QuickBooks QBDBMgrN Error (Server not Running on this Computer issue): Fixed

Last Updated on October 11, 2021 by Editorial Team

QuickBooks QBDBMGRN errors mostly appear, when the Windows firewall is not supported to update, and we try to update QuickBooks to the latest version. This problem can be easily fixed by fixing the firewall blocking issue from the system. In this article, we will show you, why this QBDBMGRN error occurs in QuickBooks, and how can it be solved?

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Why is QBDBMGRN Not Running on this Computer Error

QBDBMGRN is a QuickBooks function that is used for multiple users to access the database of the company and for the file system which is stored on the hosted server. It does not run on the computer when it is in disable mode. And it got’s disable, because of firewall problems, and some technical issue made by us. Here are some of the points, which are the main cause of this error:

  • Sometimes the Windows firewall not up to date, and we tries to update the QuickBooks to the latest version. that is a main reason to the issue.
  • The issue can also occur, if the firewall will not permit you to use the Internet.
  • If a user will try to repair an inappropriate QuickBooks company file using the QuickBooks file doctor tool then the mistake also can create problem for you to use QuickBooks. Because the QuickBooks file doctor can’t configure the system firewall.
  • This issue can be occured, if te firewall will not allow you to open some specific QuickBooks company file.

Observer all of the reasons for the issue, and go for the right solution. But before that, check, how the issue can affect the QuickBooks by its signs.

How the QBDBMGRN Error can Affect QuickBooks

When the QuickBooks database server not running issue takes place, it affects QuickBooks badly, and the users face few changes in QuickBooks.

  • The users will not be permited to use QuickBooks Desktop in multi-user mode.
  • Will not able to write on the company file.
  • The update process of QuickBooks database server can’t complete.
  • The users will face some issues with the QuickBooks network file.
  • Different Error messages can be appeared in your display.
    • QBDBMgrN not running on this computer.
    • Repair the following network problems before accessing your company file from other computers on the network to remove *QBDBMgrN not running on this computer” error.

How to Fix QuickBooks Error QBDBMGRN Not Running on this Computer

There are more than one solution for this database server issue, you need to find the exact reason for the problem, and then the solution according to the reason.

Solution 1: Install the QuickBooks Program on the Hosting Server

Install the program of QuickBooks on the hosting server, and open it in the multi-user mode;

  • First you have to open the QuickBooks on the server or host.
  • Restore company in the File Menu.
  • Then check the company file and select it.
  • Choose the open file from the Multi-user Mode and open it.
  • Now you are ready to login.
  • Now close the company file which is on the server.

Solution 2: Reboot the System & Open QuickBooks for One more Time

Follow the procedure, if the QBDBSM is not working properly:

  • First of all logout from the Quickbooks 
  • And then restart your system
  • After the system is restarted then login to your QuickBooks account.

Solution 3: Download & Run the QuickBooks Clean Install Tool 

  • The user needs to download and save the QB Clean Install.exe file.
  • Then the QuickBooks_Clean_Install_Utility.exe.
  • The user should  agree or accept the licence for the latest QuickBooks version.
  • When the message gets displayed on the screen the QuickBooks is ready to install now click the OK button.

Solution 4: Ignore the Error Message & Reboot the System

If you want a temporary solution to the problem then you can ignore this message, by following the below procedure:

  • First the user should click on the ignore for the system reboot.
  • Then click on OK.
  • When the ignore option is not visible on the screen then click the Ok button.
  • Now when it comes to end then reboot the system.

Solution 5: Update the Windows Firewall

Follow the procedure to update the Windows Firewall:

  • First click the Start button and go to the Control panel.
  • Now go to the System and Security and check the for updates.
  • Now if the update is available then click on the update.
  • Now reboot the system.

Solution 6: Include QBDM Service, If not Included in Firewall

Steps to be followed when the QBDM services are not included in Firewall:

  • First of all click on the ‘Start’ button and go to the Control panel and select it and go to the ‘System and Security’ option.
  • After that go to the ‘Windows Firewall’ and then to the ‘Advanced’ Settings
  • Then click on the Inbound rule and the ‘New Rule’ through the right side of the Windows and click on the ‘Program Path’.
  • Now exclude the QBDMGRN.exe file.
  • And then allow the connection.
  • Name the Rule and, click on the ‘Finish’ option.
  • At last restart the system.

Solution 7: Run a Quick Fix Program

You can run the ‘Quick Fix My Program’ to run a quick repair of QuickBooks issues:

  • Open the QuickBooks tool hub, and go to the ‘Program problems’ tab.
  • Click on the tab, and select the ‘Quick Fix my Program’ option.
  • After the fixation method, open QuickBooks, and try to run the company file.

Final Words

Thanks for reading the complete article. We hope, you find this article informative, and now you have the idea that how to fix the QuickBooks QBDBMgrN error ownself. Still, if you seek any help then you can connect with our QuickBooks experts for the best solution or answer to your doubt.