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How to Resolve Windows Administrator Permissions Issue


These actions required Windows administrator permissions:

While opening Quickbooks desktop company files you can receive a pop-up message. It will ask for the windows administrator permissions for running the dbmanagerexe.exe. It will appear as the below image:

Windows Administrator Permissions

Resolutions to fix the problem:

Solution 1:  Disable the multi-user mod

  • Connect to your server.
  • Open the impacted version of Quickbooks.
  • Move to the File and then to Utilities.
  • Click on Stop hosting.
  • You can also enable the multi-user mode after a user logged in via credentials. 

Solution 2: 

  • Proceed to the C:/ drive.
  • Navigate to the Program Data.
  • Unhide the all Intuit folder by giving the full user access to the folder

Solution 3:

  • Move to the Start menu and start the Quickbooks Database Server Manager.
  • Navigate to This PC and then on the Local Disc – C: \ 
  • Tap on the Start Scan

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Solution 4:

Add QuickBooks database accounts on the local admin group

  • Connect to the server.
  • Right-click on the Start menu and go to Computer Management.
  • Visit the Local Users and Groups and select the Groups.
  • Click on the Administrators and include QB Database Accounts under the admin group.

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Tip: Users can look for the list of QB database user accounts under the “Users” group in the same path. 

  • To add the accounts: 
  • Go to the location and modify it to the server name. 
  • Remember to type the same name i.e, inclusive of caps and bold letters. 

Solution 5: Adjust the QuickBooks Services to “Delayed Start”.

  • Join the server under which the Quickbooks application is installed.
  • Next, open the services from the run window.
  • Search for the QBCFMonitorService.
  • Click on the Startup type and tap on the Delayed Start.
  • Repeat the same process for the Quickbooks Database Service.

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