What Does Error Code -6150, -1006 Mean?

According to Intuit, Error Code -6150, -1006: “An error occurred when QuickBooks tried to create, open, or use the company file” is an error that has multiple possible causes.  The possible causes include:

  • your company file (.qbw) is damaged and you were attempting to backup or create a portable file (.qbm)
  • your QuickBooks installation is damaged
  • you were attempting to open a portable file (.qbm) but QuickBooks wasn’t open
  • the QuickBooks company file extension was changed or is the wrong type
  • you were attempting to restore a QuickBooks for Macintosh backup file in QuickBooks for Windows

Here’s a screenshot of the actual error:

The steps to resolve this error can include reviewing the extension of your company file, verifying your company file, repairing your QuickBooks installation, or re-installing QuickBooks.

If you were not attempting to restore a QuickBooks for Macintosh backup in QuickBooks for Windows, consult this Intuit knowledge base article.

If you were attempting to restore a QuickBooks for Macintosh backup in QuickBooks for Windows, consult this Intuit knowledge base article.

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  1. hi, i have tried to access one of my company files and i either get the message errors 6150.1006 or 6073.816 or 6000.301. is this file still recoverable or what would anyone suggest i do to fix the problem. it is an previous company file with data and transactions i need.

    thanks
    Mark