QBDBMgrN pertains to a process related to QuickBooks Database Manager.  This process has an ‘.exe’ extension. At times, it may suffer from multiple technical issues, due to which users may observe the error ‘’QBDBMgrn not running on this computer’’. In this article, our experienced QuickBooks professionals have illustrated multiple solutions to fix QBDBMgrn not running on this computer.


Factors That Can Lead to QBDBMGRN Not Running on This Computer Error

  • This error is caused by incorrect firewall or antivirus settings.
  • The system database manager can be out-of-date.
  • System network files might be corrupted or damaged.
  • This error may potentially result from installation issues with QuickBooks database management.
  • A poor internet connection can also be the cause of this issue.
  • Many third-party apps that are operating in the background might be the cause of QBDBMgrN’s problems.

Troubleshooting Methods for QBDBMgrN Not Running on This Computer 

Method 1: Installing Updates for Windows Firewall

  • Type Control Panel into the Run box to get started. By simultaneously hitting the Windows and R keys, the same may be opened.
  • The Control Panel will then open after pressing the Enter key.
  • In the Control Panel, head to the Windows System and Security.


  • As an alternative, you may view the firewall settings by using the command Firewall .Cpl.
  • Choose the Windows Firewall option, then click on the option to Update Firewall Settings and click on the Updates button.


  • If Windows finds any updates, you must choose the Update Now tab and then the Use Suggested Settings option.
  • Hold off on installing every update.
  • When the process is finished, restart your computer and open QuickBooks once more.
  • Go to the next procedure if you’re still getting the “QBDBMgrN not running on this computer” issue.

Method 2: Set up the QuickBooks Database Server Manager Service again

  • To open the Run window, press and hold the Windows and R keys at the same time.
  • In the Run box, type Services.msc, and then hit the Enter key.
  • Depending on the version you are running, the QuickBooks Database Server Management Service will be identified as “QuickBooksDB28,” “QuickBooksDB27,” or “QuickBooksDB26.”
  • Restart the QuickBooks database server service.


  • Choose the option to Restart QuickBooks Database Server Management Service.
  • Attempt to launch QuickBooks once more, and if you’re still experiencing issues, use the troubleshooting technique outlined below.

Method 3: Install the Latest Windows Updates

  • To open the Run command box, press the keys Windows + R.
  • In the Run box, type “Control firewall. cpl” and press the Enter key.
  • It will directly take the user to the windows firewall window. If updates are available, click the option to Update Now, and then make sure the Suggested Settings checkbox is checked.
  • Restart the computer after installing the updates, then try viewing the company file again.

Method 4: Including QBDBMgrN Service as a Firewall Exception

  • Users need to delete “QBDBMgrN.exe“. The file can be traced in the following location: Drive(C) /Program Files/Intuit/QuickBooks folder.”

Method 5: Repair QuickBooks Desktop Software

  • Press the Windows + R keys together and in the Run box type “appwiz.Cpl“.
  • Now, press the Enter key. 
  • From the list of installed programs, choose QuickBooks.


  • After that, hit the option to Uninstall/Change.
  • Now, hit on the Repair option.


  • Finally, Restart Windows and then make sure the issue has been fixed.

Wrapping up! In case the issue still prolongs, contact us!

In this blog, we have encompassed all the contemporary and effective methods to fix QBDBMgrn not running on this computer error. If users are facing any other issue pertaining to the QuickBooks database Manager, they may reach out to our team of QuickBooks professionals at the helpline at +1-800-615-2347.

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