When attempting to open a company file on a workstation an unrecoverable error occurs and QuickBooks shuts down. This has been reported with the following error code:
This can happen if the QBCF monitor service is running on a workstation that is not hosting the data file.
Important: Ensure QuickBooks is up to date. If you are running QuickBooks on a multi-user environment and you are using a server or dedicated machine for the storage of your company file, you have to make sure your server or main machine is hosting the company file and hosting is turned off on all of your work station.
End task on the QBCF monitoring service:
To prevent the QBCF Monitoring service from re-starting on the workstation:
For complete information about Installing and Using Quickbooks on a Networking refer to Network/Multi-User Set Up.