[Fixed] How to resolve Quickbooks error 6147? | Call @ 800-986-6752

[Fixed] How to resolve Quickbooks error 6147? | Call @ 800-986-6752

Quickbooks is business accounting software for small to mid size business owners owing to its reliability and security. The Quickbooks error occurs due to application crashes, PC crashes, company file damage, and data inaccessibility. This Quickbooks error 6147 is the error that is faced by people nowadays, to know more about the error, read more…

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What is the reasons behind Quickbooks error 6147:

  • Damaged company file
  • Exceeding the limit of 210 characters for backup file name
  • Attempt to store backup from a network drive.

Quickbooks error 6147

Simple Steps to resolve Quickbooks error 6147 

Step 1: Resolution in case of backup file name issue

  • Ensure the device is not hosting multi user access.
  • Restore the backup stored saved on your system.
  • Check if the error still occurs.
  • In case the error still persists, try altering your computer file name such that the character limit doesn’t exceed 120 characters.
  • Try again.

Step 2: If backup exists on a network drive

The backup is hosted by quickbooks online backup or on a network drive, saving a copy to your local computer should be sufficient.

Step 3: Repair Windows registry

  • Select start button.
  • In the search box, type “command”.
  • Do not hit Enter.
  • Click and hold CTRL+SHIFT and hit Enter on your computer.
  • Click yes, on the prompted permission dialog box.
  • A black box will appear with blinking cursor.
  • Hit Enter post typing “ Regedit.”
  • Select the error 6147 related key in the registry editor, you want to back up.
  • Choose Export, from the file menu.
  • Select the folder where you want to save the Quickbooks backup key from the save in list.
  • Type the name of your back up file, such as “Quickbooks backup” in the file name box.
  • Be sure that “selected branch” is selected in the export range box.
  • Select save.
  • The file is saved.

You may now have a backup of your Quickbooks related registry entry.

Step 4: Run Windows system file checker

  • Click on start
  • Enter the command in the search box and do not hit the Enter button yet.
  • Click and hold CTRL+SHIFT and hit Enter on your keyboard.
  • You will be prompted with a permission dialog box.
  • Click Yes.
  • A black box will appear with a blinking cursor.
  • Enter sfc/ scannow and ht enter.
  • The scan may take some time, as file checker will begin scanning.
  • Follow the instructions.

Step 5: Clean junk out of your device

Over time the device accumulates junk files from computer use and web surfing. In case the junk is not occasionally cleaned out, it may cause Quickbooks to provide an error 6147 or respond slowly, possibly due to file conflicts or an overloaded hard drive.

Follow below steps for Disk clean up:

  • Select start button.
  • In the search box, type “command”.
  • Do not hit Enter.
  • Click and hold CTRL+SHIFT on your keyboard and hit Enter.
  • Click yes in the prompted permission dialog box.
  • A black box will appear with blinking cursor.
  • Hit Enter after typing “cleanmgr”.
  • Disk clean up will begin.
  • Check the categories in the dialog box you want to clean and click OK.

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