QuickBooks versions 2008 and later can be installed on and are supported on Windows Server 2008.
Attempting to install QuickBooks 2007 and earlier will result in the message "QuickBooks has stopped working."
Select your version below to see what configurations are supported.
Important: Intuit cannot provide support for implementing your company's Windows security and group policy. Consult your Windows documentation or a qualified IT expert for further assistance.
QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 9.0 and later versions will install on Windows Server 2008 using the Server only, Client only, or Sever and Client option. These versions have also been thoroughly tested in a Terminal Services environment and are supported on Windows Server 2008.
The QuickBooks Pro and Premier 2009 and later versions will install on Windows Server 2008 using the Server only, Client only, or Sever and Client option. However, neither QuickBooks Pro nor QuickBooks Premier has been tested in a Terminal Services environment. For this reason, these QuickBooks versions are not supported in a Terminal Services environment, but will be supported using the Database Server Only configuration.
You can install the Server Only installation of QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 8.0 on Windows Server 2008 in a client server environment only.
To set up QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions for a client server environment, follow the prompts to install the server only:
Important: The following steps should be performed only by an information technology expert. If you do not understand Windows Security, please contact your systems administrator or computer consultant.
In a client /server environment you must share the folder that contains your Quickbooks company file and set its permissions to 'everyone' - Full Control.
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