QuickBooks Error Code 6106, 1069 is an error code that would appear when you open a QuickBooks Company file. It mean that there is a problem with the configuration files used by QuickBooks. Alternatively, some files may have got corrupted and may not allow the Company file to open normally. Users would know by now that QuickBooks uses several tools to fix known problems and reduce any stress to its clients caused by malfunctioning QuickBooks files.

This error is one of the 6000 series errors that come up when a user tries to open a QuickBooks Company file. Some reasons for getting this error are:

  • The configuration files that permit QuickBooks to function correctly in a network or a multi-user environment may have been corrupted.
  • The company file may have been corrupted or damaged.
  • The QuickBooks file may be in a location which exceeds the file system path limitation.

By knowing the causes of the problem, we can try different solutions and fix the error. It also helps us identify any practices that we follow using QuickBooks, which can harm the files and cause the problem.

It is recommended to create a backup of your QuickBooks data before you try any of the solutions. If anything goes wrong while trying to solve the error, you will be able to restore your files using the backup copy of the company file.

Follow these steps to fix the error if you are running QuickBooks on a computer where the file is locally located:

Rename the .ND and .TLG files

  • An error can be caused by damaged or corrupted configuration files on the network. By renaming the files, you coerce QuickBooks into creating new configuration files. It will not change or affect your data but can solve the problem causing the error.
  • Close all open QuickBooks programs on your desktop.
  • Go to your folder which contains the company file.
  • Find the file names which have the company file name along with a .nd and .tlg extension.
  • Rename these two files by adding the work old to their name. You can right-click on the file and click on ‘rename’ to rename the files.
  • After the files are renamed, open QuickBooks again. It automatically creates the renamed files.
  • Sign in to your company file to find out if the error is fixed.