A Quick Guide to QBCFMonitorService Not Running On This Computer

21:53, Wednesday, 07 December, 2022
A Quick Guide to QBCFMonitorService Not Running On This Computer

QBCFmonitorservice is a QuickBooks Desktop program file that is accessed from the QBCFMonitorService.exe file from the QuickBooks installation directory. QBCFmonitorservice process helps QuickBooks run in Multi-user mode and permits workstation computers to connect with the company file on the server.

When you encounter QBCFmonitorservice keeps stopping error on your system, then QuickBooks struggles to connect to the company file and evokes an error message that reads "QBCFMonitorservice not running on this computer." To learn about the effective Solutions to eliminate this error completely, follow this article to the end.


If you are unable to follow the steps, you can call us at +1 855-738-0359 to get help from our technical team.


Solutions to Resolve QuickBooks QBCFmonitorservice Keeps Stopping Error


If you want to resolve this issue, read the effective solutions we mentioned below.


Solution 1: Verify the QuickBooks Multi-User Hosting Setup on the Server


It is common to face issues accessing the file saved on the server if the hosting is disabled on your system. We will verify the hosting setup and reconfigure it with the steps mentioned below.

  • Access QuickBooks Desktop, press the File tab, and move your mouse cursor over the Utility option on your screen.

  • Select the option that shows Host Multi-User Access and click Yes once you get the confirmation box on the screen.

  • Verify you are activating hosting only on the server and that the Multi-user Hosting is not running on any workstation computers.

  • To confirm it, access the QuickBooks application locate in the File tab.

  • If you see the option Switch to Single-User mode, it implies that QuickBooks is running under multi-user mode, and you are required to click Switch to Single-User mode.

  • Do not modify the settings if the Switch to multi-user mode option is displayed on your screen.


Solution 2: Set up the QuickBooks Database Manager Service


QuickBooks Database Server Manager is necessary to be set up to run automatically on the system. Each time you restart your Windows, QuickBooks Database Server Manager will stop running if it is not set to run automatically. We reconfigure the database server manager service with the instructions mentioned below and check if this resolves the error.

  • Hit Windows + R on your keyboard, and hit type services. msc in the run box, and click OK or press Enter to move onto the next step.

  • Look for the QuickBooks DBXX service in the list of services so that we can modify its properties.

  • If you see the service status as stopped, right-click the service and choose Properties.

  • Under the General tab, edit the Startup Type to Automatic from Manual, QuickBooks Services Startup Options.

  • Now navigate to the Log On tab and set the option to Local System Account from This Account to move further.

  • Locate to the Recovery tab, and from the drop-down list of the first, second, and subsequent failures, choose to Restart the Service, then click Apply and OK.


Solution 3: Configure the Windows & Third-Party Firewall


After installing QuickBooks Database Manager again, verify that the server computer and the workstations are able to communicate.

  • First, Ping Computer in a Networr without further delay, go to the server computer and access the command prompt by running the CMD command using the Run dialog box.

  • Insert IPConfig, click Enter, and you will see the IP address of the server computer.

  • Now locate the workstation encountering the error and launch the command prompt window.

  • Enter PING (Server's IP address) and tap on the Enter key in order to check the connectivity.

  • After you run the above-given prompt, your workstation will send four data packets to the server to confirm if the server receives all of them.

  • Due to the above command, the server will send the status back to you if it receives all four data packets.

  • Finally, if the status states you have a packet loss, there are problems in the network configuration that you will need to fix.




QBCFMonitorService Not Running On This Computer can be a hassle to resolve, but don't worry; through this article, we will guide you to fix this error as easily and quickly as possible. If the error persists, you can ring us at +1 855-738-0359 to get immediate assistance from our team of experts.

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