Quickbooks Error H202

Resolved: QuickBooks Error H202 in 2 Simple Methods

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QuickBooks Error H202 is a run-time bug that strikes up when a user tries to use the QuickBooks program in multi-user mode. This glitch indicates that the multi-user connection setting to the server computer is restricted. "QB error code H202" happens when the company data file is on another system, and the software requires some help in connecting. When this issue appears in front of you, a QB user fails to initiate a company file placed on another computer in the network.

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What are the causes behind QuickBooks Error H202 occur?

QuickBooks Desktop Error H202 occurs when the application is unable to communicate with the hosting server. The reasons that produce this error are below-listed.

  • Misconfiguration in hosting settings.
  • The data transmission between QuickBooks and the server system might be blocked by the windows firewall software.
  • DNS settings are not well-configured.
  • The host's or server's IP addresses are not available to QB Desktop.
  • Some significant QB services are not running, such as QBCFMonitor or QuickBooksDBXX.
  • There is some difficulty with the QB Database Server Manager.
  • Corrupted or damaged '.ND' file may lead to this error.

How do I fix QuickBooks Error Code H202?

Below are some methods that will help you eliminate QB error H202.

Method 1: Ping the Server

  • Open the QB application on all the workstations networked for using QuickBooks.
  • Go to the File menu and then Utilities.
  • Now, turn off hosting.
  • Press the Start key and type "This PC" on the server computer.
  • From the left side, double-click over the Network option to confirm that all the networked systems are visible.
  • Ping all of them respectively from the QB Host / Server computer.
  • Begin to ping the QB Server / Host from the system showing QuickBooks Error Message H202.
  • The ping command test has to be performed on Command Prompt.
  • Open command prompt and ping command syntax: ping [Computer Name] and then hit the Enter key.

Method 2: Add the QB Server Information into Windows Host File

Apply this method to the system where you are encountering QuickBooks Error Code H202.

  • Go to the windows host file location (c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc)
  • Find out the windows host file in the above-given path.
  • Right-click the Windows host file and click on the 'open with' optionĀ 
  • Here, you need to select notepad and then hit the enter key.
  • Scroll down to the end in notepad and type the Server IP Address.
  • Press the TAB button once on your keyboard and type the QuickBooks Server Name.
  • To save changes, press Ctrl+S in the host file and exit the notepad.

This method generally helps to remove H202 Error in QuickBooks while opening the company file. If you still notice the error, try method 4.

Method 3: Copy your Company Data File to another LocationĀ 

  • Create a new folder to copy or move your company file in, generally drive C: on your PC.
  • Choose the company file and the corresponding '.TLG file' from the original company file folder, then press Ctrl + C to copy them.
  • Go to the newly made company file folder and simultaneously press Ctrl + V to paste the copied company file.
  • Try to manipulate the file in multi-user mode.

After performing all the above troubleshooting methods, we are sure that you have resolved the QuickBooks Error H202 by now. In case you encounter any problem while following these steps or need an expert's help to resolve this issue, don't hesitate a single moment and dial our 24*7 QuickBooks Error Support number 1(800)-314-0226.

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