How to Fix QuickBooks Error H101, H202, H303, or H505

QuickBooks error H101, H202, H303 or H505 is the QuickBooks company file error. It is the most common error which occurs more often when one is attempting to access the company files which are located on other computer.You can contact us for fixing your QuickBooks errors or issues at our QuickBooks Support Number. Our Intuit […]

QuickBooks error H101, H202, H303 or H505 is the QuickBooks company file error. It is the most common error which occurs more often when one is attempting to access the company files which are located on other computers.

QuickBooks Error H101, H202, H303, or H505

You can contact us for fixing your QuickBooks errors or issues at our QuickBooks Support Number. Our Intuit certified QuickBooks professionals will assist you in resolving your QuickBooks issue. Our QuickBooks support expert will inform you why you are facing this kind of issue for your future knowledge.

QuickBooks error H101, H202, H303 or H505 is also classified under QuickBooks ‘H’ series errors. A brief description of QuickBooks ‘H’ series errors is mentioned below:

QuickBooks Error H101, H303, and H505: There is a certain configuration setting required for QuickBooks software to run properly. QuickBooks H101, H303, and H505 errors occur because of incorrect configuration settings. To fix these errors the best resolution would reinstall the QuickBooks software and configure it correctly on the system.

QuickBooks Error H202: When the company file is placed on a computer and the user is trying to access the file on QuickBooks software replica on another computer, the interconnectivity between both computers through a network server is not stable, and then one may face this error.

The issues which can be the reason behind the above errors:

  • Hosting configuration settings are faulty
  • QuickBooks firewall ports are set improperly. Incoming and outgoing communications to the company file are getting blocked by the firewall.
  • QuickBooks is unable to obtain the IP address of host computer. The IP address of QuickBooks Database Server Manager and the host computer are different.
  • DNS configuration settings are not correct.
  • QuickBooks services like QuickBooksDBXX or QBCFMonitor services are not started automatically.

Below are some resolutions to fix the errors:

Resolution 1: Download QuickBooks File Doctor and run it on the on the server and workstation where you are getting the H-series error. QuickBooks File Doctor will try to resolve the multiuser error automatically.

Resolution 2: By checking the hosting and services in a multi-user environment.

Verify Hosting

  1. On every workstation open QuickBooks and go to File>Utilities.
  2. Check if there is Host Multi-User Access on the list then this workstation is not hosting the company file, go to the next workstation.
  3. If there is Stop Hosting Multi-User Access, select it.
  4. Repeat the steps 1-3 on every workstation.

Verify QuickBooks services

To work with QuickBooks Desktop in multi-user mode, QuickBooks should be running on the desktop.

  1. Press Windows button + R from the keyboard to bring up the run box.
  2. Type there services.misc and click on OK option or press enter.
  3. Scroll down and look for QuickBooksDBXX service in the service window.
  4. Take the mouse cursor to QuickBooksDBXX service and click on it.
  5. Check Startup type is set to Automatic and service status is Running or Started on the QuickBooksDBXX Properties window.
  6. Now click on the recovery tab.
  7. Select the drop-down menu for First Failure and Restart the Service. It will restart the QuickBooksDB service if it fails automatically. Do the same for Second Failure.
  8. To save the changes made, click on OK
  9. Repeat the steps 1-6 for QBFCMonitor Service.
  10. Now open QuickBooks multi-user mode on each workstation.

Resolution 3: Add your server to Windows hosts file by editing it.

Resolution 4: Create a new folder for the company file and share it by allowing access to the share.

  • On the hosting workstation, create the new folder, share it and Set the Windows access permissions for sharing the company file.
  • Copy the .qbw file to the new folder.
  • In multi-user mode open the company file.

If the above resolutions are not working for you then give us a call at our QuickBooks Support number 1-800-961-6588, you will get connected to Intuit certified QuickBooks professionals who will assist you to fix the issue.

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