Approaches for Troubleshooting QuickBooks Error 6190, 816

QuickBooks Error 6190, 816 is a company file error that can occur due to various factors. This error belongs to Error 6xxx series and prevents users from accessing the accounting program. Some common causes of QuickBooks error 6190 816 are corrupted .TLG and .ND files, corruption in the QuickBooks files, company file being changed from its original location, including other intangible causes.


How can I fix QuickBooks Error 6190, 816?

Below have been enumerated the multiple methods for troubleshooting this company file error without any technical expertise.

Method 1: Use QuickBooks File Doctor

  • Download the QuickBooks File Doctor tool from the official Intuit website.
  • Install the tool and open the QuickBooks Tool Hub.
  • Select the "Company File Issues" tab.
  • Choose the "Run QBFD" option and select the company file.
  • Enter the QuickBooks login and admin password details.

  • Click "Next" and restart QuickBooks to check if the error is resolved.


Method 2: Utilize the Quick Fix My Program Feature

  • Download and install QuickBooks Tool Hub.
  • Run the Tool Hub and go to the "Program Problems" tab.
  • Select "Quick Fix My Program" to scan and fix QuickBooks-related issues, including Error 6190, 816.
  • After completion, try opening the QuickBooks company file to see if the error is resolved.


Method 3: Rename .ND and .TLG Files

  • Open Windows File Manager and navigate to: "Drive: Users/Public/Public Documents/Intuit/QuickBooks."
  • Locate files with .TLG and .ND extensions in the QuickBooks folder.
  • Right-click on each file, select "Rename," and add ".OLD" at the end of the filename.
  • Launch QuickBooks and check if Error 6190 persists when opening company files.


Method 4: Move the Company File to the Local System

  • Copy the company file from its current location (Ctrl + C) and paste it on the local desktop (Ctrl + V).
  • Enter QuickBooks login details.
  • Try opening the company file again.


Method 5: Perform Windows Update

  • Click the Start button.
  • Search for "Update."

  • Open Windows Update and select "Check for Updates."

  • Download and install any available updates, then restart your computer.
  • Launch QuickBooks Desktop and try opening the company file again.


If the QuickBooks Error 6190, 816 persists even after trying these methods, it is recommended to contact the licensed QuickBooks specialists at the provided helpline 1 800 761 1787.