You are attempting to open a company file that resides on a Windows Server 2008 and receive the following error:
The Application Experience Lookup Service on the Windows Server 2008 is not recognizing QuickBooks as compatible program when it starts because it is not a registered product on the workstation.
This issue is currently under investigation.
Register QuickBooks on each workstation that will be accessing the server where the company file resides. Click this link Register QuickBooks for detailed instructions.
You will be able to connect to the company file when each workstation has a registered QuickBooks.