Solution for the QuickBooks error 6189 and 816

Moreover, the user cannot access the company file since the run-time error prevents them from doing so. There was an error in gaining access to the company file (-6189, -816).

With this information in hand, we will investigate the error's cause.

Moreover, the user cannot access the company file since the run-time error prevents them from doing so. There was an error in gaining access to the company file (-6189, -816).

With this information in hand, we will investigate the error's cause.

Incorrect Reasons for Existence of Error -6189 -816 in QuickBooks

We've listed a couple of causes of the Quickbooks error 6189 and 816 below.

  • If another server workstation is using the same file at the same time, you may see this error message.
  • Files that are corrupt or obsolete in QuickBooks.
  • QuickBooks components have been incorrectly removed or lost.
  • Unclean and incomplete software installation.