QuickBooks Error 6098, -5: Occurs While Opening Company File from the Server

QuickBooks software, although quite powerful amongst its peers of accounting software, is as prone to errors, corruption and damage as the next software. Considering it is made on coding and binary language of computer, it is not secured from getting infected or damaged, which in turn can cause interruption in the work flow. This interruption has much worse effect than the interruption caused by other software of different genre of industry as this software directly deals with the finance sector of the business.

One of the most common issues faced by many users is QuickBooks Error 6098, -5 that generally occurs when the user tries to access the company file which despite trying many times do not allow access. This error occurs when the account of the user do not have proper administrative rights to access the QuickBooks company file. Another reason behind QuickBooks Error 6098, -5 is some changes in the way of using the QuickBooks software, installation files being corrupted, update or upgrade issue.

This causes rift in the usage of the software which results in disruption in the work flow. To avoid this user needs to resolve the issue as soon as possible either by trying manual steps or by contacting the QuickBooks error and customer support that are quite prompt in resolving the issue in just a matter of minutes.

Apart from the customer care team user can also resolve the issue by trying the steps enumerated below that might help the user to regain some form of semblance and get started with the workflow without much hassle. However, if the issues still persists, QuickBooks error support and QuickBooks Customer Service Number is available.

Resolving QuickBooks Error 6098, – 5

This error may occur at the time of installation or while upgrading / updating the QuickBooks software and company file. As the diagnosis and rectification process of QuickBooks Error 6098, -5 may take a lot of time, it is beneficial for the user to immediately download and install a tool called QuickBooks File Doctor. This tool is designed to quickly scan and heal damaged files of QuickBooks along with providing proper analysis of the issue with either the computer system or with the network set up. However, if the issue remains unresolved even by the tool, the user can try the following solution to manually over ride the error.

Resolution: The basic thing to do is garner administrator rights of the user account for the following Windows OS:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista

The solution for all four is same as follows:

  1. From the keyboard press on the logo of Windows along with letter ‘R’ which will open up Run window screen.
  2. In the field which is blank type in Control Panel and then Press on OK.
  3. In the new screen labeled Control Panel, double click on the option User Accounts.
  4. As per the authentic software being used select the option most relevant to the user:
       QuickBooks 2014 and Enterprise Solutions 14.0: QBDataServiceUser24
       QuickBooks 2015 and Enterprise Solutions 15.0: QBDataServiceUser25
       QuickBooks 2016 and Enterprise Solutions 16.0: QBDataServiceUser26
       QuickBooks 2017 and Enterprise Solutions 17.0: QBDataServiceUser27
  5. Now go to Properties option
  6. Under properties screen click on Group Membership option.
  7. Now select the tab Other and then Administrators from the drop down menu.
  8. Now click on Apply tab and then on OK for the settings to apply properly.
  9. Now again select OK tab in order to close the Window of User Accounts

In the scenario above steps do not resolve the issue and error still persists, the user can get in touch with proficient experts of QuickBooks Tech Support Number for instant resolution with technical aid you may also contact through toll free number  ☎+1-800-796-0471 .