QuickBooks error 6010, -100. What it means and how to fix it?

QuickBooks is an accounting software which is developed by Intuit for the growth of small and medium industries. While working on QuickBooks, you can come across some situations which can lead to the occurrence of technical errors. These errors then act as an obstacle in your work and if not rectified soon can cause a major problem. One such technical error is QuickBooks Error 6010, -100.

Software can make our work smooth and easier by simplifying it. It is developed using various codes and algorithms, so there are chances that at some point of time it may crash due to some issues. These issues can be technical or due to third-party interference. One such error in QuickBooks is QuickBooks Error Code 6010. It is a run-time error which comes in the category of QuickBooks Error 6000 series.

Cause of QuickBooks error 6010, -100:

QuickBooks Error 6010 occurs when your QuickBooks is modified while installation. In such cases, you will have to check for any software which is obstructing QB from running or check whether your windows registry is modified recently. Here are some causes which may lead to the occurrence of QuickBooks Error 6010, -100:

  • The Network Device files may be damaged or get disconnected from .QBW and .TLG files.
  • Disable the antivirus and the windows firewall temporarily.
  • Delete all the junk files from the Temp Folder.


Here are some points which are to be kept in mind before trying out the solutions mentioned below:

  • Update your QB program to the most updated version.
  • Check for any Windows update, if any update it.

“If at any point of time you face issues then dial our toll free number at 1800-865-4183“.

Method 1:  Fixing Hosting issues.

It is advised by Intuit experts that only one system should act as a host to the software as it is connected to company files. You can check for the same by following the steps below:

  • Reboot your system and log in to this system as the “System Administrator”.
  • From your keyboard, press F2 key.
  • Browse for the Local Server Information.
  • Open it.
  • Check for hosting icon and turn it ON.

Method 2: Manual tracking.

There are times when permission setting for the system restricts the access to the company file. In such cases you are unable to open the company files and work on it. To open those files, you need to manually configure your setting.

Method 3: Disable the Firewall temporarily.

Windows Firewall is system security software which may restrict the functioning of some applications in certain areas. It is possible that firewall is restricting the entry for QuickBooks over a server. All you have to do is reset the permission restrictions or disable the windows firewall temporarily.

Method 4: Rename the .nd file.

  • Browse for files with extension .nd.
  • Check for file which is responsible for QuickBooks Error 6010.
  • Rename the file and then open QuickBooks.

These solutions are recommended by the Intuit experts. In case, you need more information on QuickBooks error 6010, -100 then reach out to us at QuickBooks Customer Support. They are independent support QuickBooks proadvisors that are fully capable to fix your issues.

We have an exceptional team of Intuit certified experts who have a history of resolving all kinds of QB issues. To contact us give us a call at our tollfree number at 1800-865-4183. You can also write an email to the online email support, stating your issues and they will write back to you with the best possible solution for your issue. You can also visit their website and request for online chat support.

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