Isolate QuickBooks Error Code 6147, 0 – How to Fix

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Call us @ ☎ 1-800-515-3107 When Face QuickBooks Error Code 6147 0 “Unable to Get the Network Address of the Server" 

QuickBooks users can come across a number of errors. One error that occurs is QuickBooks error code 6147, 0.

It’s a one of the 6000 QuickBooks error message series, (can happen on both local and network setup). This QuickBooks error 6147 0 can show when you try to restore a backup file or to open a file. It can also lead to other issues like System crash and loss of data so you need to be careful when you handle the resolution of the error. 

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Why it's Occurs? - Causes behind QuickBooks Error Code 6147, 0

There are several reasons for the error to show up.
  • One cause is that the file that you are trying to open is corrupted & this makes QuickBooks not responding.
  • If you are attempting to restore a file then the file name may contain characters in excess of the permissible 210 character limit.
  • You may be using a network drive to restore a backup file

How to Resolve this QuickBooks Error Message 6147, 0?

Overcoming this issue is a simple process. You just need to follow the steps given below and the error vanishes.

Approach one
Try this method if you know that the file you are attempting to open is corrupted.
  • Download and install QuickBooks file doctor.
  • The file doctor takes some time to analyze files and fixes the problem.
  • Your file should open normally thereafter.
Approach two
This is for when you are attempting to restore a file and the error pops up.
  • To avoid QuickBooks backup failure better to restore the backup file to some other location in the networked environment.
  • Open QuickBooks, select file and then click on utilities.
  • You should see Stop Hosting Multi-user Access on the list. If it is enabled, disable it.
  • Select that option
  • Click on yes in the window for Stop Hosting Multi User Access.
  • Also, click yes in the window Company File Must be a closed option.
  • Restore or create a backup of QuickBooks desktop company file to your desired location.
Approach three
Your antivirus software may be preventing access.
  • Launch the antivirus application window and find out options that will unblock QuickBooks folders and files.
Approach four
Check the number of characters in the file you are attempting to restore.
  • Also check the file size, which should not exceed 2 GB.
  • If the number of characters in the file name exceeds 210 then rename the file and shorten the name to be about 120 characters in length.
  • Now try to open the file. It should work.
Approach five
If QuickBooks working file is on a network drive or online then simply save it to your local hard disk. Follow this up with the above steps as may be applicable. Your file should open.

If you are confident enough about handling third-party tools, you can try them to recover damaged or corrupted files. You can do this if the file is corrupt and QuickBooks file recovery or file doctor is not able to fix the issue.

If none of these works then you can call in our experts to bring about a resolution of error code 6147. You receive step by step guidance or our experts may even take remote control of your desktop to fix the issue for you.

Other Issues to Check Are: Know what are the causes behind QuickBooks error code 6010 & how to fix it and what is QuickBooks error message 6000 when opening or accessing the company file.
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