3 Common Ways to Fix QuickBooks error H505

by Peter Johnson
3 Common Ways to Fix QuickBooks error H505

QuickBooks desktop error  H505 pops up on the screen with a warning message, “This company file is on another computer and QuickBooks needs help connecting.” The error generally occurs when the user tries to switch QuickBooks into multi-user mode, but something is blocking the connection between the QuickBooks desktop application and the server computer. The user might get the H505 Intuit QB multi-user mode problem when the QBCF monitor services are not running on the computer. This blog will brief you on Intuit QB error  h505 along with its causes and troubleshooting solutions. So, read carefully till the end.

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Reasons behind Intuit QB error  h505

Check out the reasons listed below that leads to QuickBooks desktop error h505:

  • Hosting configuration settings are inappropriate.
  • QuickBooks Database Server Manager is running on the computer.
  • QuickBooks Database Server Manager cannot locate the IP address of the server computer.
  • The .ND and .TLG configuration files are corrupted.
  • · The system’s firewall and security settings are interrupting the application.
  • Incorrect Domain Name Settings might also trigger the error.

Best Possible Troubleshooting for QuickBooks Desktop Error H505

Check out the most effective solutions to resolve the H505 Intuit QB multi-user mode problem:

Solution 1. Check whether QuickBooks services are running on the server system

Following are the steps to review QuickBooks Database Server Manager, follow the same steps for QuickBooks CF Monitor Service:

  • Click on Start.
  • Open Run by tapping Windows and R keys together.
  • Within the Run window, write “services.msc” and hit Enter.
  • Search for QuickBooksDBXX from the list of services and click twice on it.
  • In the Startup Type, choose Automatic.
  • The Service status needs to be Running or Started. If it’s neither of them, choose Start.
  • Now, go to the Recovery tab.
  • Choose Restart the Service in the First failure, Second failure, and Subsequent failures drop-down.
  • Click Apply and then OK.

Open QuickBooks. If you still get the H505 Intuit QB multi-user mode problem, proceed to the next solution.

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Solution 2. Use QuickBooks File Doctor

  • First, you need to download and install QuickBooks Tool Hub on your workstation.
  • Open the tool hub and click on the Company File Issues tab.
  • Select Run QuickBooks File Doctor.
  • Let the tool run to fix the company file issues.

We hope the solutions mentioned above help you fix QuickBooks error  h505. If the issue persists, talk to the certified QuickBooks experts by calling us on our customer support number (855)-526-5749.

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