Fix QBCFMonitorService Not Running On this computer
Despite being a robust accounting software, QuickBooks needs several background services to function efficiently. One such service is QBCFMonitorService, also known as QuickBooks Company File Monitoring Service. It is stored within the QuickBooks installation directory, usually inside the “C:\Program Files\Common File\Intuit\QuickBooks” folder. However, you may end up with QBCFMonitorService not running on this computer error when the QBCFMonitorService.exe file has stopped working. To resolve this issue, you might need to apply multiple resolution methods. In this blog, we have listed all the causes along with their troubleshooting methods.
What are the Causes of QBCFMonitorService Not Running On Server Error?
You might have come across numerous issues that may bring forth QBCFMonitorservice Keeps Stopping error message. Below we have mentioned some main reasons that can trigger QBCFMonitorservice to stop on Windows:
Windows Defender and third-party firewall applications restrict QuickBooks connection with the company file that you have stored on the server.
The server on which you have installed QuickBooks is not set up correctly to host company files in a multi-user environment.
QBCFMonitorService not running on the server that is hosting the company file.
You might have deleted the QuickBooks Database Manager Service file (qbcfmonitorservice.exe) accidentally from the server.
A virus or a malware attack has corrupted your QBCFMonitorService.exe file.
There might be some issue with the Windows Registry.
How To Resolve QBCFMonitorService Not Running Issue?
Before you begin implementing the below-mentioned resolution methods for QBCFMonitorService Failed to Start Issue or QBCFMonitorService keeps stopping, you must create a backup of your QuickBooks Desktop company file so that none of your data is lost in between the process:
Solution 1: Restart QBCFMonitorService.exe
Simultaneously press the Ctrl + Alt + Del keys to open the task manager and then go to the Processes menu.
Now, right-click on the QBCFMonitorService process and choose the option End Task.
Once done, click on Yes for confirmation.
Open the QuickBooks application again.
Solution 2: Scan your Computer for Virus and Malware
To scan your system, you must install a good antivirus or anti-malware software. For this, you may follow the steps mentioned below and get rid of QBCFMonitorService Not Running issue:
Firstly, copy the QBCFMonitorService.exe file and paste it on the Desktop.
Now, navigate to the Virus Total and click on Choose File.
After that, select the QBCFMonitorService.exe file from your desktop folder.
Click on Scan followed by Fix.
At last, download the file and use it to replace the one stored in the QuickBooks folder.
Have the above methods helped you eliminate the QBCFMonitorservice Not Running error? If not, then don’t worry! You can proceed with the next one.
Solution 3: Configure Windows & Third-Party Firewall
Many times, the Windows firewall stops the services that it recognizes as malignant from running. In such a situation, you must create an exception for QBCFMonitorService.exe. For detailed troubleshooting, follow Method 4 of the article QuickBooks Error H505 and resolve QBCFMonitorService unable to start issue.
Open QuickBooks if you are not having the latest updates and patches installed.
Click on Update QuickBooks from the Help menu.
You have to checkmark all the QuickBooks features and releases that are available under the Update Now menu.
Click on Get Updates and wait until the application installs all the available updates.
After the update, restart QuickBooks Desktop on both server and workstation.
Solution 6: Set up QuickBooks Database Manager Service
Press Windows + R keys simultaneously on your keyboard and type services.msc in the run box.
Now, click on OK and search for QuickBooks DBXX service in the list of services.
If the service status appears as stopped, then right-click on the service and select Properties.
Under the General tab, change the Startup Type to Automatic.
After that, go to the Login tab and set the option to Local System Account from This Account.
Go to the Recovery tab, and from the drop-down list of the first, second, and subsequent failures, click on the option Restart the Service.
Lastly, click on Apply followed by OK.
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QBCFMonitorService Error FAQs:
1. Why is QuickBooks Desktop QBCFMonitorService not running?
Well, there are many reasons for that. But one such reason is that you are using an outdated version of the QB database server manager.
2. Why did the QBCFMonitorService terminate unexpectedly?
It’s because the QBCFMonitorService is not running on the server on which you have hosted your company file.
Oriana Zabell, a professional cloud engineer, has over three years of experience in desktop, online QuickBooks support and
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