QuickBooks is one of the most reliable accounting applications available in the business market. Intuit specially designs it for small and medium-size business organizations. Though, sometimes it may face some errors such as QBCFmonitorservice not running on this computer, which may affect the productivity of the organization. The primary reason behind this error message is the failure of the QBCFMonitorService.exe File. QBCFMonitorService is an essential part of the application. Any disturbance in this File can affect the whole application and stops users from accessing the QuickBooks application. This blog will help you understand the possible causes and some effective troubleshooting solutions.

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Brief On QuickBooks Desktop QBCFMonitorService Not Running On This Computer Error

QuickBooks works on multiple background services to perform all the advanced accounting tools. Any disturbance in the background services can affect the advanced tool that users use while working on QuickBooks. One of those services is QBCFMonitorService which states QuickBooks Company File Monitoring Services. The moment this service stops working, users face an error message that says "QBCFMonitorService Not Working on server".

If you are thinking of uninstalling QBCFMonitorService, then you have to uninstall the whole application. Therefore, you don't have any choice; you have to troubleshoot this error with an effective solution.

Possible Reasons Behind QBCFMonitorService Keeps Stopping Error

Before we take you to the troubleshooting steps, let's discuss the reasons which affect the "QBCFMonitorService Not Running On This Computer" error.

  • Issues in the Windows registry can affect the QBCFMonitorService.exe File, which in turn leads to this error.
  • Due to any firewall software, the error can trigger.
  • Maybe QuickBooks is not correctly installed, or the installation file of QuickBooks is damaged or corrupted.
  • Any virus on the system can also affect the error.
  • The error can also appear when any important program from QBCFMonitorService.exe File is deleted. 

Troubleshooting Methods For QBCFMonitorService Failed To Start Issue

Make sure to read all the alternative methods given below carefully to avoid any misunderstanding in the process.

Method 1: Manually restart the QBCFMonitorService 

  • Firstly, quit the QuickBooks application.
  • Now, press Ctrl + Alt + Del keys on your keyboard to open the task manager.
  • After that, go to the Processes tab.
  • Next, you must right-click the QBCFMonitorService process.
  • Hit a click on End Task.
  • Further, click on the Yes button to confirm the process.
  • Finally, launch the QuickBooks application once again to check if the "QBCFmonitorservice not running on this computer" is resolved. 

If not resolved, then follow the next method.

Method 2: Make sure to Change your Window Firewall Setting

To start the procedure, firstly make sure to update your firewall software.

  • Now, add QuickBooks as an exception from being scanned.
  • Further, ensure that the ports required by QuickBooks to communicate with the server are not blocked.
  • If it is blocked, then you must open the port so that QuickBooks can communicate with the server.

Method 3: Run a malware scan

QuickBooks is compatible with most of the popular Anti-virus applications available in the market. Use good anti-virus software to run a comprehensive scan of your system drive. Check if you have a virus or malware infection and remove them if found, resolving the error.

Need Technical Assistance!

Through this article, we have helped you to resolve the "QBCFmonitorservice not running on this computer" error message. Besides, we also informed you about the possible causes and symptoms of the error. In case you face any problem while going through the process, feel free to communicate with us at our toll-free number +1-855-948-3651. Our experts' team members will assist you with quick and reliable responses.

Author's Bio: 

Hi, I am Brayden Mathews, a professional Cloud Engineer, working with Asquare Cloud Hosting as a consultant for the past three years in the USA. I am a specialized and trained Cloud consultant who helps small and medium-sized entrepreneurs to track & manage their company files and a database online at any time from anywhere.