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Your Guide On How To Fix QuickBooks Error H202

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The QuickBooks software also faces issues like any other apps. These errors usually arise due to bugs, glitches, etc. QuickBooks error H202 is also one of such issues which specifically arise when users are trying to get access to their QB file by using the multi-user system. In this article, we will know how to fix QuickBooks error H202.

You will know you are facing this error when your screen shows you a message saying that there has been an Error H202 and your company file has been stored in another system and it will also say that QuickBooks is unable to connect with it. There are many reasons why Error H202 arises and they are listed below.

Causes of QuickBooks Error H202

You can fix the errors once you detect the causes of the error.

1. Damaged Network Data File (.ND) File

Quickbooks is prevented from establishing a connection with the company file due to the corruption in the network data file.

2. Issue Of Locating IP Address

If your QuickBooks has a problem locating the IP address then it causes error H202.

3. Misconfiguration Of Firewall

The Misconfiguration of Firewall, which protects your system from any harmful software, causes error H202.

4. DNS Misconfiguration

DNS misconfiguration creates trouble in the IP addresses which makes it hard for QuickBooks to locate it which leads to Error H202.

5. Improper Configuration Of QuickBooks Software

If the software setting of QuickBooks is misconfigured, it leads to faulty operations of QuickBook and this triggers the connectivity issue which in turn leads to the emergence of Error H202.

6. Server-Related Issues

If the server is down or if it is experiencing some issues then it leads to Error H202.

7. Incorrect Hosting

Proper configuration of hosting is needed to utilize the company file and by doing this you will be able to avoid error H202.

8. Disabled Services of QuickBooks

Having access to QuickBooks services is an effective way to avoid QuickBooks errors, so make sure they are not disabled.

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How to Fix QuickBooks Error H202

1. Test The Connectivity

Make sure you go for a network connectivity test before going for anything else.

  • Hold, ‘Win+R’ to reach the ‘Run’ box
  • Enter ‘CMD’
  • Tap on ‘OK’
  • Type ‘Ping_System-Name’
  • Click on ‘Enter’.
2. Verify The Hosting Of QuickBooks

Make sure your Hosting services of Quickbooks are not disabled.

  • Access Admin rights in your system and then launch QuickBooks.
  • Click on ‘File’ then click on ‘Utilities’
  • Verify the ‘Host Multi-user’
  • Click on ‘Stop hosting Multi-user’ if it appears
  • Now, click on ‘Yes’.
3. Restart The Services For QuickBooks
  • Click on ‘Windows+R’ then type ‘Services.msc’
  • Click on ‘Enter’ and then click on the “Service-window”
  • Now launch ‘QuickBooksDBXX’
  • Now, click on ‘Automatic’ under ‘Startup Type’
  • Click on ‘Recovery’ then restart the services of QuickBooks.
  • Finally, click on ‘Apply’ and ‘OK’.
4. Relocating Company File

You can fix any corruption on your files by relocating the company file.

  • Launch ‘My Computer’
  • Open the C-drive then right-tap anywhere on the screen.
  • Click on ‘Create Folder’ 
  • Visit your computer file directory.
  • Click on the file and then tap on ‘Ctrl+C’
  • Ow, click on the new folder and press ‘Ctrl+V’.


These are the most popular ways on how to fix Quickbooks Error H202. These methods will help you fix the error whenever you are facing the issue.

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