The company file is a crucial database for QuickBooks and stores important company information and progress on different operations. When QuickBooks cannot open or work on a company file, it shows a company file error, usually in a series of 6000. 


The QuickBooks Desktop error 6000 301 is one of the company file errors and stems from multiple reasons, such as issues in installation files, data corruption, etc.


Let us look closely at the reasons for QB error code 6000 301 and how to troubleshoot it. However, we recommend connecting with QB Proadvisors at +1(855)-738-0359 as you should not risk the crucial company files and information

QuickBooks Error Code 6000 301 - Overview 

When you create a company in QuickBooks, the company file is automatically created, and its location path is stored in QB Desktop. The information is stored in the company file when you perform accounting operations in QB Desktop. Therefore, when QuickBooks is not able to access the company file, it shows an error.

The error code 6000 301 is a company file error, and it is caused by reasons like:

  • Damage or corruption in the company files, QuickBooks files

  • Damage or corruption in the Windows registry

  • The QB Desktop software is outdated and needs an update

  • Network connectivity issues

When the QB Desktop runs into the error, it might lag, freeze, stop responding, or display an error message.

How To Fix Company File Error 6000 301 in QuickBooks?

As different factors can cause Company File Error 6000 301, it is a multiple-step process to troubleshoot and fix it. Let us go through the various steps required to resolve the issue:

Check For Corruption In QuickBooks Files

QB error 6000 301 can result from damage or issues in the QB support files. Therefore follow the steps below to fix it.

  • Close the open windows of QB company file and application

  • Open the company file folder on your computer and look for .ND, .TLG, and .DSN files. 

  • Now, right-click on company files and select rename

  • Add .old at the end of the name of these files and save

  • Close the window and open QuickBooks Desktop again. Check if the error is resolved.

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Launch QB File Doctor Tool

QB file doctor tool fixes the QB files and data issues, so minor issues are resolved.

  • Download the QB File Doctor Tool from Intuit’s official webpage.

  • Now, save the setup file and install it on your computer. 

  • Open and run the QB File Doctor tool, and browse for the data file to scan and fix.

  • Proceed with the scan, and once done, open QuickBooks again.

Update QuickBooks Desktop

Download the latest update for the QuickBooks Desktop, and reopen the application. This will fix various issues in the installation files and might improve the company file error.

Talk To An Expert

The above methods should resolve the QuickBooks Desktop error 6000 301 for you. If the issue persists, talk to a QB expert and get the error resolved right now. Dial +1(855)-738-0359 now!