QuickBooks Error Code H202

QuickBooks Error Code H202: Resolve Multi-User Switching Issue

QuickBooks users face several issues due to this one form of multi-user series error. Not only the users are denied access to company files (located on the host) in client mode but many issues come their way. 

Error MessageThe company file is on another computer, and QuickBooks needs some help connecting. 
Error Code H202
Error NameMulti-User Error

Due to this issue, the system brings lots of obstructions. You must understand different causes that shape this agitation on your device. 

Reasons Behind QuickBooks Error Code H202 

A user can face this issue due to several reasons. Here is the list of them.

  • .ND files are not configured properly.
  • A user cannot access or open the database file.
  • Incomplete and improper configuration of the DNS service. 
  • When a firewall blocks the communication path between the accounting software and other relevant programs.  
  • Incorrect or inappropriate hosting configuration can also lead to this issue. 
  • QuickBooksDBXX/QBCF does not start properly. 
  • If the user somehow blocks the accessing path of the QuickBooks file. 
  • There is an improper configuration of the data file. 


Solutions to fix QuickBooks Error H202

Solution 1: Run QuickBooks File Doctor


QuickBooks file doctor can easily diagnose the error in a minimal time. Here are the steps that you can conduct to run this tool. 

  • To initiate, make sure to download and install the tool named QuickBooks file doctor. 
  • The user now needs to access the tool. 
  • For that, just choose the company file issue.
  • Move towards the drop-down menu and tap on the company file. 
  • If there comes difficulty in opening the file then tap on the Browse button. 
  • The button will bring the particular file that needs to be scanned. 
  • Thereafter, you need to tap on the checkbox for the file. 
  • After that, hit the Continue button. 
  • Make sure to enter the relevant credentials like QuickBooks admin password.
  • Just hit the Next button once you are done with the entire process.

Well, the scan procedure has to be finished in 5 minutes, however, it does not end then wait for some time. 

Solution 2: Examine the QuickBooks Services

Make sure to move into the steps below if the server is running a full version of the software. 

  • First of all, you need to access the QuickBooks software.
  • Move towards the File and choose the tab named Utilities. 
  • You need to click on Host multi-user access. 
  • After that, you need to examine the performance stability of QBCFMonitorService and QuickBooksDBXX. 
  • Access the Run window. 
  • Once done, enter the following command services.MSc. 
  • Hit OK tab now. 
  • Choose another tab named QuickBooksDBXX. Make sure to set the startup type as Automatic. 
  • Now, the user needs to run the Service Status.
  • Navigate towards the Recovery tab. 
  • Now, you will see a drop-down menu. Make sure to restart the service on first, second, and subsequent failures. 
  • Hit the Apply button.
  • Proceed below by clicking on the OK button. 
  • Now, the user needs to conduct the steps for QBCFMonitorService.