What to do if you Get QuickBooks Error 6144 82

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Oct 15, 2021

One of the data related errors that QuickBooks Desktop encounters is QuickBooks error 6144 82. This error could be a serious one as it is related to the corruption of the company file. There are multiple troubleshooting solutions that you can implement to resolve the error that we have discussed further in this article. In this article, you will also find some of the most common reasons that can trigger such an error in the QuickBooks Desktop application. Keep reading the complete article for more detailed information on resolving QuickBooks error 6144 82.

If you are one of the users dealing with QuickBooks Desktop error 6144 82, and looking for live technical assistance resolving it, dial 1-855-856-0042 and get in touch with the experts now.


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What could Possibly Trigger QuickBooks Company File Error 6144 82


There are several reasons that can trigger error code 6144 82 in the company file. Down below, we have listed the most common ones:


  • If the company file that you are trying to access is damaged due to an infection.
  • The extension of the company file has been changed mistakenly.
  • You have saved the company file on cloud storage instead of having it on the server or workstation computer.

Now let’s jump on to the solutions that will help rectify all the issues stated above.


Quick Solutions to Rectify QuickBooks Desktop Error 6144 82


Solution 1: Run QuickBooks Auto Data Recovery to Recover the Damaged File


QuickBooks auto data recovery is a procedure in which we will need to recreate the damaged .ND and .TLG files by renaming them. Follow the instructions listed below to repair the damaged QuickBooks Desktop files.


  • Go to the QuickBooks installation folder and look for the file having the same name as your company file but with .ND and .TLG extension.
  • Right-click each file and select Rename.
  • Add .OLD at the end of the file name and save it.
  • Reopen QuickBooks and try to access the company file once again.
  • In case the error reappears, follow the next solution.

Solutions 2: Verify the Extension of the Company File


  • Go to the QuickBooks company file folder and right-click the company file.
  • Select Rename and verify if the extension of the company file is .QBW.
  • If you find the extension to be something else, rename the file and change its extension to .QBW.
  • Save the changes and try to open the company file once again.
  • If you are still unable to access the company file, then move to the next troubleshooting solutions.

Solutions 3: Move the Company File to the Local Storage in the Network


  • If you have saved the company file on the cloud, then copy it and save it on the workstation or to the server computer.
  • If you are not running multi-user mode, keep QuickBooks running in single-user mode on the workstation computer and access the company file from the local storage.
  • If you need multi-user access to the company file, save it to the server computer and enable multi-user mode in QuickBooks.


If the solutions listed above did not help you resolve QuickBooks error 6144 82, then we suggest you contact one of the certified QuickBooks Desktop experts by dialing 1-855-856-0042 now.




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