Update Guide

Follow these step-by-step instructions to update an existing QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise installation to the most recent version.

Step 3: Configure network and server settings

Set your network up to work with QuickBooks in a multi-user environment

  • Open the QuickBooks Database Server Manager by clicking the Windows Start button > Programs > QuickBooks > QuickBooks Database Manager.

  • Click Scan Folders.

  • Add the folder where your company file is located.

  • Scan the folder. Your company file should be listed at the bottom of the window.

  • Close the Database Server Manager.

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Additional Resources

The following helpful articles from our knowledge base provide further information and insight about configuring your network and server settings.

Improving Network Performance


Proceed to the Next Step

You've finished with your QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise installation; now it's time to move on to Step 4: Upgrade the software on all your workstations.