How to Troubleshoot the QuickBooks Error 6144?

QuickBooks error 6144 is one of the most prevalent issues faced by QuickBooks users. Generally, this error is seen when you attempt to start your company file. When you run into this error code, it prohibits you from doing any job from the primary or other computers.

You can perform the troubleshooting steps provided in this post to fix QuickBooks error 6144. Alternatively, you can also contact our elite technicians at 1-800-761-1787 for help.

What causes the QuickBooks Error 6144?

       Server network difficulties.

       QuickBooks and Windows files are damaged owing to viruses or malware.

       Deleted files or a broken Windows registry.

       Incomplete installation or corrupted QuickBooks download.


Steps to Resolve the QuickBooks Error 6144

Follow the below mentioned steps in order to resolve the QuickBooks error code 6144:

Step 1: Activate the QuickBooks service.

       Go to QuickBooks Services menu by clicking the Start symbol and then selecting the Services tab.

       Go to Services QBCFMonitoringservice Select the QBCFMonitoringservice option.

       Identify service already begun and set up in Automatic mode.

       Verify the radio choice and click on the Apply and OK options if services are not executed automatically.


Step 2: Change your account type

       Modify the account type and navigate to the Control panel.

       Navigate to the User Account icon.

       The next step is to choose to add or delete a user account.

       Choose the QBDserviceuser23 icon.

       Change your account type as per the need.


Step 3: Create folders on your C drive

Further, create a new folder on your C drive with the name QB. Choose whether or not all of your folders are read-only. The folders that you must create are mentioned down below:


       Add system


       Add user



Step 4: Copy your company file to a new folder

Once you've successfully generated the company file, you need to transfer it to the new folder. File size might be a factor behind file corruption, and your program might not start. For this, take the following steps:

       First, navigate to the user's folder under the C drive's User tab.

       Next, select Public Documents from the Public icon.

       Then choose QuickBooks and finally company files.

       Now you will obtain the Company file location.

       Copy and paste the QB file into the newly created folder after that.


Step 5: Configure firewall rules for incoming and outgoing data

       Go to the Windows firewall tab and then advanced settings.

       Go to the new rule and port icon by selecting the incoming rules.

       The next step is to click on it.

       Now, make use of port numbers dependent on the QuickBooks Desktop version.

       To obtain the dynamic port number:

       First, go to the Start menu and enter "QuickBooks Database Server Manager".

       Then, make your way over to the Port Monitoring section to continue.


Step 6: Start QuickBooks database server management

       Go to the Programs list and choose the QuickBooks icon.

       Move to the QuickBooks database server manager from the drop-down list.

       When prompted, choose "Add Folder" and go to the C drive where QuickBooks is located.

       Start scanning the company file by selecting the Scan Now option.

Step 7: Restore your QuickBooks company file

       Run QuickBooks in multi-user mode.

       Select on open or restore company file.

       Click on the QuickBooks company file and pick open and run the files in multi-user mode.

       Go to the file once you've activated your hosting.

       Afterwards, click on the tool icon.

       Now, pick the cease multi-user access option.

       It will enable you to access the company files on the server system.

Winding Up!

In most situations, you will be able to repair QuickBooks Error 6144 following the troubleshooting procedures provided above. However, the error 6144 still persists or you are unable to perform any of the steps provided in this post, call our 24×7 QuickBooks error support number i.e., 1-800-761-1787 and you will immediately be connected to a certified technicians.