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Want To Fix Common QuickBooks Enterprise Errors – Learn What To Do

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Intuit has developed a number of applications to facilitate business functions, one of them being QuickBooks enterprise. Their top product helps manage, keep a record, and analyze business transactions. Users also face certain QuickBooks enterprise errors that can ruin the whole experience with all these benefits. In addition, the users face different types of problems with the application ranging from installation issues to networking errors. So let’s look at common QuickBooks enterprise errors and its solution.   

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Common QuickBooks Enterprise Errors

As mentioned above, there are multiple types of QuickBooks Enterprise issues. Users face a variety of QuickBooks Enterprise error codes leading to the following problems:-

Top 8 Solutions To Fix Common QuickBooks Enterprise Errors 

QuickBooks Enterprise solutions are based on what is causing the issue in your system. Follow the troubleshooting method based on the problem you are facing in your system:-

Solution 1- Recreate Damaged Entitlement File 

QuickBooks entitlement file (EntitlementDataStore.emcl) stores the encrypted QBD installation information. The file contains the licensing and product information required to complete the QuickBooks validation process. Follow this solution for all your licensing and registration-related QuickBooks Enterprise issues:- 

  • Close QuickBooks Enterprise.
  • Press Alt+Ctrl+Del and then click on Task Manager.
  • Go to the Processes tab and find QBW32.exe. 
  • Select it and then tap on End Processes. Repeat this step for all other QBW32.exe files.
  • Now press Window+R, and the Run dialogue box will appear.
  • Enter C:\ProgramData\Intuit\Entitlement Client\v8 (or v6) and click on OK a dialog box will pop-up.

Run C:\ProgramData\Intuit\Entitlement Client\v8

  • Right-click on the file named EntitlementDataStore.emcl file and select Delete.

Select EntitlementDataStore.emcl file

  • Run QuickBooks again following the process of registering the application.

Note- These steps are for QuickBooks version 2013 through 2016. The registration process is complicated for the older versions and you might require technical assistance. Call at xxxx you are facing the issue. 

Solution 2- Save the QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise File to Local Drive

Many users have faced QuickBooks Enterprise errors while accessing the file on a shared network without saving it on your local system. An unsaved file can either go missing or be damaged as multiple users can access the file on the network. Save your file locally and check if the errors still pertain.

Solution 3- Update your latest Windows Updates

Outdated windows is one reason behind multiple QuickBooks Enterprise error codes. The simple solution to these errors is updating your windows. Follow these steps in order to do so:-

  • Tap on Windows Start button
  • Click on the Gear icon for settings.
  • Go to Update & Security. 
  • Tap on Windows Update. 
  • Click on Download if Updates are available and Install it.

Solution 4- Remove Spaces from Company File Name

Extra added spaces in the company file name and after file extension can cause QuickBooks Enterprise errors. You need to rename it in order to fix it:- 

  • Log out of your QuickBooks Desktop from all the systems. 
  • Open the folder containing the QuickBooks company file.
  • Right-click on your company file and select Rename.
  • Select the company file name and check if there are any extra spaces between the file extension or the name of the company.
  • Try to open or create a company file. 

Solution 5- Turn Off Hosting From All Other Systems

You might face QuickBooks Enterprise errors related to networking because one or more client computers are incorrectly set up to host multi-user access. You need to go through your utilities and turn it off for both single and multi-user.:- 

For Single-User Access

Turning off Hosting mode disables multi-user access. Follow these steps to do so for single-user access:- 

  • Open QuickBooks and go on file. 
  • From the list, select Utilities and then Stop Hosting Multi-User Access.
  • Click on Yes when Stop Hosting multi-user access message appears.
  • Now click on Yes when the Company File must be Closed message appears on your screen.

For Multi-User Access

For these steps, you need to access all the client computers and stop the access for multi-user. You need to follow these steps:- 

  • Go to every client computer displaying the error and in No Company Open window select File. 
  • Now select Utilities.
  • Confirm that the Host Multi-User Access menu item is visible. Stop Hosting Multi-User Access may appear on one or more client computers, indicating that they are already hosting multi-user access.
  • Click on the Stop Hosting Multi-User Access option on any client computer displaying the Stop Hosting Multi-user Access, then follow the prompts to turn off hosting.  

If this solution fails to fix your problem, jump on to the next solution. 

Solution 6- Switch to Hosting Local and Remote file mode

This solution is useful for fixing Networking issues and errors in multi-user access. Follow these steps if solution 5 fails:- 

  • Open QuickBooks and press F2 in order to open the Product Information window
  • Check that Hosting is set to local files only under Local Server Information at the bottom of the window.
  • Click on the File menu and select Switch to Multi-User Mode.
  • On a network computer, open your company file. See the QuickBooks in-product Help or the set up multi-user or network for QuickBooks Desktop resource page for further details.
  • Once the company file is open, press F2 key to open the Product Information window. 
  • Check that Hosting is set to local files only under Local Server Information at the bottom of the window.

Reminder:- The computer hosting multi-user access must be left on, and the user who set up QuickBooks must remain logged in; however, QuickBooks does not need to be open to offer additional QuickBooks users with continuous access to the company file.

Solution 7- Use QuickBooks Tool Hub

Download and install QuickBooks Tool from the official intuit website. There are multiple tools within the tool hub to fix QuickBooks Enterprise Errors:- 

  • If you get an error notice when you open your business file, or if you have missing or blank lists, choose Company File Issues. This will launch the Quick Fix my File and QuickBooks File Doctor applications. Select File Dr Help from the company file tab if you require additional assistance.
  • If you’re having issues with your network or PCs connected to it, such as error H202, choose Network Issues. You must be connected to your server.
  • Choose Program Problems if you run into performance issues, issues while opening the program, error 6123, program crashing/stopped working or PDF and printing issues. Try using Quick Fix my Program. 
  • If you’re having trouble installing or uninstalling QuickBooks Desktop, go visit Installation Issues. You can also fix QuickBooks Error 3371.

 Solution 8- Use the Rebuild Data tool

QuickBooks Desktop has the Rebuild Data tool, which automatically corrects small common QuickBooks Enterprise errors:- 

  • Tap on the File menu and then go to Utilities and choose Rebuild Data.
  • Select OK on the QuickBooks Information window. To save a backup, follow the onscreen instructions.
  • Allow the program to repair your file. It might take a while. QuickBooks may appear to be frozen, but it is still functional as long as you can move your mouse.
  • Tap on OK when the tool finishes.
  • Select the File menu. Then pick Verify Data from the Utilities menu. 
  • Let the tool check for issues.

Also Read: How To Fix QuickBooks Rebuild Error 213.

  • Select OK if QuickBooks does not detect any issues. You may continue to use your company file. You haven’t suffered any data loss.
  • Select Rebuild Now if QuickBooks detects a problem with your company file.

So now we hope you know what to do when common QuickBooks Enterprise errors occur on your screen. We discussed multiple reasons behind it and simple troubleshooting methods for it. If you are still facing any issues and are confused about what shall be done, we will advise you to contact Asquare Cloud Hosting’s expert team at +1 855.738.0359.  for instant guidance in the best possible manner.

Author Details
Oriana Zabell, a professional cloud engineer, has over three years of experience in desktop, online QuickBooks support andtroubleshooting. She is currently working as a cloud hosting consultant with Asquare Cloud Hosting. She loves to read andwrite about the latest technologies such as cloud computing, AI, DaaS, small businesses, manufacturing. When not writing,she is either reading novels or is indulged in a debate with movie fanatics.

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