Step to Fix QuickBooks Error 6144,-103

QuickBooks, of course, comes with numerous benefits and advantages for users but then as a user, you always need to be prepared for the errors it generates.

Though there are many application errors that you face, some are directly connected to the company file or software hosting. At times, you may need to access a data in a single-user mode but while you try to escape the multiuser hosting mode, you get errors. One such error that you may come across is QuickBooks error 6144, -103.

Error Description

QuickBooks error 6144, -103 pops up as soon as you try to exit the multi-user mode to access a particular file. When you try to block the multi-user hosting access, QuickBooks software gets affected as it tries to open a company file, thereby generating this error.

Causes

QuickBooks contains a Network Descriptor file that helps in the storage of a particular path to the company file and provides a name to the server the file is shared from. QuickBooks error 6144, -103 arises when the network descriptor file has a wrong path to access the company file stored in QuickBooks. Or else, QuickBooks Database Manager uses a Windows user account that may be corrupt.

Fixing QuickBooks Error 6144, -103

When it comes to resolving the error, there are two solutions that you can consider. Though Option 1 is sufficient to solve the issue, you may need to perform option 2 steps if the error continues to exist.

Option 1: Use QuickBooks File Doctor Application
1. Download QuickBooks File Doctor tool
2. Install it on the system
3. Run it properly
4. The tool will resolve the issue if any.

Option 2: Reinstall QuickBooks software

There are major chances of QuickBooks error 6144, -103 being resolved using Option 1. But in case the steps do not solve the issue, you can consider the reinstallation of the software.

For Windows 7, 8, and Vista
1. Press Windows + R and open Run window
2. Go to Control Panel
3. Choose User Accounts and Family
4. Click Add or Remove the user account
5. In the window that appears next, locate file named QB data service user XX, which is close to the version of your QuickBooks software you’re using
6. Now click on Delete the Account tab
7. Download that software again
8. Reinstall on your system

For Windows XP
1. Go to Start Menu
2. Select Control Panel
3. Double-click User Accounts in the Control Panel window
4. In the window that appears next, locate file named QB data service user XX, which is close to the version of your QuickBooks software you’re using
5. Now click on Delete the Account tab
6. Download the software again
7. Reinstall it

For Windows Server 2003 with Active Directory
1. Go to Windows Start All Programs
2. Click Administrative Tools from the available list
3. Select Active Directory Users and Computer option
4. Click on the Domain and have a look at the User folder
5. In the window that appears next, locate file named QB data service user XX, which is close to the version of your QuickBooks software you’re using
6. Now click on Delete the Account tab
7. Download the software again
8. Reinstall it

If you have an issue relating to the resolution, you can contact our QB technical support helpdesk executives for assistance.

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Last modified: August 22, 2018
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