What is QuickBooks Error 6210 & How to Fix It?

QuickBooks encounters various errors in QuickBooks which affect the working of the software.it is the most widely used accounting software in the world. However, there are many company files errors which prompt you while working on the software.

QuickBooks error 6210 is again an error which is described as “QuickBooks has encountered a problem and need to close”. You can also go through other QuickBooks 6000 errors which relate to the company file.

In this piece we will describe the solution and causes for the error 6210. In case of any further concerns you can contact QuickBooks support phone number.

Causes of QuickBooks Error 6210

  • The download and installation of QuickBooks software is corrupt or incomplete
  • Windows Registry is corrupt or damaged
  • There is some update which has changed the software
  • Malware or virus has hit the system
  • Company file is corrupt or damaged
  • Some QuickBooks files has been mistakenly deleted

How to Resolve QuickBooks Error 6210

To resolve the quickbooks error 6210, there many methods listed below:

  • Select the windows start button
  • Enter ‘command’ in the search field and the then press hold ctrl + shift keys
  • Tap enter
  • In the next dialog box select yes
  • Then the next screen enter ‘regidit’ and move forward
  • In the registry editor select the key which is in reference to QuickBooks error 6120 and you want to backup
  • In the file menu tap export
  • Select the path where backup has to be saved
  • Enter the backup file name and then select branch in the export range box
  • Save the file
  • Once you are saving the file make sure the extension is .reg
  • Now you have a backup of the registry file.
  • Select the windows start button
  • Enter ‘command’ in the search field and the then press hold ctrl + shift keys
  • Tap enter
  • In the next dialog box select yes
  • A black dialog box will appear
  • Type ‘cleanmgr’ and then press enter
  • This will enable disk cleanup and provide you with the left over disk space
  • In the disk cleanup box which will appear select the checkboxes which you need to examine
  • The temporary files would have occupied the most space in the category
  • Clean the data by select ok.
  • Restart the system and the then start working on the software
  • Select file > Utilities
  • Stop hosting multi user access
  • Restart system and start working

QuickBooks encounters multiple errors which relate to the company files.

Need Professional Help?

However, we have described the various solutions for the QuickBooks Error 6210 to be resolved. You can go through the error and understand the technicalities associated with it. In case you have any further concerns with the error you can contact QuickBooks customer support team Chat now.


  1. How to rename the .tlg or .nd files to fix QuickBooks error 6210?

    For renaming the .tlg or .nd files follow the steps below:-

    1. Firstly, open the folder that contains your QuickBooks company file
    2. Then locate the files with extension .tlg and .nd
    3. Right-click on the file
    4. Then select Rename option
    5. Mention OLD at the end of the file name then save it.

  2. What are the issues because of some files already in use then how to fix them?

    In this case, you have to close all the background processes and for that, the steps are:-

    1. Check that you are working as an admin or administrator
    2. Then press and hold Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys together
    3. The Task Manager window opens up on  your screen
    4. Now, go to the Users tab to show the processes working for all users
    5. Select the processes of QuickBooks one by one 
    6. After selecting each task click on the End Task button.

  3. What if I am not able to complete the installation on the basis of the script?

    This is because the Windows installer is not responding or working correctly. So, this happens to you that you can’t complete the installation properly.

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