Methods to Terminate QuickBooks Error 6130 Once and For All

Methods to Terminate QuickBooks Error 6130 Once and For All
3 min read
02 December 2022

QuickBooks database server manager is important to run the QB company file in a multi-user environment. When the database server is not running correctly, errors can occur while accessing the company file. One such common error is the QuickBooks error 6130, which prevents users from working on their company data. This issue can affect the company data in a multi-user mode and can also lead to accidental data loss. If you are getting QuickBooks error code 6130, you can follow the solutions provided in this article to address the issue.

If you are having trouble performing the steps or resolving the error code on your own, you can reach out to us at 1-855-856-0042and get assistance from our support team.

What are the Common Causes for the QuickBooks Desktop Error 6130?

QuickBooks error message 6130 can occur due to the following common factors –

  • The company file you are trying to access is running correctly and might be damaged.
  • The company file you are trying to access is already being used by another user in a single-user mode.
  • QuickBooks is unable to establish a secure connection between the server and the workstations.
  • Windows firewall is causing an obstruction and is blocking QuickBooks from running correctly.
  • An outdated Windows OS which is incompatible with QuickBooks can also lead to the error code 6130.

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Fixing QuickBooks Company File Error 6130 Easily

You can dismiss QuickBooks multi-user error 6130 by using the solutions provided below –

Solution 1 – Restart QuickBooks Database Service from the Run Window

If you are encountering QuickBooks database error 6130, you can restart the database service to resolve it.

  1. Press Windows + Rto access the Run window and type msc, followed by hitting Enter.
  2. From the list of services, search for your QuickBooks version and select the database service to restart.
  3. Select the Startoption from the left panel and reactivate your database service.
  4. Lastly, rerun QuickBooks and access your company file to check if the error code 6130 is rectified.

Solution 2 – Fix the Windows Registry Issues from the Start Menu

Windows registry issues can also lead to the company file issue in QuickBooks, which can be fixed by running the following command –

  1. Open the Windows Startmenu and type Command in the search box, followed by hitting Enter.
  2. Press Ctrl + Shiftand click Yes when the permission box appears on your screen.
  3. Next, on the black box with the blinking cursor, type regeditand go to the File
  4. Select Exportand select a folder to save the QuickBooks Desktop key with a new name.
  5. Move to the export rangebox and ensure that you have selected the Branch
  6. Hit the Savetab and save the file with the .reg extension to fix the registry entry issues.


QuickBooks error 6130 can be terminated by following the solutions given in this blog. If the error code persists, you can call us at 1-855-856-0042 to get professional assistance from our expert team.

Also read: Simple yet Effective Solutions to the QuickBooks Error 2000


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Allan Ramsay 2
Hi, I am Allan Ramsay, a professional Data recovery Engineer, working with Quickbooks Pro Advisors as a consultant from the past five years in the USA. I am a s...
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