How to Fix QBCFMonitorService Not Running On This Computer After Update?

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Troubleshooting Solutions: QBCFMonitorService Not Running On This Computer

  1. Restart QuickBooks Database Server Manager (QBDBSM): Begin by restarting the QBDBSM. Navigate to the Start menu, find the QuickBooks folder, and select QuickBooks Database Server Manager. Click 'Stop' to halt the service, then 'Start' to resume it.
  2. Check QBCFMonitorService Status: Verify the status of QBCFMonitorService. Access the Services window by pressing Win + R, typing 'services.msc', and hitting Enter. Ensure 'QBCFMonitorService' is set to 'Running'. If not, set it to 'Automatic' startup type and manually start the service.
  3. Update QuickBooks: Ensure QuickBooks is up-to-date. Go to the Help menu, choose 'Update QuickBooks Desktop', and install any available updates. After updating, restart your computer and check if the error persists.
  4. Repair QuickBooks Installation: Repair any corrupted QuickBooks installation files. Navigate to Control Panel > Programs and Features, find QuickBooks, and select 'Repair'. Follow the prompts to complete the repair process.
  5. Check Firewall Settings: Temporarily disable the firewall and check if the error persists. If so, add QuickBooks and its services to the firewall's exceptions list. Refer to the firewall documentation for instructions.
  6. Run QuickBooks File Doctor: Utilize QuickBooks File Doctor to diagnose and resolve issues with the company file or network. Download and install the tool from the Intuit website, then run it to scan for problems.
  7. Check for Conflicting Software: Disable or uninstall any recently installed software that may conflict with QuickBooks. After removing conflicting software, check if the error persists.
  8. Verify Network Connectivity: Ensure stable network connectivity by checking cables, routers, and devices. If using a wireless connection, switch to a wired connection to rule out wireless issues.
  9. Contact QuickBooks Support: If the issue persists, contact QuickBooks support for further assistance. Provide detailed information about the error message and the steps you've taken to troubleshoot. They can offer personalized help to resolve the problem.

By following these troubleshooting steps, you should be able to resolve the QBCFMonitorService Not Running On This Computer error and resume using QuickBooks smoothly.


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