QuickBooks Error 6143: What It Is About & The Ways To Rectify it

Quickbooks error 6143

Quickbooks error 6143

If we talk about accounting and financing software, QuickBooks will surely stand among the best ones from all over the world. Being employed by hundreds and thousands of companies, QuickBooks comes with features and tools that can take care of numerous accounting activities. Quite easy and user-friendly interface make QuickBooks unique from other accounting software. In this post, we are going to talk about one of the 6xxx series errors, QuickBooks error 6143, which generally gets triggered when the user tries to open or restore the company file in QuickBooks Desktop. There are many reasons causing such an error that we aim to explain to you through this post alongside the solutions.

Want to get rid of QuickBooks error 6143 without wasting your precious time on implementing the tiresome troubleshooting procedures? If yes, feel free to speak to our QuickBooks support team at the toll-free number 800-583-0572.

What can be the reasons prompting error 6143 in QuickBooks Desktop?

Error 6143 in QuickBooks Desktop usually takes place when the version of the QuickBooks Desktop gets outdated. There are other reasons as well, like as follows:

  • Some damage to the company file.

What needs to be done to get over QuickBooks error 6143?

Solution 1) Update QuickBooks Desktop using the administrator account

  • On the keyboard, press the Windows icon to select the Start menu.
  • Enter “QuickBooks” into the given search space and find the QuickBooks Desktop version you need to update in the search results.
  • Right-click the icon of QuickBooks Desktop and select the Run as administrator option.
  • Type in the admin password of QuickBooks Desktop and click on the OK button.
  • In QuickBooks Desktop, select the Help menu located at the top menu bar.
  • From the drop-down menu, select the Update QuickBooks Desktop option.
  • Go to the Options tab and click on the Mark All button.
  • Click on the Save button.
  • Move on to the Update Now tab and checkmark the Reset Update checkbox.
  • Once you are done following the aforementioned steps, click on the Get Updates button.
  • Reopen QuickBooks Desktop and click on the OK button located at the update installer pop-up.
  • Once the install completes, restart the computer.

Solution 2) Run the QuickBooks File Doctor tool to repair the damaged company file

  • Open the official website of Intuit, find the QuickBooks Desktop version (1.5.0.0), and get it on the computer.
  • Click on the installation file you downloaded (QuickBooksToolHub.exe) and do as per the instructions displayed on the screen.
  • Finish the QuickBooks Tool Hub installing by agreeing to the terms and conditions.
  • Double-select the icon of QuickBooks Tool Hub to open the application.
  • Go to the Help menu located at the upper menu bar.
  • From the drop-down menu, select the Update QuickBooks Desktop option.
  • Go to the Options tab and select the Mark All option.
  • Click on the Save button.
  • Move on to Update Now tab and checkmark the Reset Update checkbox.
  • Click on the Get Updates button.
  • Reopen QuickBooks Desktop and click on the Yes button when you see the pop-up asking for your permissions to install the downloaded updates.
  • Once the install finishes, restart the computer.

Conclusion:

If QuickBooks error 6143 still occurs even after following both the troubleshooting solutions mentioned in the above post, then there is a great possibility that the company file has been completely damaged. Therefore, we suggest you use the QuickBooks Auto Data Recovery feature to recover the company file in QuickBooks Desktop and check if this fixes the error or not. For further troubleshooting assistance fixing the company file error, feel free to speak to our QuickBooks support team at the toll-free number 800-583-0572.

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