A Handy Guide To Troubleshoot QuickBooks error 6010 100

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You may end up with QuickBooks Error 6010 100 while installing the QuickBooks application. When it takes place, an error message appears on your screen. It reads:

“Your QuickBooks installation may have been modified. Try re-installing QuickBooks and then try again” (-6010, 100).”

To get rid of this issue, you must reinstall the accounting application. Moreover, the user needs to get aware of the possible causes. This blog will help you get aware of the common causes and their troubleshooting methods.

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What Brings Forth QuickBooks Error Code 6010?

Here, we have mentioned some of the common reasons that lead to QuickBooks error 6010 100:

  • You might have detached the network data file from Transaction Log and QuickBooks company file.

  • Windows registry might corrupt due to a recent change made in QB.

  • It takes place due to the accidental deletion of the QuickBooks company file.

  • The anti-virus application of Internet security settings doesn’t allow QB from accessing the server.


Effective Methods To Resolve QuickBooks Installation Error 6010 100

Due to the occurrence of QuickBooks error 6010 100, you won’t be able to access your company files, and thus, your work will be hampered. Therefore, to get rid of the issue, you must follow the methods mentioned below:

Method 1: Restore The Backup Of Your Company File

Follow the below-given steps for restoring your backup file:

  • Go to the folder in which you have stored your QuickBooks company file.

  • Now, find the company file with the extension .QBW.

  • Right-click the file and click on copy.

  • To proceed further, paste the copied company file.

  • Press the CTRL key and then open the company file. It would pop-up the No Company Open window.

  • Now, select the option “Open or restore an existing company.”

If the above troubleshooting procedure hasn’t resolved your QuickBooks Company File Error 6010-100, you must move to the next method.


Method 2: Restart QuickBooks Database Server Manager

QuickBooks Database Server Manager allows QuickBooks to open the company file located on the server. You end up with QB error 6010 100 because you are unable to access your company file. To get rid of this issue, you must restart the QB Database Manager services by following the below-mentioned steps:

  • Firstly, restart QuickBooks Database Server Manager and then scan the affected company file.

  • Now, click on the Start icon followed by All Programs.

  • Then, you have to open QuickBooks and select the QuickBooks Database Server Manager.

  • After that, choose the option Scan Folders.

  • If none of the folders appears, click on Add Folder.

  • Lastly, try to scan the files and re access them.

If the above method hasn’t helped you resolve Error 6010 while installing QuickBooks desktop, then jump to the next one.


Solution 3:  Stop Hosting Multi-User Access

If you are working in multi-user mode, then you must switch to the single-user mode by following the below-given steps:

  • Leave QuickBooks in the first place and then log into your windows as an Administrator.

  • Now, press the CTRL key and run the application in No Company Open mode by clicking on the QB icon.

  • Select the Utilities option from under the file tab and then click on the Stop Hosting Multi-User Access option.

  • Click on Yes and then follow the instructions that appear on your screen.

  • Lastly, restart QuickBooks and verify the status of QuickBooks install error 6010, 100. If the error persists, move to the next solution.


Solution 4: Rename .ND File

Rename the Network Data (.ND file) by following the below-given steps:

  • Firstly, open the folder in which you have stored the QuickBooks company file.

  • Right-click the file that has .ND extension, and click on the Rename option.

  • At the end of the file name, add .OLD and then close QuickBooks.

  • At last, try accessing the QuickBooks file once again.


Need Expert’s Assistance!


We hope the troubleshooting methods mentioned in this blog would have helped you get rid of QuickBooks error 6010 100. If you need expert’s assistance, then you must get in touch with our professionals by placing a call on our Toll-Free Number 855-948-3651.


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