Quickbooks firewall error is a common error that occurs when accessing the Quickbooks company file. This error on the QB software's edges has been demonstrated numerous times. The QuickBooks Firewall error prevents communication between the QuickBooks desktop and the QuickBooks company file.
When this error occurs, a dialogue box with the message "It appears that the Quickbooks software on computer OWNER-PC is set up to allow shared access to the company file, but Quickbooks on your computer cannot communicate with it" appears on the screen.

METHOD: Use QuickBooks File Doctor to open the file.

  1. To begin, the user must obtain Quickbooks File Doctor from the official website of Intuit.
  2. Save the setup file and run qbfd.exe from the downloaded file to install it on your system.
  3. Then, select the file that needs to be diagnosed and run the QB file doctor.
  4. You will have to wait for the Quickbooks file doctor to scan the file.
    Once the process is finished, restart the system.