Diagnostic Procedures for QuickBooks Error Code 6129 0

QuickBooks Error Code 6129 0 is displayed when the verification of the database connection fails or QB tries to access company files. Due to the error, QuickBooks user is unable to open the company file. If there is a network problem in the network used by the software, then it is not able to find the computer or the server that holds the file. You may see the following error message when creating or opening a QuickBooks Desktop company file: Error code: -6129, 0: Database connection verification failure
In this blog post, we will discuss this QuickBooks error 6129, 0 and its possible causes with some quick fixation methods. You can also contact our technical support team at +1 888-704-1357 in case you are looking for immediate help for this error.

What are the Causes of QuickBooks Error 6129, 0?

There are many reasons that may create QuickBooks error 6129, 0. Few are as follows:
  • All the computers used in multi-user configuration mode are not using the latest QuickBooks version.
  • Data files with a corrupted network.
  • Mismatch between client and server domain.
  • A company file upgraded to a new version of QuickBooks Desktop using a non-Windows Administrator profile.
  • Damaged network data file (.ND).

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How to Fix QuickBooks Error 6129, 0?

Below you will get the quick troubleshooting steps to resolve the Error code 6129, 0. You can also check out the infographic and understand the ways to fix this error easily: Before executing the solutions listed below, we recommend trying out a couple of things first:

Condition 1: You are Creating a New Company File

  • Choose the “Exit or leave” option on the easy action Interview window.
  • You need to be triggered to “Save the file”, just choose “Yes” option.
  • Enter a different file name, then choose the “Save” option.
Important: If changing the file name doesn’t work, try changing the file location.

Condition 2: If You Are Opening or Updating Your Company File

  • Firstly, open a sample company file to recognize if the problem is file related or not. If the issue is happening to all your company files, go with the below given solution methods.
  • Log in as a Windows System Administrator before adhering to the actions in this section.
To fix the QuickBooks Error 6129, 0, there are multiple troubleshooting steps that need to be followed. Below, we will let you know about the steps in detail as follows. However, before proceeding to the given steps, make sure that all the computers used have been updated to the latest version of QuickBooks release.

Solution 1: Log in as a Windows Administrator for QuickBooks Error 6129

  • First try opening a company file. Log into Windows as a “System Administrator” to update the company file required.
  • In case you cannot log in as an Administrator, then find support for Windows or an IT professional for help.

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Solution 2: Disable Antivirus and Other Software in Case You Use Windows on Safe Mode

  • Restart the computer in “Safe Mode”.
  • Disable the active antivirus software.
  • Create a new Company File.
  • Again restart the computer in Normal Mode.
  • Open QuickBooks and the Company File.

Solution 3: Rename QuickBooks Network Files (.ND) for QuickBooks Error 6129

  • Firstly open the Company file folder.
  • Rename the file to an old company file name by right clicking on the file and choosing “Rename”.
  • Type “.OLD” as the file extension and press “Enter”.
    • In case one has to access the same company file on multiple computers, then make sure you follow these steps for all the files.
    • In case the Company File is used on one computer only, then you can open the file right away.
  • Click on the Windows Start Button > Programs > QuickBooks > QuickBooks Database Server Manager.
  • Select the “Scan Folders” Tab.
  • In case there is no folder that contains the required Company File, then add a “new Folder”.
  • Click on the “Scan” tab.
  • Click the “Close Option” once the scan is completed.
  • Finally, open the “Company File”.

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Solution 4: Copy the Company File into a Different Location

  • Create a “New Folder”.
  • Move the required QuickBooks Company Files to the newly created folder.
  • In case you have been using QuickBooks only on one computer, then it is easy to follow the said steps.
  • But in case you are using the same file on multiple systems, then be sure to follow the “Next” steps.
  • Click on the Windows Start Button > Programs > QuickBooks > QuickBooks Database Server Manager.
  • Select the “Scan Folders” Tab.
  • In case there is no folder that contains the required company file, then “Add a new Folder”.
  • Click on the “Scan” tab.
  • Click the “Close” option once the scan is completed.
  • Finally, open the Company File.

Solution 5: Ensure that All the Connected Computers Are Working on One Single Domain

  • Be sure to contact a “Network Administrator” or an “IT professional” to connect all the computer systems on one single domain.


We hope that this article helped you to troubleshoot this error on your own. In case the issue is still not resolved or If you still have any trouble, or you facing QuickBooks Error Code 6129 0 issue, you can contact the QuickBooks data services support team and receive step-by-step guidance to fix the issues. We are easily reachable at +1 888-704-1357.

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