Are you looking for the process to fix QuickBooks error H101? If yes, then the search ends here. In this article, we will be talking about the factors causing such an error along with the steps that can be performed to fix them. This is basically an H series error that can be seen when you try to switch between normal to multi-user mode. This error is visible if different situations and can also be seen if the file configuration is incorrect and the system is unable to connect with the server.

You can also face such QuickBooks multi-user error H101 if the incoming communication is blocked. To know more, you are suggested to go through this article till the end. Or one can also get in touch with the support team for any further assistance.

Why QuickBooks error code H101 occurs?

You can end up in such an error due to the following reasons:

  • When QuickBooks software tries to create connection to the company file but is unable to communicate with the server, this error is seen.
  • If the QuickBooks firewall ports are not being setup.
  • You can also face similar issue if the windows firewall restricts the passage of the incoming and outgoing service to the QuickBooks files.
  • Damaged or incorrect files configuration can also lead to such an error.
  • If the QuickBooksDBXX or QBCFMonitor services aren’t running.
  • Inappropriate hosting configuration settings can also lead to such an error.

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Solutions to resolve the QuickBooks error H101

The user can perform the below steps to fix the QuickBooks error code H101.

Method 1: Verify the QuickBooks services

Start Services in QuickBooks - Screenshot
  • The very first step is to press the windows key + R keys and open the run box.
  • After that enter in services.msc and hit enter key.
  • You should move to the services window, and look for the QuickBooksDBXX service.
  • After that make sure that startup type is set to automatic and service status is running.
  • Next step is to click on the recovery option.
  • Also, click on the drop-down menu for the first failure to choose restart the service.
  • After that save the changes and hit on OK tab
  • Repeat the steps for the QBCFMontiorService
  • Last step is to open the software on every affected workstation in multi-user mode.

Method 2: Make a new folder for the company file

  • The first step is to create a new folder and share it at the hosting system.
  • Now, you will have to set the windows to get the entry for sharing company files.
  • After that copy the qbw file to the new folder.
  • Lastly, open the company files in multi-user mode.

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Method 3: Run the QuickBooks file doctor tool

QuickBooks File Doctor tool - Screenshot

Method 4: Verify the hosting

  • The very first step is to open the QuickBooks software on every system.
  • And then, choose the file and click on utilities.
  • If you finds the host multi-user access on the list, then in that case it is suggested to head to the next system. After that select stop hosting multi-user access icon.
Stop Hosting Multi-User Access - Screenshot
  • Complete the steps by performing same steps on different systems.

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Winding up.!

The above stated set of steps are expected to fix the QuickBooks error code H101. But if in case the user is unable to fix the issue, then in that case contacting our team professionals at 1-800-615-2347 is suggested. We are a team of technically sound QuickBooks error support professionals, who work round the clock to provide best possible assistance.


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