The precise approach to tackle QuickBooks Error 6094

The precise approach to tackle QuickBooks Error 6094
4 min read
09 December 2022

QuickBooks is currently ruling the accounting software industry with its incredibly excellent features and trustworthy services. The software simplifies the accounting process, and the user need not have any expertise to work on it. Company file in QuickBooks compromises the business data of the software that can be used by more than one user at the same time. However, if affected by internal issues, QuickBooks can struggle while opening this file. QuickBooks Error 6094 is one such problem that restricts users from accessing their company files. This blog gives all the details about the error, making it very useful for you to go through it if you are facing a similar error in your QuickBooks.

Troubleshooting assistance for all QB-related issues is available at 1-855-856-0042.

About the error

The QuickBooks Database Server Manager is responsible for maintaining the multi-user network through which the company files are shared. This error will strike your QuickBooks when Database Server Manager fails to start or stops in the background when you try to access the company file. Due to this, you won’t be able to open the company file, and the error messages will keep popping up on your screen until the issue is fixed.

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The following reasons are the most influential in giving rise to this company file error-

  • The company file you tried to open is in an unsupported format after incurring damages due to data corruption.
  • A security software installed in your computer restricts Database Server Manager from running in the background.
  • There is a data discrepancy between the company and the transaction log file.


Use the methods given below to eliminate this error from your QuickBooks-

Solution 1- Allow QuickBooks Database Manager through the Antivirus/Firewall

The QuickBooks process runs in the background to ensure the software functions smoothly on your PC. In case these processes are restricted or stopped, the software will malfunction. To prevent you need to stop your security software from blocking these background processes. Refer to the steps given below-

  1. Make sure the Antivirus you use is updated to the latest version.
  2. Open the Antivirus/Firewall and check for the programs it has quarantined or blocked.
  3. Look out for exeand qbdmgrn.exe in the blacklisted programs.
  4. Mark them safe to prevent them from getting blocked again in the future.
  5. Try to rerun QuickBooks Database Server Manager.

If the issue persists, try the next method.

Solution 2- Use the QuickBooks Tool hub

A damaged Company file becomes unsupported in QuickBooks and will lead to many errors when you try to access it. QuickBooks Tool hub can help you get rid of these problems by repairing the file as described in the steps given below-

  1. Open the QuickBooks Tool hub on your PC.
  2. Click on Company file issuesand select Quick Fix my file.
  3. Let the process finish and click Ok

The company file issues will be fixed after using these methods.


This brings us to the end of this blog that helps you understand QuickBooks Error 6094 and the causes of its occurrence. The methods to get rid of it were also included in the blog, and we expect you used them to make your QuickBooks free from errors.

If there are still any other issues left, call 1-855-856-0042 to get advice from a team of QB ProAdvisor experts.

You may also read this blog: Understanding and Resolving QuickBooks Condense Data error

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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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