December 2 2020
So What Does Error Code -6000, -301 Mean?
Based on Intuit, QuickBooks Error Code 6000, 301 has multiple possible causes. The possible causes include:
The QuickBooks company file (.qbw) must certanly be stored on a nearby hard disk or perhaps the hard disk of a server running the QuickBooks Database Server Manager. Choosing the company file on other kinds of storage media may produce this error. Samples of company file locations that can produce this error are:
This error can be linked to another similar error, error code -6189, -82.
If it appears this error code is linked with the kind of media on which your organization file is stored, consult this Intuit knowledge base article.
When you have encryption software installed in the hard disk drive on which your organization file is stored, consult this Intuit knowledge base article.
If you received the writing “An error occurred when QuickBooks attempted to access the company file” along side the error code, probably the most likely cause is the fact that your company file (.qbw) is damaged. In that event, consult this Intuit knowledge base article.