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QuickBooks Error H303

H303 Multi-User Error Troubleshoot QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise Gold, Diamond, Silver, Platinum

What is QuickBooks Error H303?

“QB Error Code H303 indicates that the QuickBooks Company files located in your computer needs additional configuration. The main reason for errors H101, H303, and H505 is that while attempting to access the company file located on different computer and the computer needs additional installation and setup.”.

Fig. – View of the Intuit QuickBooks Error Screen when Error Code H303 occurred .

Error H101, H202, H303 & H505 is a series of QuickBooks errors that are quite common and occur while opening the company files. QuickBooks accounting software grants access to multiple associates of your staff to approach the company file in QuickBooks for updating financial information. QB allows multiple user approach and while following the same it results in missing components with QuickBooks ending up with software fails to access company files that comprise of additional files. Thus, QuickBooks develops an H303 or H505 error. Explore more about issues realted to QB browse and find more about QuickBooks Errors Help .

Why the H303 Error Occurs?

Usually while attempting to develop connection with the company file, QuickBooks fails to set up a connection with the server resulting to the occurrence of H303 error. Below are the possible reasons why the error occurs:

• Caused because of damaged or wrong .ND file.
• The company files hosted by the server or the IP address of the system can’t be acquired by the accounting software.
• No initiation of QBCF Monitor or QuickBooks Database Server Manager Services
• Result of erroneous hosting configuration settings.
• Firewall blocks the communication process of the company files.
• Improper computer network.

QuickBooks File Doctor : QuickBooks File Doctor is a free tool that resolves H303, H505 and other error series mentioned above. The tool thoroughly verifies your network configuration, company file and related files for errors and assists you proper guidance and resolution steps of the issues. The tool can be easily downloaded. Once successfully downloaded, install and run the tool. The software simplifies the manual hassle of verifying connections and modifies the settings.
Compatibility of the Product : The product is compatible with QuickBooks 2012 and previous versions of the application.

How to Troubleshoot the Error H303?

Solution 1: Thoroughly Verify QuickBooks Hosting Settings

• Start QuickBooks on computers configured as the multiple user.
• Select the File on both computers and then select Utilities -> Stop Hosting Multi User Configuration.
• Turn on hosting on one of the computers by File -> Utilities -> Host Multi User Configuration.
• Restart QuickBooks on both the computers.

Solution 2: Change the QuickBooks Folder Location

• Create a new folder in the hosting computer, then share and set the Windows access permissions to share company files.
• Copy the .qbw file to the new folder.
• Open your company files in multi user mode.
Solution 3: Recreate Firewall Settings

• Start computer and select Control Panel.
• Go to Firewall Settings in the Control Panel.
• Choose Firewall Settings and then choose Allow a Program through Firewall.
• Click on ‘Add Program’ and then add ‘QuickBooks 20xx’ to the exception list.
• Restart your computer to check the changes are implemented successfully.

Technical Help & Support for Intuit Error H303

Sometimes even the above mentioned resolution steps fail to fix the QB issue. In such circumstances you look for assistance from reliable QuickBooks support Number. Accountspro is one such QB consulting company that follows an easy, streamlined procedure to handle the errors encounter by QuickBooks users. The support team caters support assistance users using any of following QuickBooks versions (2018,2017,2015,2016,2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 and 2007) on Windows 10, Windows 8 or 8.1,Windows 7, Vista, Server 2003, XP, 2000, and NT, you are accorded with feasible support.
The support team at Accountspro is very prompt and active and has yet to disappoint any customers. Connect with us 24×7 through the toll free phone number ☎ 1-516-472-4307

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