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QuickBooks Error H202

QuickBooks Error H202

The QuickBooks Error H202 is an error associated with the QuickBooks multi-user operational mode. This occurs when a user tries to access a QuickBooks company file placed on another computer and his copy of QuickBooks can not reach the server on that computer. Many users reported having encountered the following message when opening a QuickBooks file in multiuser mode: on this computer. QuickBooks users have some built-in features. The QuickBooks is available in different versions and editions.


QuickBooks Error H202The QuickBooks H202 error is one of the common mistakes experienced by QuickBooks users. This error occurs when the particular computer needs additional support for setup configuration. The error occurs because of security settings or corrupted files in which the QB company file is located. This system needs additional configuration.

What are the reasons behind the QuickBooks H202 error?

  • First, the QuickBooks software can not link to the company's data file because of the following factors:
  • However, can not connect to the web server.
  • In addition, the configuration of invalid web hosting is being established.
  • Next, the computer's firewall program prevents the interaction path
  • However, an incorrect or broken DNS is being established.
  • Additionally, QuickBooks DBXX or QBCFO do not work.
  • Similarly, the administrator of the QuickBooks data source server is corrupted.
  • The company files are corrupted.

Solution to solve QuickBooks H202 error

Solution 1: Create a new folder for your company file

  1. On the host, create a new shared folder
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  3. In the new folder, copy the .qbw file.
  4. Rescan the folder where your company file is located.
  5. Try to open your business folder.

Solution 2: Add your server to the Windows hosts file.

  1. Open the Windows hosts file on the workstation where you see the Notepad Usage error message (C: \ Windows \ System32 \ Drivers \ Etc \). As a Windows administrator, open the notebook if necessary.
  2. After the last IP address listed Place the insertion point and type the IP address of the server.
  3. Press the TAB key on the keyboard once, then type the server name.
  4. Choose Save from the File menu.
  5. choose Exit, in the same menu,
  6. Try to open your business folder. And if you still see the same error, follow the next solution.

Solution 3: Set access permissions for QuickBooks services.

  1. Make sure that QBDataServiceUserXX is a Windows administrator account or a member of the admin group.
  2. For QBDataServiceUserXX, set the required access permissions
  3. Try to open your QuickBooks company file.
  4. You must check the startup options on the QuickBooks service and restart it.
  5. Click the Windows Start button: Windows 7 or Windows Vista: Enter services.MSC in the Search field and press Enter. Windows XP: Click Run, and in the Run field, type services.MSc, and then click OK. In the list Right-click QuickBooksDBXX, and then select the properties. You must change the startup type to automatic. Click the Stop button, in the Service Status section, click the Start button, in the same section you need to scan the folder where your company file is located again.

Solution 4: Download and use the network diagnostic tool on the host.

  1. You must download and install the tool.
  2. Analyze the folder where your data file is located.
  3. Click Scan Folders and select the Add Folder button.
  4. The folder containing the data file you need to navigate
  5. Click on the scan now
  6. Write down the number of IP addresses and network interfaces.
  7. Click the button to enable these ports for QuickBooks. If the Firewall Status section has an Open Ports button.
  8. You can open the ports manually in the next step, if there is no Open Ports button,
  9. Test the connectivity of data files
  10. Click the Browse button next to Company File in the Test Connectivity section.
  11. Navigate to the location of your data file and choose it.
  12. Click the Test Connectivity button.
  13. Note the open file status and the advanced state.
  14. Now try opening your company's data file and if you still see the error, try the next solution.