One of the best software for accounting and bookkeeping, QuickBooks is an application designed for small and medium scale businesses. QuickBooks help the organizations in managing the finances in an effective manner with the help of its powerful features. It is totally user-friendly but at times technical errors occur. Of all the errors that occur, one is the QuickBooks error 6069. To rectify the issue, keep reading the post until the end!

What is QuickBooks error 6069?

The QuickBooks error 6069 occurs at the time when there is an issue with opening or accessing a company file in QuickBooks desktop. This error code is associated with an error message that states:




“QuickBooks has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience”.

The common causes of QuickBooks error 6069 include:

  • Damaged or corrupted company file
  • Network or connectivity issues
  • Incorrect file extensions
  • Insufficient file permissions
  • Conflicting third-party applications
  • Outdated QuickBooks version

How to troubleshoot QuickBooks Error 6069?

Checkout the following solution methods in order to rectify the error code 6069 from QuickBooks desktop:

Solution 1: Setting up QuickBooks as a trusted program in AVG antivirus software

The AVG antivirus software fails to recognize the QuickBooks as a trusted program occasionally. This results in more chances of occurrence of errors. You can follow the steps given below to resolve error 6069.

  • Start the AVG antivirus software.
  • Select the Settings tab by clicking the Computer icon.
  • Add Exceptions from the Exception section.
  • Choose File, from the Exception type drop-down menu.
  • The QuickBooks Utility file can be found under the QuickBooks installation section by clicking the Browse option.
  • Double click OK, then select Yes to save the settings.

Solution 2: Verify the extension of the QuickBooks company file

You must ensure that the company file has the correct file extension and check its compatibility with your version of QuickBooks Desktop. Make sure the corporate file for QuickBooks has the .qbw extension.

Solution 3: Use QuickBooks Database Server Manager

  • Click on the Scan Folders tab.
  • Select the folder containing the files and click Scan if there is no folder.
  • Verify the company file as soon as the bottom box shows QuickBooks Company files found.
  • Attempt to access the file.
  • Launch QuickBooks and attempt to log in to your company file.

Read More....!!!