Origin of QuickBooks Error 6130 and its countermeasures

If your QuickBooks is also affected by this error, you don’t need to worry, as we have created this blog to help you out with the causes of this error and the approaches to fix this error.


Allan ramsay

6 days ago | 2 min read

QuickBooks runs the financial processes in real-time to increase accuracy and provide account reports that can be used for budgeting or monitoring the cash flow. The software stores the business data as company files that can be accessed by many users in a multi-user network. Internal errors are common in QuickBooks, like any other software. Users struggle to open their company files due to QuickBooks Error 6130, which indicates issues in the Database Server Manager. If your QuickBooks is also affected by this error, you don’t need to worry, as we have created this blog to help you out with the causes of this error and the approaches to fix this error.

To avoid time-consuming procedures, you can get this issue resolved by a QB support representative by approaching them at 1-855-856-0042.


This company file error can develop due to one of the following conditions-

  • QuickBooks cannot connect with the company file due to a malfunction in the Database Server Manager.
  • The company file has been affected due to damage incurred by a possible malware attack on the hard-drive data.
  • QuickBooks doesn’t have sufficient folder permissions to access the folder containing your data file.

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The adequate methods to resolve this error are compiled below-

Solution 1- Repair the damage in your company file with the QuickBooks Tool hub

Your company file may no longer be readable by the software due to damage from a virus attack on the hard drive or data corruption due to a sudden power surge. You can use the QuickBooks File Doctor toll in the QB tool hub to repair your company file. Download the newest version ( of the QuickBooks Tool hub from the official website and follow the steps below-

  • Run the QuickBooks Tool hub on your system.
  • Click on the Company file issues menu and select Run QuickBooks File Doctor from the options.
  • Select your company file if it is available in the list, or click on Browse to locate it.
  • Select the Check your file option.
  • Enter your QB Admin password to start the tool.
  • Wait until the file is fully repaired and retry accessing it in QuickBooks.
  • If you are still interrupted by this error, try the next method.

Solution 2- Run QuickBooks using the Administrator mode

This error is liable to occur if QuickBooks processes are interrupted by other applications on your PC, or it doesn’t have appropriate folder permissions to access the company file inside it. You can resolve these issues by granting special rights to the software as mentioned in the steps below-

  • Go to the QuickBooks folder or type ‘QuickBooks’ in the search panel.
  • Right-click on QuickBooks.exe and select Run as Administrator from the options.
  • Retry accessing the file in Admin mode.
  • The company file error will be gone after applying the methods above.


You are now at the end of this blog created to help you against QuickBooks Error 6130. The circumstances that develop this error are also included in the blog, and some methods are provided to deal with it. We hope the methods mentioned in the blog are easy to apply and help you rectify the error.

You can always take assistance from a QB ProAdvisor support team at 1-855-856-0042 if you face any issues while troubleshooting.

Also read: QuickBooks Error 61686: Updated Troubleshooting Methods


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