What is QuickBooks Error 6177 & How to Fix It?

Error -6177 in QuickBooks prompts when to try to open the company file but the software and the system crashes with the -6177 error dialog box. There are several other errors to which QuickBooks is prone like Quickbooks Error 6190, error -6180 and more.

QuickBooks altogether is a huge software which fulfills all the requirements of the business in the software. It can work on multiple sectors of the business at the same time and can be accessed in multiple systems simultaneously which enables the business to determine every aspect of the business and help in making the organization productive.

In this article we will learn about the causes and the solutions to resolve error -6177.

Causes of QuickBooks Error 6177

  • Moving the company file from one system to another might cause the permissions to change and pop up the error
  • Another cause for the Quickbooks error 6177 could be the malware or damage in the company file.

Fixing The QuickBooks Error 6177

To resolve the quickbooks error 6177, You have to follow mentioned below steps accordingly:

Total Time: 8 minutes

  1. Step One

    Open company file and the location.

  2. Step Two

    Select properties and then select security window

  3. Step Three

    Select the users and provide them with the full access simultaneously. (this would be done by checking the box next to allow)

  4. Step Four

    In the advanced button, select the owners tab

  5. Step Five

    In the owners tab, change the name you want the admin user to be

  6. Step Six

    Click ok and then again ok to close the security settings and the properties window

  7. Step Seven

    Open the location and download Quickbooks connection diagnostic tool

  8. Step Eight

    Put in your email address and agree to the terms and conditions

  9. Step Nine

    Start downloading the QuickBooks Diagnostic tool and double click to start the installation process

  10. Step Ten

    In the All programs menu select QB diagnostic tool and then select Test Connectivity after browsing the company file

  11. Step Eleven

    If the file is opened successfully then the software is working fine.

QuickBooks is one of the finest accounting software available today. It is a multi featured and multi tasking software which can take care of all the accounts and payrolls of the company.

Need Professional Help?

However, QuickBooks is prone to errors which interrupt while working on the software. For error 6177 you can refer to the above solution and in case it does not work for you, you can contact our QuickBooks Customer Support Team smb_accountants and get assistance from the experts of the domain. We are available 24/7 to guide you with the best in class service.


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