QuickBooks error message code 6150 usually appears while creating, opening or using the company file in the QuickBooks desktop. The QuickBooks error message code 6150 pops up on the screen with a message, “We’re sorry. QuickBooks couldn’t open your company file. The QuickBooks company file error 6150 usually occurs when the company file is damage or corrupted, and the software has been infected by the virus. Continue reading the blog to know more about the QuickBooks error code 6150, its causes and troubleshooting solutions.
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What are the factors responsible for QuickBooks error 6150?
Following are the causes behind the error:
- The Cryptowall virus has attacked the QuickBooks desktop application.
- QuickBooks is not installed properly.
- QuickBooks company file is damaged or corrupted.
Let us walk you through the solutions given below.
Quick Fixes for QuickBooks error 12007
Perform the troubleshooting solutions listed below to resolve the error:
Solution 1. Examine your system for virus
- Click on the Windows Start Menu.
- Type “File Explorer” into search and open File Explorer.
- Now, move to the QuickBooks folder located on your C: drive and open it.
- Within the folder, search for files containing words such as “decrypt” or “instructions” (.txt or .html).
If there are no such files, your system is safe. You can continue with the troubleshooting solutions. If you find the files, your system is attacked by a virus. You need to contact an anti-virus provider.
Solution 2. Use QuickBooks Auto Data Recovery tool
Perform the steps given below to recover lost data using the original transaction log file and ADR version of the company file:
- On your desktop, create a new folder and name it as QBTest.
- Navigate to the folder containing the company file.
- With the folder, search for the .tlg file.
- Then, copy the .tlg file and paste it to the new folder you created.
- After that, open the QuickBooks Auto Data Recovery folder.
- This time copy the .QBW.adr file and paste it to the new folder.
- Go to the QBTest folder, and right-click on the .QBW.adr file and choose Rename.
- Now, open QuickBooks and open the company file saved on the new QBTest folder.
- Verify the transactions and click on the File menu.
- Choose Utilities and then Verify Data to check the data integrity of the recovered file.
- If this company file is fine, copy the file to the original location and move the damaged company file to a different location.
Hopefully, the solutions mentioned in the blog helps you fix QuickBooks error 6150. If the problem persists, talk to the QuickBooks support team by dialling our helpline number (1.800.579.9430).