Windows Firewall is Blocking Accounting Software

Windows Firewall is Blocking QB

Is Windows Firewall Blocking Accounting Software? This is really quite disappointing. You cannot afford to turn off the firewall and make your computer vulnerable. And, if firewall is blocking Accounting Software, it is really a difficult situation. However, there is no need to worry. The Accounting Software experts have provided various troubleshooting methods. You can use the troubleshooting methods and resolve the issue. It may appear to be time consuming if you troubleshoot the issue for the first time. However, once you use the troubleshooting method, you will find it quite easy and quick. Below are some troubleshooting methods that can help you resolve the issue of Windows firewall blocking Accounting Software.

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Resolving The Issue by Using Accounting Software File Doctor

To Resolve Windows Firewall is Blocking Accounting Software follow the steps provided below:

Total Time: 3 minutes

Download & Install Accounting Software File Doctor

In the first place, you need to download and install Accounting Software File Doctor. It is possible that your computer system already has the Accounting Software File Doctor. The green file doctor icon on your desktop will let you know if it is there. In this case, you needn’t download it again. However, you need to ensure that it is the latest version.

Open Accounting Software File Doctor

Let the Accounting Software File Doctor open once it gets installed, or open it by double clicking if your computer already has the application.

Find The Company File

Look for the company file in the drop down menu and if you do not find it; browse and find it.

Choose The Options

If you suspect that your company file is damaged, you should choose ‘Both the damage and network connectivity’ option. If you are using the multi-user set up of Accounting Software, you should select ‘Network connectivity only’.

Choose Host/Server or Workstation

Choose Host/Server or Workstation. Here, you need to be careful in making the right choice. Pick Workstation only if you are running Accounting Software File Doctor on Workstation. In case you are running the Accounting Software File Doctor on a Host/Server computer, it is essential to choose ‘Server’.

Click Yes or No (if?)

Click ‘Yes’ if the Accounting Software File Doctor is being run on host or server computer. Click ‘No’ if the Accounting Software File Doctor is being run on the Workstation computer.

Final Step

Once the Accounting Software File Doctors completes diagnosis and repair, you will see the issue resolved.

You can then close the Accounting Software File Doctor and start using the Accounting Software application. Also, you can configure the exception and ports to the firewall and resolve the issue. Moreover, if you still find it difficult to resolve the issue, you should not delay in contacting the Accounting Software technical Assistance professionals.


Why is Windows Firewall Blocking Accounting Software?

It happens because the settings of the firewall for Accounting Software are not configured properly. You have to give access to Accounting Software from Windows Firewall settings so that you can do your work in the flow without any issues.

How to resolve it manually?

There is a solution to do it manually but with this be careful and do follow the step by step process. The process is:-

? Configure Firewall manually
◻ First of all, open the firewall settings
◻ Then for Accounting Software, add the firewall port exception
◻ Now create the firewall exception for the program so that it won’t interrupt
◻ Set the firewall or the antivirus 
? After that, reboot your system
? Now you are all set.

Can I get the dynamic port number and how?

Yes, you can get the dynamic port number using the following steps:-

? In your system, go to the Start menu.
? Search for the Accounting Software Database Server Manager
? Then from the search results click on it to open it
? In this, select the tab Port Monitor
? Now locate the version of Accounting Software you are using
? In this window, note down the port number to use it in the firewall while setting up your Accounting Software access.