QuickBooks is, undoubtedly one of the best accounting software we can ever get. It comes in multiple variations and versions of software to serve the unique requirements of the customers. However, despite being the most popularly used software, there could be chances that the user might face certain errors or inconvenience while using the database. There could be instances when the user might see a popup with some error code, the software not responding to user’s commands, or any other technical disturbances due to which the user’s experience is hampered. In this article, we shall discuss about one such error known as the Error -6072, -99001 of the QuickBooks accounting software and how to resolve the same.
When a user faces the error -6073, -99001; he / she is likely to get the following message as a popup on their screens:
‘QuickBooks is unable to open this company file. It may have been opened by another user…’
As you can see, in the Error 6000, xxxxx series code; users fail to open their company file and receive a message like the one mentioned above. But don’t panic, there is a way out to this too. There are several ways to resolve the QuickBooks error -6073, -99001.
But first, let us understand a few causes which result in the error -6073, -99001:
- • The location of the file is a read-only network folder.
- • The file is opened on another computer system in a Single User Mode.
- • The user has accessed the file from a remote software (for example, GoToMyPC, LogMeIn, etc) and it has been presumed by the host software that the user is still logged in.
- • The file has been hosted on a Linux server and are using multiple log-in credentials to sign in to a shared folder; etc.
If you have been facing these issues, the root cause of the trouble will be one of these issues. Now looking at the solution, there is the manual method and the online or the automatic method. These include: