When working in QuickBooks (opening the file or while working in the file) you see one of the following error messages: Company File In Use, Feature In Use, Another user is doing XXX, or Transaction In Use
When you receive one of these messages, press OK and you should be able to continue to work. You can also try the following steps:
These messages usually indicate performance issues on the server/workstation due to system requirements not being met, network issues, database issues, conflicting programs, etc. You can refer to the following articles for help:
If the message persists and is only observed on one workstation or the message consistently references one specific user:
If you continue to receive the messages after attempting all troubleshooting steps, restart the server and all workstation then please sign up below to be notified when an update is available.
At Intuit, we strive to provide the highest quality product by assigning resources to address the issues with the biggest customer impact. In some cases such as this one, a fix will not be immediately available but may still be included in a future release. With updates for the upcoming tax season taking precedence over other concerns our next time to review this issue will be March. We will provide more information at that time.
March 15, 2017