Understanding And Troubleshooting QuickBooks Error 6010 100

Understanding And Troubleshooting QuickBooks Error 6010 100
3 min read
12 December 2022

QuickBooks desktop application is known for its robust tools and features that make the accounting process much easier for its users. If the application fails to connect to the network while installing it, then you can get the QuickBooks error 6010 100. It might happen due to the anti-virus software or the firewall interfering with the installation of the application. Through this article, we will discuss the reasons that cause the error and the methods that can resolve it.

If you are facing network connection issues such as the error 6010 100 and you need assistance from an expert for resolution, then contact us at our toll free 1-855-856-0042.

You may experience QuickBooks Desktop error 6010 when you try to install the QuickBooks application for the first time or re-install it. It appears with an error message stating the error code and suggesting you to re-install the application. The QuickBooks application is incompatible with some anti-virus software such as Mcafee. The anti-virus software or the firewall installed in the desktop might consider the application as a threat blocking its network access, giving you the error. Some other reasons that may prompt the error are as follows:

1. Inconsistency between the Network Device files (.ND) and Log files (.TLG).

2. Third-party anti-virus software blocking network access of QuickBooks.

3. Registry-optimizing application interfering with the QuickBooks registry files.

These are the various reasons that can cause the QuickBooks error 6010 100. Let us now analyze the different methods to resolve it.

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There are various methods that you can apply to resolve the error. These have been mentioned below for you. Follow the steps in the given order for efficient resolution.

Renaming the Network Device file

If the Network data (.ND) files and the log (.TLG) files are inconsistent with each other or have got damaged, then you may get the error. To rule out this possibility, you should change the name of the Network Device (.ND) file. The steps are as follows:

1. Go to the QuickBooks directory file through “C:\ProgramData\Intuit\QuickBooksxx”.

2. Find the file with (.ND) extension.

3. Rename the file by adding (.old) at the end of it.

4. Press the ‘Enter’ key to save the name.

Now the QuickBooks will recreate the Network Drive file resolving the error. You should make sure that your security applications are not interfering with the QuickBooks. If you continue to face the issue, then you should try to re-install the application.

We tried to explain to you the reasons that may cause the QuickBooks Desktop error 6010 100 and the methods to resolve it. If you are still struggling with the error and you need assistance from an expert, then contact us at our toll free 1-855-856-0042

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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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