When switching to multi-user mode in QuickBooks Desktop, many customers encounter the QuickBooks Database Server Manager has stopped operating error. If you are unfamiliar with QB Database Server Manager, it is a QuickBooks component that allows users to switch to multi-user mode so that they can access or share their company files with other computers on the network. Resolving a multi-user issue might be difficult, but all it takes is the appropriate troubleshooting guide, which we will give you within this post.
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What is the reason for QuickBooks Server Manager Status Stopped?
The following are the possible causes of QuickBooks Server Manager Status Stopped:
- QuickBooks executable files are being denied network access by the Windows Firewall.
- QuickBooks Database Server Manager software files have been damaged.
What should you do if QuickBooks Database Server Manager no longer works?
Method 1) Make exceptions in the Windows Firewall settings for QuickBooks executable files.
- Open Windows Firewall by selecting the Windows Start menu and typing “Windows Firewall” into the search field.
- Select the Advanced Settings option from the left panel.
- Right-click Inbound Rules and select New Rule from the menu.
- Select the Program option before pressing the Next button.
- Choose This Program Path and then click the Browse button.
- Go to the following path:
- C:Program FilesIntuitQUICKBOOKS YEAR
- Look for and select the file QBDBMgrN.exe in the folder.
- Press the Next button.
- Select Allow the Connection and then press the Next button.
- Make a new rule and name it “QBFirewallException(name.exe)” in the following order:
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After creating incoming rules, build outbound rules by repeating the preceding steps in the same order, but this time select Outbound Rules instead of Inbound Rules.
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Method 2) On the computer, reinstall QuickBooks Database Server Manager.
Step 1) Remove QuickBooks Database Server Manager from your PC.
- To open the Run command window, hit the Windows + R buttons on the keyboard.
- Enter “appwiz.cpl” into the Run dialogue box and press the Enter key.
- Choose QuickBooks Database Server Manager from the list of installed programmes and then click the Uninstall button.
- Press the Next button.
Step 2) Rename the folder containing the Database Server Manager installation files.
- To access the File Explorer, hit the Windows + E keys on your keyboard at the same time.
- Go to the following path: Common Files (C:Program Files)
- Look for the Intuit folder in the Common Files folder and right-click it.
- Choose the Rename option.
- Add “.OLD” to the end of the folder’s name.
Step 3) Reinstall QuickBooks Database Server Manager.
Download the QuickBooks Database Server Manager from Intuit’s official website and install it on your computer.
To install QuickBooks, double-click the downloaded setup QuickBooks.exe file and follow the on-screen instructions.
If you still encounter the QuickBooks Database Server Manager has stopped operating error after trying all of the troubleshooting techniques listed above, it’s possible that a third-party security application is preventing QuickBooks from executing actions. We recommend that you configure third-party security application settings for QuickBooks Desktop and see if this resolves the problem. You can also call our QuickBooks Data Services experts at 888-704-1357 to have the problem repaired right away.