To fix the problem Quickbooks Error Code h202, try one of the following suggestions:
Method 1: Get the QuickBooks File Doctor software and run it.
Important Note: If you already have a version of File Doctor installed on your computer (you should see an icon for it on your desktop), you must download and install File Doctor from this article to ensure you have the most recent version. It is recommended that you uninstall any earlier versions of File Doctor before downloading and installing this version.
The user must first download the QuickBooks file doctor to your server. This immediately clears your H202 error in a multi-user scenario. If a user encounters the same problem, move to the next solution.
Method 2: Double-checking QuickBooks hosting
The first step is to open QuickBooks on the hosting system, then select "File" and "Utilities" from the drop-down menu.
Then look at the "Host Multi-User" list to determine if this computer is hosting the file. Now it's time to move on to the next system. One thing to keep in mind is that nothing on your workstation should be changed.
Select "Stop Hosting Multi-User Access" if it appears.
Ascertain that the company file must be closed by selecting the "Yes" option.
Method 3: Ensure that QuickBooks Services are operational.
The first step is to make sure that the "QuickBooksDBXX & QBCFMonitor" services are running and then to begin.
To begin, use the Windows "Start" button.
Then, to execute the software, hit the keys as "Windows + R" keys.
Type "MSC" in the running dialogue box and press the "Enter" key.
Service Hours: – Scroll down to see if the QuickBooks DBXX service is available.
The QuickBooksDBXX service is not visible or accessible in the future.
Now, with the help of Database Server Manager, verify it and install it on a server.
Now "Run" your entire software on a server, first opening QuickBooks, then selecting and verifying whether or not hosting is enabled.
Give the "QuickBooksDBXX" service a double-click. Then you'll need to confirm the Startup type and the service status.
Select "Recovery" from the drop-down menu.
If your computer menu is opened and restarted, your "QuickBooksDBXX" service will be immediately restarted if it fails. Repeat for the second failure.
To save all of your changes, click "Apply."
Replay the above steps for the "QBCFMonitor" Service.
Then, on each workstation, run your QuickBooks software from scratch in multi-user mode.
Method 4: Use a workstation to ping your server
If you're seeing QuickBooks Error H202 on one or more of your workstations, it could be a firewall issue. To resolve the problem Ping your server from each workstation where Error H202 is occurring.
Here's how to do it:
Open the "Windows Start Menu" on your server and workstation computers.
Then, in the search box, type Network, and then select Network and Sharing Center.
Change advanced sharing settings after that.
Make sure that Turn on network discovery is chosen.
Now retrieve the name of your server from your server:
To begin, go to the Start menu on your server machine and select Windows.
After that, open the Run box and type "Run" into the search box.
Then, in the Run window, type "CMD" and press the Enter key.
In the command window, type "ipconfig/all" and then press the Enter key.
Then, in the Windows IP Configuration area, look for the Host Name. On the right, you'll see your server name.
Now you must write down the hostname and save it in a word document so that you can immediately access it.
Method 5: Run QuickBooks database server manager after downloading and installing QuickBooks Tools Hub.
To begin, the user must first download and install the QuickBooks Tools Hub.
Then, using the Ctrl + J keys, navigate to the browser's download list.
After that, double-click QuickBooksToolHub.exe.
To continue, the user must follow the on-screen instructions to install it.
After that, once the installation is complete, the user must open the tool from the desktop icon.
The user must then run QuickBooks database server management after installing QuickBooks hub.
The QuickBooks tools hub icon should be double-clicked.
Then click on the network difficulties tab, then the QuickBooks database server manager.
If the QuickBooks database server manager displays the right company file location, the user should select the start scan option; otherwise, the user should select the browse option to locate the company file folder and then select the start scan option.
The QuickBooks database server manager will then restore the firewall and grant all of the necessary rights to all systems.
After the fix has been completed, the following step is to click on close.
The user must then launch QuickBooks desktop on the system where the error number H202 occurred.
After that, switch to multi-user mode by selecting the file> switch to multi-user mode button.