The QuickBooks File Doctor now takes care of Windows networking changes.
Windows Networking for Quickbooks
article #609, updated 46 days ago
Windows Firewall for Quickbooks
article #844, updated 46 days ago
The QuickBooks File Doctor now takes care of Windows Firewall.
Download QuickBooks Installers
article #806, updated 313 days ago
QuickBooks May Need IPv4 to be the Dominant Protocol
article #1240, updated 385 days ago
If you are getting persistent H303/H505 errors or the like, check the .ND file corresponding to the QuickBooks database you are trying to load. If it has an IPv6 address within, that’s probably the problem, we need to set IPv4 as dominant on the server:
Reboot is required before the setting takes effect.
QuickBooks and Server 2012 R2 Essentials
article #1236, updated 403 days ago
Deep in this page:
we have a strange piece of input stated as being specifically and only to Server 2012 R2, to prevent H202 errors and the like. We are to do the following:
- Stop the Base Filtering Engine in services.msc
- Perform a Scan in the QuickBooks Database Server Manager, after making sure that appropriate folder(s) are selected
- Start the Base Filtering Engine in services.msc
The QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool
article #1193, updated 507 days ago
This one reinstalls, repairs, and refreshes a wide variety of bits which QuickBooks uses. Helps with both installs and malfunctions.
QuickBooks Desktop Install Diagnostic Tool
article #1023, updated 976 days ago
This is a tool from QuickBooks, new to me, which can fix a lot of different Windows library and other issues, to be used sometimes when QuickBooks fails to install.
Automatic upgrades to Office 2016
article #926, updated 1320 days ago
Reportedly in February 2016, Microsoft began to automatically upgrade all Office 365 customers to version 2016. One has to search for the words “February” and “automatic” in the page below to see it:
Among many others, this can cause major problems for users of QuickBooks of all versions before 2016; all integration with Excel fails, and we can expect other problems (e.g., Outlook integration) as well. There is no easy revert procedure, we just have this:
There is a method to prevent the upgrade via Group Policy:
article #923, updated 1329 days ago
Here is a great web site for these:
QuickBooks database service won't start
article #908, updated 1376 days ago
You may see error “-6175, 0”; connectivity or security errors may pop up; but definitively you will notice that the “Quickbooks database service” will not start.
The solution given by a QuickBooks tech just now, is to change the user under which the database service runs, from the special QuickBooksDBxx service user, to the Local System. I asked if there was any reason not to do this under any circumstances, and he said there is not. This seems to make QuickBooks as a whole run better. It is needful to give “SYSTEM” full rights to any folder containing QuickBooks files.