QuickBooks error code 6150, -1006 is commonly reported error in the recent times. This error code comes up on the screen stating “We’re sorry. QuickBooks couldn’t open the company file and we’ll try to fix the issue. Click start to begin.” This kind of error code can be seen when the company file is either missing or damaged.  If you are also facing any such issue, then in that case you can read this blog post till the end.


Or an alternative to this can be to get in touch with our QuickBooks support team via our toll-free number i.e. 1-800-761-1787, and our team of experts and certified professionals will be there to assist you.

Causes of QuickBooks error 6150, -1006

  • QuickBooks software not installed properly on the system
  • Or if the windows registry files are damaged or corrupted
  • Any kind of virus or malware attack
  • Wrong extension for QuickBooks file being entered by the user
  • User opens up the portable file without opening the software
  • QuickBooks related fixes got deleted mistakenly

Symptoms of QB error 6150

  • Error code 6150 appears frequently
  • Windows run slowly or doesn’t respond to your given commands
  • System freezes for few minutes
  • Your windows files extensions are changed

How to Fix QuickBooks Error Code 6150?

Follow the below given methods to resolve the QuickBooks error code 6150:

Method 1: Use Auto data recovery tool to

In order to fix the error code 6150, -1006, the user is recommended to use the QuickBooks auto data recovery tool. The steps involved in this process are as follows:


  • To begin with, the user needs to create a new folder with the name QBTEST
  • And then spot the .tlg files in the company file folder
  • After that, the user is recommended to copy .tlh file from the company file folder and then paste it to the QBTEST folder


  • The next step is to open the QBAuto Data Recovery folder that can be seen inside the company data folder.
  • Once done with that, the user needs to copy the .QBW.adr file from the QuickBooks auto data recovery folder and then paste it to the QBTEST folder.


  • And then, the user is recommended to remove the .adr from the end of the filename and open the QuickBooks software.


  • Now, the user needs to open the company file from the QBTEST folder
  • Moving ahead, the user is supposed to click on the utilities option under the file tab, and then select the verify data to check if the issue exists.


  • After that, replace the company file in QuickBooks data folder with company file from QBTEST folder.
  • To end the process, the user needs to check whether the error is fixed or not.

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