One of the most common issues discussed on QuickBooks community forums in QBDBMgrN not running on this computer error. So, if you are running your QuickBooks on the Windows operating system, and encounter the error message “QBDBMgrN not running on this computer“, it usually means that your QuickBooks Database Server Manager has stopped working. Furthermore, it indicates that the Security firewall is interfering and blocking QB desktop to connect with the internet and therefore fails to start or open.
In this following article, we outline what the ‘QBDBMgrN not running on this computer’ error message means, why you are getting this error and a step by step gide on how to fix this issue.
To better understand why QBDBMgrN not running, we will first explain to you what exactly the QBDBMgrN (QuickBooks Database Server Manger Service) is, and why the QuickBooks software needs it to run properly. QBDBMgrN is an executable process on Windows with a so-called ‘.exe’ extension, which you can see in the task manager of your computer.
Simplified, the QB data base server manager was developed by Intuit to enable more than one user to access the company file and database on the hosting server where the company file is stored. Therefore, when the QBDBMgrN service is not running or disabled, you are only able to use QuickBooks in the single-user mode. As soon as you are trying to switch into the multi-user mode, QuickBooks will alert you with the ‘QBDBMgrN not running on this computer’ error message.
Usually, the error occurs to update your QuickBooks Desktop to the latest version, but miss to also update the Windows firewall. This causes the firewall to spot the QBDBMgrN service as an unknown service and block it, in order to protect your computer from malware. This is why QB is then unable to connect to the internet and when you try to solve the network issue with the QuickBooks File Doctor, you receive the error message:
Repair the following network problems before accessing your company file from other computers on the network QBDBMgrN not running on this computer.
The QuickBooks File Doctor is only able to repair damage in the company file and network, but cannot configure your firewall settings. This is why you will have to adjust the firewall and its ports manually to enable QuickBooks Database Server Manager Service to connect with the network or internet again.
Follow these steps to go through the whole process and successfully learn how to easily get rid of QBDBMgrN not running on this computer.
Note: If you are facing issues with updating your firewall with the above steps, Alternatively you can run the update by downloading the update files manually. There are update files for 32-bit and 64-bit microsoft operating systems.Start with downloading the files from these links and follow the on-screen instructions.
Download updates for 32 Bit Windows
Download updates for 64 Bit Windows
Note: If you are using a third-party firewall other than from Microsoft, you need to exclude the QB database Service according to the instructions provided on the firewall manual.
For Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and the latest is Microsoft windows 10
Conclusion: We hope that this article was helpful to you and that your issue with the QBDBMgrN not running on this computer was resolved. In case you are unable to fix the issue by yourself and QBDBMgrN won’t start on your computer, do not risk any further operational delays for your business and contact our team of experts for quick and reliable support. It is is easy to get in touch with our support represantatives, Drop us a line or call us on 1-971-205-3827
Article Name: How to fix “QBDBMgrN not running” ?
Article Description:if you are running your QuickBooks on the Windows operating system, and encounter the error message „QBDBMgrN not running on this computer“, it usually means that your QuickBooks Database Server Manager has stopped working. Furthermore, it indicates that the Security firewall is interfering and blocking QB desktop to connect with the internet and therefore fails to start or open.
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