responsible for the error. Take a glance:

  1. The QuickBooks Desktop application you’re using is not updated.
  2. Some Windows system files are damaged or corrupted.
  3. A virus or malware has attacked the software.
  4. QuickBooks Desktop installation is corrupt or incomplete.

Let’s begin the troubleshooting process to resolve the error.

Note :- If you occur QuickBooks error 6047 then you need to follow this step by step troubleshooting guide to resolve this issue.

Solutions to Tackle QuickBooks company file error 6143

Following are the most effective solutions to rectify the error:

Solution 1. Resolve company file issues using QuickBooks File Doctor

Download and install the latest version of QuickBooks Tool Hub designed by Intuit to run the tool:

  1. Foremost, close all open company files and then exit QuickBooks Desktop.
  2. Download the setup file of the most recent version of QuickBooks Tool Hub.
  3. Save the downloaded QuickBooksToolHub.exe file to your Windows desktop or Downloads folder so you can easily access it.
  4. Move to the location where you saved the file and open it.
  5. Begin the installation process by following the step-wise instructions and selecting the terms and conditions checkbox.
  6. The QuickBooks Tool Hub icon will appear on the desktop once the installation completes.
  7. Go to desktop, double-click the icon, and when the tool hub opens, choose the Company File Issues tab.
  8. Click Run QuickBooks File Doctor and pick your company file from the drop-down menu.
  9. If your company data file is not there, Browse and search to find it.
  10. Choose the middle Check your file option, click Continue, and enter the QuickBooks login details.
  11. Let the tool scan the company files to fix issues.

If the company file error continues, try the following solution.

Solution 2. Try to restore a backup company file

  1. Open QuickBooks, select the File menu and then the Open or Restore Company option.
  2. Click Restore a backup copy and then Next.
  3. Choose Local Backup and then Next.
  4. Look for the backup company file on your workstation having the .qbb extension.
  5. Choose a folder to save your restored company file and then select Open.
  6. Click the Save button to save the company file.

If the error recurs, move on to the next solution.

Note :- If you occur QuickBooks error 6073 then you need to follow this step by step guide to resolve this issue.

Solution 3. Setup and open a portable company file

Follow these steps to set up a portable company file:

  1. Open QuickBooks and sign in as an administrator.
  2. Choose the File menu and then the Create Copy option.
  3. Select Portable company file and then Next.
  4. Give the portable company file a unique name to distinguish it from other files.
  5. Choose a location to save the portable company file, click Save, and then OK.

Now, open the portable company file:

  1. Again, run QuickBooks as an administrator, move to the File menu, and select Open or Restore Company.
  2. Select the Restore a portable file option and then Next.
  3. Choose your portable company file with the .qbm extension.
  4. Choose Open and read the Where you want to restore the file page, then click Next.
  5. Select Save.

If you still get the same error, proceed to the next solution.

Solution 4. Use QuickBooks Auto Data Recovery Tool to recover lost company data

To recover data using the original .TLG file with .QBW.adr file:

  1. Create a new folder on your desktop with the name QBTest.
  2. Locate the folder where the company file is saved, open it and find the .tlg file
  3. If you can’t find the file, you need to show file extensions.
  4. Copy the .tlg file and paste it to the QBTest folder.
  5. Open the QBTest folder, look for the .QBW.adr file, right-click it and choose the Rename option.
  6. Remove .adr from the file name.
  7. Open QuickBooks and then the company file from the QBTest folder.
  8. Verify all the transactions, then go to the File menu and choose Utilities.
  9. Select Verify Data and check the data integrity of the recovered file.
  10. If everything is good with this company file, sift it to the original location and move the damaged one to a different location.

To recover data using .QBW.adr file and .TLG.adr files

  1. On your desktop and create a new folder with QBTest.
  2. Open the QuickBooks company file folder and find the QuickBooksAutoDataRecovery folder.
  3. Search for the files with .TLG.adr and .QBW.adr extensions, copy them and paste to the QBTest folder.
  4. Open the QBTest folder, remove .adr from the file name.
  5. Open QuickBooks and the company file saved on the QBTest folder.
  6. Use your registered account to check all the transactions are there.
  7. Check the data integrity of the recovered file by selecting File menu, then Utilities and Verify Data.
  8. If the copy of the company file is good, transfer it to the original location.

We understand how important it is to resolve QuickBooks error 6143 to prevent data loss. This blog has covered tried and proven troubleshooting solutions to resolve the issue. Hope, you find them helpful. If you are still facing any issues, contact the QuickBooks technical support team by calling us on our toll-free number +1 800-579-9430.

Note :- If you occur QuickBooks error 6073 and 99001 then you need to follow this step by step guide to resolve this issue.

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